BY10 Robin

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BY10GP

The intermediate size BY10 Robin was introduced in 2006 with stainless steel handles (Robin SS). Variations with G-10 handles (Robin G-10) and FRN handles (Robin Lightweight) were introduced in 2007.

Appearance in catalogs

The BY10 Robin appeared in the following catalogs:

  • Byrd 2006 (SS)
  • Spyderco 2007 (SS, G-10)
  • Spyderco 2008 (SS, G-10, Lightweight)
  • Spyderco 2009 (SS, G-10, Lightweight)

Designer

Spyderco

History, mentionings from the forums etc.

  • First comments in the Spyderco forum after the Robin SS was introduced.

Information from the Spyderco catalog on the web

BY10:

"The Robin’s intermediate size makes it a winning crossover for both office or weekend carry. Its stainless steel handle is champhered for ergonomic pinch-free cutting that reduces user fatigue and discomfort. The steel handle offers just enough weight to reassuringly remind you it’s in your pocket, ready when you are. Jimping (texturing) at the spine and choil keep the folder firmly in your grip creating more purchase and control even when cutting strenuously or for long periods of time. Hollow-ground, the blade is made with high carbon 8Cr13MoV and available with a plainedge or fully serrated cutting surface. A tip-up/tip-down right- hand pocket clip lets you to clip the folder inside a pocket or waistband."[1]

See also: BY10G [2], BY10BK [3]

Variations

The BY10 are made in China and all have a Back Lock with Boye dent. The Robin G-10 and Robin Lightweight variations have a screw construction.

Variations of the Robin 1

SKU Handle Edge(s) Steel From/To MSRP Note Number made Grind Clip Clip positions
BY10 Stainless Steel PE SE 8Cr13Mov 2006- 27.95$ (2008) Robin SS N/A Hollow Metal RH, TD/TU
BY10G Black G-10 PE SE 8Cr13Mov 2007- 31.95$ (2008) Robin G-10 N/A Hollow Metal LH/RH, TU
BY10BK Black FRN PE SE 8Cr13Mov 2007- 25.95$ (2008) Robin Lightweight N/A Hollow Metal LH/RH, TD/TU

Variations of the Robin 2

SKU Handle Edge(s) Steel From/To MSRP Note Number made Grind Clip Clip positions
BY10BKP2 Black Stainless Steel PE Black oxide coated 8Cr13Mov 2015- Black oxide coated hardware N/A Full Flat Black 4-way LH/RH, TD/TU

Most collectible variation

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Technical information

Measurements (mm and grams) of the BY10 Robin:

Variation Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Comet width Blade thickness Weights
BY10 148mm 84mm 64mm 48mm 11mm 2.5mm 88g
BY10G 148mm 84mm 64mm 48mm 11mm 2.5mm 72g
BY10BK 148mm 84mm 64mm 48mm 11mm 2.5mm 61g

Measurements (inches and ounces) of the BY10 Robin:

Variation Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Comet width Blade thickness Weights
BY10 5 13/16" 3 5/16" 2 1/2" 1 7/8" 7/16" 3/32" 3.1oz
BY10G 5 13/16" 3 5/16" 2 1/2" 1 7/8" 7/16" 3/32" 2.5oz
BY10BK 5 13/16" 3 5/16" 2 1/2" 1 7/8" 7/16" 3/32" 2.2oz

References

  1. The BY10 Robin SS in Spyderco's online catalog
  2. The BY10G Robin G-10 in Spyderco's online catalog
  3. The BY10BK Robin Lightweight in Spyderco's online catalog

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