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    Freight Relocation Specialist slim6596's Avatar
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    Wild eyed beginner in the whole straight razor world. Got my feet wet with a beginner razor and strop and looking forward to learning how to effectively shave with it.
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    Hello Slim, welcome to SRP.
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    Welcome to SRP.
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    Hello and welcome to SRP.
    Enjoy your time here on the forum.

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    Welcome to the manly art of straight razor shaving. Ii is a morning ritual I look forward to every day. Where in Indiana?
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    Welcome to the party!
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    Welcome to the forum.
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    Welcome aboard, Slim. What razor n strop did you get.?
    Make sure that's its been honed beyond the factory edge. The worst thing you can do in starting this venture, is trying to shave with a razor that's not up to the job. Another is not proper pre shave prep, and a poor lather.

    A must, is learning to strop properly. If done incorrectly, you'll destroy the delicate shaving edge.

    I highly recommend you look thru the beginners section of the forum to get more acquainted with things.

    Glad to have ya with us.
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    Welcome to the forum.
    Stropping skills are under rated as far as importance.
    Skin stretching and holding is another one that is not mentioned near enough.
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    Hi Slim, welcome aboard !
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