Hones waiting to be sold at Ardennes Coticule
 

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Coticule056

layer: "La Dressante au Blue"
extracted: Coticule quarry at Tier d'Ol Preu
size:  rectangular hone, 7.5cm X 20cm.
natural combination hone: thickness of Coticule: 3-5mm, thicckness of BWW 10-12mm

speed with slurry: moderate(range: very slow - slow - moderate - moderately fast - fast - very fast)
speed with water:  slow (range: very slow - slow- moderate)
feedback:
slurry: a light sensation of  fine abrasion. Distinct draw.
water: about the same draw, but an almost glass-like feel with very little sense of abrasion
Slurry specifics: normal slurry release
Sharpness level coming off slurry: ++ (range: + shaves my armhair barely, ++ shaves my armheir well, +++ sufficient to shave my face)
Finishing properties, water only: engaging (range: brisk - engaging - mellow)
Dilucot: follow standard procedure.
Unicot: follow standard procedure.
Touch-up hone, use with water: 30 laps on water at earliest signs of edge decline.