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waterstones

Discussion in 'Kit Chatter' started by Gary, Oct 7, 2003.

  1. Gary

    Gary New Member

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    IKEA are selling a scandinavian water stones in a latex rubber box for £4.

    They're harder than the standard Jap ones but thus far the one I have works well and being smaller and square is excellent for your axe.

    Another plus is the rubber doesnt slip in the work surface either!

    Bit of a bargin me thinks!!
     
  2. giancarlo

    giancarlo Full Member

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    Looks like a great deal to me, snap it up while you can mate.

    I got mine from Axminster for £12 :(

    It is nice and long though, although it's only for finishing... need to get myself a bigger grade one now.

    Cheers
    Carlo
     
  3. alick

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    Gary,
    Interesting ! Have they given it a silly name so that we know what to go and ask for ? :-D
     
  4. Gary

    Gary New Member

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    probably Alick - but I cant remember - just check of the kitchen dept and look for them there in blue rubber (soapdish) boxes.

    Carlo - the Axminster tools ones are good and these are what I use at home and when on courses but the IKEA one would be good in the field or at a base camp especailly if other less experienced people where wanting to use it too.

    As I say I'm still trying it out at the moment but it does seem to be favourable and my axe comes up really well with it.
     

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