The Grand Raptor II is a special factory gun, so there is attention given to many of the areas that run in concert with gun handling. For instance, the rear grip frame is checkered, while the front of the frame is scalloped, providing a secure grip without the bite that sharp checkering can give.
The wood grips have a unique scale pattern, surrounded by a border, nicely done on blanks of select rosewood. The slide features the same scalloped pattern on both the front and rear of the slide. While not exactly contributing to handling characteristics as much as aesthetics, the top of the slide has a single row of back-cut scales, which also cuts down glare.
This gun has fully adjustable sights that are melted into the slide. All edges of the rear sight assembly are rounded off. The blade sits at an angle to keep reflections at bay and has a white line cut into the base of the notch. Both front and rear are Meprolight tritium night sights that make for an excellent sight picture in just about any conditions--day or night.