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#12191731 - 04/10/17 11:51 AM Whats the best fillet knife sharpener
PKfishin Offline
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I'm having trouble keeping my Rapala fillet knife sharp when filleting fish. Not an issue with crappie but if I keep a sandbass I have to re-sharpen every fish.

Interested to see what anyone does to keep knives sharp.
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#12191738 - 04/10/17 11:54 AM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: PKfishin]
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Lansky. Period!
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#12191746 - 04/10/17 11:58 AM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: PKfishin]
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One thing that may help is a different angle on the edge. I sharpen mine to a 17º but I don't cut any bones with my fillet knife. You might try a 25º edge. Won't be scalpel sharp but will do a good job.
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#12191748 - 04/10/17 12:00 PM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: PKfishin]
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This one is pretty good on a low budget:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6HMe1h0QPM

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#12192006 - 04/10/17 02:02 PM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: PKfishin]
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WorkSharp. Best quick sharpener I ever had. Gets them so sharp if you even look at the blade your eye lids fall off.
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#12192213 - 04/10/17 03:21 PM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: Muzzlebrake]
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I normally use a Smiths hone, it has always worked well. I use Dexter Knives and they stay as sharp as any I have used.
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#12192707 - 04/10/17 07:54 PM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: Muzzlebrake]
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Originally Posted By: Muzzlebrake
WorkSharp. Best quick sharpener I ever had. Gets them so sharp if you even look at the blade your eye lids fall off.


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#12193042 - 04/11/17 04:49 AM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: PKfishin]
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Diamond paddle while on the cleaning station for touch ups.
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#12193267 - 04/11/17 08:35 AM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: PKfishin]
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I started using this little belt sharpener 2 years ago and will never go back to a stone! It gets everything scalpel sharp!


http://www.worksharptools.com/sharpeners...-sharpener.html
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#12193877 - 04/11/17 12:45 PM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: sasquatch]
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Originally Posted By: sasquatch
Diamond paddle while on the cleaning station for touch ups.


Yes!
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#12193949 - 04/11/17 01:10 PM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: PKfishin]
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Edited by Lloyd5 (04/11/17 01:12 PM)
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#12195252 - 04/12/17 07:42 AM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: PKfishin]
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Originally Posted By: PKfishin
I'm having trouble keeping my Rapala fillet knife sharp when filleting fish. Not an issue with crappie but if I keep a sandbass I have to re-sharpen every fish.


I am going to say that you have a "bad" Rapala? I have cleaned 75 sandbass with mine, w/o having to resharpen (I did resharpen, after I finished though).

Oh, I am a Lansky fan also.

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#12195866 - 04/12/17 12:39 PM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: PKfishin]
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#12198470 - 04/13/17 07:35 PM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: PKfishin]
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Electric fillet knife is the only way to go!

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#12198618 - 04/13/17 08:47 PM Re: Whats the best fillet knife sharpener [Re: REDGUN]
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Originally Posted By: REDGUN
Originally Posted By: PKfishin
I'm having trouble keeping my Rapala fillet knife sharp when filleting fish. Not an issue with crappie but if I keep a sandbass I have to re-sharpen every fish.


I am going to say that you have a "bad" Rapala? I have cleaned 75 sandbass with mine, w/o having to resharpen (I did resharpen, after I finished though).

Oh, I am a Lansky fan also.

I was thinking the same thing. I keep a Rapala knife in the door pocket of my truck that has cleaned hundreds of fish and rarely sharpened.
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