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Old April 3 2011, 01:11 AM   #774
Holdfast
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Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

John O. wrote: View Post
I bought a straight razor, think I'm gonna try out this whole straight razor shaving thing. Any men (or women?) here use a straight razor instead of a disposable? I bought a cheap one that was like $10. It seems like there's a massive price gap. There are these sort of cheap ones like $10 and then uber super duper designer ones for $400, not even kidding.
I keep meaning to learn one day, but never ever get round to it. It takes a bit of time and effort to learn, and, well, I'm very lazy.

It annoys me that barbers in this country aren't allowed to use straight razors any more due to health regs. Once in a while it was nice to get a proper shave from them. The only place I hear where you can get this now is Trumpers, because they have this charade that it's actually a teaching session, which is permitted...

I also hear that Badger & Blade and The Shaving Room are decent online forums to get advice. Have fun, and go slow the first few times!
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