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    So I have 2 Ralf Aust - 5/8 and 6/8 (below). Looking for a 3rd to get into the rotation. I was thinking a Puma maybe? Thoughts on what a good 3rd razor would be?

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    Something vintage and inexpensive perhaps?

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    @wullie... open to suggestions! I was looking at some Dovos on SRD. I need a 3rd as I send these out for honing every 3 months or so.

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    Lots of choices in the Classifieds lately. Take a look there.
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    I believe you get a lot more for your money with a Boker than a Dovo. I have had 4 (sold the 4/8..just too diminutive). All were really near shave ready out of the box. The fit and finish was spot on. Can't really say that about the two Dovos I have/had (sold one-kept one)

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    There are so many to choose from, from vintage razors to new, it's hard to say. Spend some time looking around before you make a choice. Since you already have a 5/8 and 6/8, consider a 7/8 or 8/8, and consider a razor with a different grind than what you already have. A heavier grind, up to a near wedge, provides a totally different experience than a hollow or full hollow (singing hollow for T.I.) As for brand and model, see what appeals to you in your search. Good luck!

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    I was looking for a 4/8, but doesn't look like SRD sells them. Because I don't have honing equipment, I need truly shave ready.

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    IamSt8ght - thoughts on where to buy for truly shave ready?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MajorEthanolic View Post
    I was looking for a 4/8, but doesn't look like SRD sells them. Because I don't have honing equipment, I need truly shave ready.
    Hoping I don't get in trouble here...but this is a decent vendor who knows how to work a coticule. His razors are VERY shave ready,

     

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    Major, send me a PM. I might have what you want.
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