/ Sharpening Axes
How sharp can I expect to get them?
NB With the way I have taken my file to them they are customized compired to their original spec.
Personal preference - I try and avoid filing tips as much as possible, maybe use a sharpening stone. For hard ice, I find it quite useful to sharpen the top of the blade to make it easier to yank the tool up and cut the ice.
How much 'damage' does torquing do to the blade?
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