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Re: Sprays and pastes

Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:04 am

B.B.C. wrote:Another thought i had is possibly using say a 3micron dia paste on balsa as a step between my 1k and 6k.


3 micron is about 8K grit from what I can see on the grit chart (someone verify that). So the 3 micron comes after the 6K.

I use diamond stones: 600 and 1200 grit followed by Tormek honing paste, supposedly 3 micron, on balsa and bare horse butt leather as a final.

Re: Sprays and pastes

Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:43 pm

Personally, I also use the 1 micron spray on balsa and finish on plain horse leather, so far I haven't needed more,haha.
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