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    Default it finally dawned on me . . .

    having been a recent 3-4 months convert to DE shaving, (mach 3 before) I found the transition of technique not a big issue, within 4 shaves I had a BBS, used feathers successfully, on the 3rd week (15-20 shaves) with only minor 2-3 weepers, and never had any issues with my neck . . cettainy not the issues around irritation and rough shaves . . .

    it finally dawned on me this morning, I have no adams apple !!!!

    i have a fairly thick neck (not fat ) and the surface is uniform with no bumps or change in contours, i can do an under chin ear to ear sweep, in one motion with all my razors, and all my blades, I usually do 1 WTG, then 2 ATG ( 1 from each side) passes and I have a BBS . . . all due to a thick, but unifrom neck area . . .
    people who are NOT B&B members are mostly just no damn good !

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbernard View Post
    having been a recent 3-4 months convert to DE shaving, (mach 3 before) I found the transition of technique not a big issue, within 4 shaves I had a BBS, used feathers successfully, on the 3rd week (15-20 shaves) with only minor 2-3 weepers, and never had any issues with my neck . . cettainy not the issues around irritation and rough shaves . . .

    it finally dawned on me this morning, I have no adams apple !!!!

    i have a fairly thick neck (not fat ) and the surface is uniform with no bumps or change in contours, i can do an under chin ear to ear sweep, in one motion with all my razors, and all my blades, I usually do 1 WTG, then 2 ATG ( 1 from each side) passes and I have a BBS . . . all due to a thick, but unifrom neck area . . .
    In the wetshaving world, you have the perfect neck, congrats.
    For a lot of us, it's those little hollows on either side of the adams apple that give us hell.
    Phil
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    You may want to ask your parents some tough questions about your early childhood

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    childhood is fine, it's the adulthood which is more worrying
    people who are NOT B&B members are mostly just no damn good !

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    You're blessed to have such a neck while the rest of us suffer in misery !

    Glad to see you're enjoying it

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    I think I shaved mine off!
    Hugh

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    Hmmm. Interesting. Have you reported that missing adams apple?

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    Green with envy I am! My adam's apple gives me trouble every day.
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