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#3112945 - 01/07/13 04:48 PM Re: Knife sharpening? [Re: Football Hunter]
10 Point

Registered: 09/03/08
Posts: 4764
Loc: Shelby County

Yep, I am a Lansky freak, even have a leather strop. The time it takes, I ran out of, so following the original story in the link above I made my Wife get me one for Christmas.

Honest, it is creepy how good a job it does. I just bought back time. Can't do that very often.

#3113488 - 01/07/13 08:30 PM Re: Knife sharpening? [Re: DaveB]
4 Point

Registered: 02/06/08
Posts: 388
Loc: fentress

use worksharp on all my knives
#3113625 - 01/07/13 08:58 PM Re: Knife sharpening? [Re: muskyhunter]
Model 1
4 Point

Registered: 01/01/12
Posts: 155
Loc: On a boat

After reading the other post about the work sharp, I ordered one and have sharpened every knife in the house, my game scissors, and several knifes for people at work. Amazing how simple and good of a job it does. I used to keep 2 spare knifes in the truck during deer season so I would always have a sharp one. No need for that now.
I'm right 97 percent of the time, the other 4 percent doesn't matter.

#3113640 - 01/07/13 09:00 PM Re: Knife sharpening? [Re: Model 1]
Mud Dauber
16 Point

Registered: 07/28/10
Posts: 13547
Loc: Tennessee

I don't have any problems sharpening knives with stones, diamond plates and/or ceramic sticks. Did y'all sleep through Boy Scouts or something?
It doesn't have to be fun to be fun.

Wild & crazy, can't be stopped. Only the strong will survive.

Keep your knife sharp and your skillet greasy.

#3113910 - 01/07/13 10:21 PM Re: Knife sharpening? [Re: Poser]
4 Point

Registered: 09/24/11
Posts: 497
Loc: humphreys county

i like the ceramic sticks
#3113923 - 01/07/13 10:26 PM Re: Knife sharpening? [Re: Football Hunter]
16 Point

Registered: 11/10/10
Posts: 17592
Loc: Franklin TN

My $15 Kershaw will butcher a whole deer and I just have to hone it a little to get it back to shaving the hair off my arm... I did run it on the diamond sharpening stone a little after my last deer, honed it and it shaves again. The blade has a small chip which isn't surprising for a $15 knife but it holds an edge pretty darn well for the money. I think most knives are sharpened at 22.5 degrees on both sides so keep that in mind when you hone or sharpen it... I am far from expert and could use a little learning myself, but have gotten a little better at it during this past deer season.

#3114391 - 01/08/13 09:43 AM Re: Knife sharpening? [Re: catman529]
18 Point

Registered: 03/12/99
Posts: 21393
Loc: lenoir city,tn

smith's sharpening sticks. ceramic sticks. great for maintaining the edge. cheap. compact. idiot proof.

#3114457 - 01/08/13 10:36 AM Re: Knife sharpening? [Re: stik]
4 Point

Registered: 10/29/03
Posts: 492
Loc: Memphis

There is a place in Memphis A1 Key shop on Poplar...they sharpen my get them back and they are like razor blades...i believe they use a wax wheel
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#3115095 - 01/08/13 06:32 PM Re: Knife sharpening? [Re: JoeDeer]
Andy S.
TnDeer Old Timer
14 Point

Registered: 07/26/99
Posts: 8090
Loc: Atoka, TN

 Originally Posted By: JoeDeer
There is a place in Memphis A1 Key shop on Poplar...they sharpen my knives...
What do they charge per knife?
Andy S.

If I had saved all the money I spent on hunting, I'd spend it on hunting.

#3115097 - 01/08/13 06:33 PM Re: Knife sharpening? [Re: Andy S.]
16 Point

Registered: 06/19/02
Posts: 19460
Loc: Millington, TN

I use Lansky's.
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