Looking at Strops:

This has been a great little hanging strop and it's still a great hanging strop. I bought it off of a friend for $15 dollars after he had honed my razors for me some time back when I was still in my learning curve and it has been a really good solid performing strop. But it does take me a lot longer because it's not as wide as my straight razors are and I've been having to strop half of the razor, and then repeating the process on the other half of the razor each time. So I've been looking all over the web at various strops including the ones at Straight Razor Designs. I might not like the "elitists" and their attitude towards "inexpensive products" like this fabulous strop below, but I do know a good product when I see one. I also found a "fire hose" linen strop that looks pretty cool over on etsy. I also went back to Shave The Man Face Book group. If I get ANY b.s. or drama, I won't hesitate to hit the block button period. It's just shaving so relax and enjoy:


The beauty of this strop other than being inexpensive is the fact that it's held up and performed a lot better than my paddle stropping system did. That modular paddle strop turned out to be a $90 dollar mistake on my part.

Mountain Man & The German 37:

Today's shave was fantastic. After a nice hot shower, I went with Stirling Soaps  and their "Mountain Man"  scented soap whic...