Arkansas stone


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Arkansas stone

[′är·kən‚sȯ ‚stōn]
(engineering)
A whetstone made of Arkansas stone, for sharpening edged tools.
(petrology)
A variety of novaculite quarried in Arkansas.
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Working the small notch we ground into the cocking piece with a smooth Arkansas stone really enhances the function of this safety, although it will work without it albeit somewhat grittily.
Arkansas stones are made from a natural mineral and will vary in color from black to white.
020" gauge allows for a hard ball pistol and switch to the Arkansas stone for one or two passes for finishing them off.
The third stone is an extremely hard Arkansas stone and it is used to polish the surfaces very smooth.
And we figured out we could get a full, thick stone if we just changed the size of our stone pieces to smaller and laid it up like masonry [and then] we could use an Arkansas stone, which was what we needed to do and wanted to do anyway.
In the field, many hunters rely on their Remington Rem Stones, with a 6-inch hard Arkansas stone to remove large blade chips, and a soft stone to give a fine hone to blades of all lengths.
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