It allows you to clip a knife, light, mags, etc to the shield and slip the entire thing into your pocket. No clips show outside, no printing either. I got tired of shredded steering wheels, worn pockets, and scratches.
If I haven’t forgotten, they are made by Raven Concealment.
Used to be JR in CT with a much earlier join date.Native in 440v was my gateway Spyderco!
I am still in the process of learning what works best for me when it comes to sharpen SE H1.
But as of right now I like to finish with the white rods after the browns (on VG10 PE I only use the browns normally).
Top three going by pocket-time: Endura 4 in VG 10/Micarta-scales; Stretch 1 in VG 10; Endura 4 in HAP 40