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Blade tip repair

Postby mpgtsm » Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:44 am

I bought a second hand multitool online. The tip of the s30v blade is dull. It’s not real obvious visually but it is very dull. I wonder if it’s worth trying my sharpmaker, or a flat stone? I don’t have much experience re-profiling. Any advice? I’ll probably order a new blade if I can find one. I guess it can’t hurt to try at this point.
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Re: Blade tip repair

Postby A.S.O.K.A » Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:58 am

Check out this video from BamaKnifeGuy heres the link

https://youtu.be/mvbq-lfBlSs

He shows how he repaired a socom elite with major damage. If your tip damage is as small as I think, you definitely dont need to waste money on another blade. Good luck.
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Re: Blade tip repair

Postby bearfacedkiller » Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:23 pm

Tape a piece of sandpaper to a counter or work bench and grind the spine down until your tip is pointy again. I’ve done it many, many times.
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Re: Blade tip repair

Postby aaronkb » Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:50 pm

bearfacedkiller wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:23 pm
Tape a piece of sandpaper to a counter or work bench and grind the spine down until your tip is pointy again. I’ve done it many, many times.
I was gonna suggest doing this on a stone (I’ve done it a whole bunch), but I like the idea of using sandpaper since it’s more disposable and you won’t have to worry about wear.

Basically any time a tip is super messed up I turn it into a ‘reverse tanto.’

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Re: Blade tip repair

Postby sal » Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:54 pm

Hi Mpgtsm,

Your Sharpmaker will do just fine.

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Re: Blade tip repair

Postby mpgtsm » Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:08 am

sal wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:54 pm
Hi Mpgtsm,

Your Sharpmaker will do just fine.

sal
Thanks sir. I’m sure it will. I started on it last night. It’s almost “there”. I want near perfection of course. I love the SM. It’s saved me a lot of money and produced the sharpest edges I’ve ever seen in person.


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