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Your preference. Serrated or not?

Discussion in 'The Cutting Edge' started by sandyc, Dec 2, 2012.


  1. OMEGA5

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    As far as I'm concerned, serrated blades are a joke.
    I have three that are serrated, don't use any. One's
    a Kershaw, and 2 Spydercos. All 3 gifts from the
    daughter so I can't get rid of them.
    Give me a straight edge! Easier to sharpen even if all
    you have is a rock.
    Dano
     

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  2. SkaOG

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    non-serrated blade all the way. I have never found a real use for serrations. They just seem to get in the way for me. Keep your blade sharp and you wont miss having serrations.
     

  3. snowcrash75

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    Insert tip of straight edge, apply forward pressure while gently twisting cutting edge away and up from contents of said zip tie. :wavey:
     
  4. syntaxerrorsix

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    That's a perfect way to roll or chip an edge. A better method is to use the right edge for the job.

    Side cutters.

    :wavey:

    Barring that serrations are much more efficient.
     
  5. Travclem

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    I agree that side cutters are the best, but I have never had an issue with a plain edge flying through a ziptie.
     
  6. wolf19r

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    Serrated due to being edc and for all types of utility uses. You never know what you might have to cut.
     
  7. KenInColorado

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    Plain edge. I have several serrated and partially serrated blades, but they're just not useful to me.