Wow, thanks for all the advice folks, I think I'll stick with my plan, grab that pot of MWF, use up the baldes I have then buy a sample pack of blades. I'll definitely stick to my new Ball End Tech (arrived yesterday!) it's a brilliant little razor and will keep me happy for a few months! :D
Nothing like mixing it up every once in awhile.
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"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." -- Albert Einstein
I like the variety of changing brushes and software for the pleasure of the experience. I have a number of razors and have settled on just a few blades that I rotate depending on the razor I select. I also enjoy changing software seasonally. For me, some products just seem to be more enjoyable in warm or cold weather. I have always been a strong proponent of only changing one variable at a time so that when different results are obtained, I know what the factor was that resulted in that change. This is especially true when trying something new. I think that this is a sound practice for those new to wet shaving. There is plenty of time to try new products once you have mastered the technique which is the most important element in wet shaving. It is not important that you use the most popular, latest or most expensive products discussed here. What is important is that you select products that give you the best and most enjoyable shaves.
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"variety is the spice of life"
Disparateness in material, a mélange of fragrances, a multifarious assault on the senses.
Rotation is absolutely necessary (in order to justify all of the gear that you have bought!)
Why, you ask? Like many others, to keep things fresh and exciting. Shaving used to be a chore for me, now it's fun. Plus, my.... umm, well, let's see here.... 5 razors and cigar box full of assorted blades aren't just going to shave themselves.
It's all about having FUN!!!
Some moments call for a different shave.
I just shaved with my gillette NEW and got an amazing close shave (lasting BBS in 3 passes) but I would not want to shave this close every day. My daily shaver is a Gillette SS which gives me a DFS with the same effort and a little more comfort.
I have a Slim Adjustable on the way, maybe this ends the razor rotation but I think it won't.
Joris (not the razor). If you consider it as a hobby, you shave for free.
[QUOTE=Parallax;4074553]Thanks for posting this. Very helpful. Where's the best place to snag me some fat?[/QUOTE
Don't be put off by the 'fat' is hard to lather.