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by Papou
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Error 404
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Error 404

Keep getting this message up on my phone or sometimes PC when i want to suss out whats happenning onboard !!??, message comes up something about cloudfare or something or other and cant get into the site ??..
Some changes to the site ive missed out on ??.
by Papou
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Burr On and On again
Replies: 5
Views: 246

Re: Burr On and On again

Onya Pete :), Burr Micro Burr always there or at least most times and that is with most grits till you start getting to very fine grit stones .. There is another method of sharpening where you try stop short of forming a Burr , freehand also but for me getting that Burr and Micro Burr progression hi...
by Papou
Fri May 31, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.
Replies: 62
Views: 1314

Re: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.

If your initial want was for Shaptons why not stick with them??..
by Papou
Fri May 31, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Sharpening Gear Questionaire
Replies: 21
Views: 464

Re: Sharpening Gear Questionaire

ken123 wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 8:10 pm
Do you use strops after creating your initial edge?

Do you prefer harder or softer stones?

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Ken
Plus 1,2,4 &6 of initial post :)..
by Papou
Thu May 30, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: New Strop
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Re: New Strop

If you have deer hide handy. Smooth side does a good job also.
Fav was rootail now its deerhide.
Thin though, not that, thats a problem.
by Papou
Thu May 30, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.
Replies: 62
Views: 1314

Re: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.

Ooooohhhh Leather lol!!!. You purchase any of those stones yet!!???..
by Papou
Mon May 27, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.
Replies: 62
Views: 1314

Re: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.

Thanks for the Kohetsu stone recommendations folks. Been on a stone buying binge late (20+ over the past few weeks). These are probably going to be my next 2 stones. Perfect 2 stones setup for most knives and all that I will need for most knives. Certainly a Bug :) lol, Started slowing down in ston...
by Papou
Wed May 22, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.
Replies: 62
Views: 1314

Re: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.

Row Row Row your Boat Merrylly Down the stream lol . Good one Buddy n shoulda seen it comming :).. Wish you all the best in your quest ...
by Papou
Tue May 21, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.
Replies: 62
Views: 1314

Re: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.

You are lucky you live in a Country where you can access Stones at a reasonable price :) , not like here where they take the weight out of your piggybank :).. Buy some and start enjoying the journey , otherwise you shall miss the Boat..
by Papou
Tue May 21, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.
Replies: 62
Views: 1314

Re: Suehiro Cerax vs Rika stones.

https://www.suehiro-toishi.com/en/ Uploaded this post before but dissapeared to dataheaven im thinking lol.. Mate have a squizz at the Suehiro Corps list of stones and you will see they make variouse stones from the Cerax to Debados to Rika etc for variouse uses over time or from feedback of users w...
by Papou
Mon May 20, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.
Replies: 57
Views: 1179

Re: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.

Starting to get a bit like the Fargo series on Netflix lol , Mate the only way you are going to satisfy your query is to go out and buy some stones that have been mostly recomended and 'Start " your journey.
That dont work ?? then like us again " hand in pocket and buy more :)"..
You'll get there :)..
by Papou
Fri May 17, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.
Replies: 57
Views: 1179

Re: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.

Feedback???:) ,Mmmmm ,, think of yourself driving your car along the Highway and the steering pulls to one side . That is feedback your steering is out of allignment , hand on something nice n warm and feels good , that is feedback :) , feel your blade working on a stone letting you know its cutting...
by Papou
Thu May 16, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.
Replies: 57
Views: 1179

Re: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.

I’m going to add a different perspective here. Folks tend to get hung up on brands of stones. Before I could call myself a decent sharpener I spent months looking at different brands. I asked a hundred people and I wasted a lot of time. In my ignorance I thought having the right brand, Naniwa Chose...
by Papou
Wed May 15, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.
Replies: 57
Views: 1179

Re: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.

Think Radar 53 gave you some good advice :) , if you want freehand sharpening that is ??..
by Papou
Wed May 15, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Flattening stones
Replies: 16
Views: 636

Re: Flattening stones

Jeff B wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 11:44 am
The ratings for that flattener tells you all you need to know.
Start here, you'll be happy you did. https://www.chefknivestogo.com/140grdistflp.html
Would CKTK mind PM me on cost to post this to Australia please
by Papou
Wed May 15, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.
Replies: 57
Views: 1179

Re: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.

All good advice given above :), what i have problems with some of the splash n go stones is load up being left embeded in the stone whilst sharpening !!??.Fine blade partiocles (Swarfe) which can be a pain in the butt to remove. While ive read that with the softer wetstones (Soaking ) the abrasive i...
by Papou
Tue May 14, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.
Replies: 57
Views: 1179

Re: Naniwa vs Shapton stones.

Own both and no complaints with either , but if its Naniwa your after the Chosera stand out a tad more for me than the Super Stones either stands out differently depending on the Knife your working on. Allthough some may say the Suehiro Cerax may be a tad on the softer side they work nicely for most...
by Papou
Tue May 07, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Sharpening Videos for all of us!
Replies: 5
Views: 246

Re: Sharpening Videos for all of us!

Mate there is a host of Videos online regarding sharpening , Youtube and Peter Nowlan has four or five really worth watching ey.
Do a search and have a squizz online . I for one always enjoy watching sharpening Vids as i believe one is never too old to learn :)..
by Papou
Sat May 04, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Curious with Stone Jumps.
Replies: 6
Views: 198

Re: Curious with Stone Jumps.

Your choice , but would have thought maybe a 2_3 K Stone after the 800 would have been a better step ??.
by Papou
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Extra Thick Stones
Replies: 12
Views: 500

Re: Extra Thick Stones

The Cerax 320. 404 brick arrived n tested with same passion as the standard Cerax 320 :-).
Happy Chappy