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Discussion in 'Non-Firearm Weapons' started by poilu, Jan 4, 2008.

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  1. poilu

    poilu Member

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    what kind of stainless steel is schrade+? while i'm at it, what kind of stainless is my buck 110? thanks.
     
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    Schrade "plus"

    It's actually not a single type of steel.

    I've seen that stamp on at least three different kinds of steel, and one of those was carbon steel, not stainless.

    I'll see if I can find a reference, but one was 420HC (stainless), and the carbon steel was a 4-digit number starting with 10 (10xx).

    Think of it as more of a "branding" thing, as opposed to a "type" thing.
     
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    Schrade used 1095 in their carbon knives. Usually, the Schrade+ stamp was used to indicate stainless steel, though it wouldn't surpirse me that some carbon were stamped that way as well.

    Buck is a 420HC, currentely. While many folks say bad stuff about 420 steel, it is fine for utility purposes and Buck is very good at heat treating it.
     
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    I should also add that some variations of the 110 (such as the Cabelas Alaskan Guide 110) come in premium steels, such as 154cm. Expect to pay a premium compared to a standard 110, which should set you back about $26 at wally.
     
  5. poilu

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    thanks guys. the schrade that got me thinking was a lb7.
     
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