First things first, Atomic Aquatics is a very good company that craft superior dive knives. They have been in the knife making business for a while now and it definitely shows with the Titanium Ti6.
It’s lightweight and versatile due to being serrated and plain edged and makes for a great companion for any diver: if you need any more reasons to get a dive knife then you can read our post here.
Let’s get to business…
The Sharpness of the Titanium Ti6
This is a seriously sharp knife, however some have noted that it is not quite as sharp as steel. However it will still be able to cut through any lines, ropes, or things that could get tangled around you under the water.
I have heard that it can slice through just about anything that you can throw at it.
The Durability of the Titanium Ti6
It’s very durable and crafted from titanium, which basically means that it doesn’t require a ton of maintenance and has natural corrosion resistance due to being titanium.
However I suggest using a ceramic sharpening stick to keep it sharp, and make sure not to press too hard while sharpening. You can’t go wrong with titanium due to its natural corrosion resistance and ability to be sharpened easily. (You can read more here about sharpening titanium blades).
The Stability of the Titanium Ti6
This knife is also full-tang, so no need to worry about it becoming wobbly. I prefer full-tang knives, but that is a personal preference.
Many reviewers of this knife have noted that it feels great in their hands and cuts very nicely, can’t really go wrong with this choice.
Overall Notes about the Atomic Aquatics Titanium Ti6
It is a bit pricey but can be a well invested knife if you dive a lot and need a knife that can get the job done and not rust under extreme usage. I suggest getting this in a blunt tip because a pointed tip can potentially poke you.
Overall this is a very solid knife that has a sharp blade, and a ergonomic handle that can be used for months without rusting (although that can also depend on how well you take care of it and clean it).