Last, I like the size and look of the Chaparral a little better. 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… It's easily worth it just for the axis lock alone! ], Spyderco Native 5 Vs Delica 4 [Which Is the Better Knife For You? I have the lightweight Chapparral coming tomorrow so I'll compare the 3 after the Chappy. Search Advanced search. It is kind of clunky and chunky. Post by MichaelScott » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:45 pm . The Caly, Sage, Cat, Native, Dragonfly, and Stretch series all originate here, and so does the Chaparral – and it may, possibly, be the best of all those knives in terms of pure EDC. I've had the titanium Sage and the titanium Chaparral. And what is generally more sought after, the sage or chaparral … The Spyderco Chaparral gets its name from a shrub native to the Western United States with the unique ability to perennially survive, revive and regenerate after being destroyed by drought. Part of the reason for that is the compact and sleek design, but it’s also because of the high-quality materials that are included in the knife…, To start off with, the blade steel on the Chaparral is CTS XHP. The blade on the Native 5 measures in at 2.95 inches long, and the handle measures in at 4.00 inches long… 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. 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 Counterfeits, Clones, Replicas, etc. Overheard at the end of the ice age, “We’ve been having such unnatural weather.”. 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. Time and use may change that opinion. 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…. Dragonfly. ], Spyderco Manbug Vs Ladybug [Which Knife Is Best For You? The Chaparral is very thin and light. 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 So when we compare the Native 5 to the Chaparral…. 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. The Native 5 is also a fairly compact knife, but it is a little bit larger than the Chaparral. It’s a little bit more compact than the Native 5, and I just think it looks more sleek and elegant. It is working fine now. Postby MichaelScott » Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:45 pm, Postby The Meat man » Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:56 pm, Postby MichaelScott » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:46 pm, Postby Spydergirl88 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:00 pm, Postby The Meat man » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:27 pm, Postby MichaelScott » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:37 pm, Postby SpyderCuse » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:56 pm, Postby MichaelScott » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:58 pm, Postby MichaelScott » Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:18 am, Postby Daveho » Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:52 pm, Postby MichaelScott » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:46 pm, Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], Google [Bot], Holland, koenigsegg, Notsurewhy and 72 guests. 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. 923. 16,3 cm lång fällkniv med handtag av grå FRN. 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. 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 Chaparral has a pretty elegant blade shape in my opinion. That is not a ding on the knife, rather a QC issue by the maker I would think. - Duration: 20:02. Today, we'll look at two small knives from Spyderco, the Lil' Native and the Dragonfly. That brings the overall length on the Chaparral to 6.40 inches when the blade is fully locked out. I hope you find the information useful! 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. I’m away on a medical visit so I will comment tomorrow. Spyderco Lil' Native DLC - SOLD - Great condition. My precious, shitfaced project. The Lil Native has gotten a lot of use around here and I wanted to give an update on how it's holding up. Sep 18, 2016 #1. I am interested in determining which will be the better daily user knife for my needs. 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. 41% Total votes: 37 View results. I’d say, so far, those of the Lil’ Native and the Chaparral are a toss-up. 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. And there is also a version with a Raffir Noble handle and the Sun and Moon Chaparral comes with a fully G-10 handle. Different, but I can’t say one is better for me than the other. (blade length - edge length). Have you considered a Chaparral FRN? Perhaps the Lil’ Native will prove the more comfortable, but I will need more time to determine that. I would guess the lil' native has a 2 inch edge, but it does look bigger than that in the pictures. Search Advanced search. Para 3 vs Native 5 (S110V) for EDC. ], Spyderco Chaparral Vs Native 5 [Which Is The Better Knife For You? Looks like a great small knife though. the Lil Native is more robust for sure but heavier and thicker. Hey Spyderco people. Lil’ Native & Chaparral LW: a user’s test, Re: Lil’ Native & Chaparral LW: a user’s test. I like the Chaparral more, because: the blade is much thinner (.077" vs. .125"), so it slices better. Now right now, the Chaparral only comes in a Plain Edge version…, That’s not a problem for me… I typically prefer Plain Edge blades on my folding knives because it makes them easier to sharpen, but if you’re looking for a serrated blade, you’ll probably want to look at the Native 5…, The blade on the Chaparral also comes with a traditional Spyderco deployment hole which allows you to easily and quickly open the knife with one hand…, And there is jimping on the spine of the blade and the finger choil, which allows you to choke up on the knife when you need extra leverage or control…, The handle on the Chaparral, regardless of the material you choose to co with, is very ergonomic and comfortable in your hand…. 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… I've actually been carrying my Superblue Caly Jr. and I love it. Spyderco Chaparral Review – Final Thoughts I think the Chaparral is a great little knife. 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… CTS XHP is considered a premium blade steel, and it does a great job at resisting corrosion as well as holding an edge for a long period of time…, It’s also not too difficult or tedious to sharpen, which I think is a great benefit because it won’t be a hassle to keep a fine edge on your blade, and overall, I think it’s a great knife steel…, Now the handle on the Chaparral changes depending on which version you choose to go with. Great blade shape, nice package, easy and fast open and close, Etc. This one is only a few weeks old. JDX. But that being said, it’s also a very lightweight and slim design. Spyderco Sage vs Sage 3 vs Chaparral? There is much to like about both. You can absolutely NOT go wrong with the mini grip. 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 Forum rules. Had it in my pocket every day for about a year and LOVED it - using it as a slicer for cardboard, mail, and whatever else needed slicing. $126.00. 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 … SC230GP - Spyderco Lil' Native, Couteau pliant de type compression lock.Longueur fermé de 8,9 cm.Lame en acier CPM-S30V.Longueur de lame de 6,2 cm.Epaisseur de lame de 3,7 mm.Plaquettes en G10.Clip réversible.Poids de Spyderco Lil Native VS Chaparral Lightweight! Re: Dragonfly vs Lil' Native. 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. I'm having a tough time deciding since they are roughly the same price, color, and size. Today, we'll take a Lil' Look, at a Lil' Knife, with a Not-so-Lil' Blade, and a Lil' Target Market: The Spyderco Lil' Native. 658. Paid Subscribers don't see ads! Spyderco Chaparral vs. Worker Vs. Lil' Native® G-10 Black C230G $180.00 MSRP Quantity Description Technical Specs The iconic Native® has been a mainstay of Spyderco’s American-made product line for … You beat me to it. I considered it and watched the flurry of posts as people tried to find them. The wire clip provides a nice, discrete deep-carry. The dragonfly has a 1.88 inch edge on a 2.3 inch blade. Chaparral Vs Native 5? And I REALLY like them both. Several in fact. 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. Etsy uses cookies and similar technologies to give you a better experience, enabling things like: basic site 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. Home Forums > Manufacturer's Forums > Spyderco > Native and chaparral comparison pics please. Hey, my name is Dave, and I’m an avid knife collector. Paid Subscribers don't see ads! Of the three, the ergonomics of the handle are best on the Rhino. 1 year ago I ended up returning the Chaparral I had posted previously in favor of the Lil' Native. …the Native 5 is around 0.55 inches longer when both of their blades are fully deployed. 20:02. Looking to get one of these, as a general "gentleman a" edc. They are designed to be kept with your annual catalog to serve as a comprehensive printed reference of Spyderco's ever 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…. Wartstein Member Posts: 6900 Joined: Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:06 pm Location: Salzburg, Austria, Europe. My baby. The ergos seem a bit like a scaled down Native. Either way, I hope you enjoyed this comparison between these two great knives from Spyderco! MichaelScott Member Posts: 3008 Joined: Mon Apr 13, 2015 5:42 pm Location: Southern Colorado. The Spyderco Native 5 is also built using very high quality materials. SSSSS. Mar 2, 2014. 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. 12 posts • Page 1 of 1. If you are dead set on the Native 5 LW, though, it is not a bag knife. You know I think I will put the Rhino into the mix too. SSSSS. 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. The LN is more hand filling but is not a good cutter. The knife practically disappears in your pocket, and it’s extremely comfortable to carry around in your pocket all day…. Im looking for a small knife and Im torn between the native 5 and chaparral. Plus, peel-ply G-10 has never been high on my "preferred handle materials" list. A Spyderco Chaparral egy nagyon jól átgondolt zsebkés. How do you find the ergos on the clips on the three? 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 Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by irons, Nov 24, 2019. It’s a gent folder. I prefer the Spyderco Chaparral…, I prefer the Chaparral for a few reasons. That makes it very discrete to carry around…. Without ], Spyderco Chaparral Vs Delica [Which Knife Is Best For You? Nov 13, 2015. 22. …and because of the very slim and lightweight design, it’s an incredibly comfortable knife to carry around in your pocket all day long. ], 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? I have a Lil’ Native compression lock knife and will soon have a Chaparral LW (FRN). Like a season it returns year after year. I have a Lil’ Native compression lock knife and will soon have a Chaparral LW (FRN). Spyderco Delica4 VS Native5 Discussion in 'Knives' started by Black Clouser, Jan 5, 2018. Post by clatus » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:37 pm . 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. 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. Spyderco Lil' Native - It's one thing to EDC a knife that's easy on the eyes, but it's even better if its stylish design feels good in To begin, the Native 5 uses CPM S30V blade steel…, CPM S30V is also considered a premium blade steel. 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. I think that using them for a period to perform equal and equivalent tasks might highlight which one suits me better. On the chaparral it takes up 0.531, on the native the choil reduced edge length by 0.562. 23 posts 1; 2; Next; clatus Member Posts: 1 Joined: Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:24 pm. I've had the titanium Sage and the titanium Chaparral. ], Spyderco Native 5 Vs Para 3 [Which Knife Is Better For You? Yeah, I don’t like to bury the lead like this, but it’s no use withholding the obvious truth here: the Chaparral … Possibly Spyderco's thinnest, lightest mid-sized CLIPIT® yet, the debut Chaparral has a carbon fiber/G-10 laminate handle with a mid-positioned back lock and screw-together construction. 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)…. I'm going to toss the Spyderco sage 3 based on your mix between chaparral and mini grip. That brings the overall length on the Chaparral to 6.40 inches when the blade is fully locked out. Nem alkalmas mindenre, de ha figyelembe vesszük a korlátait, akkor nagyon jó társunk lehet a mindennapokban. Denna kniv ingår i Chaparral-serien, en serie knivar som är små, fickvänliga gentlemannaknivar där varje kniv representerar ett handtagsmaterial. So just like the Chaparral, it’s a joy to carry around in your pocket all day. The Caly, Sage, Cat, Native, Dragonfly, and Stretch series all originate here, and so does the Chaparral – and it may, possibly, be the best of all those knives in terms of pure EDC. Lil’ Native & Chaparral LW: a user’s test. 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…. This video is about the Spyderco Lil' Native: The Best Knife EXCEPT for ONE flaw! 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. 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. Only 10 left in stock - order soon. Spyderco Chaparral Vs Dragonfly [Which Is The Better Knife For You? 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… The Chaparral can also be had with a fiberglass reinforced nylon or FRN handle, which I think is also a great option…. 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. 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. 2,457. 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. It’s actually very similar to the CTS XHP that the Chaparral uses, and they’re both about the same in terms of performance…, I do personally favor the CTS XHP a little bit because I think it holds an edge just a tiny bit better than S30V, but honestly they’re both great blade steels and any difference between them is very small…, The handle material on the Native 5 also depends on which version you choose to go with. Paid Subscribers don't see ads! 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? The Chaparral is also cheaper, while only being a tiny bit smaller. Spyderco's Chaparral project is a unique approach to the gentlemen's folding knife genre. Spyderco Native 5 The Native 5 is also a fairly compact knife, but it is a little bit larger than the Chaparral. 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. (Requested Death Match!) Forum rules. As I mentioned earlier, the Chaparral is really designed to be a compact gentleman’s knife. In addition to that, the clip on the Chaparral can be swapped to either side of the knife. Discuss Spyderco's products and history. I only looked on Amazon, but they both seem to have carbon fiber scales? 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. I really like this feature because it allows you to optimize your knife for left handed or right handed carry very easily…. Only noticeable wear is some coloration change on the DLC coating and a small mark on the pocket clip. Forum rules. With the finger choil, I can get a 4-finger grip on it, despite it being a smaller knife. Én Nick Shabazz videói alapján találtam rá, aki szuperlatívuszokban beszélt róla, és azt mondta, hogy a Delica ezzel a késsel értelmét vesztette. Search Advanced search. At least for me. Check out our spyderco scales selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our knives shops. 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! Designed by the man Sal Glesser himself. 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…. When it comes to EDC (everyday carry), small folding knives are my favorite… As long…, Who do you think makes the best EDC knives? Spyderco Chaparral Review & Giveaway For many of us, small pocket knives make up a core part of our EDC. Slicey Dicey 14,746 views. Looking forward to your impressions. 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. Discuss Spyderco's products and history. 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. Sep 2, 2016 #5. irona. 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 carried it 4-5 times. It is small and different enough that it would make a good “spoiler “. 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.
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