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Orlando in So. Fl.
I have the same stone which I also got from Stu but mine has the box prior to Sigma putting it in the Select II box. Sigma called it the 13000 Sigma Power Tamago-iro Ceramic.

This is what Stu had to say about that:

Also know that Sigma Power have, in their wisdom, tagged the 13K with the Select II label. A purple one to be exact. Same stone, new label and I think it's so they can get things out there based on the reputation of the Select II and the kind of 'corporate face' they show. I won't call them a Select II though.

I don't know why exactly (but I did say it was ok). I do know that the dang things are in a purple box (and cost less than half the Chosera 10K or Shapton 30K) and a speckly yellow colour (which is what tamago-iro means, egg colour).

You are correct about it being used after the pre-finishing or finishing stone and not the medium stone. I use it after the 8K Tamago-iro Ceramic which is the hard ceramic.

Here's a couple of pic:

BTW, kudos to you Winston, Wiley, Bill, for the tremendous, and pertinent, effort you put into the Unicorn Profile. It is a job well done and appreciated by many. I also enjoyed reading the article because it made things clearer. However, I do have one question and that is, what do you mean by accommodating a chisel and the rules of accommodation.

Again, thanks for the great job you have done on this method.

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