10-18-2017, 11:11 AM
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Not like I need another razor, but this one caught my eye for some reason...vintage Star SE.

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I already own a few Gems and a couple of Damaskeenes (regular and OC). Probably this is identical but the head geometry looks a little less aggressive. I’m probably wrong but for $7 I guess I couldn’t go wrong.

Came with a crusty PAL hollow ground blade, looks to be carbon steel. Wish I could use it.

Snaps tightly closed. Can’t wait to use it!


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 10-18-2017, 01:28 PM
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  • Shaun
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Very nice!

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 10-18-2017, 01:39 PM
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Nice find, especially for $7.00.

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 10-19-2017, 01:51 PM
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  • chazt
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  • Queens, NY
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So how was your shave?

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 10-19-2017, 05:30 PM
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(10-19-2017, 01:51 PM)chazt Wrote: So how was your shave?


Planning on Sunday. Have to get it home and cleaned up.

I’ll let everyone know.


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 10-19-2017, 05:34 PM
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I like those better than ER 1912, shave wise. More agile.

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 10-21-2017, 08:06 PM
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Wow is all I can say! While I do love my OC Damskeene, this Star was pretty impressive.

Cleaned it up and disinfected it. Threw in a once or twice used Gem SS.

Whipped up some Supply Provision Tallow (great soap, BTW). Used some 3P beforehand.

For some reason, like Lloydrm stated, the shave just seemed more agile and natural for me than my other Gems.

Got a coupe of weepers that disappeared after applying alum. End result BBS.

That flip cap is super tight. Perhaps the lack of chatter was why it was so good.

The Star is top of the SE chain for me.


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 10-22-2017, 07:43 AM
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  • chazt
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Sorry to hear about the weepers, but glad to know you dig your Star. Enjoy your shaves Smile

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