Rolls Razor Advice

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by Single Wedge, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. Single Wedge

    Single Wedge New Member

    Well I have one and I have been to the outdated website whose email link to the guy in Arizona does not work anymore.


    Mine is well not working for me sharp wise. I have honed it and honed it. Stropped and stropped. I still cannot get an edge that it "shave ready" it is close but close only counts in thermonuclear and fragmentation devices.

    So any help would be appreciated. I have read that mink oil for the strop would be good. The strop appears to be in good but used condition and the stone is unbroken.

    I cannot go real fast with the blades because the guards do not snap up when the blade is flipped so I have make sure that the blade sits correctly.
  2. D.irving79

    D.irving79 Gemocrat

    you may need to do some more honing. its tedious, but in the end it will be well worth it. i needed to do a few hundred rounds before my blade was shave ready.
  3. JayKay

    JayKay 3000 posts and all I got was this lousy title

    Send it out to be honed like a regular str8
  4. Single Wedge

    Single Wedge New Member

    I think the angle is to weird to be honed by hand or else I would
  5. tjgriffin

    tjgriffin Active Member

    Maybe take a look at the blade in the hone and then pad the spine to get the right angle.

    Check out Fritz's advice on honing a Rolls in this thread.
  6. Single Wedge

    Single Wedge New Member

    Cool. Now I need a stone or two, and a loop.

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