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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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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.

  • 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
  • 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

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.
4.067 (15 reviews)
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4 out of 5
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.
4 out of 5
Emmanuel L
Alcove, Qc
Aug 16, 2012
Pros: Handle Material, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, None
Cons: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness
a cheap ffg endura 4 in G10 imitation
nice EDC, viable as a weapon of opportunity if self defense would be a necessity. The material are nice, the mid quality G10 is nice, not slick nor too grippy. The ergonomics are excellent and the lock-up seem solid enough. The jimped choils are a welcomed feature. The only thing found lacking is the fit and finish. The grind of the releaf edge is a little un-even and one of the liner isn't flush with the lock bar at the blade pivot leaving some space in between on mine. So that been said you do get what you pay for, except for the designing cost that went in the spyderco Endura, while still having a sweet knife for the money.
1 out of 5
Oct 11, 2011
Pros: None
Cons: Pocket Clip
Low quality
The clip broke off the knife the first time I used it.
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