Dan's Extra Fine Translucent Arkansas for the KME Sharpener - 1 x 4 inch stone
Dan's Translucent Arkansas 1 x 4 inch stone for the KME
Part # TAP4
Extra Fine Translucent Arkansas Stone by Dan's Whetstone Company cut to 1 x 4 to fit the stone carrier of KME sharpeners. It is also perfect to carry in your pocket, toolbox or pack for quick touch ups. Comes with plastic storage/carrying tube.
It is an excellent finishing stone which produces a razor edge on your knives or tools.
The translucent Arkansas is in what Dan's calls the True Hard grade and can occur in a translucent shade of grey, yellow brown or pink. It exists as a separate grade due to customer demand.
Stone colors can vary from the photo
Arkansas are not measured by grit size or color, instead they are divided by specific gravity into grades or hardness - the softer the stone the more coarse it performs, the harder it is, the finer it performs.
Really helpful information on Arkansas Stone grades is available from Dan's Whetstones at their site