Hones waiting to be sold at Ardennes Coticule
 

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Coticule009

layer: "La Grise"
extracted: Coticule Quarry at Ol Preu.
size: 3.5cm X 20cm rectangular hone.
speed with slurry: moderate (range: very slow - slow - moderate - moderately fast - fast - very fast)
speed with water:  very slow (range: very slow - slow- moderate)
feedback:
slurry: a faint sensation of very fine abrasion.
water:minimal feedback, blade glides very smoothly.
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: water only: Excellent. Very smooth edge. Very slow edge refinement.
Dilucot: follow standard procedure, with extra strokes during the final diluting steps.
Unicot: follow standard procedure.
Touch-up hone, use with water: capable of reclaiming slightly dulling edges. 60 -100 laps depending on edge condition.