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Forum topic by mahdee posted 05-31-2015 01:34 PM 655 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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mahdee

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05-31-2015 01:34 PM

Topic tags/keywords: tip question sharpening

Hi,
I have a set of HF diamond knife sharpeners. Some of them are getting clogged up and I am wondering if there is a way to clean them. I tried carburetor cleaner but it didn’t work. I think it needs to soak in something for while. Any ideas? Thanks

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Bill White

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#1 posted 05-31-2015 01:49 PM

I use the EZE-LAP paddles. Clean ‘em with Simple Green after every use.
Bill

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woodbutcherbynight

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#2 posted 05-31-2015 03:31 PM

Simple green solution and a brush.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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djwong

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#3 posted 05-31-2015 03:43 PM

I use Bar Keeper’s Friend powder, and an old kitchen scrub sponge. Leaves my Atoma plate nice and shinny.

-- David W. Cupertino, CA

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#4 posted 05-31-2015 04:21 PM



Simple green solution and a brush.

- woodbutcherbynight

This is what I use, as well. Nylon brush so as not to damage the stones.

-- Pay heed all who enter: Beware of "the Phog" Rock Chalk, Jayhawk

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Rick M

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#5 posted 05-31-2015 05:50 PM

Old toothbrush and water, sometimes a bit of degreaser.

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mahdee

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#6 posted 06-01-2015 02:00 AM

Wow.. Never thought of just regular house detergents. Thank you. I may slip them in my work clothes and have my better half wash them in the washing machine. I will for sure use your advise. Thank you.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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#7 posted 06-01-2015 02:03 AM

I do the same as djwong. Bar Keeper’s Friend powder, and an old toothbrush is the best method that I’ve found.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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