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#1

Member
Texas
I recently picked up a vintage Gem, gold tone with the black Bakelite handle. To the guys more experienced with this razor, what is your blade of choice? I ordered the stainless and the stainless/coated Gems. Are there any other choices out there?
Ah, che bel vivere, che bel piacere per un barbiere di qualita.
#2

Administrator
Philadelphia, PA
Gem PTFE blades.

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#3

Member
Virginia
Great razor. Same as Andrew I buy the Gem blades from Amazon and get great/comfortable shaves with these.
Bob from Virginia
#4

Member
Texas
(This post was last modified: 08-18-2015, 03:04 PM by Figaro.)
(08-17-2015, 08:48 PM)andrewjs18 Wrote: Gem PTFE blades.

Thanks

(08-18-2015, 01:51 PM)Owba Wrote: Great razor.  Same as Andrew I buy the Gem blades from Amazon and get great/comfortable shaves with these.

Thanks
Ah, che bel vivere, che bel piacere per un barbiere di qualita.
#5
As stated the PTFE GEMs are the most readily available and quality blade.
Jay, owner of Delta Echo Razor Works.
#6

Administrator
Philadelphia, PA
(08-18-2015, 03:04 PM)Figaro Wrote:
(08-17-2015, 08:48 PM)andrewjs18 Wrote: Gem PTFE blades.

Thanks

no problem. happy shaves with the new SE razor!
Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito.
#7

Merchant
Central Maine
They may be described as stainless steel PTFE coated.

When you want them in bulk to save $ in the long term, get back to us and we'll steer you in the right direction.
Brian. Lover of SE razors. Maker of Krampert's Finest Products.
#8

Member
Texas
(08-21-2015, 11:09 PM)ShadowsDad Wrote: They may be described as stainless steel PTFE coated.

When you want them in bulk to save $ in the long term, get back to us and we'll steer you in the right direction.

Today's shave with my Gem, my 2nd try, went as better than I hoped. I improved my angle and pressure and had a great shave. I also had 2 days growth which I believe is what that razor needs.
Ah, che bel vivere, che bel piacere per un barbiere di qualita.
#9

Member
Toronto, Ont. Canada
GEM blades can't be beat.

They are excellent.

Remember - almost no pressure for best results.

Mickey


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