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    The Hurdy Gurdy Man thebigspendur's Avatar
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    Wink little razors for little people?

    Well, I usually do pretty good on Eboy but this time I must of been half asleep or something when I bid on this NOS mercur. It looked great in the picture but when I got it, it turned out to be a 2/8s. So I figured what the heck so I honed it up and it passed all the tests with flying colors but when I tried to shave with it it was terrible just kind of skipped over my face.

    So the real question here is whats with a 2/8s razor? Is it really designed for shaving or is it some special application type thing. Has anyone tried shaving with one. I realized that with such a small blade it's very difficult to maintain an accurate angle and its so small and light its very difficult to control. I don't know maybe its designed for a midget or something.

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    I use my smaller razors (5/8) for touch ups near the mustache and beard. They do well for the full shave, but I find the larger blades are easier for me on most of my face. I'll admit that I haven't used my one 4/8 for much besides 'spot shaving'.





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    Damn good chance it's for shaving the back of your neck..

    Or mabye for that stray hair on your left testical that won't come off..

    Mabye Lynn could give some shaving advice for that..

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    Maybe it was a Corn Razor? Ive seen a few on ebay stating that they were used to cut corns off ones foot. Could possibly be one of those.

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    I have a Dovo 2/8 called a Coiffeur Razor (SP?) I think it's for delicate trimming jobs, such as shaping goatees and moustaches. I find it great under the nose and around the lipline, but not much else. I guess if you were a barber it would be good for shaving over the top of the ears, as in a military cut.

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