View Poll Results: How do you finish your edge?

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  • I finish mainly on pastes

    31 30.69%
  • I finish mainly on hones

    50 49.50%
  • Depends on mood/razor/other

    20 19.80%
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Thread: Paste finish vs stone finish

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    Quote Originally Posted by eleblu05 View Post
    iron oxide around 15,000 grit chromium oxide .05 30,000 grit diamond spray .25 60,000 grit diamond spray on hard felt is the sharpest you could get a razor
    I've been using .125 Cubic Boron nitride but the edge doesn't last. That being said the first four shaves before needing a touch up are very sharp and smooth

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    Disburden,is the boron nitride a fast cutter like chromium?? the iron oxide seems quite slow compared to chromium but the last razor is the most strokes i've done with it,i have a couple i've touched up with it and a couple more where i did a few chromium strokes first,the touch ups have lasted a few shaves without any problems but this last one is the first straight after the stone so i'll do some more shaves and report back,there is also a lot more experimenting to be done with these super fine oxides and i'm also considering doing what Eleblu(think it was him)does with the chromium powder on a wet arkansas and then hone and it would make it easier to try my knives on it that way,honestly one of the main reasons i tried these oxides is because it's $3 bag and you get quite a bit he also has smaller bags plus he uses them himself and thinks they do a great job,i thought why not cost me $9 with delivery to Aus and gives me something else to play with in my quest for ultimate edges

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    From what I've been experiencing the CBN is very fast, I only do about 10 laps on the sprays strop and the edge is crazy after that.
    Like I said, it's an amazing edge but since .125 is so fine things tend to break down quickly...

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