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Using a three-piece safety razor

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris R. Aug 14. 10 Replies

Greetings!I have recently acquired a three-piece safety DE razor with brush from Mühle (Mühle Rytmo Black Fibre), and so far I am loving the experience. I have been wet-shaving every since I started…Continue

 

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Chris R. replied to Thogster's discussion Using a three-piece safety razor
"I just used the sic isles that came with my kitchen knives. The blade is pretty thin, so they cut right through it. I had to sharpen them afterwards though, but no big deal."
Aug 14
Thogster replied to Thogster's discussion Using a three-piece safety razor
"I am planning on getting into straight razors eventually, but at first I want to master the art of making good lather and becoming more focused during the shave. I also don't want to discard the safety razor that I just bought, but rather make…"
Aug 14
Thogster replied to Thogster's discussion Using a three-piece safety razor
"What did you use to trim the razor? It seems like a solution that will work well for me as well, as I think the main problem is it not being aggressive enough. "
Aug 14
Native Son replied to Thogster's discussion Using a three-piece safety razor
"Called this first!"
Aug 14
Killigraphy replied to Thogster's discussion Using a three-piece safety razor
"I'd recommend investing in a straight razor, while there's more risk of cutting yourself, the smoothness is unmatched. If its too pricey or you don't like the hassle of stropping, then invest in a razor blade holder which more often…"
Aug 14
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Chris R. replied to Thogster's discussion Using a three-piece safety razor
"Hello. I've been shaving with a safety razor for over a year now. I started with a Murker 34C. It was a good shaver, but needed to be a little more aggressive. To help this, I took a used razor blade and trimmed the sharp edges off, and placed…"
Aug 13
Brian W. Barrett replied to Thogster's discussion Using a three-piece safety razor
"Check out phatboygeo from Shave Nation on youtube for DE shaving. . . he says to go once with the grain, once front to back, and once back to front (maybe there is another/fourth trip). Takes awhile but that is a close shave with a DE. If the blade…"
Jul 20
Native Son replied to Thogster's discussion Using a three-piece safety razor
"I would expect the guys who are REALLY into shaving to start recommending you "graduate" to a straight razor. The "safety" part of  "safety razor" comes from having the blade holder guard against accidentally…"
Jul 20
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Using a three-piece safety razor

Greetings!I have recently acquired a three-piece safety DE razor with brush from Mühle (Mühle Rytmo Black Fibre), and so far I am loving the experience. I have been wet-shaving every since I started shaving, but using cartridge razors from Gillette and recently Wilkinson Sword, which annoyed my skin and was a tedious experience. After some training, I am close to getting a pretty clean shave, but I feel I am using the safety razor wrong. Instead of locking the razor head completely, I loosen it…See More
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