Global MinoSharp Two Piece Sharpening Guide Rail Set

Product Code: MG-463/1

Feature: Weight: 28 g

x R149.00

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Product Info

This is a handy tool for anyone learning to sharpen Global knives on a whetstone.

These guides clip on to the top of the knife blades and hold the knife at exactly the right angle. Recommended as a training guide only - as soon as you are confident in your technique - you should sharpen your knives without the guides.

Instructions come with product.

Quality knives should be kept sharp and in good condition for a long life, ease of use and safety. We recommend that they are sharpened periodically on a whetstone before they become dull to preserve the original edge.

The optimal blade angle for most cutting tasks is between 10 and 20 deg. Using these guides will help you achieve this sharpening angle on a whetstone and so get the best performance from your knives.

The small rail for knives with blade lengths up to 15cm and the large one for blade lengths over 15cm.

These guide rails are lined with plastic to minimise any scratching on the knives during their use. Any time you remove one from your knife, rinse and clean thoroughly to remove any particles of grit remaining inside the Guide Rail which can scratch the knife when next used.

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2 out of 5 stars

Perfect sharpening angle - but beware, scratches knives

Item Reviewed: Weight: 28 g

Review by Justin A. on 3 September 2013

Verified Owner

This guide rail system is perfect for helping achieve the correct angle for Global knives, especially for those new to whetstone use.
Be warned though, they scratch your knives! (a google search will confirm this)
As a solution you could tape the top of your knife before sharpening. Not ideal, but will save your R1000 knives.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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4 out of 5 stars

Worth the money

Item Reviewed: Weight: 28 g

Review by Rob T. on 22 August 2014

Verified Owner

I thought I had Global knife sharpening down but as it turns out my angle was slightly out and there's been a big difference since using these to correct that.

Only downside is now I have to buy a rough stone because once you've let the edge go it's an almighty mission to get it back to perfect using a 1000 grit stone.

NB: If you can, it's worth spending extra for the Read more

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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5 out of 5 stars

Really helps when sharpening a knife

Item Reviewed: Weight: 28 g

Review by Denis l C. on 9 December 2014

Verified Owner

This is one of the best items that I have purchased for a long time, really helps when sharpening a knife.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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5 out of 5 stars

Essential

Item Reviewed: Weight: 28 g

Review by Sergio C. on 16 March 2016

Verified Owner

Just bought sharpening stones and these rails are essential for beginners in making sure you keep the correct angle. They work just as described!!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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3 out of 5 stars

Not convinced this is needed

Item Reviewed: Weight: 28 g

Review by Kevin O. on 28 June 2020

Verified Owner

I’d never used a whetstone for sharpening my knives before, so I thought this would be essential and bought it along with the Kai 400/1000 stone, but after watching a few videos on how to use a whetstone, I was confident enough to use it freehand, and I found these guides caught on the edges of the stone and became frustrating to use, more than they were useful.

I suppose they wi Read more

I would not recommend this product to a friend.

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