Question about Damascus blades

The W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company has a very rich history that began in 1889 when William Russell (“W.R.”), Jean, John, and Andrew Case began fashioning their knives and selling them along a wagon trail in upstate New York. The company has produced countless treasures and it continues to do so as one of the most collected brands in the world.
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Question about Damascus blades

Postby Bullard » Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:13 am

I've never owned a knife with a Damascus blade. I looking at acquiring a case stockman with this type blade. Do these blades require the same type of maintenance that a Case chrome Vanadium blade requires to prevent rust? Are they prone to rust?

Thank you in advance.

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Re: Question about Damascus blades

Postby olderdogs1 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:22 pm

Yes, Damascus blades will rust if not properly cared for.

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Re: Question about Damascus blades

Postby deo-pa » Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:56 pm

Here is an overview on caring for Damascus blades: http://www.knifeart.com/damascuscare.html

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