E Type, Schick not Jaguar
I took the plunge with a Schick injector this morning and was happily given as good a shave as I have had in the last few weeks. I have a couple of E types, with the ivory bakelite handles, I picked up in grab bags. I had already removed the old blades and cleaned them the week I purchased them. I saw a pack of injector blades at CVS yesterday and I decided to give one of the E types a test spin. I never have use an injector before but I remembered my Mom used one to shave her legs in the sixties.
Had a little difficulty with getting the blade inserted as the slide bar in the CVS unit kept jumping the blade but finally got the blade loaded. I had read that the CVS blades were not the best but proceeded on the old adage " smoke um if you got um". Used Ogallala Bay Rum as my soap this morning, did a three pass shave, my normal routine, and got a great shave. No reason this razor can't be included in the rotation.
Have a Type I that I will try later in the week and a Schick Stick (4 Speed) that probably needs a test drive.
Do all the Schick's shave basely the same, as they all use the same blades? I read that some folks are using injector blades they have to cut down, are there any better blades that don't require cutting to fit?
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