The Pocket Pal from Smith measures around 3-1/2 inches in length and around an inch in width, the weight of the Pocket Pal is just an ounce. It is very light in weight. It is however suggested to clean the knife using a damp cloth after each use and a dry towel. Don’t ever rinse it using water. According to the instructions mentioned on the pack suggests that the blade remains sharp until 8-10 times. Most reviews state that the blade didn’t need any edge repair and how much ever sharpness was lost from the blade was regained after using the fine side of sharpening tools bought back the first look to the blade. Everything took less than a minute without getting any sticky messy oils and it was very easy to use the tool, the process requires no professional skills and even a beginner with no knowledge can sharpen the knife as it needs less pressure.
The Pocket Pal comes with a thumb grip / moulded finger area making it very comfortable to use with both of the hands the right and left. The piece is light to hold. Pocket pal is such made that it doesn’t look cheap and brings durability touch with a different coating including the diamond coating also.
How to sharpen using the pocket pal:
Just insert the knife blade into the slot of V-shape at a degree of 90 to the sharpening stones or blade.
Pull knife or scissors blade straight back towards while you apply light pressure.
Repeat this process until you feel the blade is sharp.
For some additional tips, one must hold while the rod faces downwards. Keep the blade closer to the unit and keep the blade at 23-degree angle near to the end of the rod. You will have to switch hands while holding the sharpener with repeating the process.
It is very easy to buy the sharpener using online service which delivers the product at your doorsteps.Smith’s PP1 Pocket Pal Multifunction Sharpener is the best buy.