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Change 3v scandivex to scandi

Discussion in 'Maintenance, Tinkering & Embellishment' started by Coopsdaddy, Jul 5, 2019.

  1. Coopsdaddy

    Coopsdaddy Basic Member Basic Member

    133
    Dec 21, 2017
    i have a bark river ultralite bushcrafter i really like but would rather have a scandi like on a mora vs the scandivex it has,its just easier for me to field sharpen.
    Would it be to much work?
    Would it be worth it?
    I thought about acid etching and stonewashing it as well.
     
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2019
  2. Alberta Ed

    Alberta Ed

    Jun 29, 1999
    It would take a bit of work, starting with a coarse hone (DMT 220 grit) but it could be done. Why not ask Bark River if they would regrind it for you? There are also a bunch of professionals here on BF who regrind knives -- that probably would be your best bet.
     
  3. Danketch

    Danketch Gold Member Gold Member

    569
    Apr 27, 2007
    Gobbless and good luck. Would be much easier time and work wise to change to full convex. Make sure to post pictures of the results if you do it.
     
  4. Coopsdaddy

    Coopsdaddy Basic Member Basic Member

    133
    Dec 21, 2017
    Well I dont think bark river will do a scandi,they scandivex there blades and i dont want a convex,i want a scandi.I my reach out to a few pros on here and see about getting it done.
     
  5. Alberta Ed

    Alberta Ed

    Jun 29, 1999
    I have a true Scandi by Brazilian cutliero Ivan Campos in humble 1070, with a an elegant ivory-ebony handle put on by Kris Klammer of Alberta. It is the sharpest knife I own, beyond scary sharp, so I hear you. Let us know how the regrind goes.
     
  6. HeavyHanded

    HeavyHanded

    Jun 4, 2010
    I have a couple of Roselli Scandi and they have some convex, came that way. No need to be more Scandi than Scandi, if its close its good enough and anything more will just reduce the lifetime of the tool without improving performance.
     
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