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Fantastic Folder Showdown 5

Bryd is Spyderco’s budget line of knives. The knives are contracted out to a Chinese knife manufacturer. Many claim that Sanrenmu is the primary knife manufacturer for Spyderco, but Ganzo may also be their manufacturer.

The Meadowlark 2 is a copy of Spyderco Delica 4 with a few tweaks and the addition of pronounced choil jimping. The spine also has jimping to assist with precision control during tasks like feather sticking.

It features a full-flat grind which is an option on some Delica 4 models.

The Fiberglass-reinforced Nylon (FRN) handle has a bi-directional texture for increased control and grip.

Like the Delica 4 it has a four-position clip that supports all possible carry positions.

The 8Cr13MoV is made by Ahonest Cangjiang in China. It is a good budget steel and is used primarily by Spyderco, Kershaw and SOG.

Rating 1 being the best and 5 being the worst

Edge Retention 3
Best corrosion Resistance 3
One-handed Closing 2
Handle purchase 2
Feel in the Hand (Comfort) 3
Ease of operation 2
Fit and Finish 2
Weight 2

Spyderco Byrd Meadowlark2 Black FRN PlainEdge Knife