LC200 N or H1 whats the difference?

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Re: LC200 N or H1 whats the difference?

Postby ladybug93 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:50 pm

i live in hawaii and carry a pacific salt se every day in my waistband. i started carrying it as a backup and in case i find myself at the beach. it’s always in my waistband when i am in the ocean, pool, or when i work out. i only ever rinse it when sand gets in the pivot at the beach. i’ve never had an issue with it. i’ve had it for two years now and haven’t even had to sharpen it. granted, i don’t use the blade too often because i usually use whatever other pe blade i’m carrying as my main edc, but i use it occasionally. it could probably stand to be touched up, but it still cuts fine.

i have a friend with a pe and a se pacific salt and he loves them both. lc200n should have better edge retention in pe though and i’m really looking forward to the native salt for that reason. i’d love to have a spydiechef if i could afford it though.

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Re: LC200 N or H1 whats the difference?

Postby Surfingringo » Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:58 pm

Doeswhateveraspidercan wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:30 pm
Surfingringo wrote:
Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:21 pm
Lc200n has better edge retention in plain edge. It's definitely no maxamet, haha, but it significantly outperforms H1 in my use. The problem with both of these steels is a lack of strength which can cause edge deformation when cutting harder media. H1 seems to be much more prone to that deformation and because of that will go dull almost immediately if pushed beyond its capabilities. Lc200n performs much better in that regard. My theory is this is largely a result of hardness. I believe Spyderco is getting their Lc200n to around 59 where H1 (if I had to guess) is probably closer to the mid 50's. Long story short, pe Lc200n meets my performance threshold for an everyday use knife or a fish cleaning knife, whereas pe H1 comes in a bit below that threshold.
I just saw where a knife you have collaberated on with Spyderco is coming to market, can you tell us all more?
Hi doeswhatever, I'm happy to answer any specific questions you have but you might find some answers in this thread that is already going.
http://www.spyderco.com/forumII/viewtop ... t=waterway

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Re: LC200 N or H1 whats the difference?

Postby sal » Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:02 pm

I just got a sample of the Waterway. What a great piece. Good job Lance, Good job Spyderco.

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Re: LC200 N or H1 whats the difference?

Postby vivi » Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:35 pm

I'm pretty excited to try one.
Current carry rotation:

Pacific Salt 2 LC200N | Manix XL M4 DLC | Aqua Salt

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Re: LC200 N or H1 whats the difference?

Postby KnickKnackCity » Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:04 pm

sal wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:02 pm
I just got a sample of the Waterway. What a great piece. Good job Lance, Good job Spyderco.

sal
This is fantastic news.

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Re: LC200 N or H1 whats the difference?

Postby Doeswhateveraspidercan » Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:07 pm

I will buy this!


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