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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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Shun DM-0500 8" ? VG10 61 16 3.5um Bottom D Chopping, slicing, general cooking
 
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CRKT M16-14T 3.875 inches 0.14 inches AUS 8 58-59 HRC 19 Bead-Blast Bottom A 0.5 EDC
 
Authors Comments:Chisel Ground Tanto. I focused on the primary side nocking the burr off the back side down to 400 grit. After 400 grit I sharpened all the way down to 3.5 micron leather strops. Holds a great edge for a long time under normal daily use.
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18 degree, stropped to 3.5 microns, Very effective

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Kai Shun DM-0706 200mm 1mm VG-10 61 ± 1 HRC 16 0.5 um leather strop Bottom D.0 Misc kitchen use
 
Authors Comments:Refined the factory (16 degrees) edge, got scary sharp and passed HHT.
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Zero Tolerance 0560/0561 3.75 in 0.157 Elmax 60 left 25/right 26 3.5 micro leather bottom B.5 EDC
 
Authors Comments:Not the sharpest thing in the world but will keep that edge for quite some time.
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Spyderco Military CF 4" .156" S90V unknown 15 3.5um Bottom. B.5
 
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Spyderco Navaja CF 3.875 .125 S30V unknown 15 3.5um Bottom. C
 
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Spyderco Superleaf CF 3.438" .156" VG-10 unknown 15 3.5um Bottom. B
 
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Spyderco Manix 2 CF 3.375" .125" S90V unknown 15 3.5um Bottom. B.25
 
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