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    oldtrout

    Oldtrout's Memorial Day PIF

    Thread Starter: oldtrout

    For Active Duty & Veterans. Razors: EJ89, Merkur Slant. Plus a nice Gillete Super Speed from 1958. Blades (five or ten packs): Feathers, Astra SPs, Polsilvers SIs, Personna Med Preps,

    Last Post By: Batman9402 Today, 08:20 PM Go to last post
    MitchellLanyon

    Custom Shave Stand

    Thread Starter: MitchellLanyon

    Hey everyone, recently I Converted my brother to straight razor shaving and he is a bit short of accessories so I decided to help him out. By day I am an aircraft mechanic, but on the weekends, I like to build stuff. So when he asked me where I got my stand, I figured I would build him one. After...

    Last Post By: Savager Today, 08:19 PM Go to last post
    highball

    What razor/ blade did you use today

    Thread Starter: highball

    I am curious what blades people use in different razors 1909 Single Ring / Gillette 7-O clock (green)

    Last Post By: sandstone Today, 08:17 PM Go to last post
    RusenBG

    Honing on oil

    Thread Starter: RusenBG

    As most of my finishers are very fast stones / 1 hour laping on glas with a sic powder for restraighten / and i got only few small thuris , i honestly , am finishing my razors with a thin oil . I use thinmashine oil or sunflower oil or olive oil . I wonder how many of you use oil , as the old...

    Last Post By: rideon66 Today, 08:17 PM Go to last post
    karhu

    So what else do I need?

    Thread Starter: karhu

    So I figure that I'll start trying to hone up my own razors, but I wondering what else I really need. And by really need, I mean at a minimum. I'm not looking to go crazy at the moment. I currently have (from my knife sharpening): 240 grit diamond plate for lapping 1K Shapton Pro 5K Shapton...

    Last Post By: karhu Today, 08:17 PM Go to last post
    Shawnboy

    My Second PIF

    Thread Starter: Shawnboy

    OK, I'm going to do 2 PIF's in one day. This will end June 1st at 9:00pm Central and mailed out that week. This is my FAVORITE combination, it's a soap, that I've been bragging about to all my friends and seem to brag about on forums to the point of being spammy, which I truly don't mean to be,...

    Last Post By: coonskinner Today, 08:15 PM Go to last post
    corncakes

    Feather AS-D2

    Thread Starter: corncakes

    It never ceases to amaze me how many forumites don't 'get' this razor. I've also noticed how many posts talk up other DE razors but never mention this one. I get a rash/nick/weeper free BBS every day within 7 minutes less time as other razors I've tried. Never looked back after this perfectly...

    Last Post By: DanCPA Today, 08:13 PM Go to last post
    TheSanMan

    How does one soften their beard? Does glycerin make the blade glide easier?

    Thread Starter: TheSanMan

    Dear Badger and Blade members, I seem to have the loveliest time shaving my beard and sensitive skin (not!). If I had the money I would get an electrolysis job done and not have to deal with nicks and cuts and rough skin and wasting time and frustration and what not. I hear of people claiming to...

    Last Post By: williabe Today, 08:13 PM Go to last post
    Shawnboy

    My First PIF

    Thread Starter: Shawnboy

    I want to thank everybody that has helped me out, either directly or indirectly by posting answers to both my questions and others. This PIF will end June 1st and will be mailed out that week. Here is the obligatory picture with the contents. It's Captains Choice 5 Piece Sample Pack and Dapper...

    Last Post By: coonskinner Today, 08:12 PM Go to last post
    big70tom

    Maggard Razor handles

    Thread Starter: big70tom

    Has anyone tried the new handles they are producing? Stainless and they look real nice.

    Last Post By: Yellowv Today, 08:12 PM Go to last post
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