Spyderco: Shaman - Black G-10 - CPM-S30V - C229GP
The Shaman is a hand-filling, no-nonsense folding knife based on the proven design theme of the iconic Spyderco Native. About 20 percent larger than the Native, it offers the same refined ergonomics, as well as a few significant differences. The Shaman���s blade is crafted from CPM S30V stainless steel and features a very high flat grind that balances strength, low-friction edge geometry, and an acute, utilitarian point. Its signature Trademark Round Hole is fully accessible from both sides to support swift, one-handed opening with either hand. For tactical applications where light discipline is a concern, this version of the Shaman also boasts a non-reflective black Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) blade coating. Although the Shaman���s handle shape and ergonomics follow the spirit of the Native, its construction and lock mechanism are distinctly different. The scales are 3-D machined from G-10 and thoughtfully contoured to provide a comfortable, secure grip. Skeletonized stainless steel liners nested within the smooth, matte-finished scales reinforce the handle���s structural strength and form the basis of the knife���s patented Compression Lock. To ensure convenient carry and keep the knife poised for immediate access, the handle includes a four-position pocket clip that supports left or right-side, tip-up or tip-down carry. Like the blade, the clip and all handle hardware feature a non-reflective matte black coating.