Feel better, that’s the most important thing. Then when your better you can enjoy your great shaves and share them with us.7 o'clock Sterling / 7 o'clock Sharpedge
Sorry gents, haven't been posting in this thread for a few days. The bloody SARS got me bad. (excuse my French) I've been shaving with carts.
Were you expecting a later Tech to not be very mild? If you can measure the thickness of the bottom plate we could tell if it is an earlier model (1967-70) or post 1970. Another sign is to look for date code on the bottom plate. If you have the pre-1970 plastic handle, it is not the mildest one.1960's plastic handle Tech and a BIC Chrome Platinum. First time using this razor and it feels very mild! I don't think the light plastic handle helps so I'll be trying it with a heavy handle on my next shave.
(Note to self: Put a Nacet in the R41)I had been waiting for my Nacets from Jordan for over a month now. No big deal, I had Bic Chromes to use. They work in everything except the R41. For some reason they leave something to be desired in the smoothness department.
Today is the big day! The Nacets arrived and I promptly loaded my R41 with one.
The combination almost had me in tears (of joy)! It can't be that good! I was shaving with the carelessness of using a safety bar Merkur only so much deeper.
1 and 3/4 passes. All it took. The after shave might as well be water, I didn't feel anything.
Impressed, sometimes the hardware clicks together to elevate the experience. YMMV and all, but I suggest people try this.
I found the Bolzano like you described it. I ended up purchasing,I think it was about 40 or 50 of them acoupleofyearsago. They were made in Germany.20210923
Razor: Edwin Jagger 3ONE6 Knurled Handle
Blade: Bolzano Superinox (Egypt) (2)
Brush: Razorock Monster Synthetic Shaving Brush - 26mm
Pre-shave: Hot shower
Lather: StIrling Soap Co Naked & Smooth
Aftershave: Cold water rinse
No irritation: 5
No nicks or cuts: 4.5
Second blade second shave.
The combo produced a BBS shave result. Even though I lightened up quite a bit, I did create a nick. This blade is of the very sharp but smooth camp. I may buy a few more so I can build a technique around it. It may also be a better fit for the Mamba 0.53 or the Mamba 0.70 than the EJ 3ONE6.
More info on the tests can be found at the link below:
Quest for a better shave