Is Strider Knives Still In Business?

In an early morning social media post, Mick Strider just announced that Strider Knives will be closing its doors. “The last Strider Knives will be sold at Blade Show 2017, at the end of which we will strike the Strider Knives colors,” Strider wrote.

Why are Strider knives so expensive?

Those knives are expensive and are sold according to the law of supply and demand. If there is a demand it’s cause: a) Somes people have a use for those knives. b) Somes people want to look like the people who have a use for those knives.

Who is Marisa Strider?

Marisa Strider Knives Custom Tanto Fixed Blade-Strider Forged Damascus[/caption] [product sku=”msk”] Marisa Strider is a knife maker and protégé extraordinaire of hubby and master knife maker Mick Strider. Marisa’s keen eye, attention to detail, and superior skills are evident in every knife she puts her name on.

What is psf27 steel?

PSF 27 is a premium powdered metal tool steel. Supplied by DanSpray. PSF 27 has an enhanced D2 chemical composition making it ideal for many cold work applications requiring higher toughness and higher wear resistance than D2.

What does Strider SMF stand for?

SMF is well known to stand for ” Strider Military Folder ” as it was one of the folders made specifically for Military needs. SnG is a little more sensitive but if you search hard enough you can find the answer because some idiot made it public a couple years ago.

Is D2 better than S30V?

S30V is a higher-tier knife steel compared to D2. It generally has higher corrosion resistance, toughness, ease of sharpening, and edge retention. It’s a really well-balanced steel, but it’s more expensive. D2 is cheaper, but not as good as S30V as it rusts easier and is harder to sharpen.

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Is D2 steel good for knife blades?

D2 is a good choice for making knives due to its extremely high wear resistance and excellent edge retention. Plus, it offers good hardness and adequate toughness. With its high chromium content, it also offers good resistance to corrosion and will survive use in wet and humid conditions.

Is psf27 steel stainless?

It does not fully qualify as stainless; it also hasn’t been very difficult to take care of for me.