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  1. What razor to buy, new or vintage?

    by , 12-03-2013 at 04:18 PM (Place holder for oft repeated answers to newbs)
    I personally own 2 razors that were new, one Dovo, and one Thiers Issard (TI), Both were honed by an Uberhoner.
    I also own about 4 dozen vintage razors of various makes and styles which I have purchased to restore. I have restored and honed about 2 dozen myself and shave with them frequently.
    I prefer vintage, here's why:
    I rarely pay more than $30, and often paid half that or less.
    I enjoy restoring them.
    Sometimes you can get a Damn Fine Shaver that only needs honing, ...
    Tags: beginner