Injector & SE Party !!!

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

  1. Chuck Naill

    Chuck Naill Well-Known Member

    I think I am going to join this thread in using my GEM and Schick collection soon. I like that you all group both Schick and GEM together. While I love my DE collection, these old SE's are among the finest designs ever produced.

    My collection includes:
    first generation bumpless MMOC
    MMOC
    1958 Push Button GEM
    G-Bar GEM
    1912 GEM
    opening Type E Schick
    non opening 1939 Type E Schick
    Golden 500 Schick
     
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  2. Linuxguile

    Linuxguile dating an unusual aristocrat

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    Beautiful razor Lloyd, what an awesome gift!
     
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  3. BBS

    BBS Well-Known Member

    G.E. Jones Shake Sharp razor.
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    I think this razor qualifies for this thread. It is an SE that uses a DE blade plus the way the razor head is designed it shaves like a GEM style SE razor in that you have to use a very shallow angle to riding the cap. Without a shim it has some chatter to it but really close shave for a mildish razor. Use a shim and it takes this razor to whole nother level. If I had to compare it using Micromatics this razor would be solid third place in closeness of shave shimmed with only a MMOC or the Clog Pruf Peerless giving better results while outperforming the standard Clog Pruf and any of the Flying Wing Bullet Tip variations.
     
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  4. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    Yeah baby .

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  5. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    So glad that one finally found it’s true home :happy093: Blow a few joyful notes on that horn for me - very happy it’s in your hands and putting a smile (and a fine shave) on your face. :happy036:
     
  6. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    very cool sir..
     
  7. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    Sat 24th August.

    Vulfix 404- mixed "The Grosvenor"
    Vitos Super Red
    PAL Injectomatic
    Schick S/S Single-Japan [ 5 ]
    Tuff Green A/S Lotion

    Another Injectomatic shave after a poor one yesterday due to a failing blade. This one has a fresher blade and the combo works well, as the Shave was smooth and comfortable with the quality of finish that I associate with with the Injectomatic.

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  8. Boru62

    Boru62 Well-Known Member

    Cobra Classic
    Schick Proline P

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    A cracking Saturday morning shave.
    Happy Shaving one and all.
     
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  9. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    1st shave with this older Eveready 1914 razor was great and looking forward to a week of use.
    Result so far CCS,DFS,BBS and the Alum block indicated no issues of irritation. The blade I'm using is a Gem Personna SS PTFE (3rd use). The razor is smooth, forgiving and indicating a great razor already.[​IMG]
    Have some great shaves!
     
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  10. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    You know, I tried to PIF that NOS Hydro-Magic to @Bird Lives and it wasn’t easy. First, he tried to talk me out of it. No dice. Then he sent me a unique razor in return - under the theory, no doubt, that one good PIF deserves another. :happy088:

    Today I took possession of a private labeled Kampfe Bros Super Six. It’s a Stoll which was Sears and Roebuck’s brand.

    It looks like it was the design inspiration for two of my favorite SEs - the 1914 and the 1924. It’s got a very funky clip that I’m not yet comfortable with but shaves super, super smooth and left me with that face rubbing goodness. :happy036:

    Hot water preparation
    Argan Oil PSO
    Barrister & Mann Reserve Lavender
    Shavemac 2 Band Silvertip Badger
    Improved Stoll
    GEM PTFE (1)
    Thayers Witch Hazel Rose Petal

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    Happy shaving - Karl
     
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  11. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Declaration Grooming & Chatillon Lux | Colonia Balsamica
    Island Bladeworks | Bullwinkle | TGN Finest
    The New Improved Schick Injector Razor | Personna 74


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  12. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    awesome shave and pic sir..
     
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  13. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Thank you, sir!
     
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  14. GAW9576

    GAW9576 Active Member

    Gentlemen those are some beautiful razors. It looks like this will be one of my main hangouts on this forum.
     
  15. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    Sun 25th aug.

    Stirling Syn.26mm
    P & B Spitfire
    Supply V1 & V2 No3 plate.
    Schick S/S Single- Japan [ 1 ]
    P & B Spitfire A/S Splash

    Lashed out today using the pricey Japanese Schick in the Supply for the first time. The Shave was smooth and comfortable and the finish was one of the best that I have got from this Razor. However, in all honesty I do get ultra close finishes with other Injectors.

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  16. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    SE Sunday's Shave
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    Cold Water Rinse
    Palmolive Shaving Cream
    Jayaruh #206
    J.A. Henckels
    J.A. Henckels Wedge
    CWR
    English Leather AS

    My prep was just a cold water rinse. The Palmolive Shaving Cream face lathered well with the Jayaruh #206 Brush. I did two passes with the J.A. Henckels Lather Catcher razor with a J.A. Henckels Wedge Blade and ended up with a close, comfortable shave. After a cold water rinse, I finished off with English Leather AS. I am clean, smooth, and refreshed...
     
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  17. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Thanks! And yeah, we like it here.
     
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  18. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    I like Sunday shaves, maybe it goes back to when Dad did his morning shave when I was a lot younger a boy, he had his own business and was always working but Sunday was a day of rest for him.
    Razor : Everready 1914 (Little lather catcher)
    Blade: GEM Personna SS PTFE (4)
    Soap : Proraso green
    Brush : Razorock Plissoft
    Pre shave: wet the face +Alo vera gel
    Post shave: Alum block + cold water rinse
    Post shave : Proraso green + witch hazel + Nivea balm
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + Alum block indicated no irritation=:love029: hit my sweet spot!
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    Have some great shaves!
     
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  19. Boru62

    Boru62 Well-Known Member

    Claymore V1, Windrose Darwin
    Schick Proline P

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    Smooth shave on a Sunday, smashing!
    Happy Shaving one and all.
     
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  20. Bird Lives

    Bird Lives Future Root Beer King of Turkey

    Hey man...don't think for a minute, I was trying to match your pif

    That's impossible!

    But I did want to put you in the position, of having to watch your mail-box...lol...

    That Super Six design is the Cru-steel Lather-Catcher with a shovelhead type blade cover attached. The top snap in back has a weak blade cover stop. So the top can continue past the stop and push the blade spine holder down.

    So if you put a finger under the blade spine holder thingy, to hold it in place, while you close the top. And just close the top til it hits the blade holder snap...Everything should be lovely...

    Thanks again my friend and Schick-head brother...Great shaves.



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