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Gillette Mach 3 vs. Schick Qautro.

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by old*824, Jan 30, 2004.

  1. old*824

    old*824 Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 8, 2003 Messages: 1,362 Likes Received: 0
    being part italian i got blessed/cursed with steel like facial hair. i have a five oclock shadow after i shave.

    so my moms got me the new schick qautro after using a mach 3 for many satisfied years, in fact i cant even use anything else cause it hurts.

    so i thought id try the new schick and thought it would work better due to the extra blade.

    I WAS WRONG.

    it doesnt shave as close, causes more nicks and the cartridges only last about half as long.

    i think its due to the spacing of the blades on the cartridge.


    old8...consumer reports like a motherfucker.
     
  2. 455

    455 Guest

    I use the trusty 'ol throw-away Bic. I'm a cheap bastard. haha
     
  3. iloveboxcars

    iloveboxcars 12oz Royalty

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 20,505 Likes Received: 440
    Me and a girl I hang out with entirely too much had a conversation about this.

    We tried to think of what they would say when they finally got to the 12 blade razor.. and we decided on "what are you a bitch man using your 11 blade razor? get the fuck out of here"..

    and then it would be named the Shick Dozen or the Whatever Dozen.


    yeah. I say we hang out too much because we actually talked about this for a good 10 minutes.
     
  4. old*824

    old*824 Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 8, 2003 Messages: 1,362 Likes Received: 0
    lucky you....

    im finna pick up a old straight razor you sharpen on a leather strap.

    bics fuck my face up cause they go dull halfway though.

    seriously though, the mach 3 has game on the qautro cause of the cartridge design. 3 sharp blades with more space between them in my opinion work better than four crammed into a cartiridge that usually has two.
     
  5. Crimsøn

    Crimsøn Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 18, 2003 Messages: 2,120 Likes Received: 1
    Mach3
    Clean, smooth, & efficient.

    I saw a skit on Mad TV about this and it was pretty funny.

    With 17 blades the hair never grows back because it also removes several layers of skin!

    :lol:
     
  6. The meetings at the Gillette Product Development Dept. nowadays must be fascinating...



    Dept. Head: "Okay people, this is important. They got 4 blades now, so what do we do, what ideas you got?"

    *everyone stares at each other for a few minutes


    Designer 1: "Um... we go for 5 blades?"

    Designer 2: "5 blades and TWO handles!!"
     
  7. old*824

    old*824 Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 8, 2003 Messages: 1,362 Likes Received: 0
    i still think its all about the straight razor.

    one big ass blade.

    anyway, if you go buy a schick instead of a gillete....dont say i dint warn you.


    and im outro for the evening.....peace 12ozers.
     
  8. JohnnyHorton

    JohnnyHorton Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2002 Messages: 2,201 Likes Received: 0
    ^ :lol:

    that imaginary conversation played through real good in my head
    gold!
     
  9. 26SidedCube

    26SidedCube Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 18, 2003 Messages: 6,590 Likes Received: 9
    Being German and Finish I get some gnarly
    facial hair... almost Viking-steeze but I'm not
    Dutch... the Mach 3 is the only way to go for
    me. That Schick thing is fucking geek as hell,
    it's all plastic and Fisher Price "My First Mult-
    Razor" looking.

    Fuck that thing. Poopdick razors get shit on from
    the center of the internet.
     
  10. adderall

    adderall Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 10, 2003 Messages: 2,921 Likes Received: 1
    mach 3 fo life.. peep the mach 3 turbo for the true g's
     
  11. Nic Thamaire

    Nic Thamaire Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 20, 2000 Messages: 2,921 Likes Received: 9
  12. GucciCondom

    GucciCondom Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 29, 2003 Messages: 5,558 Likes Received: 168
    i invested in an electric norelco..i love it.
     
  13. rinse

    rinse Member

    Joined: Dec 28, 2003 Messages: 703 Likes Received: 0
    fuck triple blades, i just rolled over into triple digits... ah yea, papa's gonna be proud!

















    suddenly 100 seems like such an insignificant number.:eek:
     
  14. effyoo

    effyoo Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 2, 2002 Messages: 4,703 Likes Received: 0
    I too am cursed with facial hair that has its own facial hair.

    The only drawback to the Mach 3 is that it's hard to do precision work. ie trimming around a goatee or sideburns. The way it flexes makes the close trimming hard.

    But it works excellent on my balls!
     
  15. caL

    caL Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 7, 2003 Messages: 2,056 Likes Received: 0
    yea ive been using electric razors for awhile,
    cant use them in basic tho. so i gotta go back to the bic ones :(
     
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