Just wanted to say Hey. I just bought a Merkur safety razor and I'm loving it so far. I looked at some of the reviews for things and I can't say enough how helpful this site has been. Just wanted to really say thanks for all those who have put this together and shared their knowledge and experiences. I just had my first shave today with it and didn't realize how therapeutic it was. I'm on a small budget so I got an large tin cup and some Old spice "classic" aftershave. I got a brush and a thing of conk's shaving soap.