Smith’s 50005 Edge Pro Compact Knife Sharpener Review

mith-knife sharpener 50005The Smith series of electric sharpeners have garnered a good reputation in recent years. Quietly biting at the heels of Chef’s Choice, Smith’s have been releasing reliable and affordable electric knife sharpeners for a long time.

The Smith’s Edge Pro Compact Sharpener is another release that will appeal to many looking for a simple and affordable sharpener that you can rely on.

Incorporating both manual and mechanical sharpening elements the 50005 is able to easily sharpen dull and damaged blades as well carry out some precision honing. What’s more, you can use it on both straight and serrated edged knives.

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The sharpening wheels are made from bonded synthetics. Smith state that the abrasive materials have been carefully selected in order to guarantee longer wheel life. They also boast superior uniform cutting, with minimum heat build from the friction induced by the sharpening process. In short, this product should ensure that your blades are free from de-tempering.

Smith’s-50005 knife sharpenerSmith’s have been in the sharpening game for over a century, and one does not need to question their manufacturing quality, even on these budget range models. With build testing to ensure the abrasive wheels are able to withstand strict tolerances, this sharpener is guaranteed to last you a long time.

Utilizing crossed ceramic rods the tool is able to sharpen at a pre-set sharpening angle, lightly honing both sides of your blade at the same time. (Smith’s recommend that a light honing is carried out after the synthetic abrasive stage is used for sharpening, ensuring your blades remain in tip top condition.)

  • Pre-set Sharpening Angles
  • Sharpens Both Sides of the Blade
  • Ceramic Rods for Final Edge Honing
  • Soft-Grip Rubber Handle, Non-Slip Rubber Feet
  • Wheel Abrasive, Synthetics; Wheel Grade, Coarse

Bottom Line

Fast, easy to use and reliable and what’s more very affordable, the Smith’s 50005 Edge Pro Compact Electric Knife Sharpener, is definitely a worthwhile purchase.

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