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Cold Steel Finn Bear 4" 2.5 mm Krupp 4116 Stainless HRC 56-57 19.5 (39 inclusive) .5um Top B Hunting
 
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Benchmade 551 Griptilian 3.45" .115" 154CM 58-60HRC 18 deg. w/ 20 deg. microbevel 3.5m on Balsa Top B EDC
 
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CRKT M16-13T 3.5" 0.110" AUS8 58-59 Asymmetrical grind (70/30), I used left 20, right 15 to get close and finished the profile that way 1k diamond -> 5um strop for finish and touchup Unique (see comment) B EDC
 
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Buck Vantage Pro 3.25" 0.120" S30V 59 18 1k diamond, with strops for touch up Top B EDC
 
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Kabar K2 Chinchete 3.25" 0.15" 3CR13 50-52 18 3.5um 1st B EDC
 
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Cold Steel Twist Master 3.5 ? Carbon V ? 17.3 8k Naniwa super stone Upper holes B EDC
 
Authors Comments:Diamond 400-1000. Ceramic 1200-0.6. Naniwa 8k. Bought several of these as close outs/ factory 2nds About 20 years ago. Takes a nice edge easily and keeps it well. Rusts easily.
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Oxo Good grips paring 4 inches ? Stainless ? 18 1000 diamond Above upper holes B General kitchen duties
 
Authors Comments:4/2/13 trying 2* bevel at 20* with 1000 diamond
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Kabar Mule Tanto 3-13/16" 0.135 mm 3Cr13 HRC 57-59 17.5 3.5um 2 B Tactical
 
Authors Comments:Reprofiled with 50/80 stones to 17.5 degree on each side. Knife if built like tank and the angle holds through abuse. Used all the stones from 50/80 to 1200/1600, then taped 2500 grit sandpaper to the ceramics. Stropped after all that, finishing with 3.5um for a mirror finish
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Spyderco Persistence 2.75" 0.125" 8Cr13MoV HRC 58-59 15 0.5um 1st B EDC
 
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Furi Gustogrip FUR812 paring 4" 0.075 CrMoV 56 23 diamonds to 1000/strop to .05 top B Kitchen
 
Authors Comments:This finish leaves a refined but toothy edge that seems to work better.
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Author: xuzme720
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