Submitted by Eric Daniel
I have come to the conclusion that serrated pocket knives are a fact of life. Don't get me wrong, I think serrated blades are a definite plus, especially when it comes to cutting things like cord, rope, cardboard and the like, but sharpening them can be a pain. A couple of the Joes in my unit are knife magnets and they carry a number of tools to sharpen their field blade collections, but I was wanting something more universal. What I came across was a device from Smith's.
Technically, I believe the sharpener is called the Smith's Carbide, Ceramic and Diamond sharpener (though REI refers to it as the Pocket Pal.) The carbide parts are for gross sharpening and resetting the edge, while the ceramic