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    Btron, every Opinel I've owned has been ground...

    Btron, every Opinel I've owned has been ground very thin. I've never had to remove very much metal to achieve sharpness on an Opinel.
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    The listed part number doesn't seem to match any...

    The listed part number doesn't seem to match any other current models.
    By the time you find out what it is it will probably be out of stock.
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    Cliff, thanks for including the "brick as...

    Cliff, thanks for including the "brick as sharpening implement" video. I'd heard folks mention the video but I'd never seen it. Impressive!
    I was thinking "cinder block" when I read brick, so it...
  4. That knife in your pocket is probably more...

    That knife in your pocket is probably more brittle and more expensive than your screwdriver, but a knife can be designed to do a lot of things other than slicing newsprint. Nathan the Machinist on BF...
  5. Senseless damage... Sounds like an appropriate...

    Senseless damage... Sounds like an appropriate title for many knife testing videos.
    "By popular request my new video now features even more Senseless Damage!"
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    Looks like a Rock Salt to me but it doesn't quite...

    Looks like a Rock Salt to me but it doesn't quite match the version on the Spyderco webpage.
  7. I'm backwards. I bought a lot of other Spyderco...

    I'm backwards. I bought a lot of other Spyderco knives before I picked up a Resilience. I bought it because I found the choils on most of my other knives annoying when actually slicing through...
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    Why does the lack of chromium in a knife steel...

    Why does the lack of chromium in a knife steel make some people so happy?
    It seems like the less chrome in a knife steel the more some people like it.
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    Looking at the Hitachi Blue Super (or whatever...

    Looking at the Hitachi Blue Super (or whatever order you want to put the words in) I don't see anything domestically produced that has that much tungsten in it with that little chromium and vanadium....
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    I have the Para2 20CP and at the time I think...

    I have the Para2 20CP and at the time I think that the steel was seen as a substitute for the more popular S90V.
    Nobody seemed to know if it would be equivalent to the more famous alloy before it...
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    The only thing I see on the ingredient list that...

    The only thing I see on the ingredient list that could scratch up a blade is the salt, if it were present as solid crystals.
    I guess the next time I have a pork chop I'll have to see if the bone...
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    Who would be up for a blind mule pre-sale? When...

    Who would be up for a blind mule pre-sale? When the mules are available SFO takes orders without disclosing the steel. Charge some standard rate like $110 regardless of the steel. After a week or...
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    You might be able to find a dealer to make this...

    You might be able to find a dealer to make this happen for you, but it'd cost a small fortune and the bickering would never end.
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    I measured the width behind the edge at 0.020" on...

    I measured the width behind the edge at 0.020" on my MT17 and 0.010" on my MT18.
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    It might be easier if you explained what you'd...

    It might be easier if you explained what you'd tried already, but hot water and detergent, followed by a rinse, dry and lube should help.
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    I truly began to appreciate the quality of my...

    I truly began to appreciate the quality of my Elmax mule when I put it in the kitchen knife block and started to compare it to my kitchen knives. It is an excellent paring knife.
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    Using any sharpening system you still get to...

    Using any sharpening system you still get to choose if you want the bevels to be of equal height. If the apex is off center one bevel is going to be taller than the other regardless of the bevel...
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    If the bevel on one side is substantially thicker...

    If the bevel on one side is substantially thicker or taller than the bevel on the other then the two angles are different and the apex is forming off to the side with the shorter bevel.
    It is...
  19. Thread: Usa! Usa!

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    International relations get complicated, but I'd...

    International relations get complicated, but I'd say the main reason for the global economy is that active trading partners are less likely to go to war. As I understand it that was the primary...
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    Looking at Phil Wilson's website he states that...

    Looking at Phil Wilson's website he states that the optimal S110V hardness (for his purposes) would be HRC 62. If we get within a point or two of what he manages I'd call it a success.
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    Indeed! I don't suppose an hour more or less...

    Indeed! I don't suppose an hour more or less will make that much difference, but after the frenzy last time when the forum knife and a mule released simultaneously I'm a little nervous. Hopefully...
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    10 am Mountain Daylight Time? Should that be...

    10 am Mountain Daylight Time? Should that be Mountain Standard Time?
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    The mule team project knives seem to be limited...

    The mule team project knives seem to be limited by the production schedules, not the materials.
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    I don't think that Mr. Wilson stays up nights...

    I don't think that Mr. Wilson stays up nights worrying about his sales volume.
  25. It kind of depends on how good you are at writing...

    It kind of depends on how good you are at writing ad copy and taking photos whether your auction works.
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