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    Gentlemen,

    I noticed the other day that I can feel when my edge is shave ready by the way it feels on the strop.

    A rough edge will have a rough sensation on the strop.
    A smooth sharp edge has a smooth almost sticky sensation.
    A dull or rolled edge has almost no draw and feels slippery in a way for me.

    I don't know if anyone else gets this sensation while stropping but I think it is a good indicator to know if your edge is shave ready for me personally.

    Not a sure fire way to tell but are any of the tests?


    Let me know.

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    I'm pretty sure it depends on the strop and the razor. And the test is your face.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haroldg48 View Post
    I'm pretty sure it depends on the strop and the razor. And the test is your face.


    Yea i know it depends. That is why I said for me personally and not for you Haroldg haha.

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    SOLITARYSOLDIER

    The Strop Whisperer !!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hirlau View Post
    SOLITARYSOLDIER

    The Strop Whisperer !!

    Hahahaha!

    I accept the title. Thanks Hirlau.

    What can I say I'm just stating my observations.
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    I get exactly what you mean solitary soldier. This is how I strop now I never count anymore. I just keep going till I get the right feel

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    ,,,I'm just playing around ,,,,,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Castel33 View Post
    I get exactly what you mean solitary soldier. This is how I strop now I never count anymore. I just keep going till I get the right feel


    Yes.. I know you know what I mean. It's a certain thing some of us can feel.

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    Well I have heavily used 67 year old fingertips and ears, so more power to you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haroldg48 View Post
    Well I have heavily used 67 year old fingertips and ears, so more power to you!
    The knowledge and wisdom you have must be immense. That is more then triple my age. People feel different things differently. That makes us human. What feels a certain way to some can feel totally different to others.


    I wasn't trying to be disrespectful in my last post, I was just playing around.
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