Restoration disaster!

Discussion in 'General Straight Razor Talk' started by just1nsturm, Apr 24, 2009.

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    So I finally received this W&B in the mail and I was pretty excited to start a new restoration. I fully inspected the blade for any chips and cracks, besides the slight taper, I was happy with it (so I thought). I finally had some time to do some work on it this morning. I get the sandpaper out and start sanding. It only took a few minutes to notice this!!!

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  2. Ouchie.

    How close to the tip? or the heel?

    Or is it dead center? :frown:
  3. professorchaos

    professorchaos Moderator Emeritus

    That STINKS!
  4. It's ~9mm from dead center, towards the heel. :mad:
  5. Cootchie razor?

    That's all I have in regards to ideas. :bored:
  6. :lol: Thanks for the idea. I'll consider something like that.
  7. Man, that little sucker was almost invisible!

    How frustrating!
  8. Wow. That's rough. It looked like it had a lot of promise too.

    Cut down in it's prime :frown:.
  9. I think I just felt a bit of physical pain for you.

    That sucks!
  10. mdunn

    mdunn Moderator Emeritus

    ahh. that sucks!

    ps is that a microtome?
  11. Dang. I hope it wasn't expensive.

    Had a similar experience myself last month. The crack was invisible until i had sanded on it for 20 minutes or so.
  12. Looks like, still sux!:frown:
    Sorry for your lloss, bro!
  13. As much as this sucks, at least you didn't break it yourself.

    It was already broken.
  14. I had to google this. :blushing:

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