"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…"
"A NAFTA-like free trade deal with one of worlds biggest economies without having to give in to silly French concessions and special clauses or having to allow Spanish pirates... I mean fishermen into our waters. I hope Canada sends a trade…"
"True, they also receive plenty of subsidies from the EU and benefit greatly from access to EU´s single market.
Many, especially US based company's are in the UK because of lax laws in the UK combined with access to EU´s single…"
"I think you should read up on the fundamentals of the EU and how it works. The EU reduced Paperwork greatly. As a EU citizen i can move to every country and start a business there as if i would be a citizen of that country. All i have to be aware of…"
"Google, Tesla and Facebook combined do have something around 50k employees and barely pay taxes. So while those are very well know marks they dont contribute as much to US industry as one might think.
But its true, the EU does have stronger…"
"OK. Some of the people who voted Leave were racist. Some were not. Are you saying that there were no racists who voted Remain?
And please explain why it matters if some of the Leave voters were racist."
"The people who voted leave are racist.
Chrisostos is the archetype of racism.
Therefore....I'm lost on any kind of distinction you're trying to make.
Do you have any proof of this idiocy? Were the Leave supporters talking about the day of…"