I've had this knife for about 4 months (purchased here on Woot). I'd have to say that I'm happy with the knife overall: it's easy to use, sharp, light, and pocket ready. I purchased the black matte and it is incredibly discolored, which is disappointing, but not too upsetting. However, the Tip-Lock slider, which can be set to keep the blade from opening, has broken off. I don't even know how that happens. I suppose it was just a precautionary lock, since the blade needs a fair amount of force to open, but I really liked having that extra "safety".