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DOVO German Razor Strop Extra Wide Russian Swivel Hook 19-3/8" x 3-1/8" (180 80002)

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Part Number: DV18080002
Manufacturer: DOVO Razors and Grooming
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Description
DV18080002: 180 80002 Russian Type Leather XL Strop
DOVO
 
Extra Wide 19-3/8" x 3-1/8" Russian Leather Strop w/ Metal Handle & Swivel Hook. Single sided strop, for best results use with paste and treat with conditioner regularly. Made in Germany.
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Christopher Mo
Nova Scotia, Canada
Jun 28, 2014
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No better than the old version
I used to have a 3" wide Dovo strop exactly like this except for the leather finish. It curled from side to side dreadfully and became unusable. Now after using many expensive and exotic strops, plus a few reconditioned ancient ones, I have always held the Dovo/Jemico 2" Red Russian strop in high regard. I have got through quite a few of them over the years, so on hearing of a 3" russian leather strop I though I would try it out. At that time the product image here was of a wide red strop. Knifecenter did bother to call me and say it isn't red and I said to send it anyway. It does have the same velvety finish as a red russian, with almost no 'draw' (the resistance or drag you feel when you strop) to it. A little Dovo yellow paste of some neats foot oil is usually required here, and this time I went with the former. Still very little draw and awfully little effect on the razor. I have gone back to the 2" red russian for now. I may decide to refinish the surface of this 3" strop later, but it isn't much use as it is. Chris Moss
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