Hapstone V6 announced! - Gritomatic

Hapstone V6 announced!

New knife sharpener delivers 11°-44° sharpening angle range, ultimate precision and no-tool assembly for best sharpening experience

29th December 2016 - HAPSTONE has just launched HAPSTONE V6, 6th generation of successful V-series. V6 is being heralded as the ultimate knife sharpener with ability to use thousands of sharpening stones. The new V6 delivers breath-taking features while pushing the boundaries for knife sharpening enthusiasts who demand the best.

  • The V6 is the first knife sharpener on the market capable to set any sharpening angle in a range from 11 to 44 degree.
  • Three Point Guide for a high-precision knife positioning. The knife rests on two contact points and after flipping it will have exactly the same position, so the sharpening angle stays correct and consistent.
  • No-tool assembly for fast deployment and mobility.
  • Lightweight horizontal shaft for better pressure control during the sharpening process.
  • Angle Gauge Holder is a base that allows to install the digital angle gauge (inclinometer) on the horizontal shaft.
  • Narrow stone holder for comfortable side look when using narrow sharpening stones.
  • Parking device for horizontal shaft.
  • Modified T-leg design for maximum stability.
  • Rigid shaft couplings to avoid accident part movements during the sharpening process.
  • Metal pivot unit with PTFE insert provides smooth shaft movement and requires no lubrication or cleaning.
  • Anodized metal part coating for extra protection.

V6 inherits all features of Hapstone Pro V5 delivering even more capabilities at affordable price point.

  • All basic parts made of metal. Hapstone knife sharpener is built to last forever.
  • Universal stone holder suitable for the installation of sharpening stones up to 20 cm.
  • Full compatibility with Edge Pro stones mounted on blanks with 45 degree bevel.
  • Thickness compensator allowing for sharpening stones of different thicknesses to be used while maintaining the chosen angle.
  • Rubber covered blade table to protect your knives from scratches.
  • Strong neodymium magnet to facilitate knife fastening and the sharpening process.
  • Rubber coated supporting legs that can be used on any surface.
  • Spring for quick changes to the sharpening stone.
  • Stopper rings to limit the movement of the horizontal shaft.
  • Wooden handle to make time-consuming work a little easier.

These specifications enable Hapstone to deliver an industry leading high-precision knife sharpener to the market. V6 is designed specifically for sharpening enthusiasts looking for the best experience without breaking the bank!

V6 Standard Edition will be available in 4 bundles:

  • Basic - 3 Hapstone silicon carbide stones - $219
  • Silicon Carbide - 5 Gritomatic silicon carbide stones - $259
  • Aluminum Oxide - 5 Gritomatic aluminum oxide stones - $279
  • Diamond – 3 dual-side Venev diamonds (6 grits total) - $259

Estimated start selling date for V6 Standard is 1st February 2017. Preorder will be available in January.

Deluxe Edition specs and availability information will be announced later.

Hapstone provides 5 year warranty on Hapstone V6 knife sharpeners. You can be sure in the reliability of the devices and supporting from manufacturer for the entire period of use


Gritomatic is a partner of Hapstone Company (manufacturer) for sales channel development and marketing in the USA. Gritomatic offers Hapstone products as well as hundreds of Hapstone-compartible sharpening stones.

Hapstone V6 will be available from Gritomatic.com and Hapstone dealers worldwide. Gritomatic offers satisfaction guarantee for Hapstone V6 – the right to return the sharpener within 15 days from the date your order was delivered.

Konstantin Martynenko
Konstantin Martynenko

As the owner of Gritomatic online store I'd like to use this blog to talk with you and share my knowledge and experience in sharpening. English is not my native language, I am sorry for any mistakes and really hope it will not become a barrier between us. I will be happy to receive feedback from your side.

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