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would i have blunted my new bowie knife by cutting through cardboard with it?
right; ...... i recently bought a new expensive bowie knife online, i am very happy with my new knife, but my only complaint is that it didn't come with a ''razor edge''?......but the knife appeared to cut through a thin strip of cardboard quite easily.
but would i have blunted the edge of the knife by cutting through a piece of cardboard with it?
and are bowie knives meant to come with a razor edge when you buy them?
- STEVEN FLv 71 month agoFavourite answer
If it cut through a thin strip of cardboard quite easily, it had a razor edge before the cut.
- Bubba GubbinsLv 71 month ago
Like anything else, spending a lot of money does not guarantee a good product. A carbon steel knife will begin to lose it's edge as soon as it is sharpened, just from normal oxidization. Get a good sharpening system, and tune it up.
- Spock (rhp)Lv 71 month ago
no, you did not dull the edge. you sharpen the edge to the degree you like ... the knife is sturdy enough for gutting a deer
- ?Lv 41 month ago
It's a Bowie knife not Gordon Ramsey cutlery, It's meant for heavy work and razor thin edges chip more easily,
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- ?Lv 61 month ago
No, maybe you need a sharpening device