TkoK83Spy wrote: ↑
Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:11 am
As I previously said I would do, I used this knife all week long at work and never cleaned it up. Looks like Flitz and mineral oil for the win again! You can see on the cleaned up picture with the show side, there appears to be a line on the blade. I'm not sure if I didn't buff it long enough (only did so for about 30 seconds), but atleast it's not an scratch that goes into, or beyond the coating. Though it's only been a week, TiCN seems to be holding up as well as DLC...thus far.
I've gotten "scratches" in both DLC and TiCN, but as people here suggested, the dlc scratches were actually trails of whatever I rubbed the blade against, and they buffed off with flitz. On my Pac Salt I haven't been able to buff out these scratches and they continue onto the edge, making me think they really are scratches through the coating. With that said, these were from scraping hard against rocks while cutting out buried roots in my garden, so they were well-earned and I have zero complaints about TiNC. Still, I don't think dlc would've scratched like that under the same circumstances.