After examining the JACK 2.0, I would have to give it my Best Production Knife of 2019 vote. In terms of fit and finish, innovation and the action and value for money, I cannot say I've seen a better knife all year straight from a box - and I get to handle a hell of a lot of knives of most production brands. Shiro, Reate, Liong Mah, CKF, ZT, Spyderco, Rockstead etc etc. I had a stand next to the Rockstead owner two years in a row. He makes wonderful knives. Even the USD$3000 Andre Thorburn custom I handled didn't impress me that much. The current owner said it was sent back three times before the original owner was satisfied with it. Sure it had a Damascus blade, fancy silver scrolled inlays made by a Swiss watchmaker and was quite nice, but I couldn't see or even feel the value in it. It was just another folding knife with a bit of bling. The owner was nervous as hell carrying it. I suppose I would be too. Like parking a $500,000 Ferrari in a supermarket parking lot and scared the doors will get dinged. The JACK 2.0 is a big knife and I prefer other blade shapes. However, it looks way better in the hand than in Reate's photos. Great job Reate.