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    Knife question need advice pleas

    Hello, I was just wondering about something. I was closely inspecting my Carter 6.6 fun and noticed when I lay the blade on a flat surface there is about a 2 mm curve in the blade. It doesn't lay flat. Is this normal or acceptable? I love the knife but don't want to spend that much money on a knife if it shouldn't be like that. What should I do? Thanks, Andreas

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    If you mean that one side is not flat while the other is: great to hear so. If both were flat the knife would wedge. Therefore they are not symmetric. Would you mean however that the edge isn't straight, that would be a serious flaw that makes the knife almost unusable.

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    I think this is due to the convex grind of the knife; a knife with said grind is preferable, as it mitigates food stickage. I'm pretty sure this is normal

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    Are you referring to laying the knife flat on its side or putting the bevel on a flat surface?

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    When I lay the blade flat on its side it rocks back and forth. Doesn't that mean the blade is not straight? I'm worried

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    does it rock spine to edge? does it seem to rock spine to edge all over both sides of the blade? if so, that's a convex grind.

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    Can you post a few pics?
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    Pics! It's probably ok though.

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    What happens when you lay it on the other side?
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    It happens on both sides from spine to edge.

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