X12MF is a high quality Russian carbon steel product. It is one of the highest quality steels and is very popular in knife making, because it is very long lasting. Given that the knives made of this steel are durable, wear resistant, with sharp cut and have a good price, they are very popular among hunters and fishermen. This steel is similar to Damascus steel. Despite the fact that X12MF is not stainless, although it has 12% chrome, making knives from this steel requires great care. Blades of X12MF do not like moisture and aggressive and alkaline environment, it is advisable to clean them after the use.