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    The First Cut is the Deepest! Magpie's Avatar
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    I would be happy to hone it for you. I'm in a funk as of late, and enjoy taking on a challenge to cheer myself. I'm no Holli4pirating, of Gssixgun, but I like to think I am fairly accomplished on the stones.
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    Here are more images as promised:

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    These images probably got resized much smaller.

    Here's a link to the full size ones: http://indraneel.info/dist/JEjty96yYn/razor.zip

    Thanks Magpie for your offer. The problem with getting it honed is postage to India. It will cost at least $25 to send and get it back by registered post (everything unregistered goes missing here).

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    (placed on glass, not all of the edge touches the glass. It used to touch even less at the toe and heel before my inept honing.)
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    You need to make contact with the whole edge so adjusting your strokes to compensate is the only way.
    Maybe this helps ? Rolling X stroke - Straight Razor Place Wiki
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    If I send one of my razors in need of honing to a guy here locally (who is not so great) it would cost me around 25$ with postage. So spending a 25 to get it professionaly honed sounds like a sweet deal to me. I understand that you have no money, but unfortunately there are no free rides, at least as wetshaving hobby goes.

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