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Thread: Which shapton for thinning?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matus View Post
    I use Atome 140 when necessary (pretty much never on a knife) and follow by Bester 220. The Atome is super fast, but in particular on sami mai knives it can wreak havoc on the soft cladding (on some of them). So I was warned.
    Mono steel monsters from ebay often require a trip to a plate if not a belt grinder, sadly. Bleh...yuck! It is what it is though. No more project knives for me.

    -Kit

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    Quote Originally Posted by panda View Post
    i had one and hated it so much i gave it away. it felt worse than DMT
    You looking for a massage or trying to remove metal?

    once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right

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    Quote Originally Posted by K813zra View Post
    Mono steel monsters from ebay often require a trip to a plate if not a belt grinder, sadly. Bleh...yuck! It is what it is though. No more project knives for me.
    I can not help but think that if a new knife needs to be taken to a Atoma or belt grinder, than it is not a knife, but a hardened knife blank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matus View Post
    I can not help but think that if a new knife needs to be taken to a Atoma or belt grinder, than it is not a knife, but a hardened knife blank.
    I totally agree!

    -Kit

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