1972 Super Adjustable refurbish

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by Knox, Sep 9, 2017.

  1. Knox

    Knox Well-Known Member

    Another eBay win. S4 short handle Black Beauty. Didn't think it had much hope when I took it out of the package, but a little washing and polishing brought this beauty back to life. I prefer the short handle to the long.





  2. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Yeah, I like the short ones a bit better myself.
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  3. Bobcat

    Bobcat Well-Known Member

    Congrats and nice job!!
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  4. 178-bplatoon

    178-bplatoon Well-Known Member

    +1 on the short handled Black Beauty. :happy088:
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  5. RetLEO-07

    RetLEO-07 likes his penguin deep fried, with pink sparkles

    Nicely done. However, we shall have to agree to disagree...
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  6. Knox

    Knox Well-Known Member

    That is a great looking razor, my friend! I have a long handled with a plastic base. It's a great shaver, too. Short handle still rules ;-)
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  7. RetLEO-07

    RetLEO-07 likes his penguin deep fried, with pink sparkles

    1971 with the R R date code. Loaded with a Voskhod, it gives an awesome shave!
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  8. CarlfromMO

    CarlfromMO Well-Known Member

    Nice refurbish job, Mr. Knox.
    Another fine razor brought back to life.
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  9. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    Beautiful job.
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  10. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    Nice! Solid shaver.
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  11. dragonhf

    dragonhf Member

    What a nice mirror finished you got, good job Know.
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  12. Knox

    Knox Well-Known Member

    I applied some mineral oil to the handle, and the nice, black sheen came back to life!
  13. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    If the mineral oil doesn't work, for long, I hear there is a more permanent fix.
    For the record, I haven't used it, but it has been said before that Rust-Oleum Appliance Expoxy, painted on thinly, will bring it back to original color and look. :D
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