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TOPIC: Me and my story! Let's get to know each other!

Re: Me and my story! Let's get to know each other! 1 year 11 months ago #5299

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Re: Me and my story! Let's get to know each other! 1 year 10 months ago #5665

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My name is Melvin Sharp. I live in Denham Springs Louisiana. I love to sharpen knifes for my friends at the fire station that I work at. When I found the Wicked Edge I wanted one. My Pro Pack 1 should be here Thursday. After I get it in I will start to make a case for it. If the case comes out good I will try and post some photos of the case.
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Re: Me and my story! Let's get to know each other! 1 year 10 months ago #5667

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Welcome Melvin! You will love your rig when you have it in your hands! I look forward to seeing the case you make for your sharpener.

All the best
Leo
Never go anywhere without your knife!
Gibbs rule number 9

Leo James Mitchell
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Re: Me and my story! Let's get to know each other! 1 year 10 months ago #5827

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Name is Kelly Curtis (Yllek Sitruc of Facebook), and I am crap nuts for this unit! Just got it in yesterday from Amazon and I already have two butterfly sutures on my fingers! I live in Yuma, Arizona and am a owner of a golf course down here in the heat. I'm in to hunting and RC helicopters that can reach speeds above 140mph. I used to watch my father sharpen his knife for hours on Sundays in front of the TV and always was amazed as a kid to see him shave his arm with the blade. A few months back I found his box of knives and stones so I started messing around with them, dulling them more than anything. I guess I am more into sharpening the knives than the knives themselves, but in just the few months I've gotten into the hobby I have purchased a Strider, ZT/Hinderer, a Sebenza, and a dozen Kershaws. Only thing better than a sharp knife is making your knife even sharper. So, I've also purchased the Apex Pro, a slew of Japanese water stones, the Lansky diamond setup, and messing around in one evening I've really out done all of them! I'm looking forward to learning more about sharpening theory and technique. And I will be buying the new arms as soon as they are available, as well as a USB microscope. You know it's a good thing when your wife looks at you like your an idiot in your office playing with knives all day!
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Re: Me and my story! Let's get to know each other! 1 year 10 months ago #5828

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Welcome Kelly! An interesting capsule of your life! The heat in Arizona would kill me, but many seem to love it! I will stick with cool Canada for now! After I die, I may be in for some heat!! LOL!
I think you will like it around here if sharpening is what you want to learn about.
Good to have you here mate!

Leo:)
Never go anywhere without your knife!
Gibbs rule number 9

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Re: Me and my story! Let's get to know each other! 1 year 10 months ago #6050

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Name Alexey ( or just Al ).
Living in St.Petersburg, Russia (Yeah, vodka, bears & nukes )
Senior software developer, a bit of Al Mar knife collector.
Wanted an upgrade for my Lansky+Triangle, for sharpening my & my freinds knives.
Finally got my ProPack 1 today, just ran my current EDC through it.
Even I haven't got hair-wiggling edge from scratch I'm totally happy with the result, as I could get very nice biting edge with no experience with the system. So I'll just sharpen more, and slowly progress to mirror finish & hair-wiggling.
May the honorable owners of the knives have the prosperous and healthy lives filled with everlasting happiness.
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