Ep 178 – A Week with the OneBlade Core

Ep 178 – A Week with the OneBlade Core BrushnSoapnBlade Wetshaving Podcast – Where we look forward to shaving every day! BrushnSoapnBlade@gmail.com – Wet Shaving Questions and Feedback always welcome. @BrushnBlade Everything Wet Shaving on Twitter (and other stuff for fun!) (864) 372-6234 on GoogleVoice – The Wet Shaving Hotline, call me anytime. http://traffic.libsyn.com/brushnsoapnblade/Ep_178.mp3   Email…

Razor of the Week

The Razor of the week this week is my cheap Chineese knock-off of a Gillette Open comb. I bought it for $8 at an antique store. I thought it might be something special and it was just dirty. No, it’s made out of pot metal and stamped steel. It tries rust all the time. But…

Hey, I missed the Razor of the Week!

Well, I made the 10th episode and after I had it all done I realized that I had missed the Razor of the Week. Granted the podcast is still over 40 minutes long. When I realized my omission, I figured I would do the blog post anyhow. Maybe I’ll put this in a future podcast,…

Razor of the Week

My Razor of the Week this week is the Gillette New Bar Handle. My New is a short comb variety. It is probably my favorite razor. At one time I used this one almost exclusively for about 6 months. Not bad for an $8 antique store find. It looks viscous to the uninitiated. But it’s…

Razor of the Week

The Razor of the Week this week is the Merkur Bakelite. This is a unique little razor. First off it’s lightweight. It’s made out of one of the first plastics. It’s also got a unique “Marbled” look to it. It’s really rather attractive. And on top of that, it’s light. I did find it a…

Razor of the week

This weeks razor is a 1912 patent date GEM Damaskeene. This razor was made between 1915 and 1921. It is a closed comb razor with a lightly knurled handle. The head becomes very slender going up to the “Lather Catcher” type head. As you can see, It’s not in pristine condition. But I bought it…

A Marlin?

When our new shaver showed me the Aristocrat that his wife got for him as a gift, in the razor was an interesting blade. It was a Marlin! Marlin made razor blades from 1935 to 1968…Who knew! (I didn’t) It’s a unique bit of marketing. You make an inexpensive product, like a razor blade, to…