Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 23 of 23
Like Tree14Likes

Thread: Best 1k stone?

  1. #21
    Senior Member sharkbite111's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    People's Republic of Massachusetts
    Thanked: 7


    Great advice! I do like stone to be 3" wide (my King is a little narrower, the Nubatama is definitely wide enough). I'm not too worried about staining, but its nice to know that its a possibility. I generally use the Naniwa 2k Green Brick, Green Brick Of Joy, Aotoshi 2k Green Brick after whatever 1k I use and it is also green (and MASSIVE) and haven't had any issues yet. It gets a nice polish started quickly and feels nice and smooth. IMO it leaves a finer scratch pattern than the Norton 4k. Thanks again guys!! With this move support for the Chosera it sounds like a sure thing!


  2. #22
    aka shooter74743 ScottGoodman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    SE Oklahoma/NE Texas
    Thanked: 1457
    Blog Entries


    BTW, the BEST 1K stone is one that you know how to use to set a proper bevel. You can have the absolute best stone & it won't do the work for actually, knowledge & experience is the best
    kwlfca likes this.
    Northeastern Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma Mentor/Helper...PM me if I can assist you.
    God Bless,

  3. #23
    Senior Member Vasilis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Thessaloniki, Greece
    Thanked: 183


    My vote goes for Sigma select 1.2k
    I was between the chosera and this one, they are the same in performance, as long as the steel is not too hard (the harder the steel, the better the SS 1.2k performs). But, I chose this one because, I don't want to be constantly afraid to leave the stone in water a few minutes more, and clean it right after honing as soon as I can. And always away from the sun. No hairline cracks, you can leave in in the water for years, or boil/bake it, and nothing will change. A big plus. But it absorbs water like the king stone, not exactly splash and go.

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts