Hones waiting to be sold at Ardennes Coticule
 

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Coticule063

 

layer: "La Dressante"
extracted: Coticule Quarry at Ol Preu
size: rectangular hone: 5cm X 20cm
glued to slate: thickness of Coticule: 9-12mm

speed with slurry: moderately fast (range: very slow - slow - moderate - moderately fast - fast - very fast)
speed with water: moderate+ (range: very slow - slow- moderate)
feedback:
slurry: a clear sensation of fine abrasion, typical hissing sound.
water: almost glass-like with a very faint sensation of fine 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: Brisk (range: brisk - engaging - mellow)
Dilucot: follow standard procedure.
Unicot: follow standard procedure.
Touch-up hone, use with water: capable of reclaiming slightly dulling edges. 30 -60 laps depending on edge condition.

Additional remark: very similar to n°57, but a tad faster on water.