Tom’s 6yr Razor Raffle

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  1. John Beeman

    John Beeman Little chicken in hot water

    Congratulations @Ron R !
    It couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy. Except me, of course.;)
    Thanks @twhite for a great PIF!
     
  2. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

  3. Aztecmike

    Aztecmike Well-Known Member

    Congratulations @Ron R !!!! :happy096:
     
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  4. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    Congrats Ron! I am sure you will enjoy's Tom's creation.
     
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  5. lightcs1776

    lightcs1776 Well-Known Member

    Congratulations, Ron. Great raffle.

    Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk
     
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  6. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

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  7. Queen of Blades

    Queen of Blades Mistress of Mischief Staff Member

    Moderator Supporting Vendor
    Congrats!

    Thanks to all who participated, created, and/or donated. :eatdrink047:
     
  8. Herm2502

    Herm2502 off to elf practice

    Congrats!!

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  9. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

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  10. Smooth Steve

    Smooth Steve Well-Known Member

    Congrats @Ron R and thank you Tom!
    Steve
     
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  11. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    DE SOTD, September 15th 2021, Won this razor on a fund raising raffle and it arrived yesterday. It is called a TARMAX adjustable DE and it fair to say American Ingenuity is alive and well in our shaving world.
    Tom White invents & designs products and is a seasoned machinist and likes designing razors in different concepts as a Hobby. This adjustable razor was used for my first shave and really did not expect a lot of difference to my other adjustable razors but I was wrong. The TARMAX first pass was smooth and quieter than other adjustables, had to inspect thinking it was not cutting whiskers, but was like shaving on a setting 3-4 on a Fatboy for shaving comparison. It was set on 5 of 8 different settings references on 1st pass so I cranked it to 8 of 8 and on 2nd pass & pickups(you can go pass 8 setting because of design). The results were very good for first time out and received a DFS,BBS. Sweet spot angle seems around 45 degrees. Because of the blade sits flat basically it gives a very different smooth shave. I enjoyed the shave and like variety so it is scores a high score IMO.
    TARMAX adjustable DE [​IMG]



    Razor: TARMAX adjustable DE by @twhite (only 4 made)-Mfg 2021, the razor is made of Aluminum and holds a blade excellent, heats up quickly with hot water so no cold steel to face, interesting concept. Gives a smooth shave and is a keeper.
    Blade: Gillette Astra SP (testing standard)- Sharp & smooth, great longevity.
    Soap: Speick stick, nice spicy scent, excellent lather qualities. Tripled milled soap and well made.
    Brush: Yaqi Viper 24mm boar (new), Excellent lather generator, nice soft split end hair tips, nice scrubber, great lather painter, joy to use a nice boar brush IMO.
    Pre shave: Brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on the cleaned beard area.
    Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups.
    Post shave: Witch hazel to clean skin, Lavanda aftershave +a dollop of CeraVe balm (scentless).
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers = [​IMG]excellent shave with my TARMAX adjustable DE with a Astra SP blade.
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    Have some great shaves!
     
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  12. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    DE SOTD, September 16th 2021

    Razor: TARMAX DE adjustable by Tom White, Mfg 2021(4 only made) excellent adjustable, I really enjoy the audio feedback, with Aluminum it makes a sound of a blade cutting like no other metal razors I own(sizzling sound of sharpness how I can best describe it). I cranked it up wide open (8) and the TARMAX performed very well for a nice carefree shave. Nice razor is the bottom line, enjoyable to use.
    Blade: Gillette Astra SP (2) excellent blade, sharp & smooth with good longevity. I like this blade for testing all my DE shave gear as a standard comparison. It lets you know if a new blade is a little better or a little worse making it easy to gage IMO.
    Soap: Speick, excellent triple milled soap, nice spicy scent with excellent lather qualities IMO.
    Brush: Yaqi 24mm boar brush, excellent lather generator, nice soft split end hair tips, great scrubber + good lather painter.
    Pre shave: Brush(Cashmere syn) wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a clear dollop of Aloe Vera on the cleaned beard area.
    Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups.
    Post shave: Witch hazel skin clean, Razorock King Louis lavender with witch hazel + a dollop of CeraVe balm(scentless+ good stuff).
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBs + no irritation + no weepers = [​IMG] excellent shave with my TARMAX DE adjustable razor with a Gillette Astra SP blade.
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    Have some great shaves!
     
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