08-28-2013, 12:30 PM
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How's it going everyone! I just wanted to introduce myself to the community. My name is Co from NJ and I've been referred here by the super friendly and genuine, Lee from Lee Razors. I recently switched to DE shaving a month or so ago. My brother went to Naples,Italy recently and I had asked him to pick me up a DE razor (only one he found, which was a cheap 5euro TTO Weishi imitation "Globe", i should have never even opened it) Then my EJ89 came in Smile

We have family in Naples, the Nola-Saviano area as well as Santa Maria De Castelebate which is near Agropoli. While I was in Santa Maria, I had received my first shave with a DE razor from a relative who is a barber in the small tourist town. He set me up in his cobblestone backyard, just feet away from the beach, and thats when my interest sparked. It was an amazing experience to receive a proper shave in the setting I was in.

My first razor I recently bought is an EJ89 Barley and shortly after acquired the ATT Titan R, ATT Atlas M, the iKon set, and a Gillette Tech from ebay (yeah I got addicted REAL quick!) I previously have been wet shaving with a Fusion for some years. I never had any problems with it, gave me super smooth shaves, I never went WTG, just XTG and ATG. Going WTG, and more passes with a DE is a new routine for me, but I'm really enjoying it. I hear how many people try DE razors and never look back, and of course the price of Fusion carts is crazy.

So I'm experimenting with these razors I have with different blades to see what works right for me. I look forward to learning this art and making new friends here on the Nook. If anyone has any questions regarding my experience on any of the razors I listed, please feel free.

Thanks fellas and I'll see you around Smile

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 08-28-2013, 12:35 PM
  • Agravic
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  • Pennsylvania, USA
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Welcome to The Shave Nook, Co! Smile

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 08-28-2013, 01:00 PM
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Hello and welcome to the forum, Co.

214 12,710
 08-28-2013, 01:12 PM
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Greeting from an ex-Cliftonite!!! My Bud lives in West Paterson as well...enjoy and be well...Ciao

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 08-28-2013, 01:16 PM
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Welcome to TSN.

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 08-28-2013, 01:51 PM
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Welcome to The Shave Nook, Co!Hello

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 08-28-2013, 02:00 PM
  • freddy
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  • San Diego, California, U.S.A.
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Welcome to The Shave Nook, Co, and enjoy your stay. Smile

What a fantastic way to get your first proper DE shave! Thumbsup

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 08-28-2013, 02:11 PM
  • beartrap
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  • Southern California
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Hello and welcome!

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 08-28-2013, 02:40 PM
  • TheMonk
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  • Porto, Portugal
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Welcome to TSN!

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 08-28-2013, 02:55 PM
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Thanks for support everyone!

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 08-28-2013, 03:10 PM
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Co, welcome to The Shave Nook!

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 08-28-2013, 04:14 PM
  • savagejoerude
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  • New Orleans USA
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Hey and welcome to The Shave Nook....

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 08-28-2013, 04:16 PM
  • warhawk
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  • Beautiful NorthWest Florida
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Hi Co: Welcome to TSN. Wow... you are off to a great start. Keep us posted and hope you become an active member.


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 08-28-2013, 05:03 PM
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Co, welcome to The Shave Nook. Enjoyed your introductory post. Visit often and enjoy the journey.

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 08-28-2013, 05:18 PM
  • Fab
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  • New York, NY
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Welcome to the Shave Nook Co. You certainly will have many opportunities to buy fine Italian shaving products while you visit family Smile

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 08-28-2013, 07:09 PM
  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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Co, welcome to The Shave Nook. Sounds like a wonderful experience with your first barber shave.

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 08-28-2013, 09:26 PM
  • ben74
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  • Perth, Australia
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Greetings from Australia! Welcome to the Nook Co!

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 08-29-2013, 12:44 AM
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Hello, welcome to: " The Shave Nook " Relax & Enjoy.

Charles U.K

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 08-29-2013, 07:40 AM
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Welcome! Thanks for sharing your intro story. I always enjoy the different ways people get started with traditional shaving. Enjoy your time here. Smile


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 08-29-2013, 09:45 AM
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Welcome to TSN, Co

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