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Best Saftey Razor?
#768244 04/09/04 11:16 PM
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Well, Frank's post got me to thinking. A few different safety razors were mentioned.

I've been using a Gillette Sensor for many years and like the shave. But I do wonder if there is something better.

Any of you more adventuresomes out there care to share your experiences in trying different razors? cool


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#768245 04/09/04 11:42 PM
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I've tried everything known to the male of the species, and swear by (and still, occasionally, at) the Gillette Mach 3 Turbo. Stupid name, good shave. But, definitely not a cheap shave.


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Nothing made by Gillette is "cheap"! bah


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I also used the Gillette Mach 3 Turbo since it was introduced. I recently switched to the Schick Xtreme 3 though I don't think it is any better.

I have found that in the Gillette and the Schick the disposable razors are cheaper than the refills. Does this make sense?

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From the frugal corner:

Agreed on the Gillette, but if you pinch pennies like me, try the Old Spice triple blade. Japanese steel, sharpened pretty well - it gives me almost as good a shave, at less than half the price.


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lb,

I can't remember which disposable Gillette I was using before the Sensor, but when I tried the Sensor I felt the shave was much better.

Do you think the disposables are better now than they used to be?


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I got a free sample of the new Gillette Extreme 3 and think it's very good. Very close shave, not that the sensor that I've had is bad but the extreme's better.

Kinda like getting a piano tuned, y'know :-).

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Gillette Mach 3, I didn't notice much of a difference with the Turbo, and didn't think it was worth the extra expense. With so many of you swearing by it, I may have to give it another try.


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