Oh Don't get me wrong Brother because it's like I said the Byrd line would be great for a younger guy who doesn't have a lot of disposable cash to maybe snag one of Spyderco's top quality blades. I was just making the point that the two brands really aren't comparable. It's almost like comparing a Timex to a Rolex>> maybe not that far apart but you get the pointskeeg11 wrote: ↑Fri Jul 17, 2020 5:11 pmPoint well taken. I guess I bent the rules a bit because they are under the purview of Sal Glessar. Cousins if you will. The OP alluded to an affinity for the Resilience and bang for the buck and since the Byrds are made from 8CRMOV13 as is the Resilience I may have overstepped. Spyderco does 8CR13MOV very well. In my experience the 8CR13MOV in my Byrd Hawkbill is pretty durn good, too. In fact, until they release a serrated Siren, I may have to pick up a serrated Cara Cara Rescue in the interim.JD Spydo wrote: ↑Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:28 pmI don't think that the Byrd models qualify>> but I'll admit that for someone who can't yet afford a Spyder they might be a good starting point.
It's hard to argue against the Delica, Endura or Native models. All of those models give you a lot for what you pay for them.
And if you can get any of the three of them in better blade steels it's even better yet IMO.
I'm with you there 100%.. I like USA steels like Crucible & Carpenter. And I've always had an affinity for GOLDEN, CO USA Earth made Spyderco knives.
Yes, me too