I tried to take some pictures after honing it for quite a while on the diamond again.
Here's an omote picture edge down:
I am worst passarounder. Finally sent this out to Mark yesterday. Sorry for the hold up Chris.
i got a piece of red compound from a local jeweler, apparently the red compound is in most cases iron oxide (a.k.a rust), and is to soft for hard stainless
$30 is fine with me. 1st and 2nd pay out too.