The Native 5 is also a fairly compact knife, but it is a little bit larger than the Chaparral. 20:02. The wire clip provides a nice, discrete deep-carry. Post by SF Native » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:53 pm Raffir if you want some bling and it’s going to be a light weight carry as it’s a bit slick. Now the wire clip on the Chaparral is actually a deep carry clip, so the end of the knife barely sticks out of your pocket. So if you’re on a budget, and you’re looking to keep the price down as low as possible, I recommend you take a look at the Chaparral (specifically the Chaparral FRN) because it will probably end up being the least expensive option for you. Great blade shape, nice package, easy and fast open and close, Etc. Spyderco Chaparral Vs Delica – Conclusions… So to sum it all up, in the Blade Steel And Materials category, the Delica uses VG-10 blade steel and the Chaparral uses CTS XHP blade steel… The CTS XHP blade steel on the Chaparral is superior to the Delica’s VG-10 because it will hold its edge for a longer period of time… ]. 41% Total votes: 37 View results. Your vote has been cast. 115Italian. 2,457. Nov 13, 2015. Overheard at the end of the ice age, “We’ve been having such unnatural weather.”. I’d say, so far, those of the Lil’ Native and the Chaparral are a toss-up. Re: Dragonfly vs Lil' Native. In addition to that, the clip on the Chaparral can be swapped to either side of the knife. Spyderco chaparral sun&moon B condition box is a lil scraped up I want to trade so I'm gonna put an ridiculous price on it so it won't sell TRADE … You read this right. I was going to suggest the Chaparral light weight. I would guess the lil' native has a 2 inch edge, but it does look bigger than that in the pictures. Like a season it returns year after year. The most common version has a fiberglass reinforced nylon (FRN) handle, which is an extremely lightweight material…, But there’s also a version that comes with a G-10 handle, which is also a great handle material in my opinion because it’s very strong and feels very comfortable in your hand…. It feels great, and it really locks into your hand to give you a very solid purchase when you’re gripping the knife. In contrast, I got a Lil Native, and it's been in my pocket since the day I got it. It is small and different enough that it would make a good “spoiler “. As perhaps the best exemplar of the skill of Spyderco’s Taichung OEM, the Chaparral series has been marked by superlative build quality and the FRN Chap is no different. I considered it and watched the flurry of posts as people tried to find them. Spyderco Chaparral; Spyderco Dragonfly; Spyderco Slysz Bowie; Spyderco Nirvana ; Spyderco recently celebrated their 40 th Anniversary in the form of this wild contoured, fluted carbon fiber Native V with a DS93x Damasteel blade. That is not a ding on the knife, rather a QC issue by the maker I would think. Paid Subscribers don't see ads! It’s a little bit more compact than the Native 5, and I just think it looks more sleek and elegant. Spyderco Native 5 The Native 5 is also a fairly compact knife, but it is a little bit larger than the Chaparral. I think that using them for a period to perform equal and equivalent tasks might highlight which one suits me better. 1 year ago I ended up returning the Chaparral I had posted previously in favor of the Lil' Native. I may be a bit biased because I enjoy my Sage 1 so much, but the Chaparral seems to tick a lot of boxes for me. 26 posts Previous; 1; 2; Which knife. Either way, the Lil Native would be bulkier in my pocket, the handle doesn't feel quite as natural in my hand, and the Chaparral's handle is just enough longer to allow me a full 4 finger grip without using the choil. Several in fact. I created this site to help people who are new to knife ownership or who need a little extra information when deciding which is the right knife they should get. That's a difference of 0.42 inches. Chaparral is a shrub native to the Western United States with the unique ability to perennially survive, revive and regenerate after being destroyed by drought or fire. Yeah, I don’t like to bury the lead like this, but it’s no use withholding the obvious truth here: the Chaparral … This is a locking system that incorporates a pivoting arm with a lug on it, and the lug engages with a notch in the tang of the blade…, Truth be told, the Back Lock is a very common locking mechanism, and it can be found on a wide variety of knives from many manufacturers…, Part of the reason the Back Lock is so popular is because it’s a simple system, and it locks the blade out pretty securely…. Én Nick Shabazz videói alapján találtam rá, aki szuperlatívuszokban beszélt róla, és azt mondta, hogy a Delica ezzel a késsel értelmét vesztette. I only looked on Amazon, but they both seem to have carbon fiber scales? (blade length - edge length). 23 posts 1; 2; Next; clatus Member Posts: 1 Joined: Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:24 pm. May 24, 2016. Spyderco Gray FRN Chaparral and Lil’ Native Folders Automatic Knife Ordering Agreement IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL STATUTES , KnifeCenter, Inc requests that you read carefully the requirements set forth below, and agree to this prior to your purchase or receipt of any automatic opening knife from our company. The Lil’ Native distills all the key qualities of the iconic Native ® model into a compact, easy-to-carry gentleman’s folder with a 2.5-inch blade. 658. With the finger choil, I can get a 4-finger grip on it, despite it being a smaller knife. Spyderco Delica 4 Lightweight 7.15" Signature Folding Knife with 2.90" Flat-Ground Steel Blade and High-Strength FRN Handle - PlainEdge Grind 4.8 out of 5 stars 1,680. Post by MichaelScott » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:45 pm . I prefer the Spyderco Chaparral…, I prefer the Chaparral for a few reasons. Als weitere Ergänzung der einzigartigen Chaparral-Serie bietet das Spyderco Chaparral Lightweight das gleiche Design und die gleiche Funktionalität, jedoch mit einem leichten FRN-Griff. it has a better blade:handle and edge:handle to ratio (.77 to .7 and .65 to .63, respectively) it's lighter (2.7 ounces to 3.5 ounces) it's much less fat in the pocket Time and use may change that opinion. Even though I love large folders, sometimes it’s nice to carry around a compact blade…, It’s just more comfortable, and actually, a small knife that is designed well is way more comfortable to carry around than a small knife with a bulky or clumsy design…, Spyderco is one of the manufacturers that I think gets it right most of the time, and right now, two of their most popular small folding knives are…, So in this Spyderco Chaparral Vs Native 5 article we’re going to compare these two awesome little knives in the following categories…, In the end, I’ll tell you which knife I personally prefer, and you should have all the information you need to determine which knife will work best for you…, Spyderco considers the Chaparral to be a gentleman’s folding knife. Decent blade stock, very aggressively ground so it's thin behind the edge and cuts well. It is kind of clunky and chunky. So just like the Chaparral, it’s a joy to carry around in your pocket all day. This video is about the Spyderco Lil' Native: The Best Knife EXCEPT for ONE flaw! Spyderco Lil Native VS Chaparral Lightweight! Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by irons, Nov 24, 2019. Dec 1, 2015 #1. Reveals are periodic supplements to Spyderco's main Product Guide that officially announce our new products. Sep 18, 2016 #1. (Requested Death Match!) It’s a version of a drop point blade, and it has kind of a leaf-like shape to it…, It comes with a full flat grind, which I like because it keeps the blade strong and makes it an excellent cutter and slicer…, And the Plain Edge that you get on the Chaparral is razor sharp right out of the box. Spyderco Chaparral Review & Giveaway For many of us, small pocket knives make up a core part of our EDC. Nem alkalmas mindenre, de ha figyelembe vesszük a korlátait, akkor nagyon jó társunk lehet a mindennapokban. Para 3 vs Native 5 (S110V) for EDC. Of the pile of spydercos to come and go through my hands I don’t see me parting with either of them- they are only just different enough to justify keeping both but since the Chappy is so cheap it’s not worth selling and the native is so banged up I couldn’t sell it if I wanted too. I have the Dragonfly and the Lil Native back lock. That brings the overall length on the Chaparral to 6.40 inches when the blade is fully locked out. Spyderco Counterfeits, Clones, Replicas, etc. Nice! It also comes in a variety of colors such as: black, blue, gray, pink, and yellow, and overall, I think the handle on the Native 5 is designed to be very comfortable and very functional. SC152GSMP - Spyderco Chaparral Sun & Moon, Couteau pliant de type Back-Lock.Longueur fermé de 9,1 cm.Lame en acier CTS-XHP.Longueur de lame de 7,1 cm.Epaisseur de lame de 2 mm.Plaquettes en G10.Incrutation G10 And there is also a version with a Raffir Noble handle and the Sun and Moon Chaparral comes with a fully G-10 handle. $126.00. MichaelScott Member Posts: 3008 Joined: Mon Apr 13, 2015 5:42 pm Location: Southern Colorado. I've had the titanium Sage and the titanium Chaparral. All in all, I’m very impressed with the quality of materials that Spyderco chose to use in the Native 5, and I think they’re definitely on par with the materials used in the Chaparral. Mar 2, 2014. I have 2XL hands. ], Spyderco Native 5 Vs Para 3 [Which Knife Is Better For You? I've used Spyderco S35VN enough to say that XHP on the Chaparral is better, and XHP is hard to come by. Looking to get one of these, as a general "gentleman a" edc. Closed length only 3mm more than a Lil Native, but a lot thinner/slimmer, lighter in weight despite bombroof bulit with liners and steel backspacer and offering 20 % more cutting edge! However, since the advent of “tactical” knives in the 80s, the traditional, general purpose folders your grandpa was likely to carry faded to obscurity. I've been carrying this and a Lil Native back-to-back the last week and I still can't figure out which one I like more. - Duration: 20:02. Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by 115Italian, Sep 18, 2016. Spyderco Chaparral vs. Worker Vs. Dragonfly. I hope you find the information useful! The Lil Native has gotten a lot of use around here and I wanted to give an update on how it's holding up. And Spyderco’s version of the Back Lock is particularly good in my opinion because it allows you to flip out the blade very easily and quickly, and the deployment is very smooth. I also carried my Lil' Native in dlc and serrations before that and loved it. Spyderco Lil' Native Signature Folding Knife with 2.42" CPM S30V Stainless Steel Blade and Black Compression Lock G-10 Handle - SpyderEdge - C230GS 4.4 out of 5 stars 65. I’m not sure if I can…, For most of us, a tiny knife is all we need for everyday carry… Sure,…. Now if you want a more EDC oriented knife that will be a little bit stronger and better for overall utility, then feel free to go with the Native 5 because it’s still an awesome knife…. The pocket clip on the Chaparral is a wire clip, and it sets you up for tip-up carry only…, Personally I prefer tip down carry when I can get it, but I OK with tip up carry if I like the overall knife design and that’s all that is available to me (and I do like the Chaparral)…. ], Spyderco Chaparral Vs Delica [Which Knife Is Best For You? So far I’ve had to adjust the Chaparral out of the box. A Spyderco Chaparral egy nagyon jól átgondolt zsebkés. The LN is more hand filling but is not a good cutter. I’m away on a medical visit so I will comment tomorrow. Discuss Spyderco's products and history. Wartstein Member Posts: 6900 Joined: Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:06 pm Location: Salzburg, Austria, Europe. Frn if you want something that won’t slip in the hand and you want a more work like knife, which is funny as it’s a pretty thin blade stock. You can absolutely NOT go wrong with the mini grip. Spyderco Delica4 VS Native5 Discussion in 'Knives' started by Black Clouser, Jan 5, 2018. Spyderco Chaparral Review – Final Thoughts I think the Chaparral is a great little knife. Spyderco Chaparral Vs Native 5 – Final Thoughts… So to summarize everything, in the Blade Steel And Materials category, the Chaparral uses CTS XHP blade steel and the Native 5 uses CPM S30V… The two blade steels are very similar, and they’ll both … Paid Subscribers don't see ads! Same size, better compression locking system, and just a better all around knife (IMHO). Looks like a great small knife though. It is working fine now. I'm going to toss the Spyderco sage 3 based on your mix between chaparral and mini grip. Spyderco Lil' Native DLC - SOLD - Great condition. Denna kniv ingår i Chaparral-serien, en serie knivar som är små, fickvänliga gentlemannaknivar där varje kniv representerar ett handtagsmaterial. Forum rules. Lil’ Native & Chaparral LW: a user’s test. The Chaparral is very thin and light. 22. The Spyderco Military (Check Price On Amazon – Over 70 Reviews) The Spyderco Paramilitary 2 (Check Price On Amazon – Over 460 Reviews) And in this Spyderco Military Vs Paramilitary 2 comparison, we’re going to put these two designs up against each other in the following categories… Blade Steel And Materials; Blade Shape And Handle Design Spyderco Chaparral in FRN Review August 17, 2018 by Anthony Sculimbrene When Spyderco re-re-did their retail on the internet policies and hiked their … Because the Native 5 is a slightly larger knife, it has a pocket clip set up that is more similar to something like the Spyderco Delica (another very popular Spyderco knife)…, With the Native 5 your clip can be set up for tip up or tip down carry, and it’s also able to be swapped to either side of the knife…, Like I mentioned earlier, I prefer tip down carry, so I really like that I have that option with the Native 5, and again, I’m glad they made the clip swappable so you can optimize it for left handed or right handed carry…, Unlike the Chaparral, the Native 5 does not have a deep carry clip, so the end of the knife sticks out of your pocket a little bit…. Perhaps the Lil’ Native will prove the more comfortable, but I will need more time to determine that. The blade on the Native 5 measures in at 2.95 inches long, and the handle measures in at 4.00 inches long…, That brings the overall length on the Native 5 to 6.95 inches long when the blade is fully deployed. At least for me. Im looking for a small knife and Im torn between the native 5 and chaparral. I'm looking forward to hearing your thoughts Michael. 12 posts • Page 1 of 1. I like the Chaparral better. It's also what Spyderco calls a new and continuing series of gentlemen's folders. Looking forward to your impressions. Search Advanced search. Hey, my name is Dave, and I’m an avid knife collector. These two are so different in design and specifications that comparisons along those parameters would be not meaningful. I've had the titanium Sage and the titanium Chaparral. There is much to like about both. SSSSS. Search Advanced search. 923. Attached to the ultra-slim handle, a left-right, tip-up clip arranges the knife deeply inside a pocket. I have a Lil’ Native compression lock knife and will soon have a Chaparral LW (FRN). When it comes to EDC (everyday carry), small folding knives are my favorite… As long…, Who do you think makes the best EDC knives? Like I said though, my favorite is the carbon fiber/ G-10 version, and I really think that the  CTS XHP blade steel was a great choice by Spyderco. But the Native knifes have a permanent spot in my collection. Only noticeable wear is some coloration change on the DLC coating and a small mark on the pocket clip. It’s a gent folder. Today, we'll look at two small knives from Spyderco, the Lil' Native and the Dragonfly. Slicey Dicey 14,746 views. How do you find the ergos on the clips on the three? This version further elevates the design by adding Spyderco’s patented high-strength Compression Lock® mechanism and cloaking the blade in a non-reflective Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) coating. Only 10 left in stock - order soon. I've carried it 4-5 times. Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by JDX, Dec 1, 2015. To begin, the Native 5 uses CPM S30V blade steel…, CPM S30V is also considered a premium blade steel. Post by clatus » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:37 pm . Spyderco Sage vs Sage 3 vs Chaparral? We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program (and other potential affiliate networks), an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Yeah, I don’t like to bury the lead like this, but it’s no use withholding the obvious truth here: the Chaparral FRN is a great knife. The Chaparral is also cheaper, while only being a tiny bit smaller. It has a blade that measures in at 2.80 inches long, and a handle that measures in at 3.60 inches long…. …and because of the very slim and lightweight design, it’s an incredibly comfortable knife to carry around in your pocket all day long. Named after a plant native to the Western U.S. that is known for its extreme resilience, the Chaparral series uses a single design format to That makes it very discrete to carry around…. I am interested in determining which will be the better daily user knife for my needs. Spyderco Manix 2 vs Paramilitary 2 – Conclusions… So to sum it all up, in the Blade Steel And Materials category, the most common steel for both the Manix 2 and the Paramilitary 2 is CPM S30V which is one of the best knife steels around because it is strong, rust resistant, and holds an edge well… I'm looking to own 1 of these for EDC. The knife practically disappears in your pocket, and it’s extremely comfortable to carry around in your pocket all day…. And I REALLY like them both. Check out our spyderco scales selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our knives shops. 59% Lil' Native. The Chaparral can also be had with a fiberglass reinforced nylon or FRN handle, which I think is also a great option…. So to summarize everything, in the Blade Steel And Materials category, the Chaparral uses CTS XHP blade steel and the Native 5 uses CPM S30V…, The two blade steels are very similar, and they’ll both resist rust well and maintain a very fine edge well…, In the Blade Shape And Handle Design category, both the Chaparral and the Native 5 have a version of a drop point blade, and both have very comfortable and ergonomic handles…, In the Locking Mechanism category, both the Chaparral and the Native 5 feature the Back Lock locking mechanism, which is a good system because it allows you to deploy the blade easily and quickly…, In the Size And Dimensions category, the Native 5 is around  0.55 inches longer than the Chaparral when both of their blades are fully locked out…, In the Pocket Clip And Carry Position category, the Chaparral’s pocket clip sets you up for tip up carry and is swappable to either side of the knife…, Whereas the Native 5’s pocket clip can be set up for tip up or tip down carry and is swappable to either side of the knife…, And last, in the Price Comparison, the least expensive version of the Chaparral is around 10 dollars less expensive than the lowest priced Native 5…, So which of these knives do I prefer? I lost my carbon Chaparral last week and I need a replacement. Spyderco Chaparral Vs Dragonfly [Which Is The Better Knife For You? Of the three, the ergonomics of the handle are best on the Rhino. Forum rules. As I mentioned earlier, the Chaparral is really designed to be a compact gentleman’s knife. Both the Chaparral and the Native 5 feature the Back Lock locking Mechanism. I like the Chaparral more, because: the blade is much thinner (.077" vs. .125"), so it slices better it has a better blade:handle and edge:handle to ratio (.77 to .7 and .65 to .63 The most common version is the Chaparral with the carbon fiber and G-10 handle…, That’s actually my personal favorite version because the carbon fiber helps to keep the knife lightweight, while at the same time, the G-10 helps keep the handle extremely strong…, It also feels great in your hand, and gives you a good amount of traction when you’re gripping the knife. The dragonfly has a 1.88 inch edge on a 2.3 inch blade. They are designed to be kept with your annual catalog to serve as a comprehensive printed reference of Spyderco's ever And here we have more new versions of classic Spyderco models. Without Spyderco Paramilitary 2 Vs 3 – Final Thoughts… So to sum it all up, in the Blade Steel And Materials category both knives come in a variety of blade steels, but the most common is CPM S30V, which is a great choice because it’s strong, corrosion resistant, and holds an edge well… It is a bit more rugged than the glass smooth Raffir Noble model, with a heavier lock disengagement pressure and a slower but still smooth deployment. Re: Para 3 vs Native 5 (S110V) for EDC Post by Spydergirl88 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:46 am para 3 is smooth as can be. ], The Best EDC Knives Under 100 Dollars (Top 3)…, The Best EDC Knives Under 200 Dollars (Top 3)…, The Best EDC Knives Under 50 Dollars (Top 3)…, Spyderco Manbug Vs Dragonfly [Which Is The Better Knife For You? SSSSS. Hey Spyderco people. ], Spyderco Chaparral Vs Native 5 [Which Is The Better Knife For You? ], Spyderco Native 5 Vs Delica 4 [Which Is the Better Knife For You? The ergos seem a bit like a scaled down Native. First of all, I prefer the carbon fiber/ G-10 handle that you can get on the Chaparral…, It’s a very lightweight and strong handle material, and at the same time it’s incredibly comfortable in your hand…, I also really love the deep carry clip that you get on the Chaparral. Paid Subscribers don't see ads! $84.00. I'm having a tough time deciding since they are roughly the same price, color, and size. Spyderco Lil' Native Signature Folding Knife with 2.42" CPM S30V Stainless Steel Blade and Black Compression Lock G-10 Handle - SpyderEdge - C230GS 4.4 out of 5 stars 65 $126.00 You beat me to it. This one is only a few weeks old. 16,3 cm lång fällkniv med handtag av grå FRN. I like the Chaparral more, because: the blade is much thinner (.077" vs. .125"), so it slices better. Spyderco Lil’ Lum Folding Knife 2.31” VG-10 Satin Plain Blade For those familiar with the late Bob Lum’s work pairing classic Asian blade patterns with expertly crafted modern designs, you’ll probably be a fan of his most famous Spyderco collaboration – the Lum Chinese Folder. You know I think I will put the Rhino into the mix too. Have you considered a Chaparral FRN? Plus, peel-ply G-10 has never been high on my "preferred handle materials" list. The Native 5 also has a version of a drop-point blade on it, and it also has a kind of leaf-like shape…, It actually looks very similar to the Chaparral’s blade, but it has a bit of a swedge at the top and it’s actually a lot beefier, which makes it very strong and a great utility blade (the Chaparral’s blade is much thinner)…, The Native 5’s blade is also a full flat grind which, again, is something I like because it makes the knife a great cutter and slicer…, And you can get the Native 5 with a Plain Edge, a Spyder Edge (Spyderco’s version of a serrated blade), or a Combination Edge (a half Plain Edge and half serrated blade)…, Like I mentioned earlier, I prefer the Plain Edge version because it will end up being easier to sharpen, but I’m glad that Spyderco offers the Spyder Edge and Combination Edge for those who like a serrated blade…, You can also get the Native 5 with a stainless steel blade or with a black coated blade, and just like with the Chaparral there is jimping on the spine of the blade and the finger choil so you can choke up on the knife for more control…, The Native 5 also has the traditional Spyderco deployment hole which allows you to deploy the blade quickly and easily, but I do think it’s a little bit less smooth than the Chaparral…, Now the handle on the Native 5 is also very comfortable and ergonomic. Discuss Spyderco's products and history. The Spyderco Native 5 is also built using very high quality materials. Different, but I can’t say one is better for me than the other. The blade on the Native 5 measures in at 2.95 inches long, and the handle measures in at 4.00 inches long… right now I am on a lockback kick so if I were you I would go with the knife center exclusive linerless g10 native 5. And what is generally more sought after, the sage or chaparral … That brings the overall length on the Chaparral to 6.40 inches when the blade is fully locked out. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to give exact numbers in this category because the prices of these knives are changing all the time…, Both knives also have several different versions, and the price can change a lot depending on which one you choose to go with…, All that being said, the least expensive version of the Chaparral  is usually around 10 bucks less expensive than the lowest priced version of the Native 5…, When you start comparing the higher priced versions of both of these knives, they end up being about the same in terms of price…. On the chaparral it takes up 0.531, on the native the choil reduced edge length by 0.562. Sep 2, 2016 #5. irona. 15. It's easily worth it just for the axis lock alone! My baby. This Spyderco Chaparral Knife is a slim EDC that features a lockback design, gray FRN handle, and CTS-XHP blade. Etsy uses cookies and similar technologies to give you a better experience, enabling things like: basic site Spyderco Civilian Vs Matriarch – Final Thoughts… So to summarize everything, in the Blade Steel And Materials category, both knives have the same VG-10 blade steel… However, the Civilian has a G-10 handle and the Matriarch has a Fiberglass Reinforced Nylon handle… Either way, I hope you enjoyed this comparison between these two great knives from Spyderco! Designed by the man Sal Glesser himself. The Chaparral has a pretty elegant blade shape in my opinion. As for the Spydie clip, I'm not a huge fan, so I removed it from this one, and put the Chaparral on my desk so I could use it from time to time in hopes of breaking it in slowly. It feels very good in your hand and because of the bi-directional texturing (on the FRN version) you can really lock onto the knife…. The Lil’ Native distills all the key qualities of the iconic Native ® model into a compact, easy-to-carry gentleman’s folder with a 2.5-inch blade.

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