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by Vincev
Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Single edge razors
Replies: 32
Views: 3855

Re: Single edge razors Colonial aluminum Black

Let's start by saying most of my irritation problems have been solved, however; my chin is still a sensitive issue. Many times I only do two passes on my chin and no irritation problem. I received my Colonial two weeks ago before I went on vacation and started using it last week and have had six sha...
by Vincev
Tue Oct 03, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Horse hair brush
Replies: 17
Views: 2220

Re: Horse hair brush

Thank you all for your feedback as usual you help me make my decision, for now I will stay with my current brushes. As I stated in my first post I am very happy with my brushes and was just looking for a different experience.

Vince
by Vincev
Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Horse hair brush
Replies: 17
Views: 2220

Horse hair brush

I have two fabulous badger brushes, two great boar brushes and two excellent synthetic brushes and still looking for a different experience. Can anyone recommend a quality horse hair brush.

Vince
by Vincev
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Kent brush
Replies: 37
Views: 5020

Re: Kent brush

This morning was the first time I used my BK8 with a soap (Tabac) and Jars was correct, The BK8 loaded with no problem. However as I was loading I missed the backbone of my Shavemac and my Semogue boar brush. For me the BK8 will be a brush to use with creams not soaps.

Vince
by Vincev
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Thater vs Savile
Replies: 6
Views: 1509

Re: Thater vs Savile

All thank you, you help with my decision. For now I will stay with my four go to brushes Shavemac, Kent, Semogue and Razorock since spending money on a Thater or Savile will not change my shaving experience.

Vince
by Vincev
Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Thater vs Savile
Replies: 6
Views: 1509

Thater vs Savile

I own a Shavemac 26 mm 2 band, love the softness and backbone. Also own a Kent BK8 which for me is too floppy. I am now considering a Thater or a Savile, any opinions.
by Vincev
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Kent brush
Replies: 37
Views: 5020

Re: Kent brush

I will try tabac in the morning and let you know the results
by Vincev
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Kent brush
Replies: 37
Views: 5020

Re: Kent brush: follow up

I finally purchased a Kent BK8 which I purchased on eBay and I am glad I did not pay full price for the brush. I purchased the brush for $75 and the seller claimed he only used it about 10 times and I think he was honest. The brush is in excellent condition and came with the Kent case, Kent brush st...
by Vincev
Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Single edge razors
Replies: 32
Views: 3855

Re: Single edge razors

Gary,
The release date for the new General Black is late September early October.

Vince
by Vincev
Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Single edge razors
Replies: 32
Views: 3855

Re: Single edge razors

Hi Guys, It is Labor Day and I am sitting in my back yard smoking a great cigar,sipping a good bourbon and enjoying the new Suculant garden I planted over the weekend. I had a few more shaves with both razors and I am happy to say I am now getting an irritation free shave with both razors ( I seem t...
by Vincev
Wed Aug 30, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Single edge razors
Replies: 32
Views: 3855

Re: Single edge razors

Thanks guys
I will give it a few more shave and if not happy go back to my 34C and wait until Colonial starts selling the General Black
by Vincev
Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Single edge razors
Replies: 32
Views: 3855

Re: Single edge razors

Thanks guys
I will give it a few more shave and if not happy go back to my 34C and wait until Colonial starts selling the General Black
by Vincev
Sat Aug 26, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Single edge razors
Replies: 32
Views: 3855

Re: Single edge razors

Thanks Brian, I was told the razors were mild which is what I prefer. Regarding my skills I have been wet shaving all my adult life but only started DE shaving about 6 - 8 months ago and everything is just starting to fall into place. I will keep you posted on my success or disappointment.

Vince
by Vincev
Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Single edge razors
Replies: 32
Views: 3855

Re: Single edge razors

I have had two shaves with the push button and two shaves with the G bar using the Gem SS (Brian thank you for sending me the blades greatly apriciated). After four shaves I am not impressed. I receive a closer, smoother less irritating shave with the OneBlade Core. However, I am not giving up on ei...
by Vincev
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Single edge razors
Replies: 32
Views: 3855

Re: Single edge razors

The push button and the g bar arrived today tomorrow morning I will try the push button and Saturday the G bar I will post results

Vince
by Vincev
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Single edge razors
Replies: 32
Views: 3855

Re: Single edge razors

Murray,
I am like you I prefer a mild razor and a sharp blade. I get my smoothest closest shaves with my 34c and a Feather blade.

Jar,
I started checking out both the Hawk and the Colonial General, I will let you know what happens.

Thanks
Vince
by Vincev
Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Single edge razors
Replies: 32
Views: 3855

Single edge razors

Just purchased a Gem Push Buton and a Gem G Bar can anyone suggest a modern single edge razor and blades. I prefer a mild razor but blade does not need to be mild.

Vince
by Vincev
Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: OneBlade Core
Replies: 4
Views: 1303

Re: OneBlade Core

When I receive my new razor I will post the results of my shaves.
by Vincev
Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: OneBlade Core
Replies: 4
Views: 1303

OneBlade Core

I have had three shaves with the OneBade Core, these are the results and present situation. First shave was horrible had to do a fourth pass with my 34C. And with my sensitive chin area I never do four passes. Second shave was better but not good enough. Third shave was much better and closer to wha...
by Vincev
Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Ikon Handels
Replies: 1
Views: 1242

Ikon Handels

Any thoughts on an ikon Handel SE, OSS, BULL DOG and would you know why the SE is more expensive?