Separate names with a comma.
The Garm has been discontinued for a couple of years now.
I would expect to see Chinese cutlery makers running into the same production problems that other manufacturers in China are. Bear in mind it's...
Well..at least they're honest :)
ZDP-189, HAP40, Cowry-X....but R2 is the most commonly available
Many knives made in China are represented as using "Japanese VG10" but are actually using
the Chinese equivalent steel 10Cr15CoMoV.
Does that knife have a name, model or maker?
Yes I believe you're absolutely right. CCK has their address I think printed on the blade and I remembered seeing 上海.
old thread but...the VG10 FKs are very good. The 3G ones are very very good. I notice a considerable
increase in edge retention with the SG2/R2...
No such term really as "Oriental cleaver". I would guess that to be a China made Chinese Cleaver. The character for water 水 is the same in Chinese...
There are two versions of this knife. The first ones made for SOG USA with the "Box" SOG logo,
which were never contracted and sold in the US....
They can be found in a couple stores in Japan. Don't think any place in US has them.
Fury (Owner-Joy Enterprises) is a Florida based importer around since 1941. Their brands include FURY and MUSTANG. Their product lineup is heavily...
It's not that simple. Japan and China are completely different on many levels. Taiwan and China are also different.
Probably not different enough to be a choice factor.
I "think" Victorinox uses x50CrMo a variant of Krupp 4116.
Can you post a picture of your "Abe Co" knife?
First off, there are several ways to interpret the term "Japanese knife".
1) A knife made in Japan...
Definitely Chinese writing, design looks like a typical Duck Slicer.
The only kanji left complete are 包用 at the bottom which
doesn't help in...
Blade HQ carries several leather sheaths for 5 1/4" folders. I am personally partial to weaved leather for vintage classics.
Mcusta in Seki makes the Silky saws. They used to make the Browning folding saws, as well as the folding knife "Ice Storm" for Browning in the 1990s.
Thanks for that. I didn't even notice the clamshell thinking it was part of the photo due to the speckled background. lol