OCtober 2016 - Discuss Open Comb Razors

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by clint64, Sep 24, 2016.

  1. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Insane Shaving Dude

    Razor: Mongoose B2 w/Custom Made Handle (England)
    Blade: Feather Pro (1)
    Brush: Elite Razor "Tres Amigos" Desert Ironwood Beehive w/Envy White
    Soap: Route 66 Cavendish
    Aftershave: Folsom Shambala
    Although the handle looks like it may be slippery, I found just the opposite. The Mongoose shaved very close and comfortable, with the only draw back being a build up of lather in the baseplate slots. The posts that secure the blade are short, however, it was not difficult to load and secure the blade.
    Happy Halloween!!!
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  2. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    Lovely Halloween photo. I see you got a polished Mongoose. :happy088:
     
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  3. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Insane Shaving Dude

    Thanks Clint. Yes I did polish the Mongoose. Turned out pretty well.
     
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  4. Linuxguile

    Linuxguile dating an unusual aristocrat

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    Merkur 15C
    Gillette 7 O'Clock Super Stainless (2)(Green Russian)
    Satin Tip The Purest
    La Toja (Loaded from bowl)
    Crown King Scuttle
    Homemade Lime AS

    Good morning friends, after a weeks vacation I'm glad to be back! Last night I had my second shave with the Merkur 15c / 7 O'C SS combo. I must say I really really like this blade. It is very sharp and smooth. It works well in the mild 15C but I bet in a more aggressive razor it would be even better. La Toja as always made a very nice super slick lather and the fact that it stays warm in my scuttle is even better. A great finish to a relaxing week+ off. Have a great day my friends!
     
  5. George X

    George X Well-Known Member

    Welcome back Andrew
     
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  6. Linuxguile

    Linuxguile dating an unusual aristocrat

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    Thanks George!
     
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  7. BigMark83

    BigMark83 [...........] this space intentionally left blank

    This is old Jim, but does the frankenrazor with the NEW bottom plate and TECH top cap shave differently ? I ask because I have a LC with no top cap. I can't find it.
     
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  8. RetLEO-07

    RetLEO-07 likes his penguin deep fried, with pink sparkles

    This is not an old thread.....
     
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