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I bought an interesting little sharpener at Big 5 a couple of weeks back.
Made by Smith's, found in the knife section.
It's bright yellow plastic.
It sharpens by drawing the blade through a notch with two carbide inserts within that are set at an angle.
About ten strokes will bring a very dull blade back.
The other side also has a notch and there are a couple of angled ceramic rods in it for the final finishing.
I've tried quite a few other methods and usually use a couple of Arkansas stones - one soft, one hard - but this little sharpener did a good and quick job.
Smith's makes two models of this sharpener.
A small pocket sized one for $3.99 which is what I have.
The other, larger and will also sharpen scissors - $7.99.
Just the thing for a survivalist pack methinks....