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This is a real Fili. The reason it is not marked like some other Filis is that it was intended strictly for professional use. Old-school barbers don't like flashy instruments and thus... I have an exact shaver like the one you pictured. It is simply marvelous if you like heavy razors. Enjoy!
Decided to start a new thread for all resident experts to share their thoughts and opinions on making the edge feel really smooth. I manage to produce wickedly sharp edges, but they are not as smooth as I want them to be. I am sure I am missing a lot of intermediate steps between finishing an...
Holli, many thanks again! I had a hunch that my usual 40 strokes honing protocol on C12K was not cutting it, so to say! [I guess pun was intended.] I am trying to get the buttery-like smooth feeling on the edges. As Lynn describes it, "It is just really nice and smooth." My edges, as I would...
Holli, a great write-up! Now, a couple of questions, if I may:
- Do you tape the spine?
- What stroke do you use when you set a bevel: X, circular, or regular?
- How and when do you get feedback for the sharpness?
- 100 strokes for C12K: The bare minimum or the maximum?
- Do you get that...