Injector & SE Party !!!

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

  1. BigD

    BigD Well-Known Member

    Thank you, sir.
     
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  2. SlimGem

    SlimGem Well-Known Member

    01-17-2021

    Pre-shave: Warm water
    Soap: Fine - Santal Absolut
    Brush: Semogue 1305
    Bowl: 3D Printed
    Razor: 3D Printed Injector
    Post-shave: Fine - Santal Absolut

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    Last edited: Jan 17, 2021
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  3. Aztecmike

    Aztecmike Well-Known Member

    Very cool razor Sir! :cool: I absolutely love my Schick injectors so I find that 3D printed version amazing. :)
     
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  4. brit

    brit in a box

    cool razor..:cool:
     
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  5. SlimGem

    SlimGem Well-Known Member

    Thank you! I really enjoy my Type Es. It's amazing how such a simple design can perform so well.
     
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  6. SlimGem

    SlimGem Well-Known Member

    Thank you!
     
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  7. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Declaration Grooming | Hindsight
    Leo Frilot Tru-Stone Hallows | AP Shave Co. SilkSmoke 28mm
    Gem Damaskeene (1914-1915) | Gem Jr. Elite "Ivory" Handle (ca. 1906)
    Gem PTFE


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  8. brit

    brit in a box

    stunning pic Matt.there's that cool razor and brush..:cool:
     
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  9. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Thank you, Gary!
     
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  10. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

    Supporting Vendor
    Cool razor. Does the blade inject or is there a secret way of putting the blade in? I must find out. Maybe the answer is on the 3d printed razor thread. Must go now.
     
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  11. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

    Supporting Vendor
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    Menthol Monday's Shave
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    Cold Water Rinse
    Kiss My Face Shaving Cream
    Jayaruh 30RS
    Cobra Classic
    Feather AC Blade
    CWR
    Osage Rub

    The Kiss My Face Shaving Cream was applied with the Jayaruh 30RS silver tip brush. One pass and touch ups with the Cobra Classic with a Feather AC Blade gave me a close, comfortable shave. After a cold water rinse I finished off with Osage Rub. I am clean, smooth, and refreshed...
     
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  12. GAW9576

    GAW9576 Well-Known Member

    OC Damaskeen today. I took extra care in paying attention to grain direction on my trouble spots this morning. It made a bit of a difference with a very close shave with almost zero irritation.

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  13. Leo K.

    Leo K. Well-Known Member

    Amazing 3D printed Schick!! Got to find out more...


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  14. BBS

    BBS Well-Known Member

    That is a pretty slick design there. Couple of questions how'd you attach that spring and I take it you made moveable to drop the guard to load blades.
     
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2021
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  15. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Gem G-Bar Razor
    Gem Stainless Blade
    Surrey Boar/Navy Brass Handle Brush
    Victory Shaving Lemon-Lavender-Menthol Soap
    Sea Breeze Astringent
    Murray & Lanman Florida Water

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  16. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    WOW now that is something. Thanks for sharing. How does it shave???
     
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  17. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    GEMonday, Jan18th 2021, Well did not feel like missing a MMMonday(A.S.E monday) So to have a little fun decided a Daily double, I picked my easy going 1st Generation Featherweight VS my new 2nd generation Razorock Lupo .72. I let the Gem Featherweight have the tough whisker side and the RR Lupo.72 the other side with 24 hrs growth. Both razors are easy to handle on the face and have become some of my many favorites.
    Both are different in weight by quite a bit and my skill level is good enough to handle both issues with the RR Lupo is 3 times the weight of my Gem Feather weight(1OZ). First pass very similar in beard reduction, 2nd pass of on either side very similar again and then the pickups I was pleasantly surprized a tie on closeness. So did the feel test and I had a hard time with what side won- so out came the cottonball test and it also indicated a dead tie with no snagging of cotton. The Gem Feather had the odds against it (tough beard under chin side) but also I have used that razor many more times compared to the RR Lupo .72.
    So to conclude I had a different MMMonday with a little enjoyment for this shaving enthusiast.

    Razor: Gem Feather weight 1st generation- MFG 1950-52, 2nd gen 1953-54, excellent razor, fun to use with great results.
    Razor: Razorock 2nd generation Lupo .72 - Mfg 2021, excellent built razor and a joy to use with just 3 shaves in.
    Blade: Gem Personna SS PTFE (2) excellent blade, very sharpe, great longevity and smooths out nicely & predictable.
    Blade: Gillette Astra SP (3) excellent blade Sharp & smooth with reasonable longevity.
    Soap: Razorock XXX. very nice clean scent with excellent lather qualities.
    Brush: Yaqi Red zebra handle 26 mm knot- excellent lather creator with heavenly cloud like soft tips with a bit of back bone + excellent lather painter IMO.
    Pre shave: Brush washed my whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera on the cleaned beard area.
    Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG + ATG + pickups on each side of face with 2 different razors.
    Post shave: Razorock XXX with witch Hazel + a dollop of Nivea balm.
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBs + no irritation + no weepers =[​IMG] excellent shave with my Gem Feather weight + Gem coated blade.
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers =[​IMG]excellent shave with my RR Lupo.72 + a Gillette Astra SP blade.
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    Have some great shaves! Stay & think safe in these times!
     
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  18. SlimGem

    SlimGem Well-Known Member

    Thank you @Leo K.
     
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  19. SlimGem

    SlimGem Well-Known Member

    Thank you, @Ron R . It shaves like a typical Type E, but with a much lighter feel of course.
     
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  20. SlimGem

    SlimGem Well-Known Member

    Thank you! The blade is loaded manually. The baseplate and spring come off as one piece for loading. When loaded, the spring clips on the button at the base of the head applying upward pressure and inter-locking the baseplate with the blade tabs on the cap.
     
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