What do you think about this budget karambit?, i like a lot! AUS8A

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What do you think about this budget karambit?, i like a lot! AUS8A

What do you think about this budget karambit?, i like a lot! AUS8A

http://www.tao-bao.es/p-19801415106-Aire-libre-AUS-8A-de-acero-de-peque%C3%B1o-escorpi%C3%B3n-garra-de-la-garra-del-%C3%A1guila-cuchillo-de-mango-de-Micarta-del-escorpi%C3%B3n-garra-del-cuchillo-de-envoltura-enviar-K.html

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If it’s Chinese made it won’t be AUS 8A. That’s a Japanese steel. It’s probably 8Cr13MoV, which is good as long as it has a good heat treatment.

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Freman wrote:
If it’s Chinese made it won’t be AUS 8A. That’s a Japanese steel. It’s probably 8Cr13MoV, which is good as long as it has a good heat treatment.

But the y-start knives are aus8 too, i don’t think that all have a false steel.

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It’s easier to print AUS-8A on a knife than to import a Japanese steel. Some more info from this Ebay auction, apparently 1200 made, each individually numbered, and 59 HRC. If you like it Xatu, why not get one?

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Because i don’t know if it is a good budget knife or its quality is like a fake chinese knife. But it seems pretty sturdy, full tang and impressive blade.
And, i know that y-start is for fixed knives like enlan etc for folders and they made it with aus8.

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I understand your caution. Even Jacky of Exduct said there are fake Sanrenmu etc.

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It does look like a sturdy enough little knife.

Not too pricey either.

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I just buy it Wink

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No comments, it seems that this karambit hasn’t success.

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Did you get it? What are your thoughts?

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It’s shipped but still it hasn’t come.
Over the paper it seems good enough. It isn’t a fake or copy from a company, it’s only a chinese product with good price. I hope a thing like Enlan folders and so.

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