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Spyderco Native 5 Grey FRN Maxamet Blade Deep Carry Titanium Clip
Spyderco’s Native® 5 Lightweight Maxamet® combines the highly refined form, function, and ergonomics of their proven Native 5 Lightweight model with Carpenter® steel’s state-of-the-art Micro-Melt® Maxamet blade steel.
Maxamet is an extremely hard high-speed powdered tool steel possessing properties that transcend conventional high-speed tool steels and approach those of cemented carbides—the ultra-hard materials used to machine other steels. When Carpenter developed this amazing alloy for the rollers in their steel mills, they sent samples to various companies in the knife industry to evaluate as a blade material. Although many tried, Spyderco was one of only a handful of companies to successfully develop the specialized methods necessary to machine, heat treat, and grind this demanding material to yield reliable, high-performance knife blades. They are now proud to offer it in selected models made in their U.S. factory in Golden, Colorado.
This knife's full-flat-ground PlainEdge™ blade takes full advantage of Maxamet's properties, offering a superior combination of strength, low-friction cutting performance, edge retention, and point utility. It is paired with a lightweight, gray, injection-molded fiberglass-reinforced-nylon (FRN) handle that features Bi-Directional Texturing™ for an exceptionally positive grip. The Native 5’s highly evolved back lock mechanism locks the blade securely in the open position and, together with the blade’s Trademark Round Hole™ and the handle’s versatile four-position Deep Carry Titanium LynchNW pocket clip, make both the carry and operation of this extraordinary knife completely ambidextrous.
Overall Length: 6.95" (177mm)
Blade Length: 2.95" (75mm)
Closed Length: 4.00" (102mm)
Edge Length: 2.42" (61mm)
Weight: 2.5oz (71g)
Blade Thickness: 0.125" (3.2mm)
Clip Position: Ambi
Tip Carry Position: 4-position
Lock Type: Back Lock
Origin: United States
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Note: All Spyderco Knives come modified with a LynchnW Deep Carry Titanium Clip and include the OEM Spyderco clip in the box.
Modified Knives may only be returned for a refund if in unused/new condition or if defective from the factory.