I think the Native 5 Lite-weight is the best light weight lock-back we've ever made. Thorien. Another bonus for lightweight enthusiasts and fans of minimal everyday carry is how small the Native 5 is. Spyderco is one of the most respected knife companies today, so I expected the Native 5 to not disappoint. I've read some reviews equating it with S110V (I do like that steel in my Military). Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Nice review and nice pics. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Spyderco Native 5 Lightweight Folding Knife - Dark Blue FRN Handle with PlainEdge, Full-Flat Grind, CPM S110V Steel Blade and Back Lock - C41PDBL5 at Amazon.com. Sal Glesser designed the Native 5. You get the same cutting performance of their heavier knives at a fraction of the weight. It features a premium CPM-S110V stainless steel blade and a lightweight fiberglass reinforced nylon handle with a reversible pocket clip and lanyard hole. Centering looks good with no scratches or trails. While it's not perfect, and there were a few flaws, the Spyderco Native 5 â¦ Spyderco Native 5 in Fluted Carbon Fiber and S90V Review â Final Thoughts. In my mind there are two real competitive options when it comes CF/S90V production knives. The Native 5 S110V Dark Blue G10 is part of the Spydercoâs âblurpleâ lineup along with the Military, Paramilitary 2 and the Manix 2.. Having previously reviewed the FRN S110V Native 5 I will keep this review super short and focus on why you might choose the G10 version over the lighter and cheaper FRN. The Native 5 knife embodies the design and performance of the lightweight Native. Mine was the same, after about 300 openings and a bleeding thumb, it's now pretty smooth! Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by Thorien, Mar 15, 2016. The jimped finger choil positions the index finger behind the cutting edge â¦ The Native 5 LW and Dragonfly 2 in FRN remain stalwarts in my collection, and at the top of my Best EDC Knives list. That was a â¦ I happen to think this is a great knife for suburban daily carry. Feb 11, 2015. vary nice review,i enjoy using the native 5's but have been holding out for the titanium fluted/S35VN â¦ I think I might be looking for the G-10 version when it comes out. Speaking oâ¦ Other than that the thin blade stock and fantastic steel take on all of my EDC tasks and I really enjoy this knife. If you are looking for a lightweight EDC that remains sharp and will hold up to Southern heat and humidity (Georgia) then this is the knife for you. ... as a matter of fact. Its clean and simple grind makes it a step up from the Native 3, and the lighter handles make it a better EDC than the previous Native 5. It features a fiberglass reinforced nylon (FRN) handle. Other â¦ Eric, Tom (Facotry manager) and Doug (engineer) worked on the lock refinement for more than two years. ....Mine is actually quite rough opening and closing, it's tight and the action is very jerky. Thank you Spyderco for bringing S110v steel to a larger market, this is my second knife with â¦ ). It features a fiberglass reinforced nylon (FRN) handle. Spyderco Native 5 Lightweight S110v Blue FRN Mini Review Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by Thorien, Mar 15, 2016. The ergonomics of the handle is what kills it for me. The handle is short for my large size hands. 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. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Mar 15, 2016 #1. Spyderco Native 5 Lightweight S110v Blue FRN Mini Review ... and it is a wonderful small edc. If youâre interested I also reviewed the Spyderco Military S110V â¦ ÐÑÐ¶ Spyderco Native 5 Lightweight Dark Blue CPM S110V âº ÐÑÐ¿Ð¸ÑÐ¸ Ð½ÑÐ¶ Spyderco C41PDBL5 Ð½Ð° ÐÐµÐ¼Ð¿ÑÐ°Ð¹ÑÑ! The first is the Benchmade 940-1 and the second is this one. This Spyderco Native 5 Lightweight knife features a dark blue FRN handle and CPM-S110V steel blade. Paid Subscribers don't see ads! Before I wrap this review entirely, I want to give a little compare/contrast of the two and offer a â¦ I have the S110V in both handle materials, but I prefer the lightweight version as an EDC knife. Itâs a full size knife, but at less than 2.5 ounces you hardly notice it in the pocket. (You must log in or sign up to reply here. search. The jimped finger choil positions the index finger behind the cutting edge while jimping â¦ Not much to add as knife had not been carried. Spyderco has made a lot of amazing knives, but very few of them have been as popular as their Native line of knives. The Native 5 Lightweight is the latest version of the Native, which was originally introduced in 1997, and has gone through several evolutions since. The Native 5 knife embodies the design and performance of the lightweight Native. CPM S110V is a high-alloy martensitic stainless tool steel manufactured by the Crucible® Particle Metallurgy (CPM) process. The Spyderco Native 5 has been a mainstay of Spyderco's American-made line of knives. One of the best knives you can get if youâre looking for high-quality steel and premium design, the NATIVE 5 is a beast that combines strength, superior cutting performance, edge retention, and point utility it comes with a grey, injection-moulded reinforced-fibreglass-nylon handle, the Native 5 has a back lock mechanism and â¦ I like the blurple more in G10 than in FRN or other lightweight matierals, this just looks more like a navy â¦ While the Dragonfly IIgets the job done, the Native 5 gives you more options. I've sharpened a, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. ), DLC coated, plain, serrated or half serrated. I am so glad I decided on the Native 5 Lightweight with S110v steel. This Native 5 has a lightweight black FRN handle and a full-flat ground S30V steel blade. I usually shop at Cutting Edge at the North Hill Shopping Centre on 16th Ave. as they have a better selection and often good sales. The Native 5 Lightweight is my favorite Spyderco design. In operation since 1998, BladeForums.com has led the industry since Day 1. (Though that is probably a preference. The handle on the Native is patterned with two separate finger choils. Spydercoâs Native® 5 Lightweight CPM S110V combines the highly evolved form, function, and ergonomics of the Native 5 Lightweight with state-of-the-art CPM® S110V blade steel. Government Restriction By adding to cart ... Spyderco Native 5 Folding Knife Lightweight CPM S110V, Dark Blue, C41PDBL5 7 of 8 images. I've had the Native 5 Lightweight for about six months now and used it a lot. The knife itself weighs 3.4 oz, making this one of the lightest knives in its class. ÐÐ¾ÑÑÐ°Ð²ÐºÐ° Ð¿Ð¾ Ð£ÐºÑÐ°ÑÐ½Ñ. Here is a video overview of the Native 5. Upon opening it I also discovered that I was one of the lucky 1 in 50 to receive an Endura upgrade, which is the light blue handled knife. â +38 (067) 629-54-54 100% Ð¾ÑÐ¸Ð³ÑÐ½Ð°Ð». search. ). More information The Spyderco Native 5 S110V. Here is an excellent Nemo Knives written review of the Native 5. The Native family also comes in CPM S90V, CPM S110V, Maxamet (expensive! Really nice review. It expresses the time-tested size, shape, and ergonomics of the original design with the benefit of state-of-the-art materials and a highly refined back lock mechanism that â¦ The Spyderco Native has an overall length of 6.875â³, a 3â³ blade, a weight of 2.45 ounces, and is made in the USA. I'm in Alberta to, and I was wondering where you bought your knife from? I bought this lightweight in S35VN because for the money, you can't beat the value of this knife! No scratches on the blade, lockup is solid and centering is good. Dec 4, 2017 - The Spyderco Native 5 S110V G10 is a formidable EDC knife with super steel and a rock solid handle. The knife has a great blade shape and high quality s35vn steel. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. 1,143. 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. I think I may take it apart and see if there are washers to be cleaned or something. The Spyderco Native 5 Lightweight is the new edc knife from Spyderco. Closed, the Native 5 is only 4 inches long, while the blade measures 3 inches when extended. Spydercoâs lightweight versions have gained traction for good reason. The Native 5 is, right now, available only in the S35VN version. The Native 5 knife embodies the design and performance of the lightweight Native. In operation since 1998, BladeForums.com has led the industry since Day 1. Spyderco C41GPDBL5 Native 5 Dark Blue G-10 The Native® 5 is the result of years of evolution and refinement of Spydercoâs popular Native model. Ð¡Ð¿ÐµÑÑÐ°Ð»ÑÐ½Ð° ÑÑÐ½Ð°! And in it was my well anticipated Native 5 in S110V. Knife is in new condition as I am original owner so Rated A. [WTS] Spyderco Native 5 lightweight s110v (C) Sold/traded. Tip in good condition, FRN looks in good condition but the clip does have scratches on it. Check out my review. I sure have a S110V Native, but it sure would be fun to own! 5.0 rating with 2 reviews review & rate 0 Questions & 0 Answers. The Spyderco Native 5 is one of the most popular knives that Spyderco makes. Spyderco Native 5. 73. Recently bought a 940-1, a zt 0450 too, and I own, and for reference, 3 S110V blades pm2, manix 2 g10 and lw, pm2's in m390, cruwear and good ol s30v, cruwear para 3, pakkawood Endura hap 40, 2 caly 3 sprints in hap 40, Benchmade 940-1 and 940-2, native 5 lightweight the original delica and a few I'm forgetting. It weighs 2.5 ounces, â¦ This 2016 edition of the Native 5 knife features a dark blue G-10 handle and a CPM-S110V steel blade. How do you like the Maxamet? The Spyderco Native 5 is the 5th generation of the Native line and theyâve just about perfected it in my opinion.. A review of the Spyderco Native 5 Lightweight in S110V. The Spyderco Native 5, is one of the latest offerings from Spyderco in their Native line.The Native 5 is offered in a few different models, with the differences being the handle material and blade styles. Thanx David. The addition of the ultra-light handles is also a nice touch. ... May 6, 2016 #32. blanex1. Spydercoâs Native 5 Lightweight CPM S110V combines the highly evolved form, function, and ergonomics of the Native 5 Lightweight with state-of-the-art CPM S110V blade steel. House of Knives in Market Mall in Calgary -- it was marked down. CPM S110V is a high-alloy martensitic stainless tool steel manufactured by the Crucible Particle Metallurgy (CPM) process. Take your pick. S110V is a royal pain in the arse to sharpen. This Spyderco Native 5 Lightweight knife features a dark blue FRN handle and CPM-S110V steel blade. Apr 15, 2016 - The Spyderco Native 5 in S110V and FRN represents good value for those looking for a high end blade or a lightweight EDC, but it's not perfect. There will be a sprint run later this year with CF scales and an S110V â¦ Here is the Spyder Source page on the Native 5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Spyderco Native 5 Lightweight Signature Folder Knife with 2.95" CPM S110V Steel Blade and Dark Blue FRN Handle - PlainEdge Grind - C41PDBL5 at Amazon.com. In many ways, the Native 5 in FRN is an improvement over other Natives. Discussion in 'Knife Reviews & Testing' started by Alberta Ed, Oct 11, 2018. This was purchased at the factory in Golden, CO and holds a place in my heart. The first choil, where the blade and handle meet, allow positioning the index finger closer to the knife's sharpened edge for control over the cutting surface. I have a spyderco Native 5 lightweight in s110v that was given to me by a friend who hasnât used it in months. Just let it break in a little and it'll be fine! It features a G-10 handle with full-length skeletonized steel liners. What do you think of the Native 5? May 6, 2016 #31. The design has therefore evolved over the years and with the latest major revision being the Native 5. As the name suggests it is the lightweight version of the original.