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Old 02-12-2021, 05:36 PM   #1
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At lunch today I was enjoying a bowl of Cajun Blake's Ragin Blaze Chili with one of our ground up whitetails in it, and I was fooling with some Grim Reapers and some Wasp Jackhammers. The blades were fine, just not as sharp as I'd like having been shot through pigs and javis and a deer or two.

I struggled being able to hold the blade well enough to sharpen it, and then it dawned on me. I whipped an old X-acto knife, pulled out the blade, put the blade from a Grim Reaper Carnifour in it, and sharpened that thing right up. Repeated this several times on blades for other Grim Reapers and Wasps Jackhammers. They are all scary sharp now. I think I am onto something!
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Old 02-12-2021, 05:41 PM   #2
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Were you using a stone to sharpen them?
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Old 02-12-2021, 05:44 PM   #3
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Got to try that.
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Old 02-12-2021, 06:01 PM   #4
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Old 02-12-2021, 06:02 PM   #5
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I resharpen the blades on my rage trypans. Pretty easy and boy will they get sharp.
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Old 02-12-2021, 06:14 PM   #6
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Great idea.
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Old 02-12-2021, 06:29 PM   #7
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I use an old razor clamp (double edge razor blade) to hold the blades for sharpening on a stone and then finish with a leather strap.
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Old 02-13-2021, 08:44 PM   #8
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I use needle nose vice grips and a diamond stone
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Old 02-13-2021, 10:20 PM   #9
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I sharpened my expandables in a Lansky. Vice holds them just right.
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Old 02-13-2021, 11:23 PM   #10
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I need to try that!
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Old 02-14-2021, 01:38 AM   #11
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Great info here! I have numerous Rage blades that need sharpening. Maybe I can stop buying replacement blades now.
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Old 02-17-2021, 11:45 AM   #12
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Were you using a stone to sharpen them?
I used a Smith's Diamond hone. Flat sided with a course and a fine and it makes these little blades scary sharp.
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