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Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 04-14-2019, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Gaston444
I guess SOG didn' know anything when they had...

I guess SOG didn' know anything when they had Sokai switch Conrad `Ben`Baker's 7 inch SOG Recon from brown leather to black, as were all the subsequent 6 inch bowies (Dietmar Pohl P.31) ... Oh yeah,...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 01-02-2019, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Gaston444
For carbon steel blades in kitchens, yes, that is...

For carbon steel blades in kitchens, yes, that is official EU and Australian policy, with an article number in each case. It is likely similar in many other places...

The ban on leather sheaths...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-24-2018, 09:06 PM
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Posted By Gaston444
Which is still true considering 420J, but not for...

Which is still true considering 420J, but not for defective 440, or most custom stainless, obviously...



So you think it is wrong to change your mind upon further data? Is that your attitude...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-22-2018, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Gaston444
A Trailmaster sm or a Thor are full height edges,...

A Trailmaster sm or a Thor are full height edges, and the CS is still thick as hell: It performed like crap with the factory convex edge:
...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-22-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
The Battlesaw was stripped (revealing the...

The Battlesaw was stripped (revealing the sandblasting), while the Voorhis was newly coated in the test...

The Busse ribs hugely thin out the blade (like a hollow grind), and so are a big plus......
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-22-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
If you actually read my posts, you would have...

If you actually read my posts, you would have found the following:

http://knifesteelnerds.com/2018/05/2...ping-of-edges/

The direction of loading of edges has been found to have an effect on...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-15-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
The Busse was a variable pitch convex, so you...

The Busse was a variable pitch convex, so you have to have it your hand to know the thickness at any point... No calculations for a curve... Its thinness was nothing special, given at 25 ounces it...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-15-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
No, the Lile was always hand sharpened from an...

No, the Lile was always hand sharpened from an untouched factory edge. You opine from a position of ignorance.

All the others were re-ground by RazorEdgeKnives (with water cooled belts), who is a...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-13-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 109
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Posted By Gaston444
My Battlesaw was well above 12 dps final, around...

My Battlesaw was well above 12 dps final, around 15, and was barely meat slicing sharp, at over 0.140" at the top (0.050" easily under 1/8" from the edge). Yet it looked like this after a dozen hits:...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-09-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
Nail rubbing away from the edge does tell you the...

Nail rubbing away from the edge does tell you the shape of the apex. Then phone book paper does shows the slightest flaw in a run through: It hangs up on the slightest flaw, including a micro rolled...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-09-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
The nail is only to detect an invisible wire...

The nail is only to detect an invisible wire edge, trailing the edge. The bold part doesn't mean anything to me.






What? CPM steels did not exist for knives when my first 50 all black...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-09-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
I never understood what shaving showed about...

I never understood what shaving showed about cutting ability: As I knife nut, I stopped shaving my arms decades ago, since it won't even tell you if it has a wire edge or not... Nowadays it is nail...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-08-2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
From what I saw, there is no "original grind" on...

From what I saw, there is no "original grind" on a Busse, as demontrated by the half pound lighter Lile matching it chop for chop... Every owner who actually uses them re-grinds them thinner, because...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-05-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
It was a professional regrind by RazorEdgeKnive...

It was a professional regrind by RazorEdgeKnive (REK), to about 0.030" and something over 15 dps near the edge. Almost Mirror edge that could barely slice meat well, but of course jumping hair...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-04-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
Well, how do you explain the thinner/sharper edge...

Well, how do you explain the thinner/sharper edge in 5160, just below, held up perfectly, to the same use, on a similar size knife?

Although excuses for INFI are almost as prevalent as for CPM...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-02-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
You are right about their edges, but the...

You are right about their edges, but the fundamental issue is edge thickness. This is how a 25 ounce Battlesaw did, with factory edge, against a 17 ounce Lile Mission:
...
Forum: Blade Reviews, Articles and Videos 12-02-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gaston444
I would like to see a chop off between an Ontario...

I would like to see a chop off between an Ontario Sp-53 and a Battlemistress. I would not assume the Busse as the favourite...

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