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Old 12-11-2012, 10:02 PM   #21
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I'll post up a pic either later on tonight or tomorrow. It's my go to big boy's knife now since my Ka-Bar was stolen a few months ago. I'm just about done building a small 3" bladed fixed blade knife for GP duties. Really, it's done, just need to do a little more handle shaping. It's a little narrow in the handle, but like I mentioned in another thread, it's purpose built as an every day one handed carry knife, well within legal statutes here and most other places, sturdy and tough.
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I got the ka-bar hunter today and I would not recommend it to anybody. I tried to do the paper test and it wasn't good at all. I trestles sharpening it but it still will no do it.
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I got the ka-bar hunter today and I would not recommend it to anybody. I tried to do the paper test and it wasn't good at all. I trestles sharpening it but it still will no do it.
Ill take it off your hands then
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How'd you try to sharpen it?
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I'm sorry to hear that Shooter.
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Ive tried sharpening stones in the past and for some reason the cheap sharpening rods you get in kitchen knife sets work the best for me. I also have one of those V shaped sharpeners that you just drag the knife across. I think it helped a bit. If your going to get a ka-bar get a American made!!!
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If your going to get a ka-bar get a American made!!!
I think I found the problem...

and personally, I find it absolutely disgraceful that American knife companies are having products made in China these days.
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I'm sharpening a set of kitchen knives right now. They are made in china and the metal is so poor. I've seen sharper lids from a can of corn. Shame....
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I'm sharpening a set of kitchen knives right now. They are made in china and the metal is so poor. I've seen sharper lids from a can of corn. Shame....
Have you ever had such cheap Chinese steel that the edge crumbled as you sharpened it? I have. I ended up just throwing it away.
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Yeah this stuff is pure junk. Why people buy this Chinese crap is beyond me. I'm wasting my time sharpening this stuff. Still gonna charge him $80 and tell him to toss it in the trash.
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