Yeah, you're right the walking doesn't have to do with centering, it's the chisel grind. What I'm trying to imagine is less about centering and more about making the V of the chisel grind more "V like" in the way that a PE blade is. I'm just not sure it's even possible since the angle of the serrations is so steep that to offset it with the grind of the blade it would take an equally steep angle, which may not be possible.Surfingringo wrote:I would imagine the "walking" is much more a product shape of the grind itself than it's centering. I could be wrong but I believe that regardless of centering, a chisel grind will always pull to the flat side; same as an actual chisel. I don't have an issue with it in real world use but i don't tend to cut things like cardboard where this behavior probably becomes much more notable. If I put my mind to looking for a solution, all I can come up with is grinding from both sides which I'd imagine is a good bit more complicated when it comes to serrations.
I've tried this on other knives, but I don't like that it cuts down so much on the points, which are usually the first thing to start wearing off when you start cutting a bevel on the back side. I can see how it would definitely help to center up the edge but it seems like it would also make your serrations much more shallow, which seems to me would also reduce their effectiveness.ChapmanPreferred wrote:As you sharpen your serrations on the 204 Triangle Sharpmaker, using equal strokes (1 to 1 ratio) you will effectively start to grind in a bevel on the non-ground side of the edge. This will also help to reduce/eliminate the "walk" during the cut.
I am certainly enjoying the extremely sharp serrations on my SE G-10 Police 3. This is my first SE Spyderco and I really think they got it right.sal wrote:We've played around with a variety of serration shapes, sizes and angles. As Chapman stated, sharpening the serrations on both sides with a shapmaker reduces the "walk". On our kitchen knives, tlting the blade to the right wil also reduce the cutting curve in large objects.
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