Are there folks out there who use magnifiers or microscopes to aid in honing? Or even just to investigate the state of an edge? If so, what do you use?
I bought a Bausch & Lomb 5x to 20x multiple lens magnifier (it's the last item on this page) and didn't find it very useful.
Unless they're quite compact, bench microscopes are out of the question unfortunately. I have no place to put a large device. I've been looking at USB microscopes, the Bodelin Proscope line in particular. Anyone have any experience with this? It's spendy, but it seems like it will do the job well (with a stand).
Thanks for any advice and info offered.