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Recent content by Quaznoid

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    What razor/blade did you use today

    9/24: Another vacation shave: 1949 Gillette Ball-handle Tech, Personna Blue, unknown soap, no brush, Aqua Velva. Fantastic shave. BBS.
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    What razor/blade did you use today

    Primitive travel shave: 1949 Gillette Ball-handle Tech, Personna Blue, some sorta’ liquid soap, no brush, Aqua Velva. Surprisingly good two-pass shave. Fantastic BBS!
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    Dirt cheap wet shaving

    Wet shaving can be almost free: 1949 Tech, found in drawer (free)(or the SuperSpeed I bought for $1.99 in 1974); Lord Plat (3 cents); VDH boar brush ($4); soap scraps from soap dish (free); discarded yogurt container lathering bowl (free); Old Spice ($5). Enjoyable BBS everytime
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    SE SOTD- What was your tool of choice today?

    9/20: Schick G type, Chick, AOS badger, unknown soap, Old Spice. 3 day’s growth mown down w ease. BBS. Next shave: Schick J
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    What razor/blade did you use today

    9/17: 1949 Gillette Ball-handle Tech, Personna Blue, unknown soap, VDH boar, Old Spice. Found some hand soap leftover from trip to Watkins Glen. Made a great lather; BBS shave. Next shave: 1953 Schick G
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    Open comb recomendation

    Why is the shipping more for a vintage razor than a new one?
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    Open comb recomendation

    Gillette Old Type
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    What razor/blade did you use today

    9/16: 1938 Fat-handle Tech, Personna Blue, Irish Spring, AOS Badger, Aqua Velva. Wonderful shave on a fine Fall day. Next shave: 1949 Ball-handle Tech
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    SE SOTD- What was your tool of choice today?

    9/14: 1935 Schick E-2, Chick, Irish Spring, VDH boar, Old Spice. Perfect shave from the perfect shaving tool. BBS. Next shave: 1938 Fat-handle Tech
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    Mild Shave

    Often less is more. I’ve used Feathers and Kais and had terrible shaves. I don’t need my face torn off. I get BBS everytime with medium sharp blades like the various Lords and Personnas in medium exposure razors. Always great shaves and never a nick. Good technique is, perhaps, the most...
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    What razor/blade did you use today

    9/13: 1919 Gillette Old Type, Personna Blue, Irish Spring, AOS Badger, Old Spice. One of the best shaves ever. BBBS. Next shave: 1935 Schick E-2, which I will report on in the SE section
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    Have no clue, but single seem better to me, can you please explain me?

    The Schick Injector, particularly the E-2, shaves me better than any of my DE’s, with the possible exception of my Slim on “9”. But the difference is rather small. If I assign a “10” to the quality of the E-2 shave, the Slim is a 9.99, my Lord L5 a 9.5, Old Type 9.3, pre-war Tech 9.1, etc. On a...
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    I'm shopping around for a Schick Krona

    I can get BBS from a Krona but I have to work at it. It has a cutting angle different than any other DE. It shaves best if the head is almost perpendicular to the face, perhaps 10 or 15 degrees off. Perhaps not coincidentally, it’s very nearly the same angle that a Schick injector shaves best.
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    What razor/blade did you use today

    9/11: Lord Racer, Personna Blue, Irish Spring, VDH boar, Old Spice. Wonderful, close shave. BBS. Next shave: Gillette Old Type
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    What razor/blade did you use today

    That’s a single edge
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