Chicago Cultery steel

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Art In Colorado
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Chicago Cultery steel

Postby Art In Colorado » Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:58 pm

Does any one know what kind of steel the original knives were made of?

kootenay joe
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Re: Chicago Cultery steel

Postby kootenay joe » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:49 am

Which knives are you asking about, the kitchen knives or the folding knives which were made by Schrade & Camillus ?
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Re: Chicago Cultery steel

Postby mrwatch » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:55 pm

Not sure about the kitchen knives of the early years. But their sure is a lot of the newer ones in the thrift stores cheap. Must be a reason for that other than people do not know how to sharpen. I have read they are not quality.

Art In Colorado
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Re: Chicago Cultery steel

Postby Art In Colorado » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:35 am

I am only aware of the kitchen knives from the 1970's. We have a boneing knife from that time that was my father's in-law. I remember he had bought a whole set back then. I know today they are cheap imports.


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