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Browning fixed blade #7708613 01/05/20 05:51 PM
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I made a donation to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and they sent me a Browning fixed blade as a token of appreciation. I was getting ready to sharpen it and noticed that in the directions that came with the knife showed it being sharpened at a 20 degree angle. I normally work my hunting knives at a 25 degree angle and my kitchen knives at 20. Any comments or observations? Have I been using the wrong angle on my hunting knives all these years?

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Re: Browning fixed blade [Re: mikei] #7708636 01/05/20 06:35 PM
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Thanks for the article. It pretty much confirms what I know about sharpening angles on knives, according to their intended use. The little knife RMEF sent me is probably best reserved for skinning and a 20 degree angle should hold up well enough. I'll let my 25 degree knives continue to do the heavy lifting.

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Here's a picture of the RMEF knife.

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Re: Browning fixed blade [Re: mikei] #7722929 01/20/20 02:52 AM
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I have one of those. Like it a lot.

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I have that exact same knife. Love it.

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Thanks for the information, just didn't realize the importance of which angle to use for which knife.

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