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Iv owned pretty close to 50 belts , and a lot of brand names like Dickies or Nike. It is very hard to find a decent belt that will last , but in my opinion .....
The military dress uniforms , are the most stylish and by far most reliable belts ....
Probably a synthetic or offbrand that doesn't...
Ok, after 9-10 months shavette shaving , I figured it out!
YOU HAVE TO CORK THE BLADES!
skin stretchin , lots of it
MOISTURE , proraso/shower soap / not using alcohol
I can now do a 6pass shave for a week straight ( if I wanted ) and all my SHAVETTES are really good finding out you need to...
Who prefers straight razors and why?
What attracted you to making the switch , is it an economical earth friendly change , or do you just like the awesomeness?
What got you to make the switch? How where you introduced?
WHATS YOUR STORY?????
What does you straight razor travel kit include of , any ideas or suggestions?
$2.00 Chinese eBay strops (work fine)
Newspaper with some paste may suffice.
Iv read the "blue eel strop" was great for travel
Large "Stirling soap tins" a number one go too , everyday scuttle ...that and some...
Ok sanguine same razor as bluebeard-Dreadnaught minimal blade exposure has been in production since like 2009 great bang for the buck ( will update on shave just got it)
I notice a lot of you guys , photo edit or collage theme your shave , how do you stage your display???
This is my first display photo ..
Great shave with the Sedef ( a little knicky). The Clubman and Proraso cologne blend fantastically together!
Just got these in the mail two for $6.00 first rate shipping off Amazon, a Superb and amazing knick free shave WTG and ATG , highly recommend and consider them kwite an upgrade over the sextoblade...much more stable ... Definately a better shave
Only issue , if trimming in beard line razor...
Are these all the same shavettes , just rebranded??? After carefully studying photos these all look pretty much exactly the same. Does anyone have any experience? , And can tell of shave quality and razor build?
P.S. I have noticed the...
Universal has been absolutely fantastic shaves , Equailivent to a straight if not better
But anyone else feel like they got the dimensions all messed up??? Take notice of top scale and Tang portion ...kinda irritating like you want to fix it
Hi iv been looking into the universal shavette , can anyone post a side by side comparison of the full blade vs half blade or other shavettes for comparison. There's a ton of die hard fans for this razor , how about the vanto? I'm considering the half blade universal becouse I prefer the 5/8...
What is your aftershave procedure??
I use cold water rub alum stone
Use styptic pen any weepers (occasional)
Take 5 min smoke break
Than apply aftershave splash
Iv used post shave , no results as far as protective layer , I assume softens the hair for easier cutting
I like stirling soap (...
Here's my little collection..
5/8 sta sharps , favorite and there beautys
Dorko and friodur 7/8 ...dorko kills it , not a 7/8 fan , bought frio on a bad tip
Sextoblades big fan , not like the real deal ,, bendy forgiving quality steel....origanal / sextoblade jr / medical...barbershop...
Ok , I own a set of waterstones ..a variety of strops , green compound ..AND 10, 20 , 30 TRIPLETS!
Now , I understand the concept of the bevel .. and how I'm attempting to get this as even and symmetrical as possible on both sides ...which 20/20 vision can get you basic idea ... Then go into...