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Thread: Pocket sharpeners

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    Mar 2014
    Quote Originally Posted by The bomb View Post
    What’s everyone use in their day bags?have one with 2 sets of ceramic rods but it’s average at best,have seen the small pointy ones that reverse into their handles and also the flat diamond sharpeners as well,what’s the best way to go?usually use a Mercator as main knife but it loses an edge pretty quick. Thanks
    The mercator and other softer steeled knifes will roll edges pretty quickly, but should (if sharpened properly) be able to be brought back by a quick steeling/stropping.

    Most of the pocket sharpeners will do a pretty bad job of putting a new edge on so imo you are better of with some sort of hone or steel. A little fine (1000 plus grit) diamond hone would be the best bet.

    If you want it to keep its edge a bit longer while processing then steepen up the edge angle a bit, will help with the steel rolling when running across bone
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