Reply
Go Back   TexasBowhunter.com Community Discussion Forums > Topics > D-I-Y Projects
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-19-2019, 10:16 AM   #1
muzzlebrake
Pope & Young
 
muzzlebrake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Euless, Texas
Hunt In: Sterling County
Default Knife blade testing.

Just another twist on testing a blade to see how the edge holds up. This one is from some new steel I decided to try after reading about how tough it is. It came from Alpha knife supply. It's called 26C3. Has about 1.25% carbon and some chromium. Don't know the hardness but it's harder than woodpecker lips and will still shave hair after cutting up a paint can.
I might have to make me a set of steak knives out of this stuff one of these days.
https://www.facebook.com/stephen.pan...3633483980276/
Attached Images
 
muzzlebrake is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Old 09-19-2019, 10:18 AM   #2
haas0311
Pope & Young
 
haas0311's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: From La Vernia, Now live in Corpus Christi
Hunt In: Floresville and anywhere invited!
Default

if you want to get rid of that thing, I'd be willing to take her off your hands! Beautiful work!
haas0311 is online now   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Old 09-21-2019, 09:41 PM   #3
WildThings
Eight Point
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Mont Belvieu/Baytown
Hunt In: None at the moment
Default

Beautiful knife and it will kill!!
WildThings is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Old 09-21-2019, 10:52 PM   #4
MLAH
Six Point
 
MLAH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Default

^
MLAH is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Old 09-22-2019, 08:40 AM   #5
Bjankowski
Associate Sponsor
 
Bjankowski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Burleson Tex.
Hunt In: Texas
Default

That's the only way to fly bro; I have always tested, normally before I attach a handle in case it needs a re-heat treat or more tempering. I've chopped nails, bolts one time with a chopper I tested on a 3/4 galvanized pipe. I have a box of white tail antlers that I chop on before I put a handle on all my knives. And I also like to break on in half every now and then to make sure the grain structure is correct. Good job Steven keep on keeping on bro.
Bjankowski is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Old 09-22-2019, 10:28 AM   #6
muzzlebrake
Pope & Young
 
muzzlebrake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Euless, Texas
Hunt In: Sterling County
Default

Thanks Bob. I'm having a blast with this steel. It's gonna make me some forever steak knives one of these days.
Here's some more abuse I did on this EDC this morning. https://www.facebook.com/stephen.pan...0951296581828/
muzzlebrake is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright 1999-2012, TexasBowhunter.com