The Ontario Wraith was designed to be your go to everyday folder with a tough build at an affordable cost. It offers a lightweight design with a durable GFN handle and a sturdy stainless steel lockback. The stainless steel drop point blade provides excellent cutting with a curved edge and a convenient dual thumb studs. Pick up an EDC workhorse with the Wraith from Ontario Knife Company.
Ontario folding knives are known for their quality materials and craftmanship, being designed by some of the top knife makers in the industry.
I have bought 3 of these over the years. Two of the original black and one red ice version. They are sharp! Very sharp out of the box, super light weight, ambidextrous thumb studs with great ergonomics in a compact size. What I can be critical of is that the 3 knives all have inconsistent opening smoothness. The first black one I bought has a very smooth opening and is probably a perfect copy that made it off the assembly line. The second black one is better after working with it and adding oil to the the knife making it much better but not as good as the first. The ice series ( I bought a red one ) is NOT the smae knife the blade shape is different the knife was very stiff and took a while to loosen up. But there is so much to love about this design and it's awesome name that I had to give it 5 stars because of the price.
I have to start by saying that for the price this knife has a lot of good going for it. The blade came scary sharp, has a great profile and is a very good size for normal EDC. However, the handle feels like something that would be attached to a dollar store knife. If it's some sort high end plastic polymer (the description just says polymer) it certainly doesn't feel like it. It's lacking almost all texture so when wet slips very easily in the hand. It's also flexible enough that when the blade is deployed you can slightly compress the side in just by squeezing it. The pocket clip is also incredibly small. It's smaller than the clip on some pens I've owned. If you're looking for a knife that will cut well when you need it, but likely won't do more than just sit in a tackle box or as a back up then this is a great choice for the price. But honestly i'd sooner someone spend a few bucks more (go from $20 to $40 and you'll get a considerably better knife) and get an ESEE Zancudo or even if you want to stay with OKC directly get a RAT 2. You'll enjoy the knife more and both come with better steels (D2).