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Old 08-26-2010, 04:15 PM   #61
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Yeh, I'm not impressed yet, GB. I can shave the hair from my arm as well. I want to see the tomato drop test. After further sharpening, I get 3/4 through the tomato when it's dropped from 6 inches above the blade edge. C'mon. I know you're a pro. Show us the good stuff.

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Old 08-26-2010, 04:18 PM   #62
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If my garden would produce any tomatoes this year then you would have that video already
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Old 08-26-2010, 09:40 PM   #63
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Yeh, I'm not impressed yet, GB. I can shave the hair from my arm as well. I want to see the tomato drop test. After further sharpening, I get 3/4 through the tomato when it's dropped from 6 inches above the blade edge. C'mon. I know you're a pro. Show us the good stuff.

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Old 08-27-2010, 06:30 PM   #64
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Is that you, GB? If that's really you, then I am now, officially impressed.

Of course it's not like the world is gonna quit spinning in circles if I wasn't.

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Old 08-27-2010, 06:32 PM   #65
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I was going to attempt the same thing with a grape tonight, but someone ate them already.
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I was going to attempt the same thing with a grape tonight, but someone ate them already.
Now let's see you do that with a rutabaga!

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Mine slices the edge of a finger quite nicely (llittle cut, very little, very fast reflexes while sharpening some more, this time on a newly made strop with jewelers rouge)

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OK I tried the same test with a grape. There is no video of that test because it was unsuccessful. I was able to get the grape cut about 1/2 to 3/4 of the way through, but I was not able to get a complete cut unless I caught the grape on the end, which does not count.
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Old 08-30-2010, 03:37 PM   #70
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I have to say I normally cut my tomatoes while they sit on the cutting board, rarely do I fling em at the knife.

I wonder if there is a better way to test sharpness. Hmm...
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