My first & gateway knife - Ganzo Firebird F759M

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by KCCO, Jul 15, 2020.

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  1. KCCO


    Jul 15, 2020
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  2. zuluninja

    zuluninja boricua grinder Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 25, 2009
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  3. Lee D

    Lee D Basic Member Basic Member

    May 27, 2013
    I normally don’t eat popcorn for breakfast, but....
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  4. Rykjeklut

    Rykjeklut Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    May 23, 2018
    Oh boy.
    Welcome to the forums :thumbsup:
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  5. MacLaren1

    MacLaren1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 15, 2014
    Man, that sure does favor a Spyderco, doesn't it!
  6. NorthernSouthpaw

    NorthernSouthpaw Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2014 yeah.............. Well, you see........
    .............. uh
    Welcome to the forum!
    Please tell me that you have since moved on to something a bit less........ polarizing.
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  7. jideta

    jideta Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 8, 2020
    Someone should explain...
    Before I joined here, I thought a ganzo was something Ted Nugent did.
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  8. RealVendetta


    Sep 30, 2019
    Lol its every week now. :rolleyes:
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  9. fonedork

    fonedork Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    Your fingers bend backwards
  10. gazz98


    Sep 3, 2008
    Welcome to the forums.

    Ok, I'll bite. If you are wondering what some of the responses are to your first post, I will try to explain.

    I would guess the majority of the folks (ie. > 51%) at BFs are not fans of Ganzo knives. They have a rep/history of clones/counterfeits. This doesn't sit well with many of us. The knife you bought sure looks like a Spyderco Delica 4.

    In the future, if you need a new knife and are working with a tight budget, post here, there are plenty of good knives at various price points. We are happy to help.
  11. gotgoat

    gotgoat Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 2, 2016
    man what a great kniffe
  12. KCCO


    Jul 15, 2020
    Thanks all

    First of all, I forgot to clarify that I'm not from the US, so the selection at my place is pretty limited, not to mention I need to pay more than what people here paid due to importation and currency exchange. What might be called cheap and budget here can easily become pretty expensive for me, and stuffs like Benchmade and Spyderco is straight away expensive.

    Btw, aside from Spyderco Delica 4, this F759M also looks like Byrd Meadowlark 2
  13. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    Can't tell if you are serious or just a troll. Go do some research on ganzo and come back to us with what you think.
  14. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
  15. abcdef


    Oct 28, 2005
    We were all new once.
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  16. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    Are you serious?
  17. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    And most of us learned the difference between right and wrong.
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  18. Yo Mama

    Yo Mama

    Sep 25, 2011
    With the Boyd dent and all! Dang you ganzo, dang you to heck!
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  19. 22-rimfire

    22-rimfire Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 20, 2005
    Welcome to BF. A Ganzo is about the last knife I would buy. But any knife is better than no knife, even a counterfeit or a close copy of a Spyderco. I used to buy a lot of SOG knives back when I first joined here. That stopped almost instantly when they offered a knife that was very similar to a Spyderco. But I do understand completely a higher cost is due to currency, VAT taxes, importation taxes, and so forth; at least you got yourself a knife.

    One of the nice things about the US is the lack of import fees on many things.
  20. Cvrobinson

    Cvrobinson Going to hell, I’ll be back, anyone need anything Gold Member

    Dec 19, 2017
    OP your timing is perfect :thumbsup:
    Today is J in the ABC thread :thumbsup:
    Already posted my JYD, Junk Yard Dog
    Junk still up for grabs :p:p:p:D
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