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Suggestions for a good sharpening stone #400220 04/11/10 10:46 PM
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Since I'm finally picking up a piece of steel that's worth investing in another stone (the one I use now was my Great Grandfathers. it's definitely well worn), I was wondering if the Yard had any suggestions about what might be a good stone to use. I'm used to sharpening with an Arkansas stone, and was considering one of the tabletop models. I have a diamond rod that I keep handy for field sharpening.


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Re: Suggestions for a good sharpening stone [Re: El CacaFuego] #400221 04/11/10 11:11 PM
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One of the Best "natural setups" is the Norton tri hone system. It's three stones that measure about 12 inches x3 inches in a plastic base. The stones are mounted in a triangular cradle that rotates into an oil bath to clean off the stones.

Personally I like Diamond hones from DMT and SMITH. They last forever and stay flat.


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Re: Suggestions for a good sharpening stone [Re: SkunkHunter] #400222 04/11/10 11:17 PM
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Thanks, I'll take a look at them here shortly.


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Re: Suggestions for a good sharpening stone [Re: El CacaFuego] #400223 04/13/10 11:48 AM
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