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Benchmade 558 DLC M4 - Ritter Mini Griptilian 2.9 0.1 CPM M4 59-61 15 10k chosera, 0.5 strop Top A.75 EDC
 
Authors Comments:Had to go with top position to get clearance for 15 deg. A.75 got the bevel pretty even, just a little more on the belly and tip, but looks good. Stropped with both balsa and leather at 15 deg.
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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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Camillus 18671 3 in. .120 in. VG-10 Unk. 21 deg. 10m leather (just a light strop) Top A 1/2 EDC
 
Authors Comments:Blade has a "Carbonitride Titanium" coating, which the manufacturer claims makes it "10x harder". Anyway, my intent was to match the original bevel, but at 25 deg. I was still hitting near the shoulder, so decided to stop at 25. Blade came out sharp, but would probably benefit from a lower angle. 2/16/13 EDIT: I resharpened this knife, and when I set the bevel, it matched at 21 deg. I don't know why the difference from the previous 25 deg. but thought I'd document the difference.
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ESEE Laser Strike 4.75" .1875" 1095 55-57RC 19A 10um Strop after 600# Diamond Stone Bottom B.5 Bushcraft, Survival, Camping
 
Authors Comments:I haven't tested the edge of this blade yet, will do some cutting and experimenting before fully commenting.
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Author: wickededge
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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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Wicked Edge Hunting Knife 4 in. .125 in. AUS-8 Unk. 18 deg. 14m Leather Bottom B.5 Hunting / Camping
 
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Mora Calssic 2 10.5cm 2mm Carbon 59-60 RC 17 15u top 55mm tip to CL/Vise Camp Utility Knife
 
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Becker BK16 4.375 0.165 1095 56-58 20 1600 Bottom. B 0.5
 
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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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Guy Fieri/ Ergo Chef Knuckle Sandwich Cleaver 6.5 .020-.025 X50CrMoV15 German HC 56 RC /-2 18 Degree 1600 bottom middle of c and d
 
Authors Comments:Made In China
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