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    I have been treetopping arm hairs and testing bevels etc so much lately that my arms are just about bald.

    I started using my stomach hair to test my edges and this morning I got out a razor called a Demon that Outback sent me when i first started shaving like a man and tested it on my stomach as I said.

    Impressed that it was still so keen I decided to give it a few laps on Cro Ox and then leather to see what diference it made.

    It made a lot of difference actually but I wanted a different area of my tummy with a bit more hair left.

    I suppose I have been straight shaving long enough now to know that I need to lift the blade away from my skin before i move it sideways!

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    I think I was made to do it by the razor, it's probably called a demon for a reason.

    I wonder where I can get a razor called Kind and gentle
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    Quote Originally Posted by STF View Post
    I wonder where I can get a razor called Kind and gentle
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    Ha, kind and gentle. I'lll look out for the dreamscraper.

    I saw a youtuber that tested by sort of chopping at arm hairs going slowly down at maybe 45 to 70 degree angle. I think that he was measuring results like a hanging hair test with how the hairs cut. Obviously, you could not see it on camera. But as I am approaching the day where I will be working on 5-10 razors, looking for a way to preserve my test media is appealing. FWIW my progression is arms then legs. Never have run out of leg hair.

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    When I was learning to hone, when I ran out of arm hair, I used my legs, then Richard sent me a good loupe, I learned how to use it and now I don’t have to have hair to know that the bevel is set. The loupe is also much more reliable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RezDog View Post
    When I was learning to hone, when I ran out of arm hair, I used my legs, then Richard sent me a good loupe, I learned how to use it and now I don’t have to have hair to know that the bevel is set. The loupe is also much more reliable.
    I had a car accident and can't easily reach my legs so I use my stomach.

    I do have a loupe but it feels good to treetop some hair to prove to myself that I'm doing well.
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    Steve,

    When you run out of arm hair and then leg hair and then tummy hair, I suggest you stop and let the follicles work for a while before you cut off something that won’t grow back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by STF View Post
    I had a car accident and can't easily reach my legs so I use my stomach.

    I do have a loupe but it feels good to treetop some hair to prove to myself that I'm doing well.
    Err, for the record I "liked" the tree topping part, not the car accident part.

    I get a kick out of the shaving part. Watching a 3" swath of hair exploding from the arm/leg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DZEC View Post
    Steve,

    When you run out of arm hair and then leg hair and then tummy hair, I suggest you stop and let the follicles work for a while before you cut off something that won’t grow back.
    Lol!! My girlfriend said I had razor mange on my left arm or compared it to a plucked chicken.........
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    Quote Originally Posted by rodb View Post
    Lol!! My girlfriend said I had razor mange on my left arm or compared it to a plucked chicken.........
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    I did warn you about the Demon, Steve.
    Its rightfully named.

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