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I have been researching a couple of things that I'd like to buy, Ghost Town Barber soap and the Rockwel 6S razor. Kevy Shaves did a review of both products on the same video so great for me. The video was useful for the soap and I'm ready to order it, the Rockwel 6s was a gift from Rockwel though so I'm still none the wiser ; )
 
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I have been researching a couple of things that I'd like to buy, Ghost Town Barber soap and the Rockwel 6S razor. Kevy Shaves did a review of both products on the same video so great for me. The video was useful for the soap and I'm ready to order it, the Rockwel 6s was a gift from Rockwel though so I'm still none the wiser ; )
You can trust what Kevy says gift or not and by all accounts it's a great bit of kit. :)
 
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I have been researching a couple of things that I'd like to buy, Ghost Town Barber soap and the Rockwel 6S razor. Kevy Shaves did a review of both products on the same video so great for me. The video was useful for the soap and I'm ready to order it, the Rockwel 6s was a gift from Rockwel though so I'm still none the wiser ; )
Big John "the mad scientist" just posted his video review of the Rockwell 6S on YouTube. I always like hearing what he has to say. He has been absent from YouTube for some time and it is good to see him back. He also posted a very moving and personal account of his life in the last few months - he's had a tough time
 
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Big John "the mad scientist" just posted his video review of the Rockwell 6S on YouTube. I always like hearing what he has to say. He has been absent from YouTube for some time and it is good to see him back. He also posted a very moving and personal account of his life in the last few months - he's had a tough time
I'll try to find the video - thanks for that.

I just watched this video and it made me laught.... pretty original if anything lol

 
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Taking the topic slightly off track....

Do you prefer to know if a YouTube shaver are using products that have been gifted by manufacturers? I only tend to watch 3-4 shaving channels, and the presenters tend to be quite open if they have received the goods from others etc.... Not particularly precious about it, but this news story today made me think about gifts and impartiality.
 
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Hi all I watch YouTube shavers paul kevy shaves enjoy them I did learn from them too about how to shave 3 passes how to build a lather as a im new to de shaving its helped me a lot to find my own technique which I have now I also watch when im buying too watch a lot off channels just to make sure I dont buy a dud so for me its a useful tool and its fun too
 
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Taking the topic slightly off track....

Do you prefer to know if a YouTube shaver are using products that have been gifted by manufacturers? I only tend to watch 3-4 shaving channels, and the presenters tend to be quite open if they have received the goods from others etc.... Not particularly precious about it, but this news story today made me think about gifts and impartiality.
Yes, I think I prefer to know. Some youtubers are very clear about that but that doesn't persuade me to trust their reviews . I don't watch any of them now cause all the ones I used to watch were really promoting gifts, some are worse than others but it gererally felt like sitting in front of the laptop to watch a 20 minutes ad.
My daughter works for a PR agency and she recruits youtubers to review products and they do get paid, I don't think the youtubers reviewing shaving stuff do it for money but certainly do it for the freebies which saves them money anyway.
 
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Yes, I think I prefer to know. Some youtubers are very clear about that but that doesn't persuade me to trust their reviews . I don't watch any of them now cause all the ones I used to watch were really promoting gifts, some are worse than others but it gererally felt like sitting in front of the laptop to watch a 20 minutes ad.
My daughter works for a PR agency and she recruits youtubers to review products and they do get paid, I don't think the youtubers reviewing shaving stuff do it for money but certainly do it for the freebies which saves them money anyway.
Similarly; I've stopped watching quite a few watch reviewers on YouTube, due to the blatant marketing. To be honest some of whom were open enough about receiving the gift etc. However, like yourself, it's like watching a 20min advert. Shame really.

Maybe a coincidence; but when Youtube changed their rules on "monetization" - the money channel owners could make from posting videos - some shavers dropped off posting - or changed tactics :rolleyes: Maybe I spend too much time on Youtube.
 
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I found cheapshaver and Steve Faragher (when he made the video) to be the more honest reviewer. If they didn't like something they would just tell. But I do agree that most of them seems to find "lovely" everything they use. apparently their mileage won't vary
 
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Found it;
I have that razor, and he's right, potentially dangerous, gave me the biggest gash on my face I ever got. However, it was from the 2 x side tabs that stick out, not the actual shaving surface! I twisted the razor around and the sharp tab cut straight into me. Ever since then, I have simply broke the tabs off as the razor does give a decent shave...
 
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