BM 750 (Pinnacle) plain -vs- serrated

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I know the generic plain -vs- serrated has been hashed out time and again.

I'm curious about the Pinnacle specifically. Given the "utility" or "work" nature of this knife, which makes more sense?

Ease-of-sharpening isn't that big an issue, since I have a Chefs Choice model 120 that will sharpen serrated edges.

Mike
 
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Been hearing about this knife a lot lately. I'd go with the plain edge. Serrations ruin the looks of the knife, IMHO. Finishing off the sharpening with a corse stone leaving tiny serrations does a superior job for nearly all jobs that need a knife.

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by chief dignitary:
Been hearing about this knife a lot lately. I'd go with the plain edge. </font>

I think I will. I'd been wanting to try a plain edge on my next knife, just wasn't sure it should be this one. After reading the Colorado laws on concealed weapons, I'm even a little nervous about a 3.6" Pinnacle...

Mike
 
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I will only get a knife with a semi-serrated edge if the blade is recurved, as is my BM710sbt. The 750 is also recurved, but to a lesser extent.

Still, go with the plain edge! I've only really gotten serrated edged because I was too impatient to wait for plain edge availability.
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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Stompy:
I will only get a knife with a semi-serrated edge if the blade is recurved, as is my BM710sbt. The 750 is also recurved, but to a lesser extent.

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Stompy, I'm curious as to why you only get semi-serrated with a plain edge. I don't like partly-serrated edges, but I kind of think they make more sense with a straighter edge. Why? Because the recurve itself kind of acts as one big serration -- and, like serrations, a recurve greatly enhances slicing performance. I took my 710, thinned out the edge, then left a rough finish (using the spyderco gray stone) on the front part of the recurve. That 710 outslices a serrated endura in hard rope, believe it or not!

To me, the nice thing about a recurve is that it gives you serrated-type slicing performance in many materials, without having to deal with serrations.

Joe

 
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