Mail Call #3 of 3:

Today's mail call is from Sharpening Supplies and a unicorn was captured. This is the best synthetic bevel setting stone you can get in my humble opinion which is also one of the many reasons as to why it became a unicorn because it does NOT sit for very long at all. I either didn't have the funds to get it and/or it was sold out all the time as well. I got this stone for $77.98 shipped :


They used to be called Naniwa Chosera 600 grit but they've since started calling them the Professional Series and they come without a base. I've not used it just yet, but I've seen it used in numerous YouTube videos and know that it's a fast but smooth cutter and I was also told that it leaves a very nicely polished edge with minimal scratches left behind which is a good thing:


It has this fabulous teal green color and turns dark blue when it's wet. It's also somewhat of a splash and go stone but you still have to add more water than normal until it starts to pool up a bit on the stone's surface. It's not quite a true splash and go like Shapton's glass stones are, but it's pretty close to being that. Soaking is NOT recommended :


The shipping was a day early, but considering that I ordered 2 other items long after this one, they was a tad bit slow to ship compared to my other items:


All in all, I'm excited and very pleased that I got this stone and I'm really looking forward to using it later on when I have more time.

Proraso Green & The Shield:

Man oh man that shave was excellent. After a nice, hot and relaxing shower, I went with a modern day classic, Proraso Green  which has an i...