Injector & SE Party !!!

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

  1. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Santa Maria Novella | Tabacco Toscano
    BSB-Ti | HMW Extra Dense
    The New Improved Schick Injector Razor | Personna 74

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  2. brit

    brit in a box

    stunning pic Matt..on my list..:)
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  3. BBS

    BBS Well-Known Member

    Featherweight mk2, gem stainless ptfe blade, shave 4

    The mk2 differs from the mk1 as seen in the pictures below.
    fw1.jpg fw2.jpg
    Featherweight mk2 is the razor on the right in the first picture and razor in the middle in the second.

    Having used both I can say the mk2 though mild is not as mild as the mk1 Featherweight. I can also say this razor is much closer of a shave than the mk1. The finish was a BBS except under one section of my chin. I also did a few swipes with this razor and the G-bar and can say for sure the G-bar and this razor are not the same either based upon the blade feel. The G-bar is the least mild of the 3. To be determined on the next shave is if the G-bar shaves any closer than this mk2 Featherweight.
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  4. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    SMN Tabacco Toscano is an absolutely lovely, timeless fragrance. The eucalyptus element that's exclusive to the soap/cream is quite unique and refreshing in the warmer months.
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  5. Bird Lives

    Bird Lives Future Root Beer King of Turkey

    What a clever Memorial Shave,

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  6. Bird Lives

    Bird Lives Future Root Beer King of Turkey

    Watch it!!
    I love PAL Blue Carbons and I'm out of them!!!
    If you have any and you don't love em...send em dis way

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  7. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    May 30th
    Razor: Supply Co V2 ••
    Blade: Schick Proline B20 (4)
    Brush: Heritage Collection EverReady
    Pre-shave: PAA The Cube
    Soap: B&M Nordost
    Stirling Orange Chill witch hazel
    Stirling mentholated balm
    AS: B&M Nordost

    Citrus Saturday

    Good morning!


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  8. GAW9576

    GAW9576 Well-Known Member

    Great picture. I love the look of that brush. Is it just the reflections and shadows or is the orange section swirled?
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  9. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    The orange section is swirled. This brush is a second because the swirl isn't even but that's what makes it cool.

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  10. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    Sat 30th May.

    Omega 11126 boar
    P & B Spitfire
    RR S/S Hawk V3-OC
    Schick Proline [ 6 ]
    P & B Spitfire A/S Splash

    A serious Saturday Morning Shave This Hawk is not one to use if you have been out on a Friday night and overindulged . Lots of concentration and a light touch are rewarded with a supremely close all round finish. I shall be interested to try out the Razor with a guarded base plate.

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  11. Boojum1

    Boojum1 Valet Parking Available Here

    [​IMG] May 30, 2020

    Blackland Sabre L2
    Shavemac D01 Silvertip
    Shannon's Soap LTD Coconut Lime
    CRSW Juniper
    ADP Ginepro di Sardegna​
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  12. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    SOTD, Sat May30th, 2020

    Razor: Gem Micromatic open comb or MMOC- Mfg 1930-41, the razor that helped Gem pull through during the dirty thirties. One of best razors Gem made IMO and was revolutionary for its time with the first Twist to open(TTO) ever.
    Blade: Gem Personna SS PTFE (10) great all around blade, sharpness, longevity and smooths out during its life cycle nicely.
    Soap: Tabac- great soap that lasts & lasts........triple milled with a mild floral scent with great lather qualities.
    Brush: Yaqi tuxedo knot 24mm with black marble handle, excellent brush that splays,scrubs,soft tips &paints well.
    Pre-shave:Brush wash my whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser+ a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on beard area.
    Prep: cold water rinse after each pass of 3 + pickups.
    Post shave: Razorock King Louis Lavender aftershave with witch Hazel + a small dollop of Nivea balm.
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers = [​IMG] excellent shave with my Gem Micromatic razor today.

    SOTD, Sat May 30th 2020 (2).jpg

    Have some great shaves!
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  13. GAW9576

    GAW9576 Well-Known Member

    I had an excellent shave with one of my favorite razors ever. The Gem Jr. Bar is an excellent smooth but efficient razor. This was my first use of this handle I recently made. I like longer handles bit I may have went a little overboard on this one. I'm planning on making myself another slightly smaller handle in a different color combo.

    The Stirling soaps Almost Heaven is a wonderful scent and has good slickness. The jury is out on boar brushes. I want to like them but have not been impressed so far. The Thayers aloe formula with cucumber is so much better than the cheep witch hazel I had previously. I look forward to trying the rose when I'm ready to buy more shaving accoutrements.

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  14. twhite

    twhite Peeping Tom

    Last nights shave
    This was Shave 2 with my new razor. It went very well. 3 pass BBS no issues. Light touch and I thinned my Lather some. That way I was able to get a better feel for the blade.

    I am just waiting for the magnets so I can finish them up.

    Have a great weekend.
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  15. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    Geometry would be comparable to which of the other injectors?

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  16. twhite

    twhite Peeping Tom

    The Bunny so in production it is the Schick H
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  17. mayer57619

    mayer57619 Well-Known Member

    GEM junior shave this morning[​IMG]

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  18. Droo78

    Droo78 Well-Known Member

    Well, they’re not my best blades, but they still get the job done...
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  19. Droo78

    Droo78 Well-Known Member

    Saturday’s Shave

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  20. BBS

    BBS Well-Known Member

    Gem Featherweight mk1, gem stainless ptfe blade, shave 5

    Gem made 2 versions of the featherweight as seen here.
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
    mk1 is on the left in both pictures.

    I had a second shave to confirm my initial impressions. This time I shaved a little steeper on the angle and reckless abandon on the pressure. This razor still is the mildest of the 3 even after being shaved this way. My shave should have been a bloodbath but it wasn't and almost no irritation after 5 passes mashing this razor into my face. Only thing that did change was the closeness which was better but still not in the same territory as the mk2 Featherweight.
    Last edited: May 30, 2020
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