SOTD : Saturday 10th October to Friday 16th October 2020.

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...I am now looking at FB's! never thought I would be! After reading about the huge effort Gillette put into testing their adjustable's and the iterative design process they undertook, I suspect we will never again see a DE razor manufacturer with the ability to expend so much resources on design, engineering or indeed marketing. After using the Slim (and many different razors prior), I am now able to really admire what they achieved with this razor - I am delighted with the shaves it gives. That said, although the razor is clearly robust, I suspect it is all too easy to knock the blade gap out of whack, it is delicate in that sense. And I do wonder how my hard water will impact the internals but for now - one very happy Slim owner.
I couldn’t agree more about the quality and engineering of these fine razors. I’m now on the look out for a mint or better, short handled Black Beauty. I’m prepared to wait until I find the right one.
 
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Sat 17th SOTD
Soap The Goodfellas Smile Italian Orange
Brush Yaqi 24mm Sagrada Familia
Razor Gillette British RFB
Blade Gillette Winner Platinum #1
Post & Aftershave
Ice Water + Special Thayers Mix
Hyaluronic + Aqua Velva Musk
Fantastic lather from soap and brush combo. Creamy and slick with nice scent.
Shave with razor paired with the blade was good & efficient. Smooth and comfortable but a tad less than London Bridge blade. 3passes for bbs result but somehow some minor weepers. Excellent post & aftershave. Rating 9/10
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High Wycombe
Sat 17th SOTD
Soap The Goodfellas Smile Italian Orange
Brush Yaqi 24mm Sagrada Familia
Razor Gillette British RFB
Blade Gillette Winner Platinum #1
Post & Aftershave
Ice Water + Special Thayers Mix
Hyaluronic + Aqua Velva Musk
Fantastic lather from soap and brush combo. Creamy and slick with nice scent.
Shave with razor paired with the blade was good & efficient. Smooth and comfortable but a tad less than London Bridge blade. 3passes for bbs result but somehow some minor weepers. Excellent post & aftershave. Rating 9/10
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I'm always envious of your brushes showing lather "Mr Whippy style" - I have yet to master this ....
 
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