The RazoRock Old Type is a terrific razor—and costs $15
This morning I again noted the excellence of the RazoRock Old Type ($15 from Italian Barber): a very comfortable and very efficient razor. I have not used the Gillette Old Type, but from what I’ve read, the RazoRock Old Type is much more comfortable. The RazoRock Old Type would be a very good razor for the novice, particularly a novice who wants a metal razor (thus not the Dorco PL602, an excellent razor though made of plastic (and costs $6.75 for two on eBay, including shipping) but doesn’t want to spend $30 to see how DE shaving will work for him.
Of course, prep is always important, and today I used Wet Shaving Products Formula T Tobacco and got a very good lather using the Fine Classic brush. The fragrance is somewhat muted, but nothing wrong with the lather.
Three passes with the Old Type and my face was BBS without even the threat of a nick. A good splash of Chiseled Face Trade Winds aftershave from the sample shown and I’m ready for the day.