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    [QUOTE=onimaru55;1754480] Ah ok, all good...

    Ah ok, all good then. I'll give it a shot and see how I go.


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    [QUOTE=onimaru55;1754440] Lol my strop had a...

    Lol my strop had a slight crease in it, that kind of bows a little bit. So I was more asking to just keep that bit flat.


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    How would I hold it down on the benchtop? Tape? ...

    How would I hold it down on the benchtop? Tape?

    I didn't even think about transport, thanks for that little tidbit. Lucky I have one razor box that all the razors can fit in.

    Cheers for the...
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    I guess if I try and use it as you said, it would...

    I guess if I try and use it as you said, it would give me some idea of how it is meant to feel and give me a baseline of what to keep it at.

    Still learning to strop at the moment. When I feel that...
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    That's the website I keep looking at. Seems like...

    That's the website I keep looking at. Seems like it has really reasonable prices including the postage.


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    Yeah, so far Oz is the closest one I know of, but...

    Yeah, so far Oz is the closest one I know of, but he is a bit far away, so when I have the money I'll send my razor off to him. Plus he comes pretty highly recommended.

    Good thing my birthday is...
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    Thanks for that help. I greatly underestimated...

    Thanks for that help. I greatly underestimated how much there was to learn and how many different tools/materials lol.
    I am glad everything in this way of life/hobby last for so long haha


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    Cheers for the reply mate. So you are suggesting...

    Cheers for the reply mate. So you are suggesting that I use a diamond plate to flatten whatever honing stones I get?
    Trying to get whatever little tidbits of information I can for this new pursuit....
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    I was more referring to the scales. I was not...

    I was more referring to the scales. I was not aware you could buy those separately haha.

    Thanks for the advice on the balsa wood. I'll keep it in mind when the strip falls apart (was just one of...
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    Was also wondering how everyone finds these...

    Was also wondering how everyone finds these unique razors?

    I have checked eBay and all I can really see is the cheap and nasty ones. None that I would call unique or cool.



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    Ah thats really handy, thanks for that. Will...

    Ah thats really handy, thanks for that. Will definitely be giving that ago when I receive my razor :)
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    Thanks for the welcome Oz, Thats a really good...

    Thanks for the welcome Oz,

    Thats a really good idea, It would also help teach me the right amount of pressure to use when stropping as well?

    Cheers
    Mark
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    Hey dinnermint, Yeah the razor is shave ready...

    Hey dinnermint,

    Yeah the razor is shave ready so I am not to worried about that :)

    Yeah I was given the advice to not buy a really expensive strop straight away as I will probably take chunks...
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    Hey tcrideshd, Thanks for that. I'll get onto...

    Hey tcrideshd,

    Thanks for that. I'll get onto that now. I prob won't need it done for a while, so I am getting a bit ahead of myself but I do like being prepared :)

    Cheers
    Mark


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    G'day Zip, Thanks for that video, it was...

    G'day Zip,

    Thanks for that video, it was really insightful and taught me a lot about angles and grip and position etc. I like the way it was done to, like he was not talking down to anyone.
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    Hey Christian1, Thanks for the help. That...

    Hey Christian1,

    Thanks for the help. That definitely gives me a few different options for stones. It looks like the norton seems to be the most reasonable price from the get go. I'll just have to...
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    General advice

    Hey everyone,

    I posted an indroduction in another thread, but I thought I should introduce myself quickly here and ask what stupid question I may have.

    So at the moment I have been using a...
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