Starling 2 -- blade steel?

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Starling 2 -- blade steel?

Postby Ecchi-Spud » Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:01 pm

Just received the mid-year Product Guide, and one of the new items listed (in fact, the very last one in the guide) is the byrd Starling 2 -- looks to be very similar to the Finch 2 (another knife I've been tempted by . . . but that's a story for elsewhere). However, I'm confused over exactly what the blade steel is on the Starling 2. The description and specifications on the product guide indicate it's 8Cr13MoV. However, if you look at the images of the knife itself, it says CTS-BD1.

Just trying to clear up any confusion.

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Re: Starling 2 -- blade steel?

Postby ManekUEMF » Fri Jun 24, 2016 4:53 pm

Good catch and good question.

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Re: Starling 2 -- blade steel?

Postby araneae » Sat Jun 25, 2016 8:10 am

It's possible it will be bd1 if it's the same maker as the crow/raven. Either way, I need one. I'm surprised it is happening this quick, i just brought up the idea in November.
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Re: Starling 2 -- blade steel?

Postby JediKnife » Sun Jun 26, 2016 12:17 pm

What is the difference between the Finch 2 and the Starling 2?

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Re: Starling 2 -- blade steel?

Postby sal » Sun Jun 26, 2016 12:27 pm

The G-10 Starling should be BD1. The finch and Starling are two designs about the same size. The Finch has a finger choil and the Starling does not.

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Re: Starling 2 -- blade steel?

Postby Ecchi-Spud » Sun Jun 26, 2016 1:59 pm

Muchas Gracias!!

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Re: Starling 2 -- blade steel?

Postby JediKnife » Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:28 pm

One of each then for me! :-)

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Re: Starling 2 -- blade steel?

Postby sal » Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:34 pm

The Starling is a very nice piece and has not really had a change to show itself. It's still pretty new since the upgrades.

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Re: Starling 2 -- blade steel?

Postby araneae » Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:35 pm

Will this be dropping soon Sal? I have a coworker that I was planning to gift a LBK to and will wait if its close. And of course I need one too! :)
So many knives, so few pockets... :)
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