Shapton Pro 2000x
Shapton Pro 2000x
Shapton Pro 2000x

Shapton Pro 2000x

Item #: ShaptonProGreen2000

Average Customer Rating:
(5 out of 5 based on 7 reviews)

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Like the rest of the Shapton Professional series, this 200 grit synthetic stone is hard, cuts quickly and is splash and go. This particular choice is an excellent stone prior to finishing in a sharpening progression. Indeed, some sharpeners will not go beyond this stone due to the refined, yet toothy edge that can be achieved through polishing strokes after burr formation. The stone is also frequently followed by light work with a Shapton Pro 5000 or 8000 grit stone for a bit of extra refinement when used on kitchen knives. A storage box which doubles as a stone holder is included by the maker. These stones measure 8.25 x 2.75 each.

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5  Product Review, May 12, 2014
Posted By: Jesus Garcia - verified customer

Just like some of the other reviewers said, I would give 10 starts to this stone. It grinds metal very fast, I don't know why but it seems to be faster than the shapton pro 1k.It doesn't absorb water , the water just seems to stay like big drops on top of the stone. This stone is hard, nothing to do with slurry, it is a good finishing stone for the average kitchen knive. In the 2k-4k grit stones I already had the Norton 4k, shapton glass 4k and, Naniwa ss 3k; I think my Shapton pro 1k is going to be my favorite on that range.

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5  Product Review, August 16, 2013
Posted By: Aaron - verified customer

Shapton number 2 and once again a winner. Cuts nice and quickly leaving behind a nice toothy edge. Splash and go so no need to soak. Dishes very slowly and leaves a good working edge.

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5  Product Review, August 12, 2013
Posted By: Jeff - verified customer

Excellent stone. Cuts very fast and dishes super slow. Leaves a nice toothy edge. A good place to stop on most kitchen knives.

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5  Product Review, August 4, 2012
Posted By: Ozgur - verified customer

My experience is Shapton Pro line is much better on carbon steel and tool steel knives than on common stainless steel knives. I also have 1k and 1.5k as medium stone, and 5k as finishing stone. They are all good and I use them almost exclusively for my carbon steel and tool steel (like steels similar to D2) double bevel knives. For example, shapton pro 1k, 2k work great on my Yoshikane knives. Again, as always, it depends on how your knife interacts with your stone.

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5  Product Review, December 16, 2011
Posted By: Jmbullman - verified customer

I would give this 10 stars if I could. I believe it actually works better than the 1k but in succession it is a one two punch that can't be beat. It cuts and polishes, for most home kitchens it might be all you need if you're not picky and obsessive like most of you knife junkies, when this wears out I might buy 2 so I will never be without and when or if you want to jump to the 5k shapton than you will be carving roasts and birds like a pro. The only thing else that can be said is the super service from cktg every business should use their program as a template for their company. peace jmbullman

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5  Product Review, December 5, 2011
Posted By: Jmbullman - verified customer

I own the 1k also and this is the best 1-2 punch on the market today. You can actually set the bevel if the knife isn't too worn. Spend about 10 mins and than move on to the 2k and then you're talking about some cutting, instant swarf and it set the first polish before you make the jump to the next grit of your choice. Splash and go, cut and shine, not overly expensive and the best part, mark and sue with their service who could ask for anything more. Happy cutting everybody. Shapton pro rules!

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5  Product Review, March 16, 2010
Posted By: johndoughy - verified customer

I had a coworker tease me for buying a $60 rock. I doubt he'll have anything clever to say about my knives! It sharpens evenly and smoothly, unlike my cheap sushi supply stone, doesn't require soaking and VERY fast steel removal--the swarf is BLACK. It raises a very workable burr and though it cuts fast, I don't feel like the burr sneaks up on you, the stone is very consistent and gives good aural feedback, which helps a newbie like myself. The box does a good job, I just put it on a board mate so it won't slip, and the holes in the bottom mean I can just let the stone dry a bit and store it away. I doubt I will buy any other stone for a long while.

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