Originally Posted by Rick in Oregon
Now I wonder what my blade edges really look like after sharpening on my Spyderco ceramics.....
Hey, Rick. The quality of my sharpening increased immensely once I started "looking" at the edges.
Before, I would do a knife and think it was good. Then I'd look at it under magnification, only to discover that I had "missed" sections.
The best bang for your buck is the "KingMas 60x Currency Detecting Microscope." Get it from Amazon Prime for seven bucks. Don't order from those shifty Communist Chinese, even if it's cheaper. They'll steal your money.
The Kingmas is cheap, but it provides a good image. 60x is right in the ballpark for seeing the detail you need. The 120x images that I created are overkill Also, the KingMas image moves in the direction that you move the magnifier. Others move in the opposite direction, so it's really hard to look along the entire length of the blade.
Seven bucks for more precise edges.
As someone who uses the Spyderco sharpener, do you also carry Spydies? They're weird looking knives, but I carry one daily.