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    Senior Member Crothcipt's Avatar
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    Very nice Son. It seems that you are still on the right track.
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    Never ruin a good story by telling the truth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DevinT View Post
    Never ruin a good story by telling the truth.

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    +1.

    Still pretty darn impressive. If I tried to test sharpness like that, I'd lose a handful of hair and half an ear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sachem allison View Post
    A little lost in translation... sorry about that. Still though, it was a nice edge on the forgecraft.
    BWAHAHAHAH, this may be the secret to almost every martial arts and samurai myth I have ever heard.

    Quote Originally Posted by DevinT View Post
    Never ruin a good story by telling the truth.
    +1, even after finding out the truth, I would have taken it to the grave. If Jon had posted the truth on the forum himself, I would have called him a liar, a cheat, and a thief. And put a curse on his knuckles to grow overly thick hair causing a hindrance to his sharpening skills.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DevinT View Post
    Never ruin a good story by telling the truth.

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    You just have to tell it in such a way that others will embellish the truth for you. Then you never tell the story again.

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    Do you know of any videos that show how the burr testing on hair is done?

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    Quote Originally Posted by perneto View Post
    Do you know of any videos that show how the burr testing on hair is done?
    It looks just like testing it on your arm hair only it's the back of the head. I think a lot of Japanese folk just don't have enough arm hair to make it work, lol. They take the knife to the back of the head and run the blade down lightly so that it catches some hair.

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    awesome story..nice little mid-way twist. hahah.

    thanks.

    if any japanese knife master gets a hold of my knives..he will snatch them from me, slap me on the back of my head..and leave me with something from Target.

    i am a work in progress..i have that 1000/6000 king stone.

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