Hones waiting to be sold at Ardennes Coticule
 

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Coticule039

layer: "La Dressante"
extracted: Coticule Quarry at Ol Preu.
size: nearly rectangular shaped bout, 4cm X 15cm.
speed with slurry: slow (range: very slow - slow - moderate - moderately fast - fast - very fast)
speed with water (under running tap): slow (range: very slow - slow- moderate)
feedback:
slurry: a very sensation of fine abrasion, slow slurry discoloration. Typical draw, surface pattern can be felt through differences in draw.
water:smooth draw, surface pattern translates in draw differences..
Slurry specifics: AUTOSLURRY: this stone releases a contant flow of new slurry while honing. No need to rub it with a slurry stone.
Sharpness level coming off slurry: ++ (range: + shaves my armhair barely, ++ shaves my armheir well, +++ sufficient to shave my face)
Finishing properties, water only: Rinse very regularly or use under a slowly running tap. Very smooth edge.
Dilucot: follow standard procedure, add water often.
Unicot: follow standard procedure, rinse every 10 laps while finishing.
Touch-up hone, use with water: capable of reclaiming slightly dulling edges. 60 -100 laps depending on edge condition.