Injector & SE Party !!!

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

  1. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    March 15, 2019
    Supply Co SE – 2 dot plate
    Schick Proline
    Elite “Tres Amigos” Beehive with Envy White
    Oleo Shiloh Shave Soap
    And Aftershave

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  2. Billyfergie

    Billyfergie The Scottish Ninja

    I Changed the Edge on this Single Edge BOKER Full Hollow Ground Swedish Steel Blade from a 17 K Escher Thuri Finish to a Surgical Black Arkansas 20 K Finish..I Took it Back to the Naniwa 8 K, 12 k, 16 k Film, Surgical Black 20 K Arkie for a Change of Pace...;)

    I Honed @Karl G Blade for His C.V Heljestrand SE...The Nordic Queen as He Calls it..I Did it on My Arkie & I Liked the Edge So Much I Done One of My Own for My Own C.V Heljestrand SE..Never Came Across Another Usable BOKER SE Hollow Ground Blade..She has a Wicked & Smooth Edge...Cuts the Whiskers Like a Silent Ninja..:D

    Swedish Steel Takes an Awesome Edge from a Surgical Black Arkie...:happy108:

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  3. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    Fri 15th March.

    RazoRock Plissoft 22mm
    P & B Spitfire
    Alu.Hawk / Windrose handle
    Schick Proline [ 1 ]
    P & B Spitfire Splash

    A bit of a treat this morning, changed the blade in the Hawk for a fresh one ; those Prolines do last well,also opened up a Fresh Bowl of Spitfire.After a Shave like this I could probably settle for the Hawk as a Daily Shaver, smooth/ comfortable and a nice close all round finish. But of course I won't, in fact am away for a couple of nights staying with Sister- in -Law and officiating at an Indoor Track Meeting. Have got an Injecto- Matic packed for use in a bathroom which is not my favourite.

    Last edited: Mar 15, 2019
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  4. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Phoenix Shaving | Et Tu
    Phoenix Shaving | The Starcraft | Roswell Hybrid Synth
    The New Improved Schick Injector Razor | Personna 74
    Brut by Fabergé

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  5. PLAla

    PLAla Bit Shy of a Full Puck

    SOTD March 15, 2019

    Prep: Cold water and Stirling mentholated pre-shave soap
    Blade: Personna
    Razor: Schick B1 repeater
    Brush: Omega 10049 boar
    Soap: Mitchell's Wool Fat
    Post: Witch hazel, Fine American Blend aftershave

    Fine shave with the B1. Love the weight and heft. Have a great day!

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  6. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

    Supporting Vendor
    Friday's Shave

    Cold Water Rinse
    Musgo Real Shaving Soap
    The Brush B-3 by Tom
    Starling SE
    Gem Blue Star SE
    Stetson AS

    My prep was just a cold water rinse. The Musgo Real Shaving Soap face lathered well with The Brush B-3 by Tom brush. I did two passes with the Starling SE razor with a Gem Blue Star SE blade and ended up with a close, comfortable shave. After a cold water rinse, I finished off with Stetson AS. I am clean, smooth, and refreshed...
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  7. ob1page

    ob1page Frozen in Phoenix

    Razor: Colonial Razor The General
    Handle: ATT Kronos
    Blade: Feather Pro Guard
    Brush Handle: B-400 The Brush by Tom
    Knot: APShaveCo Tuxedo
    Soap: WSP Formula T Olympus
    Post Care: Stirling Unscented Witch Hazel
    Aftershave: WSP Olympus

    Fantastic shave this morning. I took my new WSP Olympus set out for its maiden shave and all I can say is WOW! This stuff is amazing. First, the scent is incredible; it starts with a fresh pineapple and apple scent that gives way to a smoky vanilla and sandalwood. Love it. It's very easy to lather and a couple swirls easily produced a ton of creamy lather. It's protective with excellent cushion and maybe the slickest soap I've ever tried, residual slickness was more than enough to buffer. This may be the best base I've ever tried. The aftershave didn't disappoint either. Same great scent and my face feels nourished. I got zero feedback from the alum. I'm glad I bought these. The Pro Guard blade was very nice, it's right up there with the Pro so far as my favorite. I'm going to keep trying a few more blades but these 2 are clearly in the lead. Have a great day folks!
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  8. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    Well I had my first shave with the Streamline razor and it was a good shave, very close. Started with a brand new Gem Personna SS PTFE (1) and it delivered a BBs and it's indicating a very efficient razor also. The audio on the whiskers getting chopped is very nice to hear(scraping toast) and it indicates the little rascals are still there on the second pass ATG. I did a 2 pass with a cleanup pass and it delivered what I was expecting for a shave. I had a small weeper from a pimple it sheared off like any razor would do unless a extremely mild aggression razor.
    The Razor was manufactured in England and went through 2 generations and some are very rare to find like the GEM Jewel that I do not own but they do exist and this is about as close to acquiring one for now.
    [​IMG] A Gem Jewel, rare and can be a little expensive if you come a cross one.
    Have some great shaves!
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  9. Boru62

    Boru62 Well-Known Member

    As far as I know the only difference is the case they come in.
    The Jewel having a velvet lined metal case:
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  10. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

  11. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    I do not have all the models like this Fellow does, but his Gem Jewel model back clasp is a little different with a missing notch!
    Have some great shaves!
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  12. Boru62

    Boru62 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for that.
    I've just checked and mine is indeed notchless.
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2019
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  13. Bird Lives

    Bird Lives Future Root Beer King of Turkey

    Hey Man!!!
    Nice to hear from our Prodigal Librarian!!

    How have you been??!!

    I sent you a PM a few months ago....Please check...Tks!

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  14. Billyfergie

    Billyfergie The Scottish Ninja

    Hi Jazz Man...I Am Fine...Just Laid Low for a While Moving House n Stuff to Glasgow...:happy088:

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  15. Bird Lives

    Bird Lives Future Root Beer King of Turkey

    Hey man....I sent you a pm....could you check it out?


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  16. Billyfergie

    Billyfergie The Scottish Ninja

    Aye..PM Ya Back Man,,,Its the Real Deal...:happy088:

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  17. Bird Lives

    Bird Lives Future Root Beer King of Turkey

    It's always grrrreeeat!! To rub shoulders with Greatness and our "SE & Injector Party"'s "Rich & Famous"! Lets hear a "Hip Hip Hooray" for Billy Fergie!! This cat has forgotten more about SE's and Injectors than I will probably ever know...For the Old-Timers around here, they all knew him as our librarian around here in one of our Golden Ages......

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  18. Boru62

    Boru62 Well-Known Member

    Anyone who can hone WS Empire blades to the level he does has both my admiration and respect.
    p.s. He's a great bloke to deal with.
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  19. madmedic

    madmedic Resistance Is Futile

    Saturday 16th March


    Valet Autostrop VC1 with a modified GEM SS Blade

    Definitely a Sandalwood Saturday. I love the scent of the Proraso Offering....and to my nose the Al Rehab Oudy is pretty close in matching the scent.
    3 passed for a really excellent finish:)
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  20. madmedic

    madmedic Resistance Is Futile

    It would appear that mine is a jewel???? no notch and it is in a case with a push button release on each end. Does that make it an Ambassador or are the razor and box a mismatch?

    Thanks for the info!
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