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Would you mind posting a picture of your setup?
Stones and all slurry stones.
I would strongly suggest slurry on the jnat, that's where they shine. Do you have any slurry stones?
Also try to go coticule under running water...
Yeah, I would have wanted to participate, but the shipping costs alone... may aswell buy a brand new strop if the shipping fee is around $50.
If you can set the bevel on a 4k, then yeah sure.
Just hard to say how much work needs to be done.
Have you taken the gold dollar straight to the 12k? Or have you progressed to the 12k?
If you have taken it straight to the 12k from factory edge,...
Start with checking if your razor is flat just in case.
Place it on a surface that you know is flat, touch each corners of the razor, toe, heel...
I feel you.
I was only using disposables and electric shavers, before I jumped straight into straight razors.
I thought I would be saving money...
Welcome! Glad to have you on board!
Good luck on the saving money part! :001_302:
Wow.... just wow!
I use translucent glue, glue for the base where you want to place it, then glue on top of the label.
Works a treat.
Well, you CAN shave with an edge straight after bevel set. Should you? If you want to experiment, who is anyone to stop you.
Just saying, you...
Good luck all!
Well, the gold dollars aren't that warped. But they do need alot of steel removal. Spine needs to be grinded down quite abit before you get an...
Made of high speed steel and the razors I have got have all been badly warped.
I suggest you to stay clear from them.
Thank you very much! :001_005:
I'm into restoration and honing myself and I look forward to see your work!
Very interesting stuff!
Makes me wonder what people and soldiers used during the 2nd world war.
That is a beauty, Basil.
I'm starting to grow a intrest in these folding kamisoris.
Really nice razors here!
I hope I can join in the next competition, I'm just not on the level you guys are at.
Thank you very much!