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    Default Riga Razor 7/8 with Micarta Scales

    I got this one in today from Griffith Shaving in Rhode Island.
    It's 7/8 and has black micarta scales.
    The edge looks terrific under my scope giving me high hopes for tomorrow's shave.

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    After all the hype about these razors I couldn't resist when I found this one.

    Pete <:-}
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    Giver a good stroppin, Pete.
    And enjoy a well made razor.
    I got the chance to honed a 10/8 Riga, and was astonished by the balance, and grind. It flowed so effortlessly on the hones, but hardest steel I've honed yet.
    The shave was like a hot knife thru melted butter...effortlessly. [emoji18]

    Enjoy my friend.!!

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    Mike, all that I did was strop.
    Surprisingly, it's the first new razor I've seen that actually looked shave ready under the scope.

    Pete <:-}
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    Quote Originally Posted by petercp4e View Post
    Mike, all that I did was strop.
    Surprisingly, it's the first new razor I've seen that actually looked shave ready under the scope.

    Pete <:-}
    Beautiful razor, make sure you add it to the RigaRazor Regatta thread:

    The RigaRazor Regatta

    Love the grind on the spine on that one....

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    Thanks Phrank, I'll put it on that thread too.
    The grind of the blade is what got me hooked on this razor.
    I think that they call it a fuller groove on a knife. I'm not sure what the correct terminology is for a razor.

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    Great looking razor there Pete.
    I love mine, so does Mike lol. I know you're going to be pleasantly surprised
    Look sharp and smell nice for the ladies.~~~Benz
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    Oh man Pete. That maybe my favourite style yet by him. Wonderful looking blade.
    Burls, Girls, and all things that Swirl....

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    The more ya look at it, the more ya like about it.
    What's the balance like, Pete.?
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    Feels terrific in the hand. I was surprised how light that it feels for a 7/8.
    Balance is just perfect.

    Pete <:-}
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    Congratulations Pete, that one is a feast for the eyes.
    Is it made from his famed Tungsten steel?
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