"Well, it kinda depends on what you're looking for. 440 steel is a standard stainless steel used in many knives today and will last forever, but doesn't get the sharpest. High Carbon steel gets pretty sharp (hair shaving sharp if done…"
"I agree with everything Liam said. Just adding a couple other bits. 440 is the standard stainless used in many knives because of its resistance to corrosion. Unlike its high carbon counterpart, you're not likely to get any rust or pitting…"