I am a deer hunter and use the S30V 110's for field work as well as some final processing. Son in Law and I both have talked about being able to work up 4 to 5 deer before the S30V needs touching up.
With 420HC its two to three deer. This has been pretty consistent results over the last 5 years or so.
We both use the Lansky clamp sharpening system with diamond hones. Sharpening with this is little different than hones on 420HC and little or no extra time involved. As with any blade, it may take some extra time to get "YOUR" edge on one.
The Lansky or Gatco clamp systems have the guides that make this fairly easy. We use the 25 degree angle for all of our 110's. Seems to be the closest to Buck's factory edge.
From field experience...... LFH
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