Injector & SE Party !!!

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

  1. Jake Gibson

    Jake Gibson Well-Known Member

    Awesome! Do you still have any of the blades for it?
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  2. brit

    brit in a box

    not any more..i passed them along as well.i used the/personna ones off of
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  3. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    That's a 1924 (aka "shovelhead"). It's a very good shaver, but I prefer the 1912s. You can use that blade, but it will not likely be very comfortable unless you strop it. Personally, I don't fool with vintage blades. Just pick up some Gem PTFE rib-back blades for best results.

  4. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    Wed 14th October

    RR 400 SE-Plissoft noir
    Williams Mug Soap
    Gem S/S [1]
    Williams Aqua Velva A/S Lotion

    With the arrival of other Razors I have rather neglected this modern creation - The TNNSER -3D printed Razor. Not a clue as to how it was made, just know I was lucky to have got one, having previously tried out some of Tom Whites previous masterpieces, and more recently The Wabbit.
    Seems as though I could not go wrong this morning, great lather whipped up by RR 400 made the Shave go well. Provided that does not rush the strokes, this lightweight though not aggressive is very efficient and forgiving.I had no problems getting the kind of finish that I get with my best Vintage SE Razor, up there with the 1924 used yesterday.

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  5. ischiapp

    ischiapp Well-Known Member


    Shovel Head is one of the most aggressive in the sweet ER family SEs.
    For this, It was not my fav at first. But the shape is very pleasing.
    They're many models, with slight different details.

    Now I can (with adapter) pair it with a modern handle, better for my tastes.
    And It's one of best vintage in my den, the few ones.
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2020
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  6. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    While we're showing off our Shovel Heads... ;)
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  7. Jake Gibson

    Jake Gibson Well-Known Member

    Very nice indeed I just got a new soap AS set in the mail today and I'm going to check it out with my shovel head...first time with a SE!!
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  8. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Barrister and Mann | Nordost
    Kent V8 | Original Badger
    Durham-Enders | Enders Speed Shaver | Schick Proline B-20

  9. brit

    brit in a box

    stunning outdoor shot the orange..:cool:
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  10. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Thanks, Gary. Nordost is a great fragrance. Natural sweet orange with a kiss of smoke.
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  11. Electrif

    Electrif Well-Known Member

    Thursday 15th October
    General Steel
    Schick Proline P #5

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  12. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    Thur 15th October

    Omega 11126 boar
    Monsavon au lait
    ER 1914
    Gem S/S [ 2]
    Jaguar Prestige A/S Lotion.

    Another Razor that I have rather neglected of late - The ER 1914. Though I find the whole Razor on the short side, I never have a problem getting a good problem free shave with it. Today was no exception especially as i find the Monsavon lather really good to work with.

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  13. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

    Supporting Vendor
    Friday's Shave


    Cold Water Rinse
    Proraso Red
    Jayaruh #1
    Eversharp-Schick G1
    Personna injector
    Granddad's Blend AS

    The Proraso Red Shaving Soap face-lathered well with Jayaruh #1 Brush. Two passes and touch ups with the Eversharp-Schick G1 razor with a Personna injector blade gave me a close, comfortable shave. After a cold water rinse I finished off with Granddad's Blend AS. I am clean, smooth, and refreshed...
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  14. Droo78

    Droo78 Well-Known Member

    Friday's Shave

    GEM S/S PTFE (3)
    Omega 11126 Boar
    PAA Mentholated Charcoal Preshave Cube
    Mitchell's Wool Fat
    Dickinson's Witch Hazel
    Stetson Aftershave
    Stetson EdT

    SOTD 10.16.2020.jpg
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  15. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    Conaught shaving UK has great prices and takes 2-3 weeks delivery by mail.
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  16. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    SE SOTD, Fri, Oct16th, 2020

    Razor: Gem Clog Pruf (Peerless model 17 nib safety bar)-MFG 1945, excellent mid range.
    Blade: Gem Personna SS PTFE (10) excellent blade for longevity, very sharp, smooths out nicely, predictable.
    Soap: Razorock Irish Country side- mild scent with excellent lather quality properties.
    Brush: Yaqi Rainbow brown whiskers 26 mm, excellent lather creator with cloud like soft tips.
    Pre shave: Brush wash my whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of Aloe Vera gel.
    Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pick ups. WTG + ATG + pickups.
    Post shave: Razorock or I.B Amici with witch hazel + a dollop of balm.
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers = [​IMG] Excellent shave with my GEM MMCP with a Gem blade.
    SE SOTD, Fri, October16th 2020.jpg

    Have some great shaves! Stay & think safe in these times!
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  17. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    October 16

    Feather Super Pro (1)
    30 DC LE Figured Maple handle w/APShaveCo Tuxedo knot
    Mike's Natural Soaps Hungarian Lavender
    Thayers Unscented Witch Hazel
    Unrefined Shea Butter
    Almond Oil
    Jeeves of Hudson Street Blood on Steel

    I've been enjoying my Batch 2 SS Mongoose over the last few weeks. It's a great shaver, and it pairs nicely with a Feather Super Pro blade.

    Grace and Peace.

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  18. BBS

    BBS Well-Known Member

    Stoll Chrome Steel, Gem stainless ptfe blade, shave 6
    stoll.jpg stoll2.jpg stoll3.jpg

    First I decided to skip the mk3 Gem Contour since I've already shaved it against the mk2 in the past and can say they are the same so I decided to use this previously unused by me razor. The Wilbert Cutlery Co. produced house brands for Sears and Roebucks with Stoll being one of them. Though provided by Wilbert Cutlery Co. this razor was actually manufactured by Kampfe Bros and is a rebrand of their Star Cru Steel razors. Also on note the cru steel and rebrands were the first non wedge blade razors produced by Kampfe Bros.

    This razor sort of takes a modern style gem blade, the original blades were thicker and had different spines on them making for a tighter fit. This razor a modern gem blade is loose and moves around easily without a shim. Though not pictured I used an injector blade as a shim to tighten up the grip of the blade by the razor tabs. When shimmed this razor has a lot of blade feel but is not very efficient at all. End result is almost the same as the previous razors I used which were Gem Contour II razors which was close but short of a BBS finish.
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  19. Electrif

    Electrif Well-Known Member

    Saturday 17th October
    Schick G1 Jayaruh'd
    Schick Proline B #3

  20. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    How do you find that little Omega boar.I have one and though it looks rather scrubby, the tips when the brush is loaded are incredibly soft.
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