If you go to your local hardware store they will have just what you need in the plumbing section. There is a very thin rubber sheet that is used as a gasket and cut to size. Buy some and cut it to fit the bottom. Then glue it on and you are set.Have you given any thought to putting a black rubber wafer on the bottom? That is the one thing I hate about my current scuttle, it rocks as i lather and makes an annoying clanking sound.
Oh yes, like the coffee mugs and lather bowls they can all be put into the dishwasher. So long as they are ceramic they are both dishwasher and microwave safe.Scuttle arrived safe and sound. It's a beauty. Wondering if it's dishwasher safe?
So trial number one using a 24mm Shavemac D01 silvertip fan with Stirling Sharp Dressed Man and the Razorock BBS-A with a Gillette Nacet on use #3.
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Lots to put in this. Firsts off, it's very pleasing to the eye. The design is first rate, easy to hold unlike another scuttle I have that is named after an east coast city. Loaded with really hot water and the heat held throughout the entire shave, no question it did its heating job. It's very stable, no need to hold it down while lathering unless you're mashing the brush all the way down to the handle. When I do lift it, the water doesn't spill out easily. I was thinking that a rubber stopper or cork would be needed for this, like I have on another similar scuttle. But because of the design or materials, it isn't needed at all. The bowl itself has nice ridges for making lather. The resulting shave was very close and comfortable.
I had a hard time loading it with water. It didn't spill easily, but it didn't fill easily either. I also found the bowl a bit on the small side. I had lots of lather over the sides so it was a particularly messy shave. It's no deeper than a traditional Captain's Choice lather bowl, but diameter is smaller. I have no spill issues making lather in the traditional CC bowl design. Finally, vanity for me, but I would really like it to have the CC medallion just like the lather bowls, perhaps on the thumb indent on the handle?
So, my overall take away is that it does what it's supposed to do very well. Tomorrow I will be using a hard soap and loading from the puck, rather than the Stirling snerdle pressed into the bottom of the bowl. Perhaps I'll use a smaller brush and see if that prevents the lather spills.
I may have been accidentally overlooked, which is totally fine (warm lather is not a high priority in SC during August ). I am still interested in participating before the scuttle goes back to The Captain.
Oops, @Davidkimberly please give it a good workout. Once you have done so please do send it to @ewk. Then @ewk can give it a good trial and when done, return to The Captain.I may have been accidentally overlooked, which is totally fine (warm lather is not a high priority in SC during August ). I am still interested in participating before the scuttle goes back to The Captain.
Our goal is October 1.When do you think this will be available? A ballpark guess.