I've been using this on my global knives for several months now. It does get a bit tricky when you try to sharpen the end of the knife closest to the handle - you end up manually guiding your knife through. The little wheels cracked despite only using the weight of the blade and not pushing down on the knife. I've used the sharpener on vitorinox serated edge knives with good effect. The design of the housing makes them nearly useless for small knifes and the section of blade near the heel is missed altogether on any knife, Chef's Choice 120 EdgeSelect Professional, Baccarat Cuisine Pro Sharpening Steel 20cm. The Minosharp Plus 3 is one of my favorite picks/recommendations for a pull through sharpener. Tried it on an old Global knife that has not been sharpened properly for years. Thread in 'Cooking Knife Reviews' Thread starter Started by burntrice, Start date Jul 30, 2012; Jul 30, 2012 #1 burntrice. In the end, you’ll have a better idea of which Minosharp water sharpener is right for you. You will get a passable edge on a non Japanese knife but nothing to compare with the edge you can get on a Global knife. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Unlikely to replace routine professional sharpening but has so far prolonged the time between. I can't say I'm overly impressed. Having watched the Global instructional video I have been able to keep an excellent edge on all my knives. Global knives quality is outstanding. In his 80's. I have invested a bit in my Global knives therefore to maintain it's sharpness I've purchased a MinoSharp 3. Ltd. All Rights Reserved. I normally grab a piece of paper and run it along the blades. Only purchased this as we have owned Global Knives for going on 12 years and this is what I thought I should use to sharpen them. Global MinoSharp 3 Ceramic Water Sharpener. Review by Karen T. on 10 September 2013 Verified Owner After reading many reviews, and deciding between the minosharp or the ceramic stones, I've decided to buy the minosharp plus 3, because I want the easy application and having 3 different grind stones is what I was looking for. I've been using this on my global knives for several months now. minosharp plus 3? The coarse wheel will grind away more material, more quickly. The minosharp is very simply - run the blade through the slot, use only the weight of the knife, 10-20x back and forth and bob's your mother's brother.I haven't had any issues with the wheels cracking or breaking.Easy to use. Admittedly, I don't have a big family so the usage is not as much as some families but it's still my go to knife. I normally run my blades through about 20 times. Always use the finer wheel last. Hitta deals från 16 butiker och läs omdömen på Prisjakt. Your trust is our top concern. This review of the 220 concludes a 3 part extensive product write-up. Review by Karen T. on 10 September 2013 Verified Owner After reading many reviews, and deciding between the minosharp or the ceramic stones, I've decided to buy the minosharp plus 3, because I want the easy application and having 3 different grind stones is what I was looking for. Register now and take advantage of ProductReview's Brand Management Platform! We have owned a set of global knives for about seven years and the sharpener for the same length of time. Having watched the Global instructional video I have been able to keep an excellent edge on all my knives. We used this sharpener a few times on Mundial knives and wasn't happy with the end result. Other reviews have queried the strength of the wheels, whilst this has never been a problem for me they do seem like a weakness. However, they do demand some technique and practice at first. What is the difference with the colours of the wheels? Think it's more suited for normal edges. After the sharpening process, I normally do another paper-cut test to ensure the knives are sharpened and lo and behold, the paper cuts with ease. Purchased in July 2011 at King of Knives.