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gcbryan

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Is your knife sharp enough to cut anything? I've been sharpening a lot of my (non-dive) knives lately and it reminded me to check my dive knives.

I only use one small one but I own several. None of them were really all that sharp until I sharpened them.

How sharp are your knives? :)
 

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I have a dive knife that can not cut cave line on the surface, I need to sharpen it but I carry a couple z-knifes that are super sharp.
 

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My sawed-off steak knife is sharp for a serrated blade. My sawed-off Kershaw Amphibian is so sharp I can shave with it--high carbon steel is worth the extra maintance.
 
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Mine are now shaving sharp as well. Knife sharpening is addictive! :)
 

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I carry one set of trauma shears, and one Trilobite. Much better for cutting anything, IMHO. Not as good if you need to stab something/someone.
 

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Sharp enough to saw through something... should definitely sharpen them later. Thanks for the reminder!
 

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I stick with shears. Simple, cheap, light and almost idiot proof. Works for me.
 

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Sharpening a knife is something that takes a skill I lack. Patience
 

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My cutting knife is sharp. My old USD Seahawk knife isn't for cutting but it'll pry hammer and saw just fine.
 

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Razor sharp. I use an 8" bastard file instead of a sharpening stone. This creates lots of burrs that are perfect for cutting fishing line. All you have to do is touch the line with a blade sharpened this way and you will cut right through it. Even if you wear off the burrs there is still a fine serrated edge on the knife.
 

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