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Splashed hot water on face,
Worked up a two or three second lather on a puck of MdC Fougere with a BK4 and painted it on,
Three passes with whatever you call the Personnas pictured here (day 5) in an AS-D2,
Splashed on 4711 cologne.
Shave was quick supremely comfortable, and...
Chunked up, floured, and browned chicken. Added coriander, cardamom, turmeric, cayenne, and some store brand garam masala, onions, and chicken broth. With ten minutes to go added Craisins, followed by Israeli couscous.
That is my SOP, too. I can get thirty off a Crystal and could likely take it further if so inclined. The various discussions about taking blades out and doing various additional things reminds me of the discussions about supposedly audible differences between audio cables on a stereo forum.
The titanium truss rod just keeps the neck straight, a big issue with dreads, and the bridge plates replaces the big tone killing plates on recent dreads, being more like the older pre-war small maple plates. Buzzing sounds like either a set-up issue or an electric razor.
They did indeed, but the Martin Modern Deluxe series actually has two innovations I wish the older ones had, a titanium truss rod and a sandwiched maple and carbon fiber bridge plate. I like to imagine how it might have been if older razors had had the benefit of modern metallurgy and machining.
I am not a Rockwell user but have a Feather AS-D2. I am guessing it is as mild as the mildest plate out there. It requires no pressure, only patience. I get better results with Crystal blades than with Feathers. They are reputedly as sharp as or sharper than Feathers on shaves #2 et sequitur...