Help Identifying Honing Stones Please

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Forum topic by Michaelbr posted 04-04-2016 04:10 PM 581 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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04-04-2016 04:10 PM

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Hello, I was wondering if anybody knew anything about these stones and how to use them. I wanted to try my hand at honing but dont know what grit I have here, what I need to use with them or what the “Kimberley Special” is. Thanks for any help. MB

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#1 posted 04-04-2016 05:58 PM

The top and middle stones on the right look like carborundum (silicone carbide) stones. The one in the red box may be a soft Arkansas stone. The other 2 brownish colored ones may be India stones. That’s my best guesses just based on the pics.

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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