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Fred Hargis

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#1 posted 678 days ago

I send mine out to Bullsharp.com, not sure most hobbyists could sharpen carbide. I had read or picked up somewhere long ago the way to test for sharpness was to rub the nail of your thumb across the tooth, if you get clean cut curls of nail the blade is still sharp, if it drags then it’s time. I’ve always used that rule with no idea how good it is. That said, my blades go a fairly long time between sharpenings….these are all good quality carbide blades. It’s been a long time since I’ve used any that were HSS, but they didn’t last nearly as long (not even close).

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