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Forum topic by natenaaron posted 11-29-2013 03:10 AM 909 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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natenaaron

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11-29-2013 03:10 AM

I got the last flexcut carving knife. It was either a demo model or returned after being abused. It is NOT sharp. I have stropped it but it is not getting sharp enough. Do I sharpen like a normal blade or is there something special?


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#1 posted 11-29-2013 04:08 AM

could be the edge angle is too large. Like, it may have been stropped too many times, or incorrectly. You may have to reshape the edge. Suggest you do a google search on “scary sharp”. Strop AFTER you shape the edge.

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#2 posted 11-29-2013 05:49 AM

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#3 posted 11-29-2013 05:53 AM

Call the company. I have a lot of Flexcut tools and every one came
very sharp.

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