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    its a brand called klingspor, made in the US...

    its a brand called klingspor, made in the US apparently.
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    OK so this guy took it to whole new...

    OK

    so this guy took it to whole new level....:)

    i am not even trying any edge leading passes like he does, only edge tailing, so no risk in cutting through the paper.

    and i just glue the...
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    hi LKH9. the silicone carbide wet/dry, comes...

    hi LKH9.

    the silicone carbide wet/dry, comes in grits as low as 120 from what i could find.

    i never really brought any of my knives to the point of "really dull", i am currently only using the...
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    true, the stones were cheap, 25$ for the low grit...

    true, the stones were cheap, 25$ for the low grit 250# if i recall, but, if you compare surface area, 25$ will get 25 sheets of paper, each one with 5 times the surface area, which is a LOT for home...
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    stones, why bother?

    since i have started to sharpen by hand, i got a set of 3 stones (low, medium and high), and worked on those...

    until recently i discovered whet/dry paper, i am wondering if there is any real...
  6. if it was on their website, and was an...

    if it was on their website, and was an "authentic" arcos knife, would you consider buying it?

    BTW, i was not able to find any references to a Damascus arcos knife in their catalog also.

    doesn't...
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    2K wet paper, better than 5K stone?

    i got a piece of P2000 wet\dry paper, glued it to a flat block, and tried it after my 1K stone instead of the 6K stone i have.

    the results seem much better, a very clean hazy mirror finish, with...
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    sharpening on a new 6K stone.

    Hi.

    I got a new 6K stone, it is a brand i cant really find to much information about call "quen" or "queen"..

    I have been using only a 1K stone so far, and was happy with the results, i thought...
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    Good question. But it should really be asked...

    Good question.

    But it should really be asked the people getting the present (the newlyweds), or someone who knows them well.
    i personally would like it very much, but i know some people who might...
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    4 heads can make a nice little jar of confit.

    4 heads can make a nice little jar of confit.
  11. out of the 2 (hiro as & carbonext), i personally...

    out of the 2 (hiro as & carbonext), i personally would go for the hiro AS(i plan on getting one in the near future).
    the main and probably only advantage of the carbonext i think is it being semi...
  12. What kind of Sabatier are you using at home? some...

    What kind of Sabatier are you using at home? some Sabatier brands like ****,K-Sabatier, or Lion Sabatier are considered quite good, perhaps they just need to be re-sharpened.

    an other option i...
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    how do you add an attachment ?:O

    how do you add an attachment ?:O
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    anyone heard of "QUEN" stone.

    Hi all.

    I managed to find one place close to where i live that does sharpening service to restaurants, and carries a few whet stones.

    the only thing he had in the high grit range was a "QUEN"...
  15. it would help if you fill out the the new knife...

    it would help if you fill out the the new knife form..

    i am not an expert, but first thing that pops up is that you need to decide if you want a carbon or a stainless blade.
    i never heard of the...
  16. Thread: First J Knife

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    congrats... :) keep us updated, and post some...

    congrats... :)

    keep us updated, and post some pictures when you get it.
    i would also like to know if there was anything special as far as shipping and customs fees.
    (hunting for my second knife...
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    they would all be great choices, it is now...

    they would all be great choices, it is now totally up for your taste and budget....

    the FKM would leave you more then enough for stones.

    the carbonext would leave just about enough.

    and the...
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    the 70/30 means that the edge is grind 70% on the...

    the 70/30 means that the edge is grind 70% on the right side, and 30% on the left side, 50/50 is what you normally see, when you will hold the knife in your hand it will be very visible , it will...
  19. Thread: First J Knife

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    the DP is considered a very good knife, and also...

    the DP is considered a very good knife, and also the Fujiwara, although it is very difficult to compare the two, apart from sharing the same price range they are made from different steels and will...
  20. Thread: First J Knife

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    hello there....:)

    i didn't think i will get to meet a fellow Israeli on this forum....
    perhaps the taste for good cutlery in Israel is starting to pickup..

    As someone who was in your shoes about a year ago, i can...
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    joining the question... I've noticed the same...

    joining the question...

    I've noticed the same thing, on high grit stones the knife stops slicing the tomato, and simply slides on the exterior of it.
    when going only as high as 1000#, then knife...
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    Thank you all for all info. I will probably get...

    Thank you all for all info.
    I will probably get the combo stone and see how it goes.
    :knife:
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    Yes, unfortunately i did not think about the...

    Yes, unfortunately i did not think about the stones at the time. definitely a mistake...
    I live in Israel, and water stones are not exactly a household item here. not too much to choose from, and...
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    many thanks for all the answers. I think i...

    many thanks for all the answers.

    I think i will opt for the 2 sided stone 1000#\6000#, and i guess i will use the 6000# more often just to "revive" the edge.

    somehow, i don't see my self...
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    this can be removed, since it is a duplicate. ...

    this can be removed, since it is a duplicate.

    i created this thread yesterday, and for some reason, it only showed up today.
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