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Ace hardware fancy sharpening service

rock3r4life Sep 15, 2021

  1. rock3r4life

    rock3r4life Sir shtablington

    Apparently Ace Hardware has a fancy new laser measuring mechanical sharpener that theoretically could give the "scientifically perfect" angle of my Lucha's blade.
    I was carrying it; it didn't need sharpening per-say, but they offered a free trial. The new edge was equal if not sharper than both my up-to 8k grit wetstone, and/or my Ken Onion worksharp, but the price of precision is a lame final edge polish; as I tend to like a bright crisp edge. So i brought my Chimera and Metalmark back because they both have tricky blade geometry (Metalmark is MAJOR PIA, Hom is just curvy enough to warrant laser precision.)

    Really a neat tool that would probably be better to pay for services vs buying the machine because bank.
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2021
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  2. snache

    snache Should be a custom title here

    Pretty cool, is it expensive?
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  3. rock3r4life

    rock3r4life Sir shtablington

    First one was free for me, as they were promoting the idea, then I liked it and came back to get some laser precision on my Hom (sacrilegious? ) I think around $8

    A big fan of new tech improving old, kinda liked the design so I ran with it. Just wish they had a laser that could work my favorite sword.
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  4. Ninjaz7

    Ninjaz7 Huge member

    Ace of all places...mind blown...gotta check that out

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