Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

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Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby BigGrove » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:03 pm

As a fan of handles in alternative materials (love me some Nishijin), I finally got around to picking up a Chaparral Raffir Noble. I contacted several retailers to see if they would assist with helping me identify one with a pattern in the resin I would be happy with. Big shout out to Knife Works who really stepped up and sent me pictures of the best of what they had. This is one gorgeous knife.

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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby CAD » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:08 pm

Stunning indeed! Congrats.

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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby Rutger » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:10 pm

Very nice. Also great to see an online shop go the extra mile.
I've been interested in Raffir Noble but wouldn't wanna order it blind online. Same with the pakkawood that can have some lemons.

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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby The Meat man » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:26 pm

Beautiful knife! And kudos to Knife Works for going above and beyond for customer satisfaction.
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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby knivesandbooks » Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:42 pm

Really hoping i get one for Christmas/bday next month.
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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby legOFwhat? » Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:53 pm

I agree...stunning!
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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby Mattysc42 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:26 pm

Yep, I love my Raffir Noble Chappie. I carry it as a companion blade for my Sliverax, Manix XL, and Benchmade 550-1 Grip for when I need to make extra precise cuts.
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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby RobDigi » Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:47 pm

Good lookin knife ...
the Chap has become my favorite pocket knife.
Extremely comfortable and cuts like a laser.

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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby TkoK83Spy » Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:03 pm

Wow, that's a beauty! Congrats.
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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby Evil D » Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:35 pm

I really don't care for it but that is definitely one of the best patterns I've seen yet.
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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby ronT2 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:27 pm

That one is definitely a keeper.
My EDC rotation: Kapara, Chaparral CF, Mantra, Sage 1, Sage 5, Dice, Domino, Gayle Bradley 2, PakkaDelica, Native CFF

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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby flasharry » Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:39 pm

Well,, I love mine,, great looking knife!
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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby elena86 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:18 pm

Is this material prone to cracking ??
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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby sal » Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:47 am

Hi Marius,

The very early models had one or two. We've since modified (CQI) the material.

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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby Doc Dan » Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:51 pm

What a great looking knife! If I were not holding out for the Native Salt, that knife would tempt me to buy yet another Chaparral.
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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby Colorodo » Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:57 am

I would love these scales for my Manix2 I just couldn’t bond with the marbled CF.

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Re: Chaparral Raffir Noble = Stunning

Postby rwasham » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:56 pm

Colorodo wrote:
Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:57 am
I would love these scales for my Manix2 I just couldn’t bond with the marbled CF.
I think these wouldmake great handles as sprints for other models. Or maybe someone will make them in the aftermarket world.


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