John McDouall Stuart
- Aug 27, 2021
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Here is a knife I have Ho Hummed over for several years .
And most knife reviewers seem to have nothing but nice things to say about it ! I wonder why ?
Where to start ..
Sharpening Stone :
A) My first suggestion is to gift it to some one you don't like
B) throw it away (?)
C) put it somewhere and forget about it
Ferro Rod :
A) The ferro rod is ok
B) The striker is - rubbish - I threw mine in the rubbish !
A) Yeah , it's nylon with some sort of hard liner
B) Comes with a length of Para chord ( Maybe 2 meters )
Sheath is ok I guess for something cheap N nasty .
So that leaves us with the knife .
A) Has some kind of funky coating ( black ) for ? reason ! Is it just for looks ?
B) Spine wont strike a ferro rod well , the black coating will be worn away exposing steel .. So may improve .
C) Very comfortable grip
D) Good overall size
E) Factory edge slices paper , but has a serious burr , a little rough .
Update : Edge is very rough .. Will go straight to a re grind ...
And next will come some rope slicing as time permits .