Manufacturer Model Blade Length Thickness Steel Hardness Recommended Angle Recommended Finish Depth AlignmentIntent
SOG Vulcan 3.25 .157 VG-10 59-60 l 17/r 21 .05 strop top A5 EDC
 
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Furi Lil Edgy Santoku 5" .105 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 well for kitchen duty..
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Furi Lil Edgy Santoku 7" .105 CrMoV 56 23 diamonds to 1000/strop to .05 top C Kitchen
 
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Cutco 4" Paring Knife, #2120 4" n/a 440A n/a 17 0.5 strops Top B 1/4 general kitchen
 
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Author: Geocyclist
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ESEE Izula 2 5/8" .156" 1095 Carbon Steel 57 20 Degrees Diamonds, Ceramics, then Strops to .5 micon Top A.25 Bushcraft/Survival
 
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Author: 4jlcc
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Gerber EZ Out 3 .1 high carbon stainles n/a 17.5 1000# then 5-3.5 leather strops Top A.5 EDC
 
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1000# 17.5 deg., stop @ 16.5

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Benchmade 556 Mini Griptilian 2.9 0.10 154 cm 58-61 17.5 10k chosera, 0.5 strop Top A.5 EDC
 
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17.5 deg.

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Kabar Precision Hunter (1446) 3.3125" ? 440A ? 17 1000# diamond, a few light cleanup passes with 5um leather Top B Hunting
 
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Author: ApexGS
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Benchmade 525 Presidio M4 LE (525BK-1101) 3 0.12 CPM M4 59-61 15 0.5 strops Top A.5 EDC
 
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15 deg; A.5; 1000#, 12k chosera, 0.5 stops

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Benchmade 940 3.4 0.12 S30V 58-60 15 10k chosera, 0.5 strop Top B.5 (thumb studs) EDC
 
Authors Comments:Aligned thumb studs to vice, about B.5. See photos in URL.
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