"I use an open comb Merkur, and I like my results. If I get lazy with it, I'll get a nick or two, but none usually, just a close shave. I've never used another DE before, as I only made the switch a few months back."
"My gillette old feels about as aggressive as my tech, but it doesn't block with lather as quickly. If you apply too much pressure you might get the skin into the grooves and burn your face a bit, but without weight there shouldn't be a…"
"I switched back to DE saftey razors awhile back after finding my grandfather's Gillettesin a box one day.
After using both the 1960's Superspeed and the 1920's open-comb short handled safety razor, I find that the open comb allows for…"
"I switched to a current production open comb 15c Merkur from my mid 1960s vintage Gillette Adjustable a month ago and I found I got superior shaves with next to no nicks and I have not had any trouble with razor burn since the switch over."
"We live pretty remotely surrounded by several hundred acres of woodland, during the summer we may have some neighbors around the lake but otherwise we are the only full time residents so I feel pretty comfortable in boxers and a t-shirt whether…"
"I'm one of those "shorts year round" kind of guys, don't even think I own a pair of pants, I just have a thing about anything on my legs. Hiking, hunting, shoveling snow, I even wore tuxedo shorts for my wedding. :)
I would love…"
My wife picked me up a 1920s vintage Gillette as an anniversary gift this week, I've been using a Murkur for the past 14 or 15 years, it was my first experience with an open comb razor and I noticed a huge difference, much more so than I expected.First of all, the shave seemed considerably closer and although it didn't draw any blood I had quite a bit of stinging when I applied after shave. I thought for sure that meant I was going to have serious razor burn but it never materialized.I think it…See More
"I have 2 of those polaroid 100 land cameras, they just stopped making the film this year. There was talk of another company picking up the rights to produce the film so many people bought up remaining supplies to tide them over. They are wonderful…"
Hi all,I'm looking for some advice on a work issue. Basically my job is getting me down, some days I feel ok, others I feel down and dread going in.I've ended up working in a hotel and mostly night shift. The nature of the work doesn't bother me, other than it's not what I trained for (I have a degree in law). What's bothering me is the fact that while I live with my fiancee, she works a 9-5 and I have to do 5 nights a week most days. This means we're like passing ships and I don't get to see…See More
"They're won't be any war, and the average fat lazy white American who can't be bothered to get up from the sofa would sell his daughter to be raped by black men before he'd risk his ass dying in a war anyway.Truth is the Founding…"
"The Emperor feels threatened by Duke Leto Atreides, so he conspires with another house to take him out. Emperor gives Atreides stewardship of a hostile planet to corner him. Emperor's forces in disguise wipe out most of the Atreides house, but…"
"Sounds good. Glad I could help.
By the way, I have type 2 diabetes in my family as well. I mentioned the Mediterranean Diet in my previous post: It's rated as good for warding off diabetes. Of course, it's also recognized as a successful,…"