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Fixing a Chipped blade #8147204 01/28/21 08:41 PM
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Looking for input on if it can be fixed. If so how should I attempt to do it.
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Re: Fixing a Chipped blade [Re: deuce12] #8147602 01/29/21 02:41 AM
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It's going to have to have the edge moved up above that chip. Easiest answer is someone that makes knives or has a grinder for reprofiling and regrinding the edge.

Re: Fixing a Chipped blade [Re: deuce12] #8147680 01/29/21 03:42 AM
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Looks like you cut a hot wire. I think z71 is right on the money

Re: Fixing a Chipped blade [Re: deuce12] #8147943 01/29/21 02:13 PM
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A lot of factors come into play here. A lot will depend on the hardness of the blade as to what equipment will be required to reprofile the blade edge. If it is anywhere near 60 on the Rockwell C scale, you're not going to be able to do it with a file. Whatever is used like a sander or bench grinder will have to be used slowly so as to not heat the blade material enough to cause the blade to loose it's hardness.
The cost of the knife is also a factor. If you have to take it to someone else to have the work done it's entirely and likely possible that the cost to repair it would be higher than the cost to just replace the knife.


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Thanks for the input guys.

Re: Fixing a Chipped blade [Re: MikeC] #8148179 01/29/21 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by MikeC
A lot of factors come into play here. A lot will depend on the hardness of the blade as to what equipment will be required to reprofile the blade edge. If it is anywhere near 60 on the Rockwell C scale, you're not going to be able to do it with a file. Whatever is used like a sander or bench grinder will have to be used slowly so as to not heat the blade material enough to cause the blade to loose it's hardness.
The cost of the knife is also a factor. If you have to take it to someone else to have the work done it's entirely and likely possible that the cost to repair it would be higher than the cost to just replace the knife.


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