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pennman
07-20-2012, 04:26 PM
Who is making knives from 440c nowadays? I know Benchmade makes them. Any commercial or custom makers still using it routinely with proper hardening? I know there are better high performance small carbide steels out there and I have multiple knives made from them, but I want a good 440c knife.

pkb
07-20-2012, 04:37 PM
A lot of people are saying great things about Carpenter CTS-XHP, which is similar in a lot of ways to 440C (some describe it as 440C on steroids). I bet a few different makers might take you up on a 440C blade, though.

Benuser
07-20-2012, 04:55 PM
Here a recent thread on the subject

www.kitchenknifeforums.com/showthread.php/6988-440C-Kitchen-Knives?highlight=440c

Regards. Bernard