Mail Call #1 of 2:

The first mail call is from Maggard Razors. Even though I enjoyed the very 1st blade out of the Feather Professionals, the 2 following blades out of that pack tore me a new one in the hawk. So I did a blade exchange with a friend and I tried the Feather Proguards which gave me the same results. I'm NOT about to try the Super Professionals in the hawk. In fact I have a small scar from those blades when I tried them in my Feather Artist Club Kamasori. So I ordered these Kai Captain Titan Mild Pink blades. These should be a huge help:


And as usual, they are fast to ship. Both Maggard Razors & Maria Arman over at Through The Fire Fine Craft soaps often beat USPS own tracking system:


These blades are a bit more expensive than the Feather AC blades are at $21.04 shipped, but I don't mind because they will last much longer than a DE blade will. The shave itself along with the post shave feel will tell the story which I will let you guys know in another blog post. But I can honestly say that I've not heard one complaint about these blades in the hawk.

Optimism & The Track 2:

Today's shave was excellent. Possibly one of my best shaves of all time. For today's brush, I went with my Omega 10049 Professional...