We've been going alphabetically. Looking at the participants that have posted this year, the next member would be @pdieten. I think you should ask him if he wants to take over, or ask for a volunteer. I'm willing to fill in at any time in case there's a problem.So, I have been croupier for two weeks straight. I can keep doing it if you would like, but most of the time we have switched after a week.
@kingfisher Tag me in whenever you want me to start
Another run with Parker 87R today.SOTD 20.11.2020
Very close shave today. However I have mixed feelings wtr to this razor. The results never gave any reason to bother, however, this beauty is such a rough guy whilst shaving. I have yet to find a blade which provides smooth shaves with this razor...
Well, I guess the Tech is worth the 165 bucks you saved. The Tech is indeed worth any penny. And 10 bucks seem to be a steal (according to European prices on the bay...)I had shave 5640 this morning. As luck would have it, it pulled up my newest brush and one of my Christmas soaps! So I used the Yaqi tuxedo brush and Dr. Jon's Savannah Sunrise (great, great soap). The razor was the Feather SS, and the touch-up DE was a gold post-war Tech. I remember buying the Tech on a day trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina with my wife. We had gone to a bunch of antique stores and had come up completely empty. I had just scoured this particular store and found nothing. I was quite disappointed.
As I was about to leave, the woman who owned the store asked, "Are you looking for something in particular?" and I told her I was looking for old shave stuff. She said, "Oh, hang on a minute. I have some stuff in the back." She went away and came back with a small box full of shave stuff, none of which she had yet put out for sale. One of the items in the box was this gold post-war Tech. She sold it to me for $10.
Anyway, if I had just paid $175 and this was a brand-new DE in shiny stainless steel, I would be gushing on the forum about how well it shaves and how it is worth every penny.
I did two passes on the neck and three on the cheeks, to get extra smooth. DFS+, smooth and comfy. 9/10.