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Heckles Professional S paring 4 inches ? "High carb stainless ? 17.8 ? Above upper holes B Kitchen
 
Authors Comments:Diamond: 600 to 1000. Ceramic:1200 to 0.6 mic. Final: naniwa 8k
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Western 822 Barlow 3 3/8 ? ? ? 22 ? Upper holes A.5 Tool box / barn/ gen utility
 
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Cold Steel Twist Master 3.5 ? Carbon V ? 17.3 8k Naniwa super stone Upper holes B EDC
 
Authors Comments:Diamond 400-1000. Ceramic 1200-0.6. Naniwa 8k. Bought several of these as close outs/ factory 2nds About 20 years ago. Takes a nice edge easily and keeps it well. Rusts easily.
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Leatherman PST-original Leatherman multi-tool 2.9 inches ? 420 HC STAINLESS ? 20 1200 ceramic Above upper holes A.5 Multi tool/ anything goes
 
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Oxo Good grips paring 4 inches ? Stainless ? 18 1000 diamond Above upper holes B General kitchen duties
 
Authors Comments:4/2/13 trying 2* bevel at 20* with 1000 diamond
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Kabar 1100 stockman pocket knife 2.5 inch ? ? ? 21.75 Ceramic 0.6 micron Above upper holes A.5 Toolbox
 
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Kershaw Onion scallion # 1620 2.25 inches ? 420HC ? 20.3* 0.6 mic ceramic then strop 0.5 micron diamon paste on leather Upper holes A.5 EDC
 
Authors Comments:Kershaw states normal sharpening angles are 20* -22* for their knives
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Kershaw Cryo 1555TIX 2.75 inch ? 8Cr13MoV ? 22* per side Leather /c 0.5 mic diamond Upper A.5 Sons 1st interesting knives
 
Authors Comments:Diamond 800, 1000. Ceramic 1.4, 1200,1600. Naniwa 8k. Ceramic 0.6. Leather strops 1
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Buck Zipper. 191 4 1/8 inch 0.14 inch 420HC ? 18/side. Leather strop 1mic Upper B.5 Skinning fixed blade
 
Authors Comments:Buck states factory angles are 13-16/side. This was closer to 18/side. Diamond 400 - 1000. Ceramic 1.4 then leather strops as noted in finish.
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Buck Metro (759) 1" ? 420HC ? 17 1000# daniel, a few light cleanup passes with 5um leather See comments A.5 EDC
 
Authors Comments:Clamp on the bottle opener ring, the aluminum body section will control depth. Align to A.5 and level out the little blade with the clamp as best you can! Works surprisingly well.
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