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#6490988 - 10/11/16 03:44 PM Kershaw knives?
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Got a Kershaw knife from House of Blades in Fort Worth. Blade has S35VN; was told made special for HOB. Any information on the quality?
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#6491151 - 10/11/16 05:31 PM Re: Kershaw knives? [Re: Slimpickin]
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If I remember correctly, its a metal that was originally made for knives, to hold an edge and be corrosion resistant. Should be pretty good. Im sure I have a couple of knives made with it.
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#6503524 - 10/19/16 11:49 PM Re: Kershaw knives? [Re: Slimpickin]
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Edited by maleroads (10/19/16 11:50 PM)
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#6513743 - 10/26/16 08:48 PM Re: Kershaw knives? [Re: maleroads]
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Originally Posted By: maleroads

The steel 8Cr13MoV is a medium priced Chinese steel. I have a CRKT knife with a similar 8Cr14MoV steel. They take an excellent edge but are only moderate in edge holding ability. If you use your knife constantly, it's not the best choice. If your usage is moderate and you don't mind touching up the blade after a few uses it's not bad. It's more of a semi stainless than stainless. The knife brings back memories because it's very similar to a Barlow which was my dad's favorite knife.
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#6533485 - 11/08/16 04:55 PM Re: Kershaw knives? [Re: Slimpickin]
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They make a good blade. I have had a couple and pleased with all three.
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