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Spyderco Byrd Cara Cara2 Folding Knife 3-3/4" Plain Flat-Ground Blade, G10 Handles - BY03GP2

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Part Number: SPBY03GP2
Manufacturer: Byrd Knives
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Description
SPBY03GP2: Cara Cara 2 G-10
byrd Knife Designed by Spyderco

Upgrade alert! byrd knives are the subject of a number of engineering refinements for 2010 with improved ergonomics, four-way clips and full-flat ground blades. Like Spyderco knives, byrd knives are subject to our penchant for C.Q.I. - Constant Quality Improvement. As manufacturing processes and material availability improves, so do the byrds.

The newest evolution of the Cara Cara is the Cara Cara2 with a G-10 handle. It has a full-flat ground high performance 8Cr13MoV blade. Shaped like a “comet” the hole in the blade symbolizes quality and careful manufacturing tolerances. On the blade’s spine is a group of crosshatching called jimping. Jimping enhances the thumb’s grip on top of the blade making cutting slip-resistant. Available for the first time with a four-way clip that carries tip-up/tip down or left/right-handed, it attaches inside a pant’s pocket where it rides deep and confidently. A finger choil enhances the ergonomic G-10 handle adding comfort and control. Mid-positioned back lock has a David Boye cut away dent, a safety feature allowing the handle to be tightly gripped without unintentionally releasing the lock.

Features
  • Ambidextrous tip-up/tip-down clip
  • Spine and choil jimping
  • Skeletonized nested handle liners
  • Screw construction
  • Phosphor bronze bushings for smooth open/close action
  • David Boye Dent
  • Full flat-ground blade
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3-3/4" (95 mm)
  • Cutting Edge: 3-3/16" (81 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: 1/8" (3 mm)
  • Overall Length: 8-1/2" (216 mm)
  • Closed Length: 4-3/4" (121 mm)
  • Hole Diameter: 15/32" (12 mm)
  • Blade Steel: 8Cr13MoV
  • Weight: 4.25 oz. (121 g)
  • Handle Material: Black G-10
  • Made in China

UPC Code: 716104400973

Lockback
Lockback
The lockback system has been used for many decades. It can usually be found on the knife spine and it provides a strong lockup that will wear well.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
8CR13 Stainless Steel
8CR13 Stainless Steel
Considered a value steel, 8Cr13 steel provides adequate corrosion resistance but with slightly more carbon than AUS-8, it will sharpen up and hold an edge better.
G10 Handles
G10 Handles
Formed in a sheet under high pressure by combining fiberglass and an epoxy resin binder. These handles are lightweight and shaped to ensure a solid grip.
4.118 (17 reviews)
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Trace
Cal
Feb 04, 2017
Pros: Ease of Opening, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use
Cons: None
Good larger EDC
This is a nice larger EDC. Rides comfortably in the pocket as it is thin. The materials are good for the price and the G10 feels much sturdier then the FRN versions (including the Meadowlark etc.). It did need some cleaning and easing of sharp edges, but overall a good buy.
5 out of 5
Jose
Spain
Jan 11, 2017
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Sheath, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
Fantastica
Precio calidad inmejorable, afiladisima, ligera, ergonómica, apertura y clip para zurdos, la usompara abrir cajas, paquetes, cortar papel, por poner una pega, va algo dura al principio, y los bordes , estal algo afilagos, un poco de lija y abrir,cerrar y ya es la navaja perfecta, tengo su hermana con mediosierra, para cartones mas duros. La recomiendo
4 out of 5
Leighton
ME
Jan 12, 2016
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Blade Sharpness, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: Overall Quality, None
It's comfortable and effect, a good knife for lighter tasks and food.
This is a good little knife, not too heavy, not too light--you know it's in your pocket but it's not burdensome, I don't think. It has a nice long blade, I found it best for food prep. I tried once to pick a piece of what I think was hardened drywall compound off the ground and when I stabbed into it at first, I curled the very tip of the knife, and then as I scraped the piece of the ground, the blade chipped a little bit--definitely not its intended use, but still be careful with this knife! It was very sharp, but the edge grind was uneven, in fact, the blade itself may have been skewed a little to one side (it was hard to tell). It worked fine for everything I used it for. I didn't know Spyderco was made in China, maybe not ideal but not the end of the world either--but, they tend to hide that in their pictures, sometimes the description will tell you, though.
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