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by ead
Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:53 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Bought a brand new DE, what do you think?
Replies: 7
Views: 1793

Bought a brand new DE, what do you think?

I have been here for a while, and really wanted to get into straight razors, BUT I guess I need more experience and doing it progressive, so I got this SET http://www.classicshaving.com/catalog/item/522942/283737.htm It is the VISION safe and I have added to it some nice after shave and so on What d...
by ead
Sun Feb 25, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Straight stell blade VS carbon steel ?
Replies: 15
Views: 3502

ead, DO NOT get a stainless steel straight razor as your first razor. I cannot put it more clearly than this. By all means get someone else to hone it for you, but even so, the stainless edge will only very rarely be as good as a carbon steel edge. When you learn to hone for yourself, you will find...
by ead
Sun Feb 25, 2007 1:28 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Straight stell blade VS carbon steel ?
Replies: 15
Views: 3502

Yep I see
amm well that is a "hard" decision :wink:
What do you guys have and why?
by ead
Sun Feb 25, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Straight stell blade VS carbon steel ?
Replies: 15
Views: 3502

Oh I am guy who take cares of his "tools"
I have knifes and so on, and they all look like brand new, but I love "harder" steel that I won't need to sharp to often
So
Is it better to use a steel then carbon?
:?
by ead
Sun Feb 25, 2007 12:53 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Straight stell blade VS carbon steel ?
Replies: 15
Views: 3502

Carbon hones to finer edge and is easier to hone, but is more prone to rust and loses its edge quicker. Stainless is harder to hone, doesn't get quite as sharp, keeps that edge longer and is less prone to rust. Go with carbon steel until you have become an experienced honer. It really is all in the...
by ead
Sun Feb 25, 2007 12:10 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Straight stell blade VS carbon steel ?
Replies: 15
Views: 3502

Straight stell blade VS carbon steel ?

Hi
What is the main distinction between Carbon steel razor and a steel one?
Is a Carbon better for a novice ?
What do you like and why?
:?:
by ead
Sun Feb 25, 2007 12:05 am
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Want to use Straight shaving, has questions...
Replies: 14
Views: 2777

Beg your pardon? You "don't want scares"? Why not? Very romantic...Heidelberg dualing scares and all that.....oh, very well!..no scares then, if you insist. In any case, DO read Chris Moss' guide, and maybe take a look at Lynn Abram's video. Depends what you've been using to shave, as to what would...
by ead
Sat Feb 24, 2007 4:16 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Want to use Straight shaving, has questions...
Replies: 14
Views: 2777

Ok so if I am getting a kit for me
What should I have in it? what knife and so on?
by ead
Sat Feb 24, 2007 12:48 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Want to use Straight shaving, has questions...
Replies: 14
Views: 2777

So I don't understand, is the Feather is good str8 razor for novice?
Will I enjoy it and make the best out of it?
and is the fact that it is a very sharp one should frighten me or what?
What should I do?
by ead
Sat Feb 24, 2007 12:28 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Want to use Straight shaving, has questions...
Replies: 14
Views: 2777

So
Will it take time to learn using it?
How good is it for a shaving? I have heard people say it is to sharp, what does they mean?
Also
Will I cut myself a lot? I don't won't to have scars :?
by ead
Sat Feb 24, 2007 11:52 am
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Want to use Straight shaving, has questions...
Replies: 14
Views: 2777

Want to use Straight shaving, has questions...

Hello I am really into shaving with straight razor, I think it is a nice thing and so on and usually a barber does it for me So, I want to do it on myself within my home I have no problem of buying it and spend some $ on it and getting into it But My father, and closed friends say it is to "Risky" a...