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Straight Razor Guide
Alright, for any and all interested:
A GUIDE TO STRAIGHT RAZOR USE
Of course, the author realizes not everyone would bother using such an old fashioned method of grooming. But as he himself does, he wants to share his advice.
Section One: Buying A Razor.
First off, do not go to a knife or sword shop and purchase a twenty dollar razor. They are 1)not sharp enough and 2) made of stainless steel, which is god-awful hard to get a sharp edge on. Instead, go to an antique shop or look on e-Bay or Amazon. Make sure the blade is carbon steel. While this can rust, if the blade you purchase is rust free, you will likely not need to worry. I likely don't need to say it, but: If you're looking at a razor and there is rust, DO NOT BUY IT.
If you have your heart set on a stainless blade, I would suggest Dovo razors. While I have never owned one, they seem to be some of the highest quality new razors out there. I will caution you on this option: Dovo razors are VERY expensive. You will
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