Caring for your knife


August 28, 2008

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Tip: Caring for your knife

Clean and sharpen your knife when you clean your pistol. When I get home from the range and clean my weapon, I find that it takes just a few extra moments to also wipe my knife clean, drag it across the sharpening stone a few times (always being careful to make 10° to 15° angle to the stone), and wipe it one more time with a drop of light oil. I keep my knife- and pistol-cleaning supplies in the same old ammo box in the closet, which makes life easy and keeps everything in great working order.

Cheers,
~ dw
Be well, do good, go get 'em.

 

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Doug Wyllie is Editor in Chief of PoliceOne, responsible for setting the editorial direction of the website and managing the planned editorial features by our roster of expert writers. An award-winning columnist — he is the 2014 Western Publishing Association "Maggie Award" winner in the category of Best Regularly Featured Digital Edition Column — Doug has authored more than 800 feature articles and tactical tips on a wide range of topics and trends that affect the law enforcement community. Doug is a member of International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), an Associate Member of the California Peace Officers' Association (CPOA), and a member of the Public Safety Writers Association (PSWA). Even in his "spare" time, he is active in his support for the law enforcement community, contributing his time and talents toward police-related charitable events as well as participating in force-on-force training, search-and-rescue training, and other scenario-based training designed to prepare cops for the fight they face every day on the street.

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