Hi everyone! A newbie to the wet shaving hobby...have acquired a Ming Shi 3000, a Parker Variant, a dscosmetic stainless T7 and waiting for a 66 Gillette Slim that I bought on Ebay. Living in Thailand limits my purchasing power due to customs duties and postage rates but trying the best to get quality soaps, I make my own beard oils and butters and balms, the oils are good preshave products and am considering making my own soaps. Just received a variety back of 16 different de blades from amazon, so abusing my skull to finger the best combos for the perfect head shave...lol. Looking forward to discussions on shaving and collecting all the great things about the hobby!