Hones waiting to be sold at Ardennes Coticule
 

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Coticule001

layer: "La Grise"
extracted: Coticule Quarry at Ol Preu
size: Bout: Trapezoid 21.5cm high. 5,5cm at base 3cm at top.
speed with slurry: moderately fast (range: very slow - slow - moderate - moderately fast - fast - very fast)
speed with water: slow (range: very slow - slow- moderate)
feedback:
slurry: a faint sensation of very fine abrasion.
water: minimal feedback, feels very smooth, very faint sensation of abrasion
Slurry specifics: good slurry release. Very slow auto-slurry when starting with plain water..
Sharpness level coming off slurry: ++ (range: + shaves my armhair barely, ++ shaves my armheir well, +++ sufficient to shave my face)
Finishing properties, water only: excellent. hone leaves very smooth edge. very slow edge refinement.
Dilucot: follow standard procedure.
Unicot: follow standard procedure
Touch-up hone, use with water: capable of reclaiming slightly dulling edges. 50 -100 laps depending on edge condition.