So i received my 3" red latigo strop and four sided paddle strop a few days ago. Both of the products are very high quality. The 3" latigo with handles is very heavy duty and the leather has a nice amount of draw. Looks as though it will last a very very long time.
The four sided paddle strop is more delicate looking, but is a quality peice of kit. I put my diamond pastes on them 1, .5 and .25 micron sides and left to dry for 2 days. I had my razor professiaonally honed probably around 2 months ago but after shaving every day for that amount of time it had started to drag slightly. I gave my razor 20 laps on the 1 micron side rinsed and gave 20 laps on the .5 micron side i then finished on the linen and leather of my 3" latigo and wow what a shave. No drag and probably my smoothest closest shave so far.
Both products by far exceeded the expectations i already had from reviews i had read on this site. So thanks to Tony and if anyone is wondering whether to purchase any of these products you will not be dissapointed.