Versatile with their edgy look and super sharp blades, Caveman Ultimo Knives have been one of our best-selling knives. Perfect for both indoor and outdoor use, our tribe of outdoorsy men and grill masters rely on their Ultimo knives for their cooking and outdoor adventures.
There is no need to think if you should get the Ultimo 1 or the Ultimo 2 - you must get both! But when to use, what to expect and just what are the things you should know between these two beast knives from Cavemanstyle.
The main difference between the Ultimo knives is the kind of steel they are made of. Ultimo 1 is made of stainless steel strength 54-56hrc while Ultimo 2 is made of high carbon steel strength 58-61hrc.
Stainless Steel vs High Carbon Steel
Composition wise, these two types of steel differ when it comes to their alloy content. Carbon steel has less than 10.5% alloy while a stainless steel must have has higher than 10.5%.
Stainless steel's main advantage is its resistance to rust while carbon steel can corrode. But do you know that Carbon steel knives are preferred by professional cooks? Simply because Carbon steel is more durable, abrasion-resistant and retains its shape even though it can be brittle.
If you don't want a blade to rust or you think your activities exposes you more to water and moisture, bring your Ultimo 1 with you.
If you demand strength and a reliable blade to keep up with your lifestyle, the Ultimo 2 is your best buddy. Nonetheless, both Ultimo 1 and 2 are great knives to have in your arsenal!
How to take care of your Ultimo 2? Here are some tips for you:
- Rub the blades of the knives with baking soda.
- Let it sit there for a couple of minutes.
- Wipe with a clean cloth.
- Rub both sides of the blade with oil and store as usual.
Ready to enjoy these knives, check them out with different knife sets!