We want to pass on our savings to our customers, so we've lowered the price of this item. However, since our price is now below the manufacturer's suggested retail price, we are restricted by the manufacturer from showing the price right away.
I use these knives in my planer to make face frame material. My old knives left lines and gouges and worked for a short time after having them sharpened. These new ones are already bad after a few hours of use and I have to do a lot more sanding than normal.