Injector & SE Party !!!

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

  1. Bird Lives

    Bird Lives Future Root Beer King of Turkey

    I gotta new razor!!!!
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    the Improved Stoll...For those unfamilier; this was originally the Kampfe-Star Super Six, pat'd in 1914 by Richard Kampfe. It was rebranded as the Improved Stoll as a house brand razor for Sears and Roebuck.

    It looks like a cross between an ER 1914 and 1924. HoosierTrooper/Tom first told me about these many years ago when I was researching 'Shovelhead' type razors.

    This is the first time I have actually held one...I LOVE IT!

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  2. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    Sat 8 /Sun 9 June

    RazoRock Syn. 24mm
    P & B Spitfire
    Schick"O" Clone
    Schick Twin -Japan [ 1/2 ]
    P & B Spifire A/S Splash

    Was rather rushed yesterday so not that happy with the Shave finish , and on return too tired to do a report. As a much later start today decided to do a repeat Shave. I am positive that today the Lather was much better which aided the Shave no end, and I was able to concentrate on not neglecting any areas today. Though the shave seemed over very quickly, everything went smoothly, and I got a Top Notch all round finish which I associate with this Razor.

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  3. BigD

    BigD Well-Known Member

    Holy Crap, that's a nice picture.
     
  4. Boru62

    Boru62 Well-Known Member

    E-R Streamline/Jewel
    Gem PTFE

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    Cracking!
    Happy Shaving one and all.
     
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  5. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    SE Sunday's Shave
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    Cold Water Rinse
    Morning TOST
    Jayaruh #340 Badger
    Superior Lather Catcher
    Gem Blue Star CS
    CWR
    Aqua Velva Musk AS

    My prep was just a cold water rinse. The Morning TOST Shave Soap face lathered well with the Jayaruh #340 badger brush. I did two passes with the Superior Lather Catcher razor with a Gem Blue Star CS blade and ended up with a close, comfortable shave. After a cold water rinse, I finished off with Aqua Velva Musk AS. I am clean, smooth, and refreshed...
     
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  6. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Thank you!
     
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  7. Droo78

    Droo78 Well-Known Member

    Yesterday’s SOTD
    Jacinthe is such a great summer scent. The Personna Injector never disappoints either.

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  8. ordinaryshaver

    ordinaryshaver Well-Known Member

    Today's shave was easy and effortless.
    Morning TOST soap works well, and the featherweight is a mild razor that is efficient as well, really the best of both worlds.
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  9. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    June 9th
    Razor: Blackland Vector
    Blade: Feather AC Professional (2)
    Brush: SOC badger
    Pre-shave: Stirling Mentholated
    Soap: Hemingway Accoutrements
    PAA Galactic witch hazel
    Hemingway Accoutrements Relief Balsam
    AS: Hemingway Accoutrements

    Sample Sunday! [​IMG]

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  10. chevyguy

    chevyguy Well-Known Member

    I've never heard of Hemingway Accroutements. Are they any good?.

    Clayton



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  11. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    I like it a lot. The scent is wonderful! It's slick with great post shave feel. I took advantage of a free sample offer that has already resulted in a full sized purchase.

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  12. chevyguy

    chevyguy Well-Known Member

    Thank you sir, I'll have to look them up and see what all they offer.

    Clayton

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  13. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    It was a sales gimmick. They also made one with a handle like a tennis racket.

    I did not read the whole of missed post. Sorry if someone beat me to it.
     
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  14. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    I am adjusting to day shift and not staying caught up on line. Here are a couple of pics fron my last shaves.

    The Stirling Nag Champa is just a super scent. 20190609_064622.jpg

    I think the old formula of The Body Shop for Men cream is head and shoulders above the current Maca root stuff.
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  15. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    Looks aggressive, how does it perform - early question to ask for a new razor!
    Have some great shaves.
     
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  16. Boru62

    Boru62 Well-Known Member

    I don't think blade exposure means that much on that type of SE.
    The 1914 has more exposure than the '24 and is less aggressive imo.
    Also, the VC-1 has complete exposure and I find it milder than both the '14 and '24.
     
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  17. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    Another Sunday goes by and I seem to reach for my Schick E2 and it started off with a great shave......
    Razor: Schick Canadian E2 injector 1935-45 Patent 1937
    Blade: SChick (2)
    Soap: Tabac
    Pre shave: wet the face + aloe vera gel
    Post shave: Proraso green+witch hazel
    Results were excellent and happy happy CCS DFS BBS
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    Have some great shaves!
     
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  18. BBS

    BBS Well-Known Member

    The angle of the edge of the blade in relation to the guard seems to be what affects aggressiveness on these type of razors. The more parallel the cutting edge of the blade to guard or comb where the shave plane crosses it the more aggressive these razors seem to be. That adjustment is done by how high you can raise the blade when you lift the lever on the Auto Strops except for the A models. The same principle I believe is achieved on a EV or Gem for example by the angle of the plate that blade rests on and the bumps to lift the blade.
     
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  19. BBS

    BBS Well-Known Member

    Schick Hydro Magic I 2 with (S)chick blade, shave 4.
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    Went back to the angle I used on the first 2 shaves with this razor/blade combo. My handling of the razor was much better also. Best overall shave thus far, how much that was due to better technique or the blade mellowing out remains to be discovered. Shave was comfortable like the Ever Ready 1914 I used prior but much closer of a shave.
     
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  20. brit

    brit in a box

    nice shave Kevin..
     
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