Sharpen a straight razor on edge pro??

Discussion in 'Razors, Scissors, & Personal Grooming' started by The_Knife_Man, May 8, 2020.

  1. The_Knife_Man

    The_Knife_Man

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    May 30, 2014
    Should I attempt this? Or find a professional to sharpen?
     
  2. Stumpy

    Stumpy Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2001
    I sharpen all of mine on stones. Ideally you want 100% blade contact on the stone. I know people may jump in and say that partial blade contact will work and it will , just a whole lot trickier.
     
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  3. David Martin

    David Martin Moderator Moderator Gold Member

    Apr 7, 2008
    I don't have experience with the Edge Pro. But if it has good stones up to 7-800 grit (not diamond) and you have a decent strop.
    It should work. DM
     
  4. jpm2

    jpm2

    Nov 19, 2014
    No. You’ll ruin the razor with an edge pro.

    Do a lot of research on repairing, bevel setting, honing, and stropping straights.
    Then decide if you want to get the right equipment and practice technique, or send it out.
     
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