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That's true. But from what I understand, it was Schwartz who finally convinced the owners at CKTO that the glass stones would sell.
I seem to...
Diamonds! And IME, 15 degrees (30 inclusive)
Never been disappointed with anything purchased from Mr. Schwartz.
(May the Schwartz be with you.:D)
If memory serves me, he was the driving...
I'm partial to the Edge-Pro Professional for almost everything. Although I do use Lansky Crock Sticks quite a bit for maintaining my edges and for...
IME, the "secret" to lower end steel is to KEEP it sharp. I.E. don't allow it to get dull. I like 15 degree with 20 microbevel to make it...
I use sprays from Ken Schwartz. CBN or diamond, from 3 micron down to .1 micron.
I find myself using the 3 micron and 1 micron the most.
I will not reload a strop with a finer grit. Good leather can be had economically enough to have a dedicated strop for each grit.
I get my CBN...
I strop high end steels on leather or balsa with CBN or diamond spray.
For my "bragging rights" blades, I'll go down to .1 micron diamond.
IN my experience, Elmax!
Sure did. Became a superb first hunting knife. He was a fairly large lad at 13, and it fit his hand well.
The first knife I gave my son, at 10 Years old, was a Queen Cutlery three blade Stockman.
His first fixed blade, at 12, was a Bark River Gameskeeper.
Out of your choices, I would select S110V.
But I think you would be better off to bite the bullet and get Maxamet.
I have a Manix 2 in Maxamet,...
For many years I have carried a SIG P226, 9mm in a Galco Shoulder rig.
It's comfortable and easy to conceal under a vest, jacket or even heavy...
I was referring to minimum advertised prices. Sometimes my old arthritic fingers hit the wrong key. Sorry if my typo upset you.
It was my understanding that the "MAPP" price controlled advertised prices,
"Fair Trade" controlled actual sales prices.
Is that correct or...
What would be the best steel, and hardness, for a two handed Claymore sword??:D
S90V, S110V, S125V
CPM Rex 121
Spyderco Manix 2, Maxamet
Spyderco Military S90V or CPM M-4