New Strop Ordered:

Well after looking at various online retailers, Straight Razor Designs had what I need for the best price. I went ahead and ordered a brand new 3 inch black Latigo leather strop with matching webbing for the secondary material and I am looking forward to using this much wider strop. Right now I've been using the old half and half method which is stropping 1 half of the razor starting with the toe of the razor and then doing the other half of the immediately afterwards which takes a while to strop my razors in general and I am NOT a speed demon either when it comes to stropping:


Here's the order confirmation email:


My current hanging strop is great and all and it has been a life saver because I needed it really badly at the time of purchase. So it'll see more action until my new strop gets here.

Optimism & The Track 2:

Today's shave was excellent. Possibly one of my best shaves of all time. For today's brush, I went with my Omega 10049 Professional...