01-14-2018, 07:03 AM
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(11-06-2017, 07:41 AM)NJDJ Wrote: I currently have a Rockwell 6S and I REALLY like it.  I am sort of considering a Blackbird as they look so nice and I have read that the shave is slightly better than the Rockwell.  I have seen a machined finish Blackbird in person and really like the look of it.  That said, I also read that the polished model glides better while shaving and produces a better result.  So, what do you guys think?  Is the polished model that much better and would I really notice the difference between it and the machine finish?  I think I like the look of the machined better but I wouldn't want to upgrade from the Rockwell and regret my choice.

My Blackbird is a mixed Black Oxide head and handle with a machined base.

   


   

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 01-14-2018, 07:11 PM
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(01-14-2018, 07:03 AM)DLP Wrote:
(11-06-2017, 07:41 AM)NJDJ Wrote: I currently have a Rockwell 6S and I REALLY like it.  I am sort of considering a Blackbird as they look so nice and I have read that the shave is slightly better than the Rockwell.  I have seen a machined finish Blackbird in person and really like the look of it.  That said, I also read that the polished model glides better while shaving and produces a better result.  So, what do you guys think?  Is the polished model that much better and would I really notice the difference between it and the machine finish?  I think I like the look of the machined better but I wouldn't want to upgrade from the Rockwell and regret my choice.

My Blackbird is a mixed Black Oxide head and handle with a machined base.

Oh man I remember shipping that razor out! Awesome combination.

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