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SOG Seal Pup Elite 4.9 0.19 AUS 8 57-58 20 Leather Stops 0.5 Bottom B Bushcraft, camping, field work
 
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Benchmade 915 Triage 3.5" 0.13" N680 57-59HRC 20 1um Strops Bottom B
 
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Buck 119BKS-B 6 ? 440C ? 20 3.5um Bottom C Hunting
 
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Buck 119BKS-B 6 ? 440C ? 20 3.5um Bottom C Hunting
 
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ESEE Laser Strike 4.75" .1875" 1095 55-57RC 19A 10um Strop after 600# Diamond Stone Bottom B.5 Bushcraft, Survival, Camping
 
Authors Comments:I haven't tested the edge of this blade yet, will do some cutting and experimenting before fully commenting.
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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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Author: MartinL1
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Cold Steel Recon 1 Tanto Plain 27TLT 4" 3.5mm AUS 8A Stainless Unknown 19.4 Measured (I align using divots, hence weird angle) 3u Balsa Top B.5 Scaring People
 
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Author: EatingPie
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Benchmade 553 Griptilian Tanto 3.45" 0.115" 154CM Stainless Stee 58-60HRC 19.4 (left). 16.5 (right) Measured. Forward 3u Balsa 1u 3M PSA Tape Top A.5 (Angled) Maintain Factory Edge
 
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Factory Edge. Cuts Paper Great. No Hair Whittling.

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Buck Ranger 110 3.75" .1 420HC 58-61 19, 20 Micro 3.5 um@19, 1000@20 Top B.5 Field Dressing Game
 
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Gerber Profile 3.5 .13 440C 58-61 19, 20 micor 3.5 um@19, 1000@20 Top B EDC
 
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