Smooth vs. Textured handle?
This is personal preference. Some people argue a smooth handle decreases your grip causing a safety issue. Others state rough textured handles cause blistering and hot spots as well as absorb moisture leading to early handle failure. Generally, sandpaper fixes this either way. If it’s too smooth, rough it up. If it’s too rough sand it smooth. Keep in mind putting a finish on the handle will generally make it feel smoother.
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