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    by Published on 09-16-2014 12:35 AM
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    What to do with your new razor ? Here's a few pointers I always suggest.
    by Published on 08-19-2014 04:11 AM
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    When we discover straight razor shaving, or wet shaving, most of us are quite curious and very excited. The new world comes with a lot of questions such as:

    Where to start? What do I need? How dangerous is it? Who is right and who is wrong?

    Finding answers is easy ...
    by Published on 07-16-2014 02:32 AM

    This months Beginners Tips is about finishing stones and reasonable expectations.

    During the past few years I have had a number of new guys come to my home for help with honing, stropping, restoration, beard prep etc. They are almost always fascinated by the ...
    by Published on 06-14-2014 12:24 AM
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    Strops and Stropping

    Thereíve been a few threads recently on the topic of strops and stropping so I thought Iíd address those issues in this monthís Beginners Tips. Stropping can be a big topic, and I am wordy, so apologies in advance for the length of this monthís tips. ...
    by Published on 05-18-2014 10:13 PM
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    Welcome! As a Mentor here, I can see many new guys going overboard!

    My tips this month to new straight-shavers are on how to stay afloat and have an easier and positive learning curve toward successful and smooth shaves. As I began, ...
    by Published on 04-24-2014 07:10 PM
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    Hi Guys,

    Thought we could have a little fun with this months tip for the new guys.

    So, are you feeling the pressure??

    We see new guys all the time coming into the wetshaving community putting all kinds of pressure ...
    by Published on 03-16-2014 09:29 AM
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    I thought I should do a little something for our March installment of our beginnerís tips.

    All things needed to get started on straight razor shaving is already present on this site, but it sure can be hard to find the bare essentials in between all the other stuff that is filling all the various sub-forums.

    The thing about SRP is ...