Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:45 pm
I'm an EP guy but I have http://www.chefknivestogo.com/nushset.html
and use the 150 for tip repair....only have good knives from CKTG so not brave enough to use them all yet.
How long should I soak this monster? I soaked it the other day for 1/2 hour and it was still thirsty
Let it dry for three days before I put it away.
It did a great job on the tip repair but I don't at to kill it by using it too dry.
Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:33 pm
You won't kill it. The particles will break off more like all coarse stones do. Have a spray bottle to mist it. How do you like the 150 grit? I was thinking about it but it's pricey.
Fri Jan 17, 2014 9:01 pm
My experience with the Nubatama 150 was that the water just drained out of it at first, and I needed to apply heavy spray every 10-15 seconds. But after using a few times I had better mud formation which in turn helped with water retention. Now when I'm done using it I just give it a little rinse so not to jet all the broken particles from the surface.
Fri Jan 17, 2014 9:11 pm
The trick is to use less water letting the surface run dry. The mud will form faster this way.
Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:46 am
This is my first experience with a 150 but I like this one a lot.
Cuts very quickly then I follow up with the Nuba 220 black then a 1k then a Nuba 2K then a Nuba 3K.
Finish with one or two light passes with a .5 cbn strop.
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