Injector & SE Party !!!

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by Bird Lives, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Beautiful. Kinda jealous over hete
     
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  2. EzraCobb

    EzraCobb Well-Known Member

    Fuzzy, did u shave with those? u are a brave man if u did. haha. i have these horrible black carbon steel blades, named tiger, notoriously crappy blades. i never read the reviews and bought 100 for 6 bucks... figured what the heck. i should get one of those, i can at least use it to gut a fish or maybe do widdling ...
     
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  3. EzraCobb

    EzraCobb Well-Known Member

    thx fuzzy! btw i am Jamie, i joined your SE forum, i gotta start posting there more. i also commented on your recent shave videos, i like your style. haha. also a man that likes the veg and good ol williams is ok in my book. that floating head was hard to find , took me a few months and i am sure i paid too much, but i had to win that beauty
     
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  4. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Those are not for shaving. Lol they work good with the blades after they come out of the razor. Still plenty sharp to cut a cigar.

    Glad you persisted. Hope it did not break the bank.

    Things are pretty quiet at TOST but a Ton of SE info.

    The videos are fun to make. I did one today with a plastic shavette. I went to fast building lather and had to relather the Williams an extra time. But it's funny that even though the williams gets thin it is still very slick.
     
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  5. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    Tues 18th April
    Farewell Shave with the Brass General, kindly loaned to me by a Friend. All is not lost, I have one on the way !
    Had to try it with a Cream, and found it worked well. Be careful if using a cream, you may be tempted to overshave, as the lather from creams can be quite slick.

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  6. Robyflexx

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    Tue. 4/18/17

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  7. Norcalnewb

    Norcalnewb Magnanimous Moos

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    April 18 SOTD:

    Omega Boar Brush
    MWF
    Schick Type G
    Stirling Unscented PSB
    Captain's Choice Bay Rum AS
     
  8. Robyflexx

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    Very :signs021: Jim!
     
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  9. Norcalnewb

    Norcalnewb Magnanimous Moos

    Thank you, buddy! Have a great day!
     
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  10. PLAla

    PLAla Well-Known Member

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    SOTD April 18, 2017

    Blade: Chinese Schick
    Razor: Schick L1 injector
    Brush: Jayaruh boar
    Lather: Fine Lavender
    Post: Witch hazel, Fine Lavender aftershave
    WTG, touch-up

    Schick L1 this morning. Smooth and efficient. It's a mild razor, much like the J1 from yesterday. I love the silver razor head and the long black handle. It's sleek and retro-looking as well as being effective and nice to use. Good shave in the end.

    Have a great day!

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  11. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    Great looking shave!!
     
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  12. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    Did you use the 74 blade in it? I have some but I get such tremendous shaves with a twin blade in my floating head that I haven't tried them in it yet. :)
     
  13. Robyflexx

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    Great photo Perry! :happy088:
     
  14. EzraCobb

    EzraCobb Well-Known Member

    yes, i have a nice pile of injector 74 blades, one 11 blade dispenser, three 7 blade dispensers, and one 5 blade dispenser so i used what was packaged with the razor. i know they did another floating head with twin blades, so are there any differences? so i could use twin blades on the one I have? i figure i got at least 15 more shaves before i change the blade!!! i would love a blue handle twin blade, but these are super hard to find.
     
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  15. EzraCobb

    EzraCobb Well-Known Member

    i used the personna floating head injector again tonight with the tungsten steel 74 on its second shave. remarkably smooth 3 pass shave with zero irritation. i do not get as close a shave as i do with the type E, G, or injectomatic...but this shave is a fast and loose carefree shave... now when this blade gets changed i will use a twin blade next... but since its a 74....its gonna be a while for a change!
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  16. EzraCobb

    EzraCobb Well-Known Member

    I watched it, that lord plastic shavette looks like it has a learning curve, but u did it with no blood! hey the williams lather mighy disappear but the slickness is still there, i agree the williams needs a slow lather build with a dry brush and than the water dips,....
     
  17. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    I have both a blue and black floating head and I don't think they are any different. I have twins in both. In fact, I got a NOS black one in a package identical to yours and paid about the same price. :happy088:

    My blue one is actually an Israeli version which appears to have been a license deal with Eddison. Identical in every way that I can tell accept the color and brand name. :)
     
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  18. EzraCobb

    EzraCobb Well-Known Member

    awesome! appreciate the info my friend.. i have piled up lots of twin blades. i have used it in my type O knock off and my type L. i find more agressive depending on the angle, i still need to master them, do u do anything different for a twin blade?
     
  19. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    Nothing different - just load and enjoy. It transforms the shave just like it does other razors. I suspect you'll find it to be a closer and smoother shave. YMMV, of course. :happy088:
     
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  20. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    The N3 is great, try it with a Twin Blade then it really performs.
     
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