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View Poll Results: What do you think of Edgemaker Pro
I have one and like it 4 40.00%
I have one, meh 1 10.00%
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Old 07-03-2013, 01:02 PM   #1
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Have you tried Edgemaker?

I saw a post with a video for the Edgemaker Pro. Sounds interesting. I want to know other people's experience with it. Does it harm good quality knives? Is it as easy to use as it looks in the video?

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Old 07-03-2013, 02:37 PM   #2
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I like mine. I haven't used it a lot but it does a good job and does it quickly.
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Old 07-03-2013, 02:42 PM   #3
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I mostly use it in the field when hunting, other then that I have better ways of sharping my knives.
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Old 07-03-2013, 02:47 PM   #4
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I mostly use it in the field when hunting, other then that I have better ways of sharping my knives.

Agreed. I use the Lansky system to sharpen my 'good' knives and the Edgemaker on my older set which I take on vacation. I am not opposed to using it on all my knives except I use different edge angles on different knives and the Edgemaker has a fixed angle.
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Old 07-03-2013, 05:30 PM   #5
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I have a Chef's Choice, Edgeselect 120. It was recommended for our knives. I've used it once and have just needed a few strokes on the steel to maintain the edge. It has been about 6 months since I sharpened our knives.
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Agreed. I use the Lansky system to sharpen my 'good' knives and the Edgemaker on my older set which I take on vacation. I am not opposed to using it on all my knives except I use different edge angles on different knives and the Edgemaker has a fixed angle.
Do you happen to know what that fixed angle is?
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Old 07-03-2013, 07:10 PM   #7
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Do you happen to know what that fixed angle is?

I believe it's 15.
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I believe it's 15.
That sounds really sharp.

I just realized that I'm not sure I know what that means. Is it of just one side or is it the angle of the edge, both sides? I hope that made sense.
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Old 07-04-2013, 10:17 AM   #9
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Each side. The smaller the angle, the narrower the edge is. Sharper but not as long lasting as a wider angle.
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Each side. The smaller the angle, the narrower the edge is. Sharper but not as long lasting as a wider angle.
Thanks Andy. I found out that that is called an "edge angle" as opposed to an "included angle". I just emailed them and asked about it.
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