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    Default Do any 'both' handed straight shavers transfer that ability to DE shaving?

    I'm right handed but as recommended I've trained myself to shave left handed part of the time with a straight and it's now, nearly, 2nd nature.

    However, I have never really tried using a DE or SE razor left handed, has anyone here transferred the both handed concept to DE's or SE's?
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    I use both hands.
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    I started with a DE, shaved with both hands, and do the same with straights.

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    Hello, Jeltz:

    Yes, I switch hands selectively with the double edge safety razor, too, and it works just fine for me.

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    i shave with both hands also.

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    I have tried using both hands with a DE but it seems harder than it is with a straight, so I just use my right hand with a DE

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    I switch hands whenever I shave myself no matter the tool. What's odd is that I have a crippling dominance while shaving the wife. Its almost like my left hand is worthless and honestly a little scary. This is for any tool.

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    I shave with both hands also. It's just much more comfortable.

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    Jeltz,

    Despite using both hands with my straights, I still use only my right hand with safety razors

    Have fun !

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    Do any 'both' handed straight shavers transfer that ability to DE shaving?

    Yes, I do. I use most tools, including my Colt 1911s, with either hand.


    "Cheap Tools Is Misplaced Economy. Always buy the best and highest grade of razors, hones and strops. Then you are prepared to do the best work."
    - Napoleon LeBlanc, 1895

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