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by Shettles
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 30
Views: 6681

Re: New blade bad shave

I got a nice comfortable shave this morning with the Lee but once b4 it pulled... it was probably my technique
by Shettles
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 30
Views: 6681

Re: New blade bad shave

Haha no I'm still here just been a little busy lately...I'm still working on my technique... I hope my stropping is doing more harm than good. I'm addicted to shaving this way I just have to figure out how to get it right. I do have a question though... if I round the edge by stropping it will feel ...
by Shettles
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 30
Views: 6681

Re: New blade bad shave

Yea my blade as it stands currently will not even go against the grain without getting stuck on the stubble... and it even hurts a little going with the grain... and I have a pretty high tolerance for pain.. thanks for the advice im sure there are a few things im doing wrong like technique and stuff...
by Shettles
Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 30
Views: 6681

Re: New blade bad shave

Ok fellas well I got the dovo back and did my first shave with it this morning. I have to say I expected a better shave. With the shavette I get a clean comfortable shave with no pulling and it cuts straight through the stubble leaving my face smooth after 2 or 3 passes... after shaving with the dov...
by Shettles
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 30
Views: 6681

Re: New blade bad shave

Thanks but I already sent it to a Sam Sylver his business is called sylversteel.
by Shettles
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 30
Views: 6681

Re: New blade bad shave

But being that im all the way on the other side of the continent I won't be just driving the for a weekend hang out just any time... I'm in Washington state.
by Shettles
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 30
Views: 6681

Re: New blade bad shave

Haha sounds like a place where I should leave the wife at home when I visit.
by Shettles
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 30
Views: 6681

Re: New blade bad shave

Robert - if you are in the USA, it will probably be easiest and quickest for you join up at SRP and ask there for honing help. I've given up trying to argue with the two border agencies about things being sent for repair and then returned. The whole bloody thing was screwed up even before His Orang...
by Shettles
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 30
Views: 6681

Re: New blade bad shave

I'm actually sending it to a fella today he said I should get it back in a couple days. He was also telling me that I should get a soap better than col conk. Apparently that's not a very good quality shave soap.. so for now i'm still using the shavette... I was actually about to post a question on h...
by Shettles
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 30
Views: 6681

Re: New blade bad shave

Ive read tons of articles about the art of shaving with a straight razor. Seems as though I may need to have my dovo honed
by Shettles
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 30
Views: 6681

New blade bad shave

:!: my name is Robert and im pretty new to straight razor shaving my face. I have been shaking with a shavette that I got from Sally's beauty supply and I beat a really nice shade out of it. Recently I got a Dovo full hollow 5/8 straight razor, along with dinne col conk bay rum shave some and a stro...
by Shettles
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: New blade bad shave
Replies: 1
Views: 1882

New blade bad shave

:!: my name is Robert and im pretty new to straight razor shaving my face. I have been shaking with a shavette that I got from Sally's beauty supply and I beat a really nice shade out of it. Recently I got a Dovo full hollow 5/8 straight razor, along with dinne col conk bay rum shave some and a stro...