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ESEE ESEE-4 4.5 inches 3/16th inch 1095 carbon 57 22 degrees ceramics and strops with 5 and 3.5 micron pastes, I do a lot of stropping with green paste day to day and so I get a convexing to this edge over time top B.75 bushcraft and survival
 
Authors Comments:a stout and very sharp edge, takes abuse well- LJM
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Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 2.94in 0.125in S35VN 58-59 RC 22 Degrees 3.5um Top A 1/2 EDC
 
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Hinderer XM 18 Spanto 3.5 .165 CTS-XHP 60-61 HRC 22 1600 ceramic stones bottom A 0.5
 
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Benchmade Mini-Griptilian - Doug Ritter 2.88 .1 S30V 62 22 1600 Ceramic Bottom A.5
 
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Hogue EX01 Tanto 4" 0.15" 154CM 57-59 22 1k diamond, any diamond paste strop for personal taste. Handles micro-bevels very well! Top B.5 Heavy duty utility/carry
 
Authors Comments:The cosmetic jimping on the spine makes a great reference point on the depth key pins
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Beretta Loveless Drop Point 3.81 .11 AUS-8 57-59 22 1600# Bottom B Field Dressing Game
 
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Fallkniven S1 130 mm 5 mm VG-10 59 22 1000# Diamond Bottom C survival / bushcraft
 
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Mora Frost Exclusive 345 125 mm 3 mm ? ? 22 1000# Diamond Top C Outdoor / fishing
 
Authors Comments:This is a knife I have been using since the late '70.
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Western 822 Barlow 3 3/8 ? ? ? 22 ? Upper holes A.5 Tool box / barn/ gen utility
 
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SOG Twitch II 2.68" .1" AUS-8 HRC 57-58 22 3.5u Top A.5
 
Authors Comments:My progression was 800 to 1600 ceramics. Then 14, 10, 5, 3.5u strops. 100 strokes with each strop then would flip strops end for end at 50 so the whole strop would get worn evenly
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