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Buck Protege 450T 3" .1 420HC 58-61 18, 20 Micro 3.5 um@18, 1000@20 Top B Hunting
 
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Buck 112 3" .077 420HC 58-61 18, 20 Micro 3.5 um@18, 1600@20 Top B Field Dressing Game
 
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Kershaw Needs Work 3" forgot to measure 12C26 stainless 58 15 1600 diamond and hand stropped with green rouge top A.5 EDC
 
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Gerber Mini Covert 3" 0.110" 154CM Not listed 19 1k diamond for duty/carry, but takes well to full out mirror polish too! Top A.5 EDC
 
Authors Comments:In matching the factory bevel, an even 19 degrees per side ends up 18 on the left arm and 20 on the right arm. Thus far the 19 degree edge has held up very well, as a 154CM should!
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Leatherman Super Tool (original) 3" n/a n/a (cheap) n/a 22 1000# then 5-3.5 leather strops spine only in vice A .5 EDC
 
Authors Comments:set blade high in vice, only the square part of spine in vice
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22 deg, 1000#, 3.5u strops, depth higher, see comm

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Cold Steel Voyager (Medium Tanto) 3" 3 mm AUS 8A HRC 57-59 19 3.5um 1st A.5 EDC
 
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Shun DM-0516 Ken Onion Paring Knife 3" ? VG10 61 16 3.5um Top B Cooking, paring
 
Authors Comments:Set spine on the pin closest to me and then rotated the edge to horizontal.
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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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CRKT Ripple 3.125 .107 8CR14MoV 59-60 l 20/r 20 .05 strop top a5 EDC
 
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Remington Swift-Lokt Assited Opening Folder 3.125 inches .134 inches 440A 56 17 degrees per side ceramics and strops Top B-1 general use EDC, good in the kitchen, backyard or
 
Authors Comments:My wife loves this knife. It takes a good edge and is easy to resharpen. It gets a lot of use by everyone. LJM
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