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I found myself needing a longer bread knife recently, and after checking some different sites, I ordered a Spyderco 10" from BladeHQ (along with a Launch 6 Big Grin ).

It says that it's made with MBS-26 steel. I've never heard of it before. Anyone in the know? Are there any precautions I need to be aware of?

Thanks for any advice you can offer.



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Here,
 
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Thanks for that.
With less Mo, and no Co and V, it just won't be as strong or hard as VG-10. But should be good enough to cut my English muffins adequately. Smile



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I have a sneaky suspicion that it will hold up a bit better. Due to the fact it has a better polished edge retention.
 
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