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Subject:
Re: Diamond sharpening plates
Response To:
Diamond sharpening plates ()

Bruce, a MN Galoot
Bill, I hone with 3 and 1 micron paste. For flattening stuff, I use 15. Bill T recommended 30 micron for flattening. But unless you’re going to dedicate a plate just for that purpose, I wouldn’t recommend that route. The chance of cross contamination is pretty high, and those big diamonds would be hard to get out. Having said that, you sure can tell when you’re working with a grit that coarse.

I’d suggest following David’s recommendation for s strip of sandpaper on glass. I just acquired a roll of PSA 120 paper. I’ll send you some.

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