Meara JNS - SOLD!

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Huntdad
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Meara JNS - SOLD!

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I will probably regret this but I am just not using this stone. I like it but it needs to go to someone who will use it.
250 including shipping CONUS.
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I like mine and use mine alot. I'd say it's my main finisher, especially for carbon.

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Cutuu wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:08 pm
I like mine and use mine alot. I'd say it's my main finisher, especially for carbon.
Same here. Great stone.
Ed in L.A.

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All this love for one rock.

Yes, I'm never selling mine either. 😁

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Nice stone for those who love very hard stones. I had one many years ago and gave it to Mizogami (bud in Edo) - if you like very hard stones this would be one great finishing stone. I like soft stuff

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Huntdad wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:02 pm
I will probably regret this but I am just not using this stone. I like it but it needs to go to someone who will use it.
250 including shipping CONUS.
Any chance you can describe the approximate grit of the stone and how that changes?

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Drewski wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:58 pm
Huntdad wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:02 pm
I will probably regret this but I am just not using this stone. I like it but it needs to go to someone who will use it.
250 including shipping CONUS.
Any chance you can describe the approximate grit of the stone and how that changes?
This may help. It crosses over beautifully from a Nubatama Bamboo 5K. All it really seems to do when I make the transition from Bamboo to Meara is refine the scratch pattern and allow me to tighten up my edge before I go further up the line with my JNATs. Often it's my ending stone.

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Robstreperous wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:37 am
Drewski wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:58 pm
Huntdad wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:02 pm
I will probably regret this but I am just not using this stone. I like it but it needs to go to someone who will use it.
250 including shipping CONUS.
Any chance you can describe the approximate grit of the stone and how that changes?
This may help. It crosses over beautifully from a Nubatama Bamboo 5K. All it really seems to do when I make the transition from Bamboo to Meara is refine the scratch pattern and allow me to tighten up my edge before I go further up the line with my JNATs. Often it's my ending stone.
Thanks!

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I use mine after an Aono Aoto. It is a hard stone, as Rob points out, and the feedback it VERY subtle, but it does the job. I often touch up my knives on the Aoto and the Meara.
Ed in L.A.

Huntdad
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I think Robstreperous and easilver summed it up nicely. The only thing I would add would be it works best with a slurry.

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I like to slurry mine with the green brick :D

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Nmiller21k wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:38 pm
I like to slurry mine with the green brick :D

Good point. I almost always use some kind of nagura with mine in order to raise a slurry.

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Sold. Thanks Mark!

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