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jarcher
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May 31, 2015
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I have this knife. It is excellent. the fit and finish is unrivalled. the lock up feels like a fixed blade. The only con I have is that it is hard to get it back to shaving sharp. It stays work sharp for a long time but getting it to hair popping sharp is difficult.
May 31, 2015
Twisthem488
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Jun 1, 2015
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What do you use to sharpen it?
I have use a Lansky sharpening kit with diamond stones and have no problem. I used it once to profile it to my liking, and now every 3 or 5 months give it a few swipes with a 1000grit ceramic, and then strop on a $0.99 leather belt from Goodwill with some chromium oxide. I can get it back to scary sharp in less than 5 minutes. This knife is the reason I got tired of 18CR13MOV. It seems to get sharper, and holds it for much much longer while being just as easy for me to sharpen.
Jun 1, 2015
jarcher
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Jun 2, 2015
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i use the spyderco sharpmaker at 30 degrees inclusive , have problems getting it back to scary sharp. i just sent for some green buffing compund so will see if i can strop it back to hair popping.
Jun 2, 2015
Cujobob
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Jun 2, 2015
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Get rid of the old edge before you sharpen by sawing with medium pressure into a medium stone. Then put marker on the edge so you can see where you are hitting.
Jun 2, 2015
Twisthem488
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Jun 4, 2015
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I get pretty good results after using the stones, I get the amazing results after using the strop. And stropping it every couple of weeks keeps the edge better longer. GL with it!
Jun 4, 2015
jarcher
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Jun 4, 2015
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thx getting some stropping compound soon : )
Jun 4, 2015
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