Frankenrazors

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by BigMark83, Oct 19, 2017.

  1. BigMark83

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    I've noticed my three piece razors usually end up becoming frankenrazors. How about you guys ?
     
  2. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

    I have several three piece razors and they all stay matched head to handle.
    The only exception is my Stahly. While the oversized vibrating handle works, I find it too bulky for my liking, and the vibrating feature adds nothing to the shave. I love the head of the Stahly, so when it comes around in rotation I'll put it on a Fat Handle Tech handle or a NEW handle for the duration of the shave, then it goes back on the correct handle.
     
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  3. Terry Williams

    Terry Williams Well-Known Member

    Has been known to happen in my den.
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  4. TobyC

    TobyC Well-Known Member

    I don't think swapping handles makes it a frankenrazor, different caps and baseplates, yes.
     
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  5. Terry Williams

    Terry Williams Well-Known Member

    Ah, Ok. But, I'm not sure if the cap and base plate on this razor are actually matched. The base is a D2. But, I have no idea if this is the original cap.
     
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  6. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    Whenever a new three piece enters my den I examine the top cap to determine its Frankenpotential. I agree with TobyC, swapping handles is just swapping handles it's not Frankenrazoring. My Pearl OC and R41 I swap caps on.
     
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  7. TobyC

    TobyC Well-Known Member

    Had to crop my pix to get them to load!


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  8. TobyC

    TobyC Well-Known Member

    Those are huge!
     
  9. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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  10. TobyC

    TobyC Well-Known Member

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  11. PanChango

    PanChango Not Cute

    Most of mine end up this way. I like to think of them as mild customs.. :)

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  12. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Canada Tech head on the fat bakelite Clix handle. A good pairing.
     
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  13. BigMark83

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    Beautiful Dale.
     
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  14. TobyC

    TobyC Well-Known Member

    Please tell me about that handle! :cool: I assume it's from a Fatboy, did you paint it?
     
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  15. PanChango

    PanChango Not Cute

    Thanks!
     
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  16. PanChango

    PanChango Not Cute

    IIRC, he carved it out of wood to mimic a FB.
     
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  17. Jayaruh

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    Yes, as @PanChango said, I carved it from wood to simulate a fatboy. It is not adjustable, it just looks that way.
     
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  18. TobyC

    TobyC Well-Known Member

    Fantastic! :happy096: Thank you sir! :happy088:
     
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  19. Jayaruh

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    I just wanted to see if I could do it.
     
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