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Hi!!! Its been forever guys!!!
So many factors in the honing game! The razor steel, angles, stones, hones, pastes, leathers, linens, abrasives, qi and the users touch and in the end all that matters is the shavers preference
The near endless journey that it takes to figure that out drives one...
I bought a brush from Lee a few yrs ago. We went back and forth on that one was very kind and helpful with everything. He even took interest in my strops I used to make and made conversation on them. Ive written him a few times here and there these past couple of years without a response. Even...
I have a large thater bulb 3 band 31x50 Most large brushes will take more product to get them going. Its an experience that smaller brushes just dont give.
Since its a fan youre looking at that thing will spay more for sure. I prefer my silvertips to be bulb shaped it gives them more backbone...
Beautiful razor I had one made for me back in the day. It was to be straight no waves and with no finger notches but it came wavy with the finger notches and I didn't like it for that reason only. To me it just didnt feel right in the hadn but I held on to it any way and sold it when times got...
Ive had a few of these old le grelots and I agree some of the very best shavers out there. In fact thats all I kept in my den after all these years.
They can be hard to dial in but once they are its pure bliss. Im willing to help hone it up free of cost.
Wow this thread is still going! :)
Ive now reduced the method to washing it a few times with shampoo or dish soap then let it sit loaded with soap or cream.
Yes indeed Neffarious I would say the magic of the defunking is in the long sit with soap or cream and works best loaded not lathered.