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#3499140 - 12/13/13 02:53 PM Sharpening your knife
Mursenary
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Registered: 10/22/13
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I have had my knives sharpened at Bass Pro for years and the older man there has always done an awesome job. However, the last few times it has been a different guy and he is not as good and my knife just does not come back as sharp.

I thought I would look around here in Murfreesboro to get it done. Do any of yall know a place that can put a nice edge on my blade? I am horrible at it and also dont have the right stuff to sharpen that blade as it is made from a really hard steel.

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#3499194 - 12/13/13 03:43 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: Mursenary]
FULLDRAWXX75
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Buy yourself a Lansky sharpening kit, it is the easiest thing you'll ever use.
Perfect edge EVERY time.

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#3499406 - 12/13/13 07:12 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
mike243
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http://www.amazon.com/Work-Sharp-WSKTS-Knife-Sharpener/dp/B003IT5F14
Lansky wont compare lol
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#3499801 - 12/14/13 06:20 AM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: mike243]
FULLDRAWXX75
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 Originally Posted By: mike243
http://www.amazon.com/Work-Sharp-WSKTS-Knife-Sharpener/dp/B003IT5F14
Lansky wont compare lol


Nope, but I don't have to drag a 50 mile lead cord to hunting camp either. LOL

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#3499914 - 12/14/13 08:35 AM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
Chaneylake
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 Originally Posted By: FULLDRAWXX75
 Originally Posted By: mike243
http://www.amazon.com/Work-Sharp-WSKTS-Knife-Sharpener/dp/B003IT5F14
Lansky wont compare lol


Nope, but I don't have to drag a 50 mile lead cord to hunting camp either. LOL

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#3499998 - 12/14/13 09:55 AM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: Chaneylake]
FULLDRAWXX75
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 Originally Posted By: Chaneylake
 Originally Posted By: FULLDRAWXX75
 Originally Posted By: mike243
http://www.amazon.com/Work-Sharp-WSKTS-Knife-Sharpener/dp/B003IT5F14
Lansky wont compare lol


Nope, but I don't have to drag a 50 mile lead cord to hunting camp either. LOL

FDXX75


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lol, the cost of sharpening that knife keeps gettin' steeper.

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#3500000 - 12/14/13 09:56 AM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
FULLDRAWXX75
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Problem solved, sharp knife everytime...................

Havalon Piranta-Edge Knife

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#3501860 - 12/15/13 06:02 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
bjohnson
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I also have the lansky kit...its nice!!!
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#3505351 - 12/17/13 08:56 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: bjohnson]
tbird13
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Whetstone. No parts to lose, nothing to plug in. Practice makes perfect.
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#3506081 - 12/18/13 11:41 AM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: mike243]
Jarred525
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 Originally Posted By: mike243
http://www.amazon.com/Work-Sharp-WSKTS-Knife-Sharpener/dp/B003IT5F14
Lansky wont compare lol


I have a work sharp, love it!

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#3508215 - 12/19/13 07:43 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: tbird13]
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 Originally Posted By: tbird13
Whetstone. No parts to lose, nothing to plug in. Practice makes perfect.


Thought I was the only one.
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#3551014 - 01/17/14 08:18 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: Jarred525]
gatodoc
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I have a work sharp, love it! [/quote]

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#3576776 - 02/05/14 05:55 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: gatodoc]
r'ville a-bolt
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im 36 and still take it to my old man he is 71 he does a great job with his trusty whetrock I have learned a lot and heard some real good hunting stories some more than once. good times still not gonna let the old man know that I can sharpen my knife myself
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#3577104 - 02/05/14 09:37 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: r'ville a-bolt]
catman529
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I have a 2 sided Smiths diamond stone and then finish it with a steel until it shaves
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#3577242 - 02/06/14 06:42 AM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: catman529]
volsgo1
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Work sharp
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#3578047 - 02/06/14 05:20 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
280longshot
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 Originally Posted By: FULLDRAWXX75
Buy yourself a Lansky sharpening kit, it is the easiest thing you'll ever use.
Perfect edge EVERY time.

FDXX75


This...
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#3588087 - 02/14/14 10:58 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: Jarred525]
Buckbuster09
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Work sharp, best one I've ever seen!
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#3589892 - 02/16/14 05:13 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: Buckbuster09]
Rackseeker
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All you need is a decent stone and a little oil and a piece of cardboard.
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#3590229 - 02/16/14 09:55 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: Rackseeker]
Chaneylake
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 Originally Posted By: Rackseeker
All you need is a decent stone and a little oil and a piece of cardboard.


so true, I did the same for almost 50 years till I was given a work sharp for christmas, all of my stones are now collecting dust
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#3593066 - 02/19/14 06:22 AM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: Chaneylake]
stik
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http://www.midwayusa.com/product/950854/...8_1-_-AdBlock27

bet this one is easier than the lansky, more portable(I carry mine afield for touch-ups if needed) than the work sharp.
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#3598978 - 02/24/14 11:25 PM Re: Sharpening your knife [Re: stik]
Yotehntr
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I started reading a year or so back on the knife making forums. I ended up buying what the knife makers use. A belt sander soft backed so you get a convex edge. Start at 400 grit go to 1800 grit and then strop with a leather belt (on the sander not my belt) I've never used anything so easy, so fast and gets a knife so sharp... I also live in the 'boro, so shoot me a pm and we'll get together and sharpen your knife. ;\)
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