Part of being retired, is finding things to do. ! I decided to re-sharpen my hunting knives, so it was "OUT WITH THE LANSKY SHarpening kit What a task. ! Bloody hell the steel in both knives was hard as hell. The SOG took 7 1/2 hrs, to get right, over about 3 days. The Gut Hook, ( Ebay special) took 4 1/2 hrs to hone up Now every time I look at them, "I have to count my fingers". LOVE it !