My first visit from Easton PA

Discussion in 'Welcome Center' started by Arthur Zaretsky, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Arthur Zaretsky

    Arthur Zaretsky New Member

    I am a wet shaver aficionado since 5 years or so.
    My collection includes:
    Feather AS-D1
    Feather AS-D2
    Mongoose SE Stainless Steel
    Ikon Slant
    Get Supply
    Blackland Sabre lvl 1 & 2
    One Blade Hybrid
    Timeless DE SB .68 Stainless
    Feather AC straight
    Karve DE "B" & "C" plates -just received today
    I think my RAD is satisfied for the time being. I want to experiment with my new acquisitions which include "OneBlade", Blackland, Get Supply, and Timeless. I believe I will be busy for quite some time. I am very taken with the Blackland Sabre.
    I also use the Gilette Guard from time to time when I need a quick shave or for travel.
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  2. Hembree

    Hembree Well-Known Member

    Welcome from Alabama....the Heart of Dixie. Glad to have you aboard and a lot of enablers lurk in the shadows. Oh yeah...RAD is never satisfied!
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  3. Fiorellini

    Fiorellini Member

    Hello and welcome to th forum :)
    very nice collection
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  4. Arthur Zaretsky

    Arthur Zaretsky New Member

    Thank you all.
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  5. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    hello and welcome..
  6. Arthur Zaretsky

    Arthur Zaretsky New Member

    I was introduced here by a member from whom I bought something on EBay: “bigwaverazor”.
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  7. PanChango

    PanChango Not Cute

    Welcome to the forum.

    I work in Easton as well and believe that I sold a razor to you a few years ago and delivered it to the Cigar place in Forks near Martin Guitar?
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  8. Arthur Zaretsky

    Arthur Zaretsky New Member

    What razor would that be?
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  9. Arthur Zaretsky

    Arthur Zaretsky New Member

    I own Famous Smoke Shop and Leaf Cigar Bar.
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  10. PanChango

    PanChango Not Cute

    I think it was either a Feather Stainless or an old Ikon razor similar to the Gillette Old Type when Greg was still machining them himself. It was a number of years ago and the details are fuzzy.
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2019
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  11. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    Arthur, welcome to The Shave Den from Kentucky!
  12. Arthur Zaretsky

    Arthur Zaretsky New Member

    Probably correct. I have both the Feather As_D1 and AS-D2 and I have a couple of Ikon razors as well. I think the Feather was one of my first premium razors. The AS-D! is currently up on Ebay.
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  13. Arthur Zaretsky

    Arthur Zaretsky New Member

    Thank you.
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  14. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

    Welcome to TSD Arthur! Glad you brought your experience with you. From the list I'm guessing you are into Modern razors.
    There's a place here where folks work on their technique - The 30 Day Rule / Focus Group. I recognize many of the razor names, but have only had a test run on a Blackland Blackbird. I lean toward Vintage Gillettes but a razor is a razor. The guys in the 30 Day Crew may be collectively proficient in the use of some or all on you list. Feel free to drop in and ask questions, or hang out for a month to improve your shaves. Besides shaving we talk about family, work, hobbies, BBQ, and the occasional shenanigans.

    There are a couple members that enjoy a stick. Do you carry pipes & pipe tobacco? That's my choice. We have discussions about both.

    Hope you find something to interest you here!
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  15. Arthur Zaretsky

    Arthur Zaretsky New Member

    We carry a limited amount of pipe tobacco. Mostly we are premium cigars and a cigar bar and restaurant. A few pipes as well.
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  16. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

    Hello! Glad you joined us.
  17. 178-bplatoon

    178-bplatoon Well-Known Member

    :signs046: to TSD @Arthur Zaretsky

    I hope you enjoy it here. It's a great place with many interesting, informative and all around nice people! :happy088:
  18. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    Welcome, from Texas.
  19. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    Hi from Seoul, nice to meet you.
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    Primotenore missed opera tunity

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