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Mysterious KAI Blade#3 (1)
TL;DR - Very nice DFS+ shave, MEM Olive is slick, 1 weeper, and some irritation
Equipment: Gillette KcG razor with MEM Olive
Results: for our B&B mate, @JohnPS, I dropped Mysterious KAI Blade #3 into my relatively new KcG razor, returned to using MEM Olive shaving...
You are very generous and an excellent source of blades for our Participation PIFs. Please don't send the box yet; I'm in danger of an avalanche with all the blades you've sent for upcoming Participation and Challenge PIFs.
The KcG is the next razor that I'll try the Mysterious KAI Blade#3 in!! So far, I've tried it in the Merkur 20C (very mild razor) and the Gillette Slim (varying between 4 - 6); both combinations performed very nicely.
I dropped a Racer Super Stainless into my Merkur 20C for in-participation...
Great video!! Very engaging and loved hearing about the festivals in Japan!! It must be quite an experience to be close to those huge drums and the roar of the crowd!! I did notice that even on your 3rd pass, you could hear the blade. (I'm going to try one of my remaining blades in my KCG razor...
Mysterious KAI Blade#2 (6)
TL;DR - Got brave, turned up the Slim, excellent shave, some irritation
Equipment: Gillette Slim (on 5) with MEM Olive
Results: Turned up the Slim a notch and definitely felt more blade. The MEM Olive has great slip and protection and I was feeling a bit brave. (I...
I'm also a switcher - right hand for my right side, left hand for my left, but always need to clean up a bit more on my right side more due to the swirling direction that my beard grows in on that side.
Mysterious KAI Blade#2 (4 & 5)
TL;DR - Excellent consistency, great shaves, showcases lather attributes
Equipment: Gillette Slim (on 4) with MEM Olive (shave#4), MEM Original (shave#5)
Results Shave#4: DFS+, MEM Olive is amazing once you get it dialed in, and pairs well with the KAI blade...
No, you're not the last; I have several who have not reported receiving their blades yet. No one from Asia or Canada has reported in yet, and I'm waiting to hear from a couple of recipients from CONUS.