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    Is this tamahagane iwasaki ?

    Years ago I had his stuff verified by an official Iwasaki distributor and a former straight razor barber who used Iwasaki razors, among others, for over 30 years. Both told me that this seller sells legitimate stuff.
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    A bit of harberinging

    I had a few of these in spike point, French point, and round point. The one in these photos is NOS but not mint. I sold it back in June 2011. The ones I sold in the lot were mint and measured 13/16 to 7/8.
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    A bit of harberinging

    Oh man. That would be terrible. :blink: I can say that I've never bought a straight razor on eBay. I may have bought a DE a few years ago but I don't remember.
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    A bit of harberinging

    I'm always wary of making these kind of posts because of the potential for a reactionary uptick in pricing. I'll say that it's a good mix of both Japanese and German razors.
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    How Many Shaves - Feather AC/SS version - Guard

    A lot of these blades actually get smoother after the initial sharpness has dissipated. I once used a KAI Mild in a Shavette type razor for well over 2 months. I don't shave every day (or even every other day) but I'd say it was 40+ shaves.
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    A bit of harberinging

    Recently, I sold 285 of my 315 straight razors to a buyer in Europe. He was in NY for business and came over to check them out. Most were NOS and I had no intention of ever using them. I wasn't interested in taking photos of each razor to list for sale. He said that he's going to resell a...
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    Help me choose...

    I like the scales of the top razor and the blade of the bottom razor. :sneaky2:
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    Post Your Pictures: Japanese Razors

    How's the shave?
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    MWF: 3+ @ $10.99/Puck

    This is where I've purchased MWF over the years. It's a retailer in the UK and I live in NY. It used to be a little cheaper but I think the price is still competitive. The Old Apothecary It's $15 shipped for one refill soap. It's $38 shipped for one soap and ceramic dish.
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    Buying a Feather SS - should I get theJapanese style or the traditional stake razor ?

    A cheaper option is to get the Feather SS folding in teak, which is now an option.
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    Women using Straight Razors.

    My lady friends use non-folding Feather or kamisori razors. They find it easier to maneuver than a razor with scales.
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    Carl Schlieper Razors

    Everyone has a different preference in edges but Schlieper razors are excellent.
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    Japan

    Do you still have the Takami?
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    Japan TV Looking for Kanayama Strop Owners in NYC-Metro Area

    I'll check whether that's a possibility.
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    Japan TV Looking for Kanayama Strop Owners in NYC-Metro Area

    Wafu Sohonke, a TV show in Japan, is looking for Kanoyama (Kanayama) strop users in NY. The show is about craftsmen and they're doing an episode on the maker of Kanoyama strops. They want to find someone in the NY area for an interview of their experience using his strops. As someone who has...
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    New Grip for a Feather RG

    Thanks for the suggestions. I'll check them out.
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    New Grip for a Feather RG

    The original grip was too worn. What are my options for a new grip?
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    Rikishia, what do you know about it?

    http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/4271/rikishia001.jpg http://img855.imageshack.us/img855/4625/rikishia002.jpg http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/5877/rikishia003.jpg http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/6716/rikishia004.jpg
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