A few days ago, Master P, a member of this board, was kind enought to send me some Gillette Platinums that he had bought from Dridiot, in Singapore.
Considering that I am a huge fan of the now discontinued Gillette Platinums known as "Swedes" to us, I was very pleased to try these out.
I planned to do three or four side by side comparisons but after the first two I think I have a fairly good idea of where they stand, at least in my humble estimation.
I compared them to an old stock...
This razor is a excellent blend of classic beauty and well thought out balance and performance.
It is a three piece type similar to the vintage Gillette "New" and Tech or the Merkur Classic. In my opinion, the new Muhle head that is furnished with this razor, is as good as any head of this type ever made and better than most.
In the past I have found that the three piece design needed a little "wiggle and tighten" to get the blade even and consistantly presented. The Muhle head on this...
I recently got a shaving scuttle from Julie Moore at Dirtybird Pottery in Virginia. First let me say that I inquired about the optional 2 piece scuttle. She got back to me very promptly and told me that there was no extra charge for the 2 piece. Julie also told me that I would have one in around three weeks from when I placed the order.
I placed my order for the scuttle and a matching shaving mug, and recieved them both in less than three weeks.
I am very pleased with the scuttle. It has...
I recieved my Classic Shave Cream from Classicshavings yesterday, The order arrived very quickly and accurately filled, as their orders always do.
I am mostly a soap type guy, Tabac being my favorite, but once in a while I like to use a cream.
Coming fron Classicshaves, I knew it would be a good product, but it satisfied and performed well beyond my expectations.
First it was light, smooth and creamy it loaded onto my Dovo silvertip brush (also from Classicshaving)very nicely. A few...