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Damascus Knife Blades and Rust #8051736 11/16/20 12:34 AM
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What is the best protectant to protect damascus knife blades from rusting?

Re: Damascus Knife Blades and Rust [Re: fishdfly] #8051856 11/16/20 02:40 AM
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I use a light coat of wd40 or CLP...if it's a knife ya cut food with, then you can use a little olive oil

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that wd40 is the cats meow bang


hold on Newt, we got a runaway
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EDCi

Re: Damascus Knife Blades and Rust [Re: fishdfly] #8054237 11/17/20 10:37 PM
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Any vegetable oil can go rancid if it's a kitchen knife, mineral oil won't and works well. For a hunting knife I prefer Rem Oil myself.


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Re: Damascus Knife Blades and Rust [Re: fishdfly] #8054330 11/17/20 11:44 PM
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Thanks

Re: Damascus Knife Blades and Rust [Re: fishdfly] #8054772 11/18/20 01:07 PM
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Carnauba Wax!

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Ill second what Bjan said.. you wouldnt think it but the Carnauba wax... builds up and shines and lasts.

Re: Damascus Knife Blades and Rust [Re: colt45] #8055234 11/18/20 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by colt45
that wd40 is the cats meow bang


for so many things

Re: Damascus Knife Blades and Rust [Re: fishdfly] #8059188 11/21/20 09:45 PM
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I only build, buy and use damascus, Never stainless steel. I hand wash and dry when used. Then about once a year I clean them up with various products.


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Re: Damascus Knife Blades and Rust [Re: Dave Davidson] #8062094 11/24/20 02:04 AM
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What kind of products do you like to use to clean your knife?

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