Gillette Adjustable Friday ; Toggles, Fat Boys, Slims, and Black Beauties welcome!

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by RyX, Dec 17, 2017.

  1. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Two sides one to many...gotta pay it twice the attention.
     
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  2. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

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    Ahh. I have been neglecting my SE's. Concentrated heavily on them during SEptember but only occasionally since then. I have a new-to-me cased Schick that I haven't cleaned up or identified yet. Think it's a G, but could be my first E type.

    And I thought you were going somewhere else. As in;
    Q) How do you tell when your girlfriend is putting on weight?
    A) She fits your ex-wifes clothes.
    :happy102:
     
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  3. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Who said she was an ex?

    I picked up a nice early G1 that I thought was a E4. Prolly going to sell it and make my money back.
     
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  4. John Ruschmeyer

    John Ruschmeyer Well-Known Member

    January 26, 2018- Fatboy Friday

    Razor: F2 Gillette 195 Adjustable (5)
    Blade: Gillette Platinum Plus (1)
    Brush: 30DC LE/Pure Badger
    Cream: KMF fragrance-free
    Post: Alum, Listerine, WH

    It's Friday, so its time to bring out the Fatboy. For this shave, I'm taking a break from the Dorco Prime Platinum and breaking out the Gillette Platinum Plus. I didn't shave yesterday, so I'm working with an optimal two days of growth.

    The result was that everything came together for a issue-free BBS. A pleasant end to the week.
     
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  5. LOOT

    LOOT Well-Known Member

    D3 Fatboy on 9
    Kai (3)
    Stirling Vanilla Sandalwood

    Great shave this morning. Still not making a dent in the Stirling tub.

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  6. Herm2502

    Herm2502 off to elf practice

    Great info! This is why I love this place. I feel smarter for it.

    Herm
     
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  7. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Gillette Fatboy (G3) Razor
    Personna Israeli Red Blade
    Frank Shaving Boar Brush
    Mama Bear Obsessed Soap
    Dickinson's Witch Hazel
    Pinaud Virgin Island Bay Rum After Shave


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  8. Timwcic

    Timwcic Well-Known Member

    Does this count, the adjustment is on the wrong end. Only comes out two times a year in between SR.

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  9. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Nice bottom dial................
     
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  10. Timwcic

    Timwcic Well-Known Member

    Thank you sir
     
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  11. Fluffyskiador

    Fluffyskiador Active Member

    Excuse me, is not very dangerous the Fatboy at 9 ?
    Thanks, Regards


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  12. LOOT

    LOOT Well-Known Member


    Very nice. I love seeing them in use. Thanks for posting.
     
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  13. LOOT

    LOOT Well-Known Member

    There was a time, I felt as though it certainly could be. :)

    9 is not a setting I would suggest to anyone just starting out. However, with practice, you can learn how to handle it on 9 with no issues. Technique trumps tools. Grasp the basic principles of wet shaving, know your gear, and you'd surprised what kind of blades you can lay against your skin and remove hair.
     
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  14. Fluffyskiador

    Fluffyskiador Active Member

    If so, but there are partners who must have a very tough skin or are accustomed to high levels of aggression, to which my skin is not accustomed. I use position 3 in the fatboy as well as in the adjustable schick and I am doing very well.
    Thanks, Regards
     
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  15. sdguero

    sdguero Well-Known Member

    SOTD 1.26.2018
    Face & Head Shave:
    Pre-shave: hot shower & Nivea Men Sensitive Face Wash
    Brush: Barburys by Sibel synthetic
    Soap: Arko stick (courtesy of @SharptoothC)
    Razor: Gillette Fatboy adjustable E-4 (setting #7)
    Blade: Feather (approx. 7 uses)
    Post-shave: Assured WH, Nivea Men Sensitive PS Balm, Proraso Sandwood AS
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  16. Herm2502

    Herm2502 off to elf practice

    Great googly moogly!

    Herm
     
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  17. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Your just showing off....I like it!#

    With good technique you can dial it up no matter the skin type. Beautiful razor by the way.

    Ahhh ARKO. Awesome. Beautiful set up.
    I will shave in a bit. My boring 1970 SA will look low grade here today. Lol
     
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  18. sdguero

    sdguero Well-Known Member

    No way! I love my two ‘70 black beauties! Shave on!
     
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  19. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Veddy nice shave today. @Bama Samurai sent me a box full of London goodness. The Boots shave stick he sent before has always done a good job. The bowl soap is just as good. Love the scent...easy to lather..and feels great. The after shave is a winner too.
    Used the 1970 SA today set at 9 with a 5 day old Family Dollar Dorco. Easy DFS++ with no issues. The 30DC brush with the Tuxedo knot was awesome as well.
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  20. stanko

    stanko Member

    Hey Hey its FATBOY FRIDAY.
     

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