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What are the advantages to buying a titanium diving knife?

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Titanium contains no carbon therefore it will not rust as near as quickly as stainless steel and they almost certainly are corrosion resistant, titanium is also a lot stronger than stainless steel knives and they require almost zero maintenance.

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