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Re: Grinding stones...

Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:43 am

forthosewhotoil76 wrote:Thanks for the reply, Jason, I appreciate it. I'm considering getting a 60 or 120, and the next level stone I have in my collection is a 400, so I'd probably need to come up with another flattening option until I have multiple low grit stones in the arsenal.



I like the 120 a lot because of its speed but its a special stone and should only be used for large bevels like such found on a yanagi. If used for normal double bevel knives you will have multiple problems that you simply don't want. I can't speak for the 150 but I like the 180 for its harder binder and slow wear rate. Works good to flatten too and not wear quickly when doing so.

Re: Grinding stones...

Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:08 am

Thanks again for the insight, Jason. I'm going to take a serious look at that Nubatama 150 grit. I think it might round out my lower grit collection nicely.
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