King Hyper Whetstone #1000 (Standard Hardness)
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The King Deluxe 1000 has always been the standard for users wanting a great quality, budget friendly 1000 grit whetstone. It has excellent feedback and offers what most consider a true 1000 grit finish. Knife owners with knives no higher than 61 Rockwell would be well-served by the Deluxe 1000. But what about those of us with knives higher than 61 Rockwell?
In comes the King Hyper 1000 - the new and improved version of the Deluxe 1000. The cutting speed has been increased, while retaining the feedback that the Deluxe 1000 has always been known for. The new compound is also harder, and slower wearing. The Hyper 1000 takes the all-around performance qualities of the Deluxe 1000, but can now tackle knives with Rockwell ratings well over 61 (tested up to 66).
Made in Japan
- Origin: Tokonama City, Japan
- Grit No.: #1000 WA
- Stone Type: Soaking
- Dimension: 205 x 70 x 34mm (8.1 x 2.7 x 1.3")
- Weight: 990g (34.92oz)
- Material: Special Synthetic Material
- Made by King Whetstone, distributed by Matsunaga Stone, Osaka.
How to use:
Pre-soak for 15 minutes before use, and apply water on surface during sharpening when needed. Rinse and wipe dry with a hand towel when done, and allow air dry at room temp. Do not leave in water.
How to clean:
If the stone’s performance is slowing down, or seems to be diminishing, you can clean using a rust eraser, nagura stone, dressing stone, or a flattening plate. Be sure to clean the entire surface of the whetstone when using any of these methods to ensure even wear of the whetstone’s surface.