The Spyderco Native Knife: Compact and Affordable Strength

Spyderco Native Knife



Spyderco Native KnifeA high performance knife doesn’t have to cost you an arm and part of your leg. Even a knife that has been completely engineered for the human hand so that it minimizes the amount of fatigue or discomfort users feel can be highly affordable. The evidence is found in this Spyderco Native review. Whether you prefer the rounded spine on the Spyderco Native 5 or the nod to the tanto blade with the Spyderco Native 4, this is definitely a knife to consider today.

Why Choose the Spyderco Native As the Folder of Choice?

The Native series has come a long, long way since the time of the Spyderco Native 3. The most recent release in this series has effectively combined comfort and performance thanks to an added emphasis on the handle of the knife. What makes it stand out are the two separate finger choils that are incorporated into the design so this knife is as stable as the Spyderco Endura 4 FFG. Where the blade and handle meet has been altered so that the user’s index finger can better control the cutting service.

Spyderco Native Knife bladeAmbidextrous users are going to love the fact that the FRN handle also positions the hand a little further back than in other models. The Spyderco Native 5 lets a user push the blade away from them without a penalty to the strength or accuracy of the cutting motion. Just like in our Spyderco Tenacious review, there’s even been an emphasis placed on the molding of the handle so that it won’t slide around in your grip.

The locking mechanism on this 7 inch folder offers a David Boye dent so that the lock will stay engaged in even the toughest of circumstances. With a S30V steel blade and a weight of just 2.65 ounces, users will be able to take full advantage of the 2.625 inch cutting edge that offers an almost fully serrated surface.

How Does the Native Stay Firmly In a Grip?

The starburst patterning on the FRN handle has created a very slip resistant surface. Because the steel has been hollow-ground and designed with a swedge ground from the spine, less weight also helps to keep the knife from moving around. To carry the Native, there’s a tip-up steel pocket clip in black that can be placed on either side of the handle for user convenience, much like the Spyderco Manix 2 lightweight options.

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Product name Rating Price
Spyderco Native Fluted Titanium Plain Edge Knife Spyderco Native Fluted Titanium Plain Edge Knife
4.1 out of 5 stars
$252.85
Spyderco Native 5 Folding Knife, 2.95", Dark Blue Spyderco Native 5 Folding Knife, 2.95", Dark Blue
4.5 out of 5 stars
$137.67
Spyderco C41GP5 Native5 G-10 Plain Edge Knife Spyderco C41GP5 Native5 G-10 Plain Edge Knife
4.5 out of 5 stars
$125.72
Spyderco Native 5 G-10 S110V Plain Edge Folding Knife, Dark Blue Spyderco Native 5 G-10 S110V Plain Edge Folding Knife, Dark Blue
5.0 out of 5 stars
$113.95
Spyderco C41SBK5 Native 5 Serrated Edge Folding Knife Spyderco C41SBK5 Native 5 Serrated Edge Folding Knife
4.6 out of 5 stars
$93.46
Spyderco Native5 Plain Edge Pink Folding Knife with 2.95" Blade Spyderco Native5 Plain Edge Pink Folding Knife with 2.95" Blade
4.0 out of 5 stars
$89.97
Spyderco C41PBK5 Native5 Lightweight Black Plain Edge FRN Handle Knife Spyderco C41PBK5 Native5 Lightweight Black Plain Edge FRN Handle Knife
4.4 out of 5 stars
$83.97
Spyderco Native 5 Plain/Serrated Blade Frn Handle, Black Spyderco Native 5 Plain/Serrated Blade Frn Handle, Black
5.0 out of 5 stars
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Native 5, Dark Blue G10 Handle, Plain w/Clip [C41GPDBL5 - Spyderco] Native 5, Dark Blue G10 Handle, Plain w/Clip [C41GPDBL5 - Spyderco]
5.0 out of 5 stars
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Spyderco C41PSBK5 Hunting Folding Knives, Black Spyderco C41PSBK5 Hunting Folding Knives, Black
4.7 out of 5 stars
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Spyderco Native Knife handleThe blade itself is just 3 mm thick, small like the Spyderco Dragonfly G10, but it gives the knife a nice edge that provides a precise cut and is razor sharp from moment one. The Native 5 is able to keep its edge for a good amount of time and it is easy to sharpen it up when needed. Additional slip resistant points have been added for the thumb to provide extra safety. It is going to be the knife that you’ll want to carry with you every day.


Find out what many have already called the Spyderco Native the best knife they have ever owned. Use it once and we’re confident in saying you might hold the same opinion.

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