04-17-2016, 03:20 PM
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Have been chatting and reading alot and have narrowed down my choices to three and am looking to take some votes on what you guys would choose.


1. Kanayama 8000

https://www.fendrihan.com/products/kanayama-llama-80000-grit-hanging-razor-strop

2. Westholme Cordovan ( these are made to order and run about $300

http://www.westholmestrops.com/#intro

3. The Invisible Edge

https://www.theinvisibleedge.co.uk/strops/298-burr-oak-flax-backed-superleathertm-custom-hanging-strop.html

I have heard all good about Kanayama but lately have heard about the other two as well.

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 04-17-2016, 05:43 PM
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  • jtmke
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  • milwaukee
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My daily strop is a Westholme. You can't do much better and he is a pleasure to deal with. I have a several high end strops but the Westholme is my go to. 

I have not tried a kanayama yet. I reserve my Neil Miller for special occasions.

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 04-23-2016, 08:47 AM
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Well after chatting with several guys here and another place I visit I had a visit from local post:

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Not sure I will store it in the zippered covered sleeve

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The cotton 3rd piece seems pretty harsh but may break in

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Here is my current Trio ( TM Fast Bridal, Kanayama 80000, Scruppleworks Horween oil tanned)
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My little humble setup
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 04-23-2016, 08:52 AM
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Very nice Trio and lovely Dem. Enjoy. Congrats!!!








Lorenzo.

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 04-23-2016, 09:21 AM
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Congratulations William you now own the best strop money can buy the 8000 is the King of all strops, If you ever tire of the 8000 I'll be more than happy to give it a good home.

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 04-23-2016, 10:23 AM
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  • evnpar
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  • Portland, Oregon
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Congratulations. I have the same three strops (plus a Westholme), and enjoy each of them. There is nothing like the feel of the Kanayama, but like straights, I enjoy variety.

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 04-23-2016, 10:50 AM
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I have a Westholme strop and it is the best strop I have owned but I have not had a 8000.

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 04-23-2016, 11:07 AM
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Westholme is on my short list.

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