TomAiello wrote: ↑
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:46 am
Doeswhateveraspidercan wrote: ↑
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:06 pm
Police FRN is worth considering but I do not want anymore rusty steels like K390.
For me it's _only_ worth considering because of the K390, which is one of my favorite steels.
Different folks, as they say...
Yep different, if it rusts like K390 does, it defeats one of my primary requests for a folder. Sure it is a great steel but not all steels with a single great characteristic make it with me. Others may focus on that one characteristic to the exclusion of all else but I have come to prefer a balance in my steel that goes like this.
VG-10 and LC200N both will carry a high degree of sharpness higher than the heavy carbide steels. Both will resist corrosion LC200N is just plain rust proof. Both are stupid fast to sharpen. VG-10 is the only steel I have ever experienced that the ultra fine sharpmaker stones bring out tree topping hair shaving sharpness in with only 20 strokes per side at 15 degrees.
I do appreciate K390 but will never buy another knife with that steel, the lowest I will ever go into the yeas it will rust steels will be M4 that stuff is very impressive in my Military.
Since experiencing VG-10 & LC200N I have lost interest in many steels for the most part.
My favorite steels have become in this order , VG-10, LC200N, Elmax,S90V it is allot like S110V but there is just something about it and the way it cuts and how the edge takes a honing that agrees with me better. CTS-204P, M390,S110V, S35VN,M4, HAP40, TOFUKU2,S30V, K390.
There are some more carpenter steels in collection but not use will have to decide on them later