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Old 04-04-2013, 11:06 AM   #736
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Originally Posted by Ceemack View Post

Stainless steel or carbon? Carbon steel, hands down. You'll probably have to sharpen the knife at least once while you're stuck, and carbon steel takes a LOT less effort to sharpen. It's also less prone to breakage.

A great deal of information above . . . .. most opinion, of course, as most things are . . . . perhaps informed opnion, but opinion nonetheless.

However, there are stainless alloys these days that are more easily sharpened, and non-stainless (carbon) steel that is very difficult to sharpen . . . old knoweldge dies hard . . . . . .
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:04 PM   #737
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