vivi wrote: ↑
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:00 am
Deburring on stones is exactly what you should be doing.
Bare strops won't make much difference.
Strops loaded with traditional buffing compound will make a little difference.
Strops loaded with diamond compounds will make a bigger difference.
If I were you I'd head over to www.gritomatic.com
and look up their diamond stropping paste. I use the chapstick tube style paste in 7 micron and get very good results. It's only $6 or so.
Ok, so not seeing much difference is normal. I always, to the best of my ability, deburr on the stones and continually check with my fingernail. When I don't detect a burr on either side I consider my job done. I might pick up some of that paste though and see if a few passes give me that little bit more.
Edit : Just ordered the 7 micron paste, we will see what happens when it gets here!
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