Users will be surprised at how light Buck Knives' new Bantam lockback is. There are three Bantam models, and even the largest (Model 286BHW) weighs only 3.2 ounces. The 420HC stainless steel drop-point blade is 3-5/8 inches long and locks open to 8-3/4 inches. Textured for a firm hold, the contoured handle also has finger grooves and grip ridges for extra safety. For a smaller knife Buck offers two others in the Bantam Series, with the same features and advantages. The medium-size Model 285BLW has a 3-1/8-inch blade that locks open to 7-1/2 inches and weighs just 2.4 ounces. The compact Model 284BBW has a 2-3/4-inchblade, locks open to 6-1/2 inches and weighs only 1.5 ounces.