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Blade Sharpening System

Post by flyakker » Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:11 pm

What do you use/recommend? I bought a Lansky at Academy. Returned it in the morning. Build quality and QC was horrible. They aren't what they once were....

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Re: Blade Sharpening System

Post by BigJesse » Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:56 pm

I use a double sided diamond sharpening for the major repairs, fine and coarse. I use a Arkansas stone with water for honing then finish it off with the backside of my belt.

With the diamond stones, I took off the middle part and Gorilla Glue'd it to itself to make it more compact.
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Re: Blade Sharpening System

Post by saustin1967 » Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:36 pm

Get yourself a DBX, that is my go to for all my sharpening needs.

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Post by jeffro » Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:13 pm

He'll sharpen your knife and sew you up afterwards. A complete service provider.
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Re: Blade Sharpening System

Post by RMAR » Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:45 pm

I got a Ken Onion Work Sharp and have grown to really like it. It took some getting used to, but after that it's really easy to get blades super sharp. I only have used it on larger blades and use a lansky on the smaller folders with excellent results. I have accumulated quite a variety of sharpening systems and they all have their own place.

Best advise I have seen is get yourself a DBX.

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Post by Woods Bexar » Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:48 pm

I use the Lansky and get great results. There are definitely better guided rod systems available, but for a fraction of the price, the Lansky performs very well for me. It took a little practice, but now i get great results with minimal effort.

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Re: Blade Sharpening System

Post by The-Wood-Stove » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:23 pm

I actually really like the worksharp field sharpener. It has its fair share of bad reviews out there but I like it more than my lansky guided sharpener and it's super portable.

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Re: Blade Sharpening System

Post by jeffro » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:01 pm

I have one of the field sharps also. No flies on that one.
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Re: Blade Sharpening System

Post by NeckRed Gringo » Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:27 pm

I have a couple good knife sharpening systems I use now. Lansky makes some decent stuff for the common man price, the croc sticks and guides Arkansas stones are what I use. I only recently got the croc stick one and have ran a few knives through with great results. Pointman showed it off quite a few times and showed me the proper way to use it. I'm thinking off gluing a piece of leather the same size as the bottom so that way I have a stop added to the system. The worksharp field sharpener is a great addition to on the trail systems. Anything else I would have to use before I could speak on it

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