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So I picked up a ABC razor set in the wild. Interesting thing is it was owned by a Horace J Stevens. I googled the name and this guy wrote books and was a leading expert on copper. SN looks like A or a 4861384
First I think straights are just so cool and masculine looking. I ran before I crawled and went out and picked up a few straights that looked good and or I read they were very good quality. Which brings me to my question.
How many times does it usually take to learn how to shave with a...
I have attempted to get into straight razors, and I am not enjoying when I shave. I am sure partly because I am shaving with them incorrectly but still its a hassle for me.
So my question is how do I know how straight razors are For example I have a Excellent + (advertised NOS) Red Imp, I have...
I am fairly new to the shave world (safety razors), and by an itch and what I perceived to be a good deal I purchased two straight razors. So I have allot of questions that there might be a sticky for or what ever.
1) I purchased two vintage razors what should I do to get them shave ready?
So I received a Parker slant razor from a men or here, and first wanted to thank him for the good deal.
Secondly after shaving with it, I really like it. So what Slant razor in your opinion is the best and why?
So on ebay I ordered some Gillette Silver Blue blades. When I received them the (5) blade boxes on both side were open. Is this an issue? I opened one of the opened (5 blade) boxes and the glue was not gummed on the wrapper either. Would you use? Ask for a replacement?
I see some ads on ebay that has old razor blade boxes or packs. It makes complete sense for those that are sealed and of good condition. Well I one a bid and received the safety razors and two boxes of blades. What do people do with old boxes and old rusty blades?
Generally when I take international trips I have historically not shaved, or brought a throw away type razor. When I travel I take a carry on and a personal item (backpack). Does anyone know if I can bring a safety razor on international travel?
So I am a newbie here. I am an odd duck to many so wet shaving with vintage razors is not out the norm of what people expect of me. Well I bought a Gillette slim and cleaned it up and was real proud of myself. Well I went to shave with it and was thinking, great weight, nice feel, this is pretty...