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- Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:03 pm
- Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
- Topic: Safety razors, that are NOT made of zamak/pot metal?
- Replies: 12
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Most of my razors are vintage and I'm the original owner. However, one modern razor I do own is the Futur and it is not a pot metal cheapo. It is somewhat heavy duty, a fine shaver and I've been very happy with it. And yes, it will out live you.
- Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:53 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: How did you discover wetshaving?
- Replies: 21
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Mike! Shipmate! I was USN in the Mekong. Inserted and extracted SEAL teams via PBR's. Anyway, I carried two Schick injectors a model L and J in my shave kit (I still have both razors) consisting of Williams shave soap and a tube of Palmolive shave cream. It served me very well.
Basil: Good to know about the Zenith brand. Some of the lesser (cheaper) cost boars actually perform better than what their price tag would lead you to believe. My first real boar was the big Omega 49 Pro I purchased for $8.99 shipping included, about 10 years ago. That thing is a lather machine and...
I'm mainly a badger brush user but also have a few boar brushes, all of them Omega. I just received my first Semogue, the owners club boar with the cherry handle. Today was it's maiden voyage and all went well, no surprises, and it was about what I expected. A little scritchy (which I like) good bac...