Whether you are sharpening a very dull or damaged blade or you are just touching up an already sharp blade at home or in the field, the Edge Stick sharpener delivers unmatched sharpening performance. It's high quality abrasives, cast aluminum housing, reversible components, and fabric storage pouch make it the only sharpening tool you will carry that produces a sharp, longer lasting edge every time on your knife, broadhead, or tool. The Edge Stick Sharpener is part of the Edgesport PRO SERIES line of sharpeners. The Pro Series line was created for those sports enthusiast who demand the highest quality sharpening tools and abrasive sharpening components.
Features: Carbide blades for quick edge setting on very dull or damaged blades Precision ground carbides provide a sharper cutting edge Fine diamond stone for final edge honing Interrupted surface on diamond stone speed sharpening process Diamond stone can be used with or without a sharpening lubricant Diamond stone will not wear down like natural stone Cast Aluminum Housing for durability Fabric Storage Pouch for storage and easy transport Stone Grit: Fine Diamond = 750 Stone Size: .375" x 2.875" Instructions: Use on very dull blades or to restore a damaged edge. Place sharpener on a flat, sturdy surface and hold sharpener with your hand for stability and control during sharpening. Insert knife blade between the two carbide blades at a 90 degree angle to the sharpener. Press down with moderate pressure and pull the blade through the crossed carbides from heel to tip (never back and forth). Repeat this action until blade is sharp. Diamond Stones can be used with a sharpening lubricant (water or honing solution) or dry. Smith's recommends their non-petroleum based Honing Solution for best results. DO NOT use petroleum based oil as a sharpening lubricant with this stone. Place your blade on the end of the stone at the desired sharpening angle and push the blade away from you like you are trying to carve a thin layer off the top of the stone. Use moderate to light pressure, keeping the same angle with each stroke. This is the key to obtaining the sharpest edge. Now sharpen the other side of the blade by placing your blade on the opposite end of the diamond stone and pulling the blade toward you. Again try carving a thin layer off the top of the stone. Repeat this pulling stroke 3 or 4 times. Continue steps 1 and 2 until you feel your blade is truly sharp. Remember, maintaining a consistent angle and doing the same number of strokes on each side of the blade is the key to obtaining the sharpest edge. Always clean your sharpener after use. Clean with a damp cloth or mild brush and wipe dry. Store in fabric pouch. total price