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Old 03-18-2006, 09:57 AM
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Lansky sharpening sistem?

What do you think about Lansky's "STANDARD 3 STONE SHARPENING SYSTEM". Any expiriance?
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Old 03-18-2006, 03:17 PM
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The Lansky system works well, but it can be quite tedious since the stones are small. I would recommend getting their coarse diamond stone too. It will help you get a burr on each side of the blade a little faster.


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Old 05-14-2006, 07:19 AM
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What do you think about Lansky's "STANDARD 3 STONE SHARPENING SYSTEM". Any expiriance?
I for one enjoy using the Lansky System. Very simple to set-up and the angle of the stone to blade is always constant. A big plus in maintaining a properly sharp edge. Also reduces the chances of "marking" the knife blade in the non-working area.

Not sure what color stones are in the 3-stone system, but in the 5-stone system....you end up using the green, blue, red the most. They wear out quite rapidly, I'm going to buy stock in the company that makes the stones!


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Old 05-14-2006, 08:54 PM
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I hate mine.Once I learned to sharpen on 3x8 diamond hones I've never looked back.


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Old 10-24-2006, 08:55 PM
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First Lansky kit I had was the basic three stone. Course (Red), Medium (Green), and Fine (Blue). I bought it in the service and carried everywhere with me. During FTXs I'd pull it out and sharpen knives for people just to pass the time.

I've got a five stone kit now. I also purchased the "sapphire" stone as well. Lanksy does wonders for me in putting and maintaining an edge on a blade.

The one negative thing about the Lansky is the screw/guide rod connection. If you don't tighten it enough the rod will work loose. Over tighten and the plastic prematurely wears and will eventually break.
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Old 10-26-2008, 09:24 PM
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i love mine. 5 stone set. i'd like to add arkansas and diamond stones someday.
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Old 06-03-2009, 10:31 AM
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i really like my 5 stone set and Lansky is an AWESOME company to deal with, if you have a problem or need something.

i do NOT like the system, at all, for sharpening anything over a 4-5" blade.

if you're sharpening mid sized folder, you'll probably be very happy with it. the black stone (in the 5 stone kit) makes creating a new edge fairly easy.
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