Generation 3 Pro - NEW 2017 Model

Wicked Edge

$849.00 

  • Generation 3 Pro - NEW 2017 Model
  • Generation 3 Pro - NEW 2017 Model
  • Generation 3 Pro - NEW 2017 Model
  • Generation 3 Pro - NEW 2017 Model
  • Generation 3 Pro - NEW 2017 Model
  • Generation 3 Pro - NEW 2017 Model
  • Generation 3 Pro - NEW 2017 Model
  • Generation 3 Pro - NEW 2017 Model

This product is currently on back order for 3-4 weeks. 

The 2017 model has been redesigned from the bottom up to accommodate more knife styles, provide smoother clamping and angle setting action and operate with even more precision.

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Description

The Generation 3 Pro Sharpener is the newest pro sharpening system from Wicked Edge. The rapid angle adjustment mechanism allows the user to change the sharpening angle simultaneously on both sides of the knife. The cam-lock jaws are also operated with a one-step lever. The jaws are free floating and self centering, making them ideal for clamping both regular and fully-flat-ground blades. The Gen 3 Pro now includes a Hard Carrying Case with custom foam inserts to securely fit the sharpener and many accessories. 

What's new to the 2017 model 

Improvements to the Vise

  • Fully enclosed to prevent metal filings and diamond particles from fouling the cam
  • Adjustable vise tension to accommodate a wider range of knife thicknesses
  • Redesigned cam follower with molybdenum impregnated nylon bearing surface to ride smoothly on the newly redesigned cam, made from highly polished and hardened stainless steel
  • Redesigned jaw profile to reduce interference at lower angles
  • Split jaw tops to provide better grip on knives with distal tapers
  • Redesigned inside jaw faces for better grip on a wider variety of knife profiles
  • Replaced legacy Depth Key slots with holes for more precise indexing of the blade while mounting

    Improvements to the Cabinet

    • Milled Pocket to hold the Depth Key
    • Cosmetic changes to the cabinet to improve the looks of the unit
    • Extra shelf slot to fit an optional third shelf for additional stone storage
    • Designed to be ready for cabinet removal and conversion to free standing storage unit which allows for a more ergonomic operating height

      Improvements to the Angle Setting Mechanism

      • All angle setting components have been fitted with adjustable, non-friction surfaces for smoother, more precise action
      • Top plate is now anodized, replacing the powder coated finish for crisper, more positive angle locking
      • Micro-adjustments have been redesigned with a knurled thumb wheel for rapid adjustment without tool

            Features

            • One-Step angle adjustment
            • One-Step clamping Angle adjustment from 14 - 27 degrees (28-52 degrees inclusive)
            • Storage Shelf that will hold up to 6 abrasive handle pairs
            • Maximum clamping width is 3/16" (Jaws for 1/4" blades are available)
            • Micro-adjustable ball joint guide rods
            • Vise Jaw is free floating and will clamp almost any type of knife, including fully flat ground blades
            • Vise Jaw is self centering so the angle on each side of the knife is symmetrical

            Technical Specifications

              • Vise Jaws: 6061 T6 Aluminum and Stainless Steel Insert
              • Housing: 6061 T6 Aluminum and Stainless Steel
              • Guide Rods: 304 Stainless Steel
              • Angle Control Hardware: 304 Stainless Steel
              • Stone Holders: Injection Molded Polypropylene Plastic
              • Stones: Monocrystalline Diamonds
              • Hardware: Stainless Steel
              • 0.5 degree coarse angle adjustments
              • 0.05 degree fine angle adjustments  

              Abrasives

              • Coarse 100 Grit / Medium Coarse 200 Grit Diamond Stones Pack
              • Medium Fine 400 Grit / Fine 600 Grit Diamond Stones Pack
              • Extra Fine 800 Grit / Ultra Fine 1000 Grit Diamond Stones Pack  

              Included Accessories

              Hard Carrying Case

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