Which Shavette did you use Today?

Discussion in 'Straight Razors' started by Bama Samurai, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. timabababaluka

    timabababaluka No exceptions. Except.....

    Utopia Care--matte black w/Astra SS blade (3 or 4?)

  2. rs_776

    rs_776 Well-Known Member

    SOTD 7/22/20
    It's Zazor/Zazen Time!!

    Lather: K Shave Worx Zazen soap
    Razor: The Legendary Zazor
    Blade: Astra SP
    Post: K Shave Worx Zazen splash

    I was way overdue for a Zazor shave. Each time I use it, I'm reminded what a pleasure it is to use. The K Shave Worx Zazen performed well as always, and paired well with the Zazor to complete the Eastern theme of the shave.

  3. ischiapp

    ischiapp Well-Known Member

    When I discovered the Zazor, I already had the Razorine.

    As an italian project, with the same geometry of Daune, all made of brass, I love it.
    But I like much more the light ones ...
  4. rs_776

    rs_776 Well-Known Member

    I completely agree. I love the look of Razorine. It is a very elegant design. But as for shaving, I much prefer the lighter weight and better weight balance of the Zazor.
  5. Manumik

    Manumik Well-Known Member

  6. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    July 25 SOTD
    Parker SRB 20200725_122755.jpg 20200725_122755.jpg
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  7. Steve56

    Steve56 Well-Known Member

    6/8 Shell frameback, testing out the new stone posted in the other threads. Like shaving with your index finger.

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    Steve56 Well-Known Member

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  9. rs_776

    rs_776 Well-Known Member

    Brush: HC&C synthetic
    Lather: HC&C shave soap w/ "Havana Breeze" scent oil added
    Razor: Greager/CJB w/ Feather Pro Super blade
    Post: HC&C balm w/ "Havana Breeze" scent oil added 20200915_000112.jpg
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  10. rs_776

    rs_776 Well-Known Member

    HC & C MEETS MR. C
    • Lather: HC & C shave soap w/ "Alpine Forest" scent added
    • Razor: Mr. C. Razor w/ Kai ProTouch blade
    • Brush: HC & C faux-ivory synthetic
    • Post: HC & C Balm w/ "Alpine Forest" scent added

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  11. esvh

    esvh Well-Known Member

    Chinese feather clone for half DE blades.[​IMG]
  12. feeltheburn

    feeltheburn Well-Known Member

    How do you like it? I saw those recently and was thinking about getting one.
  13. rs_776

    rs_776 Well-Known Member

    I have one as well, and they are excellent!! It's actually modeled after the Kai Captain Razor. It's probably one of the most forgiving half-DE shavettes I've used. They are tricky to load at first, but easy once you get the hang of it. They cost anywhere between $10-15 on Aliexpress, and it is money well spent.

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  14. esvh

    esvh Well-Known Member

    @feeltheburn it's not bad. I also have an universal shavette I like that more. It js more like a straight razor. It is easier to cut yourself with a shavette then with a straight razor.
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  15. Timwcic

    Timwcic Well-Known Member

    For the first time since Jimmy Carter was president, I did something new shaving. I shaved with a shavette. A Tuckmar with half a DE blade. I think I should have used something different, but it was what I had. Shave was not bad, one weeper that I do not know from where. Soap gave good cushioning and no burn from the Old Spice

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  16. feeltheburn

    feeltheburn Well-Known Member

    Thanks. That was very helpful. I've got a Universal already so you just saved me some money. :)
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  17. Leclec13

    Leclec13 Well-Known Member

    Feather AC SS Kamisori with Feather Pro Blades !!
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  18. Mattay

    Mattay Active Member

    Just received my Parker SRX today, I’m still waiting for a package with my brush and bowl to get started

    This will be my first ever experience with traditional shaving and I plan to master this damn shavette like a pro in the mid to long term

    There will probably be painful moments but I’m ready to face them :)
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  19. Mattay

    Mattay Active Member

    Man I’m trying to open up the shavette, I have to say it’s not easy ^^
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  20. Mattay

    Mattay Active Member

    OK just found out how to do it, it’s quite easy actually
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