This is Buck's standard blade material because it approaches the wear resistance of high carbon alloys while delivering the corrosion resistance of chromium stainless steels. Add our exclusive heat-treat process and you have a very user-friendly combination of superior corrosion resistance with excellent strength for wear resistance and durability. You also have a blade that is easy to resharpen. For best performance we harden to a Rockwell hardness of Rc 58.
Multiple Blade Shapes
I've carried my little Lancer for over forty years now. Bought it in the Navy Exchange in Vietnam when I was in the Riverine Force and carried it from there onwards through the rest of my Navy career (31 years). Would not think of being without it! At times I also carried larger knives, usually sheath, but for some things the little Lancer was the "go to". Lost it a couple of times, but found it again. What can I say--45 years of service and still razor sharp!
I really enjoy this Buck Knife. It holds a good edge..... just the right size for your pocket... i have skinned deer that has been harvested with my knife. It is an all around the farm kinda of knife..... every country boy should have there own...