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    EricSki replied to the thread Old timer equipment.
    Ha ha, Ive been watching the guys videos from Tomo Nagura. Most of it is over my head though. So since he sells the lapping plates I...
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    EricSki replied to the thread Diamond Paste Source.
    Awesome, thanks.
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    EricSki reacted to Frank Shaves's post in the thread Diamond Paste Source with Like Like.
    I recently bought 0.5, 0.25 and 0.1 micron from Diamond polishing Paste – Tech Diamond Tools -...
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    EricSki reacted to Stoneman's post in the thread Old timer equipment with Like Like.
    Eric, Here is a link DMT 8" Dia-Flat 95 Lapping Plate - https://www.sharpeningsupplies.com/DMT-8-Dia-Flat-95-Lapping-Plate-P591C111.aspx...
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    EricSki replied to the thread Old timer equipment.
    What is a DMT or Atoma? Sorry for all of the questions but getting started in this opens the doors to a lot of questions and it seems...
  • EricSki
    EricSki replied to the thread Old timer equipment.
    OK, thanks for the input. ANy suggestions on what lapping plate should be used on the 12K? Maybe a link? Also, what does SWMBO stand for?
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    EricSki reacted to Sinnbad11's post in the thread Old timer equipment with Like Like.
    This could be a usable combo for a very long time. If you pick up a 12k you will need a way to flatten it. You can use tile form a home...
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    EricSki reacted to timwcic's post in the thread Old timer equipment with Like Like.
    Never used pastes before so can’t answer with 100% certainty if any thing else is needed. I don’t think so, just not 100%. As far as 12K...
  • EricSki
    EricSki replied to the thread Old timer equipment.
    Do along the lines of need, I have a straight razor, a double strop (leather and canvas). If I get Chromium Oxide and out it on the...
  • EricSki
    EricSki replied to the thread Old timer equipment.
    Makes sense. Like anything today, country people are more dynamic out of necessity and City people more specialized because of the...
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    EricSki reacted to Legion's post in the thread Old timer equipment with Like Like.
    I would say someone shaving at home would have one, maybe two razors, and a pasted and a clean strop. If that got too dull to be brought...
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    EricSki reacted to timwcic's post in the thread Old timer equipment with Like Like.
    There are needs and there are wants. There is not a lot that you need to maintain a shave ready SR. You need a good strop and something...
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    EricSki reacted to Tomo's post in the thread Old timer equipment with Like Like.
    Stone, leather and steel is all you need to maintain a razor. And something to keep the stone flat... Old timers probably had an...
  • EricSki
    EricSki replied to the thread Old timer equipment.
    Thanks for the input. I was just thinking, I couldn't imagine old timers spending hundreds if not more to maintain a razor to shave...
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    EricSki replied to the thread Diamond Paste Source.
    I found this one from China but I dont know if there is a quality issue...
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