"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
"I agree with some things, but that last paragraph? Guaranteed, my ass! I never owned a house, let alone a nicer one, my pay has not increased, but decreased. Yes, my morals are also high, and the only way I can have any peace about this painful…"
"The hiring process can be quite lengthy. I applied for a position back in 2002 in August. It took me the better part of a week to write the my answers for the KSAs (knowlege, skills, and abilities). In March 2003 I got a…"