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Benthic
09-13-2009, 08:08 PM
Greetings All!

I stumbled across this site recently while searching the web for new razors. I've been a staunch electric razor guy for the last 7 years or so. Prior to that I used a Gillette Mach 3, but I abandoned that and went to an electric when I started wearing a goatee.

I lost my electric recently and that's why I was looking for a new one. Now that I've found you guys, I'm interested in going back to wet shaving. I've always liked the closeness of a blade. I'll be reading here a lot to determine how best to do this with a goatee. Also I travel a lot for work so I'll bee looking for the best way to do this in a TSA friendly manner.

I look forward to learning from all of you!

Brian

Topgumby
09-13-2009, 08:17 PM
Welcome aboard!

I have no doubt one of our goatee sporting, world travelling members will soon step in, but as a clean shaven stay-at-home (nowadays) I think your issues will be dealt with fairly easily.

I used an electric for awhile. After learning to enjoy, rather than endure my shaves, I'd never go back!

mdunn
09-13-2009, 08:18 PM
welcome aboard, mate!

With traveling, just remember you cant take blades in your carry-on luggage.

Gruder
09-13-2009, 08:30 PM
Welcome to B&B! Here's our wiki on air travel (http://wiki.badgerandblade.com/index.php/Air_Travel).

DSB
09-13-2009, 08:32 PM
Welcome to B&B. You could always use a bic metal when you travel, if you don't want to check a bag.

Tigger23505
09-13-2009, 09:35 PM
What works really well for me is the following - I pack all of the shaving gear in my Dopp which goes in the checked bag. The nature of my job allows me some flexibility in appearance - I can if needed by a little rough around the edges. So far my checked bag has always arrived in the same place and time. (knock on wood :001_rolle). If I know I'll need to look good at the other end for a couple of days, I'll throw a disposable razor and a travel size can of goo in my carry on bag.

If as in the case of the current job - I know that I'll be back in the not to distant future, I'll leave a pack of blades here. Just in case. That way I can strip the razor, brush and shave stick out of the Dopp and put them in the carry on with an empty razor.

Luc
09-13-2009, 09:57 PM
Welcome to B&B!

rm71
09-13-2009, 10:49 PM
Welcome. Good to have you!

soapbuddy
09-13-2009, 11:48 PM
Welcome!

Subcutaneous
09-13-2009, 11:56 PM
Welcome to the land of tomorrow

ClubmanRob
09-14-2009, 01:18 AM
Welcome.

NickCutlip
09-14-2009, 01:30 PM
Welcome to B&B !!

MR.BurmaShave
09-14-2009, 01:34 PM
welcome, hello and good luck!

Alaskan Eagle
09-14-2009, 01:38 PM
Welcome to B&B! Happy shaving.

Cutter
09-14-2009, 02:17 PM
Welcome to B&B!

curtis909
09-14-2009, 03:34 PM
welcome

boboakalfb
09-14-2009, 04:26 PM
Welcome to B&B, Brian! Glad you found us. :001_smile

dpmtherrien
09-14-2009, 05:07 PM
Welcome to B&B. Enjoy the site, and your shaves. :biggrin: :w00t: :001_rolle

DunEdinRanger
09-14-2009, 06:55 PM
Welcome Ben. You're going to enjoy shaving a lot more now.

SRock
09-14-2009, 07:45 PM
Welcome to :badger: and Blade!

Benthic
09-16-2009, 09:08 PM
Thanks very much for the warm welcome and all the info guys!

Brian

thunderball
09-16-2009, 09:11 PM
Welcome sir! :biggrin: Your forum name makes me think of the deep, dark ocean. :eek:

Benthic
09-16-2009, 09:27 PM
Welcome sir! :biggrin: Your forum name makes me think of the deep, dark ocean. :eek:

That's the idea... :wink:

We spend a lot of time in it. http://www.darksidediving.com

Brian

Benthic
09-21-2009, 09:19 AM
Well, I just ordered my first supplies and razor from Lee's. I guess we'll see how this goes. :smile:

Brian