Maybe invest in a CrOx pasted paddle, that is my goto when it starts to pull and then onto the stone when the paddle stops working

Quote Originally Posted by ffourteen View Post
I ended up getting up to 80 passes last month, 20 at a time with shave-tests between. Nice and sharp. However, one month later the razor was pulling again. I went straight to 100 passes on the PHIG today, stropped the razor, and had the best shave of my life. Everything is great except... why so soon? I read that refreshing should be a once every 3 months issue.