This is a discussion on sharpener within the Defensive Knives & Other Weapons forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by steve63
I did get the sharpener. As soon as I got home, I grabbed all my knives and went to work. I ...
November 18th, 2007 05:29 AM
Yes it will, even with the Sharpmaker.
Originally Posted by steve63
And when you start getting frustrated, remind yourself again to
Getting the feel for sharpening knives, with no one to teach me except the occasional article found online, took me a number of years!
I now do my sharpening on a Spyderco Ceramic Bench Stone in medium grit, and occasionally I finish off with the Spyderco ProFile. These require freehand sharpening knowhow. I have an old Sharpmaker that never sees any use anymore. The other two aforementioned systems are more versatile.
November 18th, 2007 11:15 AM
Will either of these systems work on large, kitchen knives?
November 18th, 2007 09:44 PM
The Chef'sChoice 120 sharpens even my biggest kitchen knives to a shaving edge. When I was stationed in Germany one of the things I purchased and brought home was a nice set of German kitchen knives. the Chef'sChoice keeps them like brand new. It will also sharpen a little pocket knife or big ol Buck hunter with the same ease.
Originally Posted by sheepdog
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I carry a Kimber Ultra Carry II in a Crossbreed SuperTuck. My wife carries a Walther PPS .40 w/Crossbreed holster.
November 19th, 2007 09:24 AM
I like the Accu-Sharp for keeping knives sharp. Simple, east to use, and inexpensive. www.accusharp.com
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November 19th, 2007 11:11 AM
Oops, sorry ridurall, hadn't seen your post about the Chef's Choice, I thought the Lansky and Spyderco were the only ones discussed. I'll look into that one, too. Thank you.
November 19th, 2007 11:52 AM
+1 accusharp is good stuff
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December 6th, 2007 09:38 PM
Hi Steve, I have one suggestion for you. I have the Sharpmaker and I like it a lot. For quite a while I used it and was kind of disappointed as I could not get the edge I desired. I thought that I was holding the blade straight up and down, but then I put a mirror behind the sharpmaker so that I could really see how I was holding the blade. I was not holding it straight up and down. This fixed a lot and the edge is coming along very nicely!!
Originally Posted by steve63
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December 23rd, 2007 06:50 PM
i use a lansky quick fix, works great on knives up to 6 inches. sharpens and polishes blade.its also only about $5.00 at academy
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