Originally Posted by RumRunner
Ya know, those FF's at Gillette can give us 2 blades, then 3 blades and now 4 blades but do you think they can make a razor that lasts more than two or three shaves?
Frigg'n engineered obselesance I tell ya. Another grubby hand in my pocket sucking my $$$ away.
So what's the skill required for a straight razor?
Anyone here slit themselves open?
How much toilet paper does it take to stop a bleeder?
I use a Gilette Sensor Excel (two blades, no waiting) and shave in the shower every morning, using a shower mirror:
I change my blade about once every four to six weeks.
"My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests." George Santayana