Hones waiting to be sold at Ardennes Coticule
 

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Coticule058

layer: "La Nouvelle Veine"
extracted: Coticule Quarry at Ol Preu
size: Bout: 150mm long, 35mm on one side, 70mm at the middle, 60mm at the other side
glued to slate: thickness of Coticule: 12-17mm
speed with slurry: fast (range: very slow - slow - moderate - moderately fast - fast - very fast)
speed with water:  slow (range: very slow - slow- moderate)
feedback:
slurry: a clear sensation of fine abrasion. Slurry blackens quickly.
water: a very faint sensation of abrasion
Slurry specifics: good 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: Mellow  (range: brisk - engaging - mellow)
Dilucot: follow standard procedure, demands slow and precise dilution
Unicot: follow standard procedure.
Touch-up hone, use with water: capable of reclaiming slightly dulling edges. 40-60 laps depending on edge condition.