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  1. Steve56 attached a file to the thread What Straight Razor Did You Use Today?.

    I’ve got a pair of M-55s, maybe I’ll get them out for a spin. I don’t recall them being that finicky though. Today was shave #77 for...

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  2. Steve56 liked atbat82's post in the thread What Straight Razor Did You Use Today?.

    [IMG] This Torrey “Our 136” is a sweet shaver! Today was my 23 consecutive shave with a straight razor and it seems like my technique...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 11:40 AM
  3. Steve56 liked Keithmax's post in the thread What Straight Razor Did You Use Today?.

    Wednesday: Fresh of a touch up this Koraat is sharp and smooth again. [ATTACH] Thursday: This razor continues to be laser sharp, I...

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  4. Steve56 liked DrStrange's post in the thread Filarmonica Razors.

    It was good for a while, but I don't rehone a razor unless I super like it. I have too many other razors waiting to get into the...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 8:28 PM
  5. Steve56 liked gssixgun's post in the thread Natural Stones Approximate Grit.

    Honestly my personal object with all the polls on all the platforms was to see how much the Marketing had changed the perceived Grit...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 6:09 PM
  6. Steve56 liked SevenEighth's post in the thread Natural Stones Approximate Grit.

    I am travelling at the moment, or I would post pictures.

    Feb 19, 2020 at 6:08 PM
  7. Steve56 liked SevenEighth's post in the thread Birmingham UK Honing.

    I believe Jamie uses waterstones, so it should be fine. :bounce015: On a serious note - wishing you the best of luck in Wales, @Jamie...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 6:03 PM
  8. Steve56 liked Jamie Mahoney's post in the thread Birmingham UK Honing.

    Jamie uses (WATERSTONES) :rofl:

    Feb 19, 2020 at 6:03 PM
  9. Steve56 replied to the thread What Straight Razor Did You Use Today?.

    It’s always been a bit of a finicky one, sometimes it takes a killer edge, other times, not so much. I need to review my notes and see...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 6:02 PM
  10. Steve56 liked Suhrim21's post in the thread What Straight Razor Did You Use Today?.

    That is a beautiful razor. Is there a post your japanese straights thread here.

    Feb 19, 2020 at 6:01 PM
  11. Steve56 liked speedster's post in the thread Honing on a Japanese Natural.

    My honing efforts today were on a wakasa Alex was kind enough to let me evaluate. I’m working the slurry quite a while to where it’s...

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  12. Steve56 liked gssixgun's post in the thread Honing on a Japanese Natural.

    @Jamie Mahoney Has a REALLY good write up complete with pics out there too, very descriptive and easy to follow...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 5:59 PM
  13. Steve56 replied to the thread Honing on a Japanese Natural.

    There’s also a piece somewhere by the owner of the Maruoyama mine about preserving the slurry between sessions but finding it again...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 2:57 PM
  14. Steve56 liked alex1921's post in the thread Honing on a Japanese Natural.

    I thought that write up from ATG was done by Jim Rion in 2010. http://www.coticule.be/japanese-hones-a-traditional-approach.html

    Feb 19, 2020 at 2:51 PM
  15. Steve56 replied to the thread Honing on a Japanese Natural.

    This is actually a chapter in a book by Iwasaki. The book is OOP I believe, but occasionally shows up on Amazon.jp. I never bought one...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 1:01 PM