ENLAN EL-06 from ? ( Maybe 10 years ago )

old4570

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EL-06 - 9cr18mov ( allegedly )

I don't remember this knife impressing me 10 years ago ( edge retention ) .
But then my understanding regarding edge lore has increased some . ( Edge retention )

??? How many days ago did I have an itch to sharpen something ! & The EL-06 was the test bunny . If memory serves (?) I started at a worn 180 grit , the 320 grit and then 600 grit diamond .. Now what I cant remember is ......................... Did I go 1000 grit and or 1500 grit ??????????????
( old's getting old ) . Cos I did a few knives to scratch that itch and at least one of them went to 2000 and another to 1500 and ????????????? .

Anyways ! Been meaning to re test the EL-06 for some time . And today I got a "Round To It"
On the rope , I could feel the wear on the edge around 250 / 300 slices . And the fail came at 400 slices .
9cr18mov .......... 400 slice fail with a bling edge ( guided ) .

I do know for certain the edge is now a Ground 80 grit , off the = Wet Stone Grinder Knife Sharpener .
And the edge feels like a micro hacksaw on paper . ( True Grit )
Don't misunderstand , it's hair popping sharp ! One day , I may put it to the rope again .... Butt , a few other knives need testing .

Video on VEOH
 
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