Where are the Byrds made?

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Where are the Byrds made?

Postby SpyderEdgeForever » Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:50 pm

Are they manufactured in mainland China, or in Taiwan, or where?


Also, how could I get one of the original Cara Cara FRNs?

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby sal » Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:35 pm

Hi
SpyderEdgeForever,

All of the byrds are made in Mainland China.

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby SpyderEdgeForever » Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:34 am

Thank you, sal. I am considering purchasing a Cara Cara FRN 2, with combo-edge.

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby sal » Sat Oct 25, 2014 11:05 am

It's a popular model and customers seem to like it. We're working with a new maker, well actually the management team of the old maker began their own factory when the owner went out of business. They current production is better than ever.

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby ASmitty » Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:12 pm

Can't wait to try out a G10 Cara Cara. I'll be ordering one this week.

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby Screwdriver » Tue Nov 04, 2014 5:45 pm

I have no issues with Byrds being made in China. I feel Sal makes Byrds in China as a way to bring legitimate Spyderco designs into the hands of people that cannot afford, or just want a quality knife.

Plus the Byrd profits allow Sal and his family a night once a month at Casa Bonita.

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby bearfacedkiller » Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:43 pm

Screwdriver wrote:I have no issues with Byrds being made in China. I feel Sal makes Byrds in China as a way to bring legitimate Spyderco designs into the hands of people that cannot afford, or just want a quality knife.

Plus the Byrd profits allow Sal and his family a night once a month at Casa Bonita.
Once in a lifetime is enough Casa Bonita for me. :eek:
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sal wrote:Knife afi's are pretty far out, steel junky's more so, but "edge junky's" are just nuts. :p
SpyderEdgeForever wrote: Also, do you think a kangaroo would eat a bowl of spagetti with sauce if someone offered it to them?

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby Screwdriver » Thu Nov 06, 2014 8:25 am

bearfacedkiller wrote:
Screwdriver wrote:I have no issues with Byrds being made in China. I feel Sal makes Byrds in China as a way to bring legitimate Spyderco designs into the hands of people that cannot afford, or just want a quality knife.

Plus the Byrd profits allow Sal and his family a night once a month at Casa Bonita.
Once in a lifetime is enough Casa Bonita for me. :eek:
You sir are the enemy of fun.....Casa Bonita is why marijuana was legalized in Colorado. It is a national treasure of this great nation.

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby bearfacedkiller » Thu Nov 06, 2014 10:16 am

I do believe that it is a cultural experience and a national treasure but the food is just aweful. It is certainly unique and entertaining but it is the school lunch equivalent of Mexican food. I think every American should go at least once in their lifetime but if they chose to stick to margaritas while there that might not be a bad idea. :) I moved to Colorado many years ago and it was one of the first things I did when I got here. I was so excited. I had no idea the Glesser family were such big Casa Bonita fans. :D
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sal wrote:Knife afi's are pretty far out, steel junky's more so, but "edge junky's" are just nuts. :p
SpyderEdgeForever wrote: Also, do you think a kangaroo would eat a bowl of spagetti with sauce if someone offered it to them?

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby Screwdriver » Thu Nov 06, 2014 3:26 pm

I was born in Golden.....off Colfax on a street called Youngfield Rd. Casa Bonita's does suck, but when it opened it was in line with the crap that most Mexican places in Denver made. My Grandmother used to loves some Mexican joint, don't remember the name, but she loved that they used traditional Mexican ground beef in the crunchy tacos.

Anyhow, when I moved to Los Angeles, I learned what real Mexican food tastes like.

Casa Bonita is still a great place to visit for the first time, bring kids to....or when you are stoned. If you go for the food, then I would question your sanity.

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby bearfacedkiller » Thu Nov 06, 2014 4:15 pm

Yup, Youngfield and Colfax, I work real close to there. It is quite developed over there now.
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sal wrote:Knife afi's are pretty far out, steel junky's more so, but "edge junky's" are just nuts. :p
SpyderEdgeForever wrote: Also, do you think a kangaroo would eat a bowl of spagetti with sauce if someone offered it to them?

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby Screwdriver » Thu Nov 06, 2014 4:40 pm

bearfacedkiller wrote:Yup, Youngfield and Colfax, I work real close to there. It is quite developed over there now.
Yeah, freaks me out. When I was a kid, we would walk for what seems like miles in the snow through the woods. My grandfather was a main contractor and built most of the homes around there. We just sold his house that he built and lived in.....

http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1270- ... 3177_zpid/" target="_blank

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Re: Where are the Byrds made?

Postby defenestrate » Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:54 pm

Your grandfather had good taste. That house is gorgeous.


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