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    Default To early for a 6/8 ?

    Hi, I'm using a SR for 3 months. I started with a basic DOVO 5/8. When I'm using this SR, I have good shaves, no irritation, no scarfs, no blood, no cutting; a clean shave. A few weeks ago, I bought a Dovo Master S 6/8 (stainless steel) and every time I use this SR, I'm cutting myself, have irritations etc... Is it maybe to early to use this SR ? Do I need more time ?
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    I think it has more to do with the difference between carbon and stainless steel.
    Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose. Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr.

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    My tip would be the sharpening job. I don't feel a difference between carbon and stainless while shaving, but this is only me

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    If your technique is down after three months, the size of the blade should not affect you that significantly. I tend to side with Jeness, that maybe it's a honing issue or there is a small chip, etc. on the blade. Good luck.

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    I have two stainless razors. Absolutely no difference in terms of the shave.
    Also, 5/8" or 6/8", we're talking mm's here so I don't think there's a problem with the size of the razor;
    So I'm pretty certain it's a question of whether both razors are as sharp. Strop them both and try the hanging hair test on both of the razors, see if they perform differently.

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    Thx for the advice everybody, it was a very, very, very small chip in the blad..

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