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    How To Bad Problems While Anodizing Titanium

    I have seen a lot of people use simple green with great results.
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    no tools?

    IFS-20 by Snecx Tan. The first knife by him.
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    Help reshaping Hinderer blade

    You can try Brian Kim at Transparent knives.
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    Boker Knives Wiha Toolkit Torx Bit Driver

    Wiha has recently partnered with chinese mobile (and consumer durable) brand Xiaomi (or one of its subsidieries) and they are producing bits there out of S2 steel. Xiaomi is offering bit kit with wiha bits. That may explain the bits being made in China.
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    shapton 500 glass

    Thanks, Jason for correcting my misconception.
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    shapton 500 glass

    There are two Shpaton glass 500 stones HR and HC. HR is for simple Japanese steels with High Rockwell Numbers and (relatively) lower carbide volume. HC stones are meant for newer High Carbide steels that may or may not be High Rockwell. IIRC HR is more popular but you may choose according to...
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    Help me choose a sharpener

    Amongst the budget sharpeners, there is one called MadEdge sharpener. It has one variant with in-built angle measurements. IIRC costs the same as Vector.
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    Finishing grit for skinning knives?

    Regarding Venev stones, make sure you get ones with OCB resin.
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    Naniwa Hunter sharpening stones

    Another professional series rebranding with thinner stones.
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    Naniwa Hunter sharpening stones

    The stones are splash and go it seems. Traditional stones are soaking stones if I am not mistaken. Dimensions are in line with traditional stones & professional. Traditional line doesn't have a 3k. Color scheme is consistent with professional (greenish 1k, brownish 3k). The prices (in yen) may...
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    How to take it to Next level sharpening?

    leather or basswood. some people find balsa too soft.
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    How To Bad Problems While Anodizing Titanium

    Why not try baking powder too?
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    Barmaley's Aggregated Questions Thread

    It is closer to VG-10 in composition. Damascus does not depend on steel. Any steel can be clad with 'San Mai' damascus. I am unable to comment on damascus quality of the subject knife maybe more knowledgable members can shed light. Although at that price point, real damascus is less likely.
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    Barmaley's Aggregated Questions Thread

    some sellers from china label 10Cr15MoV as VG-10.
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    Barmaley's Aggregated Questions Thread

    I think these have been taken from top of the edge not sideways like previous shots.
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    Barmaley's Aggregated Questions Thread

    Would you mind sharing the model you are using? Thanks
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    Barmaley's Aggregated Questions Thread

    No. King water stones (at least the traditional ones) can be permanently kept soaked or 'permasoaked'.
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    How To Bad Problems While Anodizing Titanium

    This channel uses mixture of tsp and baking soda.
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    Knife sharpening query

    If you are using guided sharpening, this technique may work well. Try it on less expensive knives first though. if you are good at hand sharpening, the same technique can work on the edge of the stone.
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    Barmaley's Aggregated Questions Thread

    I think major point with SiC sandpaper is that glass/granite is not abraded and dished and hence the stone could be properly flattened. One might try loose grit on worn sandpaper to see if it helps fasten the process.
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