The Kraken:

Today's shave was good but could have been much better. I may have to reset the bevel on the 208. It was still better than yesterday's shave but for some reason even the touch up I performed yesterday did not help it out enough. So it looks like another honing session will be needed for the 208 only. Today is also Wednesday which means that Mickey Lee Soapworks gets used and since I only have The Kraken at the moment I went with it and some Aqua Velva classic ice blue aftershave today. This soap is awesome. I had plenty of slickness and cushioning ability which is what saved this morning's shave and then some:


And for those wondering if it's snowing here, yes it is:


We got what you see above in 1.5 hours and it's not easing up either. They're expecting 1 to 4 inches in our area tonight. The only good thing about today in terms of the weather today is that it's much warmer today than it was yesterday. My back door was frozen shut yesterday and I couldn't get it opened until about 1 PM and it was effort to get it open as well.

Retiring The Track 2:

This will be breaking a lot of people's hearts, but I'm retiring my 1970 Gillette Track 2  to my collection and will no longer be u...