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Stuff We Like: Byrd Robin knife

Readers are always writing in asking about what’s the best knife for the money. Well, there are plenty of good options out there but one of my favorites right now is the Byrd Robin ($28; ). It’s a lock-back folder with a 2.5-inch stainless steel long blade (serrated or plain edge) and weighs just 2.2 ounces. The lock-back function is solid. You can open it one-handed and, once locked out, the blade is solid. No wobbling back and forth at all. The handle is made of molded FRN plastic that’s strong and grippy. It also comes with a pocket clip and a hole for a lanyard so—hopefully— you won’t lose your new knife. Most importantly, the Robin just feels good in your hand. Here’s another little factoid: Byrd knives are actually manufactured by Spyderco, which makes super high-quality, durable—and sometimes funky-looking—knives. Byrd is just their entry-level line, and perfect for Scouts like you.

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8 Comments on Stuff We Like: Byrd Robin knife

  1. Knife Xpert 157 (aka Chad 101) // October 20, 2011 at 1:49 pm // Reply

    I would take a Buck 110 hunter or a Buck 55 hunter over this. (because it is made in America)

    • knives made in china could be just as good because they could make it better for cheaper and they made to the specifications from the company so basically there telling them how they want it mad

  2. Yeah, it looks pretty beast mode if you ask me. I wish I had enough money to buy it.

  3. this knife is so awesome because its small and sharp and looks coll

  4. thats a weird lookin knife

  5. wasabii guy // June 26, 2010 at 5:34 pm // Reply

    i just looked this knife and is awsome!!!!

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