IMHO, the Bester 500 needs 3 days to soak, minimum; perma-soaking is the best option. For the Rika 5K, I've never timed it but I've always found that
You were good until you got to this part. Single bevel will not likely be easier to sharpen. You should learn on a double bevel.
Buyer backed out. This is available again.
Duroc for 2.99 a pd is a great price. Can you pass the cost along to whomever volunteered you?
daikaya is great but sometimes a bit too loud - guess I'm getting old.
I have heard Toki is really hard to get into so I have not even