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Beats85

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#1 posted 12-19-2018 04:49 PM

Not having made the investment in high grit water stones yet, stropping definitely makes a difference for me. I use some lapping film from tools for working wood (the sample pack has lasted me quite a while now) and then I strop on leather with the green stuff. Out of curiosity I took some extra leather I had on hand and tried stropping on the smooth side of bare leather. Maybe a tiny improvement over leather and green compound, but sans water stones stropping is a necessity for me.


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