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Benchmade 915 Triage 3.5" 0.13" N680 57-59HRC 20 1um Strops Bottom B
 
Authors Comments:I rested the spine on the closest pin of the depth key and then rotated the blade until most of it was parallel to the base of the sharpener.
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Benchmade Emissary 470-1 3 inches 0.09 inches S30-v 58-60 HRC 21.75*. (? Factory?) Leather strop 0.5 mic Upper holes A.5 EDC
 
Authors Comments:Stone progression: diamond 1000; ceramic: 1.4, 1200, 1600. Superstone: 8k Naniwa. Ceramic 0.6. Leather strops /c 1 mic and 0.5 mic diamond paste. Tough steel. Not sure I'm settling on this.
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Spyderco Navaja CF 3.875 .125 S30V unknown 15 3.5um Bottom. C
 
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Spyderco Sage 1 CF 3" .125" S30V unknown 15 3.5um Top B.5
 
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Bradely Alias ii 2.95 .120 S30V Unknown 18 1000 Stones, 6 micron strop , 3 micron strop Top B
 
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Strider PT 2.87 0.125 S30V Unknown 30 3.5um Bottom. A.25
 
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Benchmade Osborne 3.4" 0.115" S30V 58-60HRC 20 1000 Top A .5
 
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Strider SnG 3.5 .165 S30V Unknown 24 Degree Bevel with 26 Degree Stropping (Widen arms for Stropping) 600 Grit Bevel, 10 Micron Stropping Top. B.8 Tactical
 
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Benchmade Mini-Griptilian - Doug Ritter 2.88 .1 S30V 62 22 1600 Ceramic Bottom A.5
 
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Gerber Freeman Drop Point 3.5" .134" S30V 56-58RHC 20 3.5um Bottom A.5 Field Dressing, Skinning
 
Authors Comments:This is a stout knife but doesn't hold an edge like I'd expect from the steel. I initially tried it at 17 degrees but had to go back to 20 to get it to last for an elk or two.
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