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    Just got one myself, took me a bit to dial in the right setting, but I like it. Dont think I like it as much as my EJ, but it is definitely cool to shave with a piece of history.

    Man and His Razor

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    I have been using str8s for years. I bought a Merkur 33c last week and had the best shave I had in years. I just picked up a Gillette fat boy on sleazebay and plan on using DEs more in my rotation..I have finally found a fix for my str8 RAD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wintchase View Post
    I have been using str8s for years. I bought a Merkur 33c last week and had the best shave I had in years. I just picked up a Gillette fat boy on sleazebay and plan on using DEs more in my rotation..I have finally found a fix for my str8 RAD.
    I switched to Str8's to slow down my Safety razor AD. Now, I've have Str8 RAD.

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    i started shaving with one of these around 69 tryed one of the yellow things when they came out . after the first shave with it i put it in the trash, shaved with it till o7 when i started with a straight , i cut a finger almost off with the table saw last year and had to go back to the gellet for a week, and couldent weight to get back to my straights, am saving it for when my hands get to shakey to shave with a straight.

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    Those are great razors and will last you a lifetime. Remember to loosen the doors before you adjust the setting, or eventually you will break it. I started using the slim adjustable as my first razor many many moons ago and I still have it today.

    There are many vendors on line that sell blade sampler's as well and they can make a huge difference in your shave when you find one that suits you. Blades are a very peculiar and personal choice in the DE's.

    Enjoy yourself.

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    I also bought a gillette yesterday from the antique shop...$5 in mint cond. shape....1970's...couldn't beleive it...ill post pics once im home

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    Marks971,
    Welcome to SRP--be careful--you'll be wanting to purchase a straight razor pretty soon. I own about a dozen old Gillettes and they are great razors, no doubt. Have fun.

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    On occasion I use a DE when pressed for time. My very favorite is a vintage Gillette of the old three-piece design with open combs. This is a pretty aggressive razor but it gives me the best shave short of a straight razor that I've ever had.

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