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by trapperjohnme
Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: It Keeps On Getting Better
Replies: 17
Views: 3191

Re: It Keeps On Getting Better

you piqued my curiosity with referring to the Hart razors as being soft. They are supposedly 63 Rockwell C scale. In my mind that is pretty hard. What would be the hardness of the other razors that you consider hard? I'm curious because right now my go to razors are 2 Harts and 1 Friodur. I am getti...
by trapperjohnme
Sat Mar 12, 2016 6:31 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Ultimate Honing
Replies: 11
Views: 3353

Re: Ultimate Honing

given the fact that I have lived in Arkansas for over 30 years, I guess it is inexcusable that I do not have a translucent Arkansas stone for my razors. My first real experience with a fine natural stone was with an Arkansas black stone when I was in high school. It was my finishing stone for years ...
by trapperjohnme
Wed Mar 09, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Ultimate Honing
Replies: 11
Views: 3353

Re: Ultimate Honing

I find this interesting, your conclusions run Parallel to mine, I have two 7/8 quarter hollow Harts, and a 8/8 Friodur that I tend to rotate between at the neglect of my other razors. I finish on a Gokumo. Though prior to the Gokumo I run them through 5k 8k, and 12k naniwas. I only run them 20 back ...