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    HVenture138 replied to the thread Finessing the Jnats.
    How do you distinguish keenness from sharpness?
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    HVenture138 replied to the thread Need a New 8K.
    Well sharpeningsupplies.com has gone ahead and made my decision for me. I sent them an email to see if Naniwa had a warranty (though I...
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    HVenture138 replied to the thread Need a New 8K.
    So at first the crazing seemed to run through out the entire stone but upon closer examination (most of it can only be seen when the...
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    HVenture138 replied to the thread Need a New 8K.
    Unfortunately the crazing goes all the way through to the back. What would lead you to drying a stone on its side? Do you find there is...
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    HVenture138 replied to the thread Need a New 8K.
    Very interesting, the 16K is not recommended for razors, I wonder why
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    I don’t think that the market here favors floppier brushes at all. Much the opposite I think.
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    HVenture138 replied to the thread Time For A New Brush.
    If you face lather and are looking for badger, a short lofted and dense Simpsons brush is almost obligatory. They can be a bit on the...
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    HVenture138 replied to the thread New Hone Day(and new razor).
    My experience with Thuringians is that they are fast and 100 laps seems like way to much to me and I’m using a 180x40. I’ll start with a...
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    HVenture138 replied to the thread Need a New 8K.
    I’ve seen it. That’s what turned me on to the Fuji. He seemed to think the world of it but I’m hesitating on sinking more money into...
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    HVenture138 replied to the thread Need a New 8K.
    I’m definitely been leaning towards the shapton pro in large part because I like my 5k so much. I’ve thought that if my building burnt...
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    HVenture138 replied to the thread Need a New 8K.
    I have only used an 8k naniwa superstone and it's ok but I dont love it Why are you so Luke warm for it?
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    HVenture138 posted the thread Need a New 8K in Hones/Honing.
    Hello All I never thought it would but it happened to me. My Naniwa Snow White has begun to craze and crack and I’m looking for a...
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    It is very hard. The seller didn’t specify as to the mine but I was also thinking it might be Ozuku. I didn’t have much of a chance to...
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    It will break in as you use it. It’s not at all uncommon with 2band hair.
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    HVenture138 replied to the thread Mitchell's Wool Fat advice.
    MWF is excellent IMO. You will find it is very high performing with a mild, soapy scent; though I can detect a faint gaminess to it. I...
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