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03-01-2011, 03:17 PM
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A guy with 3/8 will need more sharpenings (in general) than a guy with a 5/8.

3/8 - Smaller radius, deeper groove, more acute edge angle, easier to dull, more sharpening.

5/8 - Larger radius, shallow groove, less acute edge angle, slower to dull, less sharpening.

But even still how often you sharpen is also personal taste.

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