Bart said:A basic but excellent quality strop with a good linen is the Dovo "Russian" leather strop. It has the word "Juchten" embossed in the leather and the linen has a herringbone pattern. They're not overly expensive.
pedalpowersailing said:I have the above strop and a TM. THe TM is still in storage and althought it is a thing of beauty, the Dovo is great.
My views on equipment have changed over the past year. I recently attended a sia
ailing event. There were people with the latest gear racing. A guy who had won the event 3 times turned up without a boat not intending to race. He lent the local wreck of a club boat - about 30 years old. He won the race - what does that tell you about shaving and life itself