"I did a lot of reading last night, and this morning gave it another go. There are some things to learn about safety razors before just diving in, it seems. Damn this thing shaves close. No nicks or cuts, no irritation.
I have an old Gem Micromatic, exactly like the one in the third photo in the bakelite case here: http://wiki.badgerandblade.com/MicromaticI used this once a really long time ago. It was awful. Now, I wouldn't hesitate to chalk that up to bad technique or a cheap blade. But does anyone use these daily? Is there a secret I'm missing?See More
"Maybe I'm weird but I like being the uke when senseis demonstrate techniques. I feel like I'm getting more of a workout (I know that's crazy) but I feel like I get a better understanding of what I'm supposed to get the other…"
"When I was a kid, I wanted to try martial arts because of Karate Kid and all the other ninja stuff you'd see on TV and movies. My parents got me a trial membership at a local Can-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu school and I hated it because it felt like all we…"
"Usually. Then again, if impoverished children were given scholarships to go to these private schools, they would become successful and wealthy also.
The main thing is money. There's nothing wrong with money, as some would suppose. The…"
"Ditto. Bullshido and Cage Potato are my go-tos. I used to be a little bit too involved on Sherdog, too, but I e-suicided my account years ago and haven't looked back (for my own benefit). Now I generally just add all of the martial arts and MMA…"