after much agonizing thought funneled into eagle-like impulsive action, the dust cleared to reveal this lil fella in the mail:
a bit loud? certainly, but it suits the owner
looking forward to the first shave!
Considering making the switch to a safety razor. I am having my parents look for my grandfather's old one to start with so I don't have to plunk down $50 for a Merkur from the get go. Any advice on blades? I saw the comments on the soap. Any place that I can get a badger brush without breaking the bank? What about sets (stand + brush)?
Thank you for your help, and sorry to hijack the thread. I didn't think it was worth a new one.