1970 gillette adjustable

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by Jrdelgado, Apr 10, 2018.

  1. Jrdelgado

    Jrdelgado Active Member

    Shaved with Arko and my p1 adjustable on 8. Man. Comfortable shave. Do any of you use this razor regularly? I love mine.
     
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  2. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

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    I picked up a nickle plated short P-3 around Thanksgiving last year.
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    Sent it in a a package with one each boar, badger, & synth brushes, blades, soap samples, and a suribachi bowl to one of my sons.

    Might spot more in this thread. ;)

    (It started as Fat Boy Friday but kind of got away from me.)
     
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  3. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    I have one that is a family razor. I use it now and then. Friday I will break it out!! 9 is the acceptable setting.
     
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  4. sdguero

    sdguero Well-Known Member

    I have a P1 and a P3. They’re great shavers.
     
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  5. Redrock

    Redrock Well-Known Member

    Very good razor and fun to use.
     
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  6. Herm2502

    Herm2502 off to elf practice

    I have a V1 (1975). It's in my regular rotation. Nice shaves always.

    Herm
     
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  7. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Broke mine out for Fridays before work shave. 2 day old dollar store Dorco was awesome. The tuxedo knot in the 30DC brush worked great on the Haslinger. Finished with Family Dollar Spice AS.
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  8. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    at present i don t own one. looking for a nice short handle...
     
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  9. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    I have the long-handle version and I love it. It is usually set to 3, for me.
     
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  10. 178-bplatoon

    178-bplatoon Well-Known Member

    I have both a long and short handle version. Both shave excellent, but I tend to favor the short handle.:)
     
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  11. Str8on2

    Str8on2 Well-Known Member

    Just got mine 2 days ago and 2 shaves in, it has been a very nice razor. Shaved on 9 then 7 for 2 great BBS shaves. It's a 69' Gold tone LH Black Beauty. Smooth and a looker......

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  12. Screwtape

    Screwtape Well-Known Member

    Mine is a P3. It was a grungy corroded mess in a multiple razor eBay lot when I got it. Mechanically reasonably sound but cosmetically challenged. My user Fatboy was the same; my only Slim had much more finish preserved. I sent all three off to Delta Echo and had them refurbished in a matching black-red Ink scheme. I have found that the coating not only makes the razors look like new, it smooths out the functioning of the TTO and dial adjustment mechanisms and also makes the razors seem to glide better across the skin. Here they are (the BB has a bit of white coating on it because I had just used it with a soap that left a film behind; a dip in Scrubbing Bubbles and it's new black/red again):

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  13. jtspartan

    jtspartan Well-Known Member

    Ditto.
     
  14. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

  15. Jorvaljr

    Jorvaljr Operation Daytona 8000

    I have to the short version of the long version of my birth year at quarter. I shave with it every once in a while but I also use it as my back up/clean up razor on setting five. Aside from my techs, This razor provide me with the most comfortable shaves
     

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