Search:

Type: Posts; User: Viseguy; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 25 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.06 seconds.

  1. Replies
    194
    Views
    7,809

    Glad to see that this passaround still has legs....

    Glad to see that this passaround still has legs. I started devette shaving in January and am still going strong -- in fact, it's the only type of razor I use now. I experienced a good bit of...
  2. Replies
    6
    Views
    157

    Sacks's op-ed pieces for the NY Times are gems....

    Sacks's op-ed pieces for the NY Times are gems. The last four, a series of valedictory essays written after he received his diagnosis of terminal cancer, are sure to be cited as classics of the...
  3. Replies
    31
    Views
    748

    Consider yourself lucky. I need to shave in 3 or...

    Consider yourself lucky. I need to shave in 3 or 4 directions to get my neck clean. Based on your great first outing, you'll be getting outstanding results before long.

    Welcome to the fold!...
  4. Replies
    75,762
    Views
    1,815,834

    Sticky: Proraso splash

    Proraso splash
  5. Replies
    26
    Views
    600

    Yup, I, too, write very few checks. But when I...

    Yup, I, too, write very few checks. But when I do, the ink has a bulletproof element courtesy of N. Tardiff -- currently, a mix of 54th Mass. and Blue Manhattan.
  6. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    Interesting. Will give this a try tomorrow...

    Interesting. Will give this a try tomorrow morning.

    Update: First-class shave with a devette + Indian Green. It was smooth and comfortable, which I attribute mainly to the excellence of the blade....
  7. Thread: Omega 10049

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    26
    Views
    1,215

    +1. I'm taking the B&B Essential Boar on the road...

    +1. I'm taking the B&B Essential Boar on the road for a couple of days, but when I'm home it's the '49 without fail.
  8. Replies
    7
    Views
    570

    They're on the 'Bay.

    They're on the 'Bay.
  9. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    Hmm, that doesn't look like a very efficient...

    Hmm, that doesn't look like a very efficient shave -- lots of kinetic energy wasted in blade chatter. Call me old-fashioned (please!), but I think I'll stick with a "conventional" devette. :rolleyes5
  10. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    Only a matter of time before someone tries this,...

    Only a matter of time before someone tries this, right? Or has someone already tried it? I would, but I don't have the right screw...
    ...
  11. Replies
    9,881
    Views
    928,481

    Sticky: +1 :thumbup:

    +1 :thumbup:
  12. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    Variation on the hex nut theme: BBXB top cap +...

    Variation on the hex nut theme: BBXB top cap + Weber Bulldog handle (Cerakote Black)

    https://farm1.staticflickr.com/468/19681636723_eabcab7616.jpg...
  13. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,010

    +1. Fatip is amazingly smooth for an aggressive...

    +1. Fatip is amazingly smooth for an aggressive razor. At the risk of repeating myself ad nauseum, do yourself a favor and get a better handle for it. Sadly, UFO handles are no longer in production,...
  14. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,010

    I have H1 and H2 and love them both. I'm betting...

    I have H1 and H2 and love them both. I'm betting you won't be disappointed.
  15. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    For me it's much like the steep angle pictured...

    For me it's much like the steep angle pictured here, something like a 60 to 75 degree angle by your reckoning.
  16. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    +1. Plus a million, in fact. @Tony_M: I gave...

    +1. Plus a million, in fact.

    @Tony_M: I gave up on the BBXB (one-sided devette) because of the bad blade positioning -- not enough blade exposure on the devette side. I guess there's a reason...
  17. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    DIY ATT Devette v1.1

    A 5/16" stainless hex nut, instead of a stack of washers, for the base plate. Works very well.

    Tip: With either washers or hex nut, to avoid a slight deformation of the blade, tighten the handle...
  18. Replies
    22
    Views
    513

    What a great start! Welcome to B&B. :badger:

    What a great start! Welcome to B&B. :badger:
  19. Thread: New to B&B

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    20
    Views
    423

    Welcome to B&B! :badger:

    Welcome to B&B! :badger:
  20. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    Yes, indeed. My only objection to the ATT devette...

    Yes, indeed. My only objection to the ATT devette as I configured it is an aesthetic one: a pile of washers is an eyesore when juxtaposed with the hand-turned elegance that is the ATT. Oh, for a...
  21. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    Thanks, Gytis. I'm about to have my first full...

    Thanks, Gytis. I'm about to have my first full shave with it. Report to follow.

    Report: Yet another super-close, irritation-free devette shave! :thumbup:
  22. Replies
    17
    Views
    790

    What she don't know won't hurt 'er. :lol:

    What she don't know won't hurt 'er. :lol:
  23. Favorite: Mike's Hungarian Lavender -- a whole...

    Favorite: Mike's Hungarian Lavender -- a whole lot of divine
    Most Unusual: Classic Shaving Jasmine -- a really earthy jasmine
  24. Personna Lab (~5)

    Personna Lab (~5)
  25. Thread: Geo F Trumper

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    45
    Views
    2,228

    GFT Rose -- love it.

    GFT Rose -- love it.
  26. Replies
    23
    Views
    824

    Love those Maggard handles! I use them with my...

    Love those Maggard handles! I use them with my ATT H1 and H2. :thumbup:
  27. Replies
    23
    Views
    824

    Good advice. Also, bear in mind that shaving with...

    Good advice. Also, bear in mind that shaving with an aggressive razor like the R41 can be an acquired taste. You may not like it now, but a year or two from now.... Which is why I'm slow to get rid...
  28. Thread: A Sad Note

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    47
    Views
    1,510

    So sorry for your loss.

    So sorry for your loss.
  29. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    Introducing the DIY ATT Devette

    I've been missing my Above The Tie beauties, so....

    http://www.badgerandblade.com/gallery/displayimage.php?imageid=51914
    http://www.badgerandblade.com/gallery/displayimage.php?imageid=51915...
  30. Replies
    225
    Views
    14,567

    There once was a gal In Nantucket, whose guy...

    There once was a gal
    In Nantucket, whose guy used
    The Veg by th' bucket

    She wanted to shoot
    He said, I don't give a hoot
    Fuji erupted
  31. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    7 months in!

    Hard to believe that I've been devette-shaving for almost 7 months. I've become totally at ease with it, and can do a complete 3-pass shave, including ATG on the upper lip, in 10 minutes. My regular...
  32. Replies
    19
    Views
    643

    Yes, good suggestion.

    Yes, good suggestion.
  33. Great new B&B badge! Surely the magnificent...

    Great new B&B badge! Surely the magnificent (Jo)Achim a/k/a mr-razor also deserves one -- ah, but I see he already has it! :thumbup:

    Edit: Hmm, on second thought, I guess it's not a new badge.......
  34. Replies
    96
    Views
    5,352

    There is a third way: the devette...

    There is a third way: the devette.
  35. Replies
    19
    Views
    643

    My suggestion: Don't ditch your electric. Go on...

    My suggestion: Don't ditch your electric. Go on eBay and get yourself a Gillette NEW for less than 10% of what you paid for the electric, along with a packet of Astra blades. Learn how to lather the...
  36. Thread: No guard DE?

    by Viseguy
    Replies
    795
    Views
    46,823

    Not alone; blade question

    Gytis, you're not alone. Devette is my tool of choice, for all the reasons you give. I've not found anything else as close, efficient, and irritation-free.

    Is it just me, or do others find that...
  37. Replies
    9,881
    Views
    928,481

    Sticky: Like! :thumbup:

    Like! :thumbup:
  38. Replies
    9,881
    Views
    928,481

    Sticky: Just arrived yesterday. Will have to have a few...

    Just arrived yesterday. Will have to have a few links removed from the bracelet before I can wear it.

    https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3671/19428712410_b2dc9ee146_z.jpg
  39. D.R. Harris soap + AV Musk AS

    D.R. Harris soap + AV Musk AS
  40. Replies
    202
    Views
    4,959

    Not in, but congrats to the new grandfather!...

    Not in, but congrats to the new grandfather! :thumbup:
Results 1 to 40 of 1000
Page 1 of 25 1 2 3 4
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. By accessing Badger & Blade, you agree to abide by the Terms of Usage. You can find our Privacy Policy here.
Once submitted, any posts, images, or content become the property of Badger & Blade.
Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.