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Shaving with a Spyderco?

Postby SpyderEdgeForever » Sun May 25, 2014 8:19 am

If you had to use it as a razor for your facial hair or other hair, what Spyderco knife would be best suited for shaving?

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Postby wmcilvain » Sun May 25, 2014 8:22 am

zdp delica i have trimmed the edges of my beard with it before.... work pretty well for a few hairs

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Postby Johnnie1801 » Sun May 25, 2014 8:30 am

I'm guessing something like an FFG Endura would be good as it's kind of similar to a straight razor.

I have actually been thinking about buying a straight razor to shave with as the price of razor blades is going up all the time. Does anyone here use one? Would be pretty cool to have a Spyderco Razor.
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Postby PanChango » Sun May 25, 2014 8:32 am

I would say the Roc. I would want to dremel out handle to get a better purchase closer to the blade.

I really wouldnt want want to shave with a pocket knife when I have a perfectly good straight razor.

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Postby MacLaren » Sun May 25, 2014 9:39 am

A FFG Yojimbo 2?
Maybe...just one day a...52100 Nilakka :D :spyder:

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Postby chuck_roxas45 » Sun May 25, 2014 10:01 am

[video=youtube;wccP1D9iw-8]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wccP1D9iw-8[/video]

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Postby razorsharp » Sun May 25, 2014 9:11 pm

Any knife sharpened sharp enough.... My personal pick is the serrated matriarch

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Postby hawaiihunter » Sun May 25, 2014 11:12 pm

I would shave with a whale rescue personally.
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Postby hawaiihunter » Sun May 25, 2014 11:14 pm

Btw, chuck what is that, 15 dps per side?
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Postby anagarika » Sun May 25, 2014 11:30 pm

I've used Resilience before, easy to get that shaving smooth sharp, and been trying to make my GB and Endura SB as shaving knives. Works ok, but yet to match a small 52100 customer I have.
Needs to be smooth, so it's a challenge there.
chuck_roxas45 wrote:[video=youtube;wccP1D9iw-8]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wccP1D9iw-8[/video]

Chuck,

Any tips for the GB smoothness, .25u diamond paste strop? .1?

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Postby 3rdGenRigger » Sun May 25, 2014 11:48 pm

Thinnest stock (Chaparral I would think), though I'm a sissy and use an electric shaver. I have had fairly bad eczema my whole life and given the variations of my skin day to day, I can't imagine a knife being conducive to a good shave with my skin, but I'd try a Chaparral before any other Spydercos if I had to (I always had the best luck test shaving arm or leg hair in short amounts with it before I sold my Chaparral).
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Postby chuck_roxas45 » Mon May 26, 2014 12:07 am

anagarika wrote:I've used Resilience before, easy to get that shaving smooth sharp, and been trying to make my GB and Endura SB as shaving knives. Works ok, but yet to match a small 52100 customer I have.
Needs to be smooth, so it's a challenge there.





Chuck,

Any tips for the GB smoothness, .25u diamond paste strop? .1?
My finest paste is 1u. Finer would probably be better. :)

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Postby anagarika » Mon May 26, 2014 7:41 am

chuck_roxas45 wrote:My finest paste is 1u. Finer would probably be better. :)
Thanks. I'll try that. Some more knowledgeable folks say that high Vanadium carbide is not to be taken too fine ...

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Postby bornagainprimative » Mon May 26, 2014 7:49 am

hawaiihunter wrote:I would shave with a whale rescue personally.
That made me almost spit it my water hahaha
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Postby chuck_roxas45 » Mon May 26, 2014 7:57 am

hawaiihunter wrote:Btw, chuck what is that, 15 dps per side?
Around 14 dps. Micro'ed at around 18 dps.
hawaiihunter wrote:I would shave with a whale rescue personally.
For the win! :D

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Postby v8r » Mon May 26, 2014 8:47 am

Se Civilian :)

Only Chuck Norris shaves with a Whale rescue blade.
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Postby Cujobob » Mon May 26, 2014 9:08 am

Something with a low carbide steel that could take a very fine edge is what you'd need.

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Postby Scorpion » Mon May 26, 2014 10:14 am

Toss-up between Rock salt and Warrior. But seriously I have shaved with my Manbug before. It worked better than the box cutter blades. Don't ask.

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Postby Sequimite » Mon May 26, 2014 11:27 am

I bet the original Puuko would do a good job.
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Postby .357 mag » Mon May 26, 2014 11:33 am

v8r wrote:Se Civilian :)

Only Chuck Norris shaves with a Whale rescue blade.
Chuck Norris uses just his finger..


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