12-03-2016, 11:29 AM
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They warned me as a kid... "If you keep playing along the creek bank, you'll fall in".
I kept thinking about the Guard, reading and watching reviews.  I fell in this morning!  I broke down and ordered a couple of razors and cartridges from an ebay seller.
I have been a rabid DE shaver for just over a year now, but curiosity got the best of me.  Blush

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 12-19-2016, 04:00 PM
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I just used a Gillette Guard. I'd purchased a few a couple of years ago and never went to one. I'm an avid DE/SE guy, stricken with the trifecta of illnesses: SBAD, RAD, & SSAD.

So I was supposed to be flying to a meeting today, with a short connector. I decided to carry on, which I rarely do. I spoil myself by usually checking a bag loaded with the soap, razor, brush, and blade of the latest obsession.

So I packed a Guard and a Bic Metal, another favorite of mine. Also packed a tube of Speick, a small tub of grated Speick soap, my Stirling little Brudder synthetic.

At 12:30am last night, the phone rang and my first leg of my trip was cancelled by the airline. Not having another choice, I made a 6 1/2 hour drive today.

Last minute, I threw my injector into the bag, since I no longer had to deal with TSA.

Checked into my hotel after the looooong drive and decided to get my shave over with tonight. I decided to use the Guard after reading this thread last night.

Wow!!!!! I am stupefied!!!! The Guard is a wonderful option! I mowed down 2 days of growth in 3 passes and achieved solid BBS. Not cartridge BBS....solid BBS!

I'm probably going to get kicked out of the restaurant for public faceturbating.

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 01-15-2017, 05:58 PM
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Just ordered a Gillette Guard for head shaving.  Many head shavers swear by them.  (I use a DE for my face.)

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