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Re:cap iron sharpness and maintenance

Charlie
I just hone it to keep it clean, bright, smooth, and rust free rather than making its maintenance a separate step using other products and procedures. Rust is a persistent problem in Memphis. It has rained here for almost seven days straight and is so foggy this morning I can't see 75 yards down to the end of the cove I live on. Super humid and over 50 inches of rain a year. You can't glop everything down with 3-in-1 as it takes longer to remove it so it won't xfer to the wood than it does to buff off the flash rust with lamp oil and a rag, or just hone it off, depending of course on what tool has rusted and where. If it is remotely susceptible to being run across a fine stone that's what I do. Much easier than dragging out steel wool, sand paper, etc. I'm getting lazy in my old age, or maybe just finally 'efficient' and cutting down on the overhead whenever I can.

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