I recently received a Merkur Futur for my birthday and it's my first adjustable razor. Do you have any advice for finding the sweet spot on an adjustable razor? Is it better to set it on a mild setting and make an extra pass, or to make fewer passes with a more aggressive … [Read more...] about An Adjustable Razor "Sweet Spot?"
I mentioned a couple weeks ago that I received a new Edwin Jagger razor as a gift. Now that I've used it for a while I think I can give it a "Mantic59 Seal Of Approval." Its a good razor: well-built, heavy (in a good way), aggressive but not wildly so. It seems … [Read more...] about New Edwin Jagger Razor – The Verdict
Wow. Right out of left field, a couple days ago a staff writer for Money, a popular financial magazine in the US, contacted me about an article on shaving they're doing. They had come across my shaving videos during the course of their research and wanted to get my input on some … [Read more...] about Money
After an extended delay, my wife and I finally got to have "Christmas" with my in-laws this past weekend. They know of my..."interest" in traditional shaving (ahem) so they enable one of my AD's on occassion. I received this:Its an Edwin Jagger razor and bears a resemblance to … [Read more...] about New Edwin Jagger Razor