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Old 11-18-2013, 04:29 PM
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Default Another tool to make your muzzleloader hunt easier.

I love minehttp://www.cabelas.com/product/Work-...ife+sharpeners

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Old 11-18-2013, 04:56 PM
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I like my Lansky stones and diamond steel to put a shaving sharp edge on all my knives. Ain't nothing better than a sharp knife. I always said you rarely cut yourself with a sharp knife, only a dull one.
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Old 11-18-2013, 05:11 PM
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Hey Grouse! What all have you tried sharpening with it? I've been thinking about getting one of these for a while.
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Old 11-18-2013, 06:13 PM
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$80 to sharpen knives, no thanks...
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Old 11-18-2013, 06:33 PM
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Looks interesting . I may buy it for my son as a present and try it myself once he opens it
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Old 11-18-2013, 08:32 PM
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Save your bucks.

I use a sheet of 400 grit Emery paper rolled into a tube about 1.5" in diameter and held in place with rubber bands on each end. Hold the knife in one hand (with your hand braced on your knee while sitting in a chair is best). Hold one end of the Emery tube in the other hand. While keeping the knife still, place the end of the Emery tube against the knife edge and move it rapidly side-to-side from the knife tip to the handle with wrist action of the hand holding the tube. Keep the angle the same throughout the operation. Do that to both sides of the knife edge and you will get a scary sharp knife.

(Sharpen all of your kitchen knives like this and you wife will put on that black negligee.)


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Old 11-19-2013, 02:26 AM
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Originally Posted by bronko22000 View Post
I like my Lansky stones and diamond steel to put a shaving sharp edge on all my knives. Ain't nothing better than a sharp knife. I always said you rarely cut yourself with a sharp knife, only a dull one.
Looks like a good system, but I have to add another vote for the Lansky sharpener.
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Old 11-19-2013, 06:25 AM
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Semisane,
Is that actually emery paper or just 400 wet dry automotive sandpaper?Would it be beneficial to wrap around a dowel for us not as gifted with our hands as you?
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Old 11-19-2013, 06:51 AM
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All I use is an Arkansas stone and a sharpening steel...
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Old 11-19-2013, 06:58 AM
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I stopped sharpening knives, and went with this. Much easier.

http://www.havalon.com/
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