Mine smoothed out with time, but was extra stiff at first.
Everyone is crazy in their own special ways. Good thing too! The world wouldn’t be nearly as interesting otherwise.
Top 5 knives I’ve owned: Caribbean Leaf, Shaman, Manix XL, Native LW, Laconico Keen.
Top 5 steels I’ve owned: LC200N, MAXAMET, CPM S90V, ZDP-189, CPM M4.
Top 5 steels I want: CPM 20CV, K390, CPM 4V, VANAX, REX 45.