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Spyderco Manix 2 CF 3.375" .125" CTX-XHP unknown 15 3.5um Bottom. B.25
 
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Spyderco Paramilitary 2 CF 3.438" .141" S90V unknown 15 3.5um Bottom. B.5
 
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Kabar Becker bk2 (new model) 5-1/4" 0.250 1095 Cro-Van 56-58 HRC 20 degrees 3.5um Bottom. B.5
 
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Kershaw Blur 3.3125" .125" ZDP-189 64HRC 17 1um Bottom. A.5 EDC (Every day carry)
 
Authors Comments:After several months of experimenting, I've settled on 17 degrees for this knife. It gives great performance and holds its edge well. I keep it pretty polished for show and sometimes it's a little too smooth for the work it does so I might put a slightly toothy, almost invisible micro-bevel on it.
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Strider PT 2.87 0.125 S30V Unknown 30 3.5um Bottom. A.25
 
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KAI/Zero Tolerance 0560 3.75 0.157 Elmax 60-61 20 10K Choseras Bottom. B 0.25
 
Authors Comments:The 10K Chosera edge is not really functional (unless you want to cut single sheets of paper). But it looks great.
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Becker BK16 4.375 0.165 1095 56-58 20 1600 Bottom. B 0.5
 
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Spyderco Stretch 2 CF 3.5" .125" ZDP-189 64HRC 15 3.5um Bottom... B
 
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Boker Plus Toucan multi tool neck knife 1.02 inches / 2.6cm 0.2 inches / 5mm 440c 58 HRC 22* factory angle 0.6 mic ceramic Level @ grind line 0.8 A Neck knife multi tool
 
Authors Comments:Depth level with grind line
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Fallkniven A1 6.3 0.24 VG-10 59 15 1600 Low B 0.75
 
Authors Comments:I put a 15 degrees microbevel on top of a 13 degrees convex edge
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