"I have one of these GEM micromatics. I first learned how to use a safety razor with it a few years ago. I'd say it's not the most user friendly right out of the gate. There are definitely more forgiving razors out there but…"
"I have been shaving every other day with one of three Micromatics for the past year. I have two clog-prufs and one classic. As long as I'm careful, I can avoid cuts and achieve some of the closest shaves.
In my opinion, the trick is to keep the…"
"I did a lot of reading last night, and this morning gave it another go. There are some things to learn about safety razors before just diving in, it seems. Damn this thing shaves close. No nicks or cuts, no irritation.
I have an old Gem Micromatic, exactly like the one in the third photo in the bakelite case here: http://wiki.badgerandblade.com/MicromaticI used this once a really long time ago. It was awful. Now, I wouldn't hesitate to chalk that up to bad technique or a cheap blade. But does anyone use these daily? Is there a secret I'm missing?See More
"Clinton, you rose to the bait like a hungry bass.
Shane, I'll recap, just for grins,
The drought isn't over.
Too many knuckleheads out here think one wet weekend will break a four year dry spell.
Since all the cheering and celebrating that…"
"I liked Hateful a lot. Need to see it another time or two to rank it, though. Walton Goggins and Kurt Russell's impressive facial hair could've carried a movie on their own.
I found Reservoir Dogs and Jackie Brown pretty…"
"A new barber shop just opened in the mall near my house. I stopped in today after work and got a straight-razor head shave. It was great way to relax after a day of work. I usually shave my own head about once or twice a week, but…"