A Quick Touch Up:

Earlier today, I decided to do a quick touch up on my razors. So I grabbed my loupe and looked and it turns out that I made the right call because it didn't look the same on both sides and since I can't remember how many shaves were on them, they more than likely needed a quick touch up. So on the 4K side, I did 5 stropping round trips to realign the edge a bit followed by 15 honing round trips to freshen up the blade and then I did 5 half circles (Gold Dollar 208 only) on the side that was uneven. Then on the 8K side I simply doubled that only I did half of each which was 5 stropping round trips followed by 15 honing round trips and then I simply repeated this again. Then I went back to the 4K side and done 5 round honing trips to clean up the edge and repeated this on the 8K side:


After I did, that I stropped both razors. I did 15 round trips on the scrub leather and after that I performed 30 round trips on the smooth leather. They now look like a brand new mirror under my loupe which is always a good thing.

Retiring The Track 2:

This will be breaking a lot of people's hearts, but I'm retiring my 1970 Gillette Track 2  to my collection and will no longer be u...