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    What did you hone today?

    Put another razor over the new mystery ark this evening. The tranny gave a significant boost to the existing Les Lat edge. I find arks to be quite effective on the C135 steel. Also pulled this silicon mat out from under some pots in the kitchen. Seems like a step up from the usual tea towel set...
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    Shaving and Motorcycle Riding

    Careful. The vultures are circling.
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    Shaving and Motorcycle Riding

    Ok I’m a yes then.
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    Shaving and Motorcycle Riding

    Does a 250cc Vespa count?
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    Arkansas Love...Let's see those Arks!

    Oh yeah. That’s going to take a while. My wife got me onto a stone mason she uses for work. He cut my granite lapping plate down to the size is a standard sheet of wet dry sandpaper for me. If you have a few like that, it might be worth reaching out to a stone mason. He might be able to slice...
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    Arkansas Love...Let's see those Arks!

    @timwcic is the expert in stone and label preservation. Labels are always nice to keep where you can. While it might not be the prettiest label it’s enough to let you know what the stone is.
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    Arkansas Love...Let's see those Arks!

    How far out is it?
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    Arkansas Love...Let's see those Arks!

    It’s lapping time. No pain no gain. I hope you have plenty of Silica Carbide! It would be a crime against honing to destroy that label but you know that already. Removing it and mounting it into a nice storage box would be ok.
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    Shower Shaving

    No. It’s too hard to keep water out of the pivot pin.
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    What Did You Learn From Your SR Shave Today?

    Arkansas Novaculite is my favorite finisher.
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    Shipping Shaving gear around the world

    It hurts when shipping from the states costs as much as the product itself but you do get over it eventually. It’s part of the ‘fun’ of being a B&B shaving junkie and having a shave den stocked up with exotic products. Eventually you forget how much you paid anyways. You’re just happy to have...
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    Favorite 50 dollar brush ? Line em up !

    Semogue Owners Club Cherry Handle Boar
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    What straight did you use today? Now with PICTURES

    Shave test confirmed that the new ark is a winner. Sensational edge. A good ark is tough to beat.
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