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Subject:
Lowest honing angle PM-V11?

Tony
I've heard that A2 is best hone at ~35* because it tends to get edge chipping at lower angles. Not so for O1 from what I understand. I've got a few PM-V11 blades but I haven't seen definitely if there is a honing angle below which the edge begins to break down more quickly?

So how low can you go?

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