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Mora Frost Exclusive 345 125 mm 3 mm ? ? 22 1000# Diamond Top C Outdoor / fishing
 
Authors Comments:This is a knife I have been using since the late '70.
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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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