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    Default What was the name of that good knife sharpening/maintenance set?


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    What I says on the tin...ISTR a few people on here buying a kit with a couple of whetstones and a few other doodads that are really good.

    I've got a few half decent kitchen knives that ain't that sharp any more. I also got a new Global Ukon knife for Christmas that's pretty spiffy (ATM). I used to have one of those two wheel type sharpeners but Global claim they're incompatible with Global kit cause of the different edge angle on their knives? It's a moot point cause I broke it anyway by dropping it an smashing one of the ceramic wheels

    I'd like to get something new to keep my stuff sharp. Anyone remember which kit I'm on about?

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    Default Re: What was the name of that good knife sharpening/maintenance set?

    Sir will be wanting the Lansky Deluxe Knife Sharpening System.

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    Default Re: What was the name of that good knife sharpening/maintenance set?

    I use a traditional steel. It seems to work well. I'm not sure about top end knives or any such.

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    Default Re: What was the name of that good knife sharpening/maintenance set?

    Quote Originally Posted by go_slow View Post
    Sir will be wanting the Lansky Deluxe Knife Sharpening System.
    That, or if you've money to spunk http://tsprof.com/en/

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    Quote Originally Posted by go_slow View Post
    Sir will be wanting the Lansky Deluxe Knife Sharpening System.
    That's the badger. Added to Amazon wishlist. Ta.

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    Default Re: What was the name of that good knife sharpening/maintenance set?

    Whats wrong with the kitchen devil one?

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kitchen-Dev...nife+sharpener

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taipan View Post
    Whats wrong with the kitchen devil one?

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kitchen-Dev...nife+sharpener
    Aside from not being able to alter the sharpening angle to suit the knife you're sharpening...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrlongbeard View Post
    Aside from not being able to alter the sharpening angle to suit the knife you're sharpening...
    Cut it a new profile. Job jobbed.

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    Default Re: What was the name of that good knife sharpening/maintenance set?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Dazzle View Post
    I also got a new Global Ukon knife for Christmas that's pretty spiffy (ATM). I used to have one of those two wheel type sharpeners but Global claim they're incompatible with Global kit cause of the different edge angle on their knives?
    On their own site they state sharpening angle from factory is between 10 & 15 degrees, which is pretty common for jap knives.
    http://globalknives.uk/knife-care/

    The lowest angle that lanskey system has guides for is 17 degrees.


    However, the below should sort the angle issue out for once & for all. And it is important to keep to it.
    http://globalknives.uk/other-products/MS-462



    Oh look-along the way I found a low down & dirty but zero cost way of getting your angles right:
    https://www.knivesandtools.co.uk/en/...hree-steps.htm

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    That's just a bit o' the old trigonometry innit...I was wondering if maybe there was more to it, but simple is good.

    I'm now thinking that for the 50 quid a Lansky kit costs I can get quite a few whetstones. Fortunately I've got a couple of half decent but blunt knives to hone* my skills on.

    *No pun intended. Well......maybe just a little bit

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    Another plus one for the Lansky system.

    https://www.therevcounter.co.uk/entr...Sharpening-Kit

    This reminds me, I must sharpen my kitchen knives again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul123 View Post
    Let me check that one.
    One more post from you and we get kitchens?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jody View Post
    One more post from you and we get kitchens?
    I wonder when AI will get to the point where it understands sarcasm...

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