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I shave daily. The only razor I believe can come close to a 1 pass is the Asylum RX.
I have done it before, and it produced a shave comparable to a Super Speed for me. I could feel stubble under my chin in a few hours.
I'm assuming you liked the laquered look rather than the plain mango wood?
If you don't want to strip it, you can do as previously suggested, along with a wash or two in Simple Green. It will strip excess oils from the finish.
I think someone got creative with some fine blasting sand and tape(or polish wand), and a jewelers' airgun. The outer edge of the matte finish does not have any sort of layered border, i.e., you don't see polish broken by matte bars, with some kind of scrolling at the corners, and given the...
It is very user-dependent: I prefer heavier razors, if I have a longer handle. I liked the Slim, it just never saw the frequency my FBs do/did. The end of the FB handle rests on my little finger knuckle, and I hold in the collar area with my thumb and index finger. Obviously, those dimensions...
I suspect that it will be for you. I had the AlumiHawk, and found it very efficient, quite a good shaver, just rarely reached for. I'd been hoping to try the SS version for awhile. I found a good deal on the 'bay, with both CC and OC.
Excellent! I like them very much. Subtly different...
Supply is a decent shaver, I bought one when they first came out. My problem with them was that the blade stops were about 3mm tall, so I was effectively shaving with 2/3 of the width of the blade.
I used a diamond plate to take the stops down to 1mm, and shorten & round the guard, and is now...
I'm just about done with my week with the Flexi. Finished shave quality is essentially the same as the Rex. No surprise, as it is for all intents and purposes its a copy there of.
The shave itself (IMO, YMMV, etc.,) is rather different. The Flexi is about 1 full ounce(5 oz) heavier than the...
I dislike mild razors, though their efficiency may (generally) be increased with a different blade, usually Feather.
Like Doug135, my Brit Aristocrat, Kirby, '34 Aristocrat, etc., all gained new life via Feather.
This is one of the reasons I thoroughly enjoy adjustables, being able to tune...
I suspect beard density and coarseness will have some impact on this. I would also suspect that if your beard is more coarse/wiry you would be more sensitive to cutting it when its shorter, as it would be closer to the root. I suspect... ;)
Received the set from Adam, and it is gorgeous! Many, many, thanks!
I've been off the forum for some time, and his generosity has motivated me.
Let me look through the den, and see what I have to share that would be worthy... ;)