Musings on an Unsung Hero: Schick Krona

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by dustmite, Mar 25, 2017.

  1. Eeyore

    Eeyore Well-Known Member

    That may be true in the USA, but not here, as far as I can see.
     
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  2. dustmite

    dustmite Well-Known Member

    I sometimes forget that this is a worldwide forum... :shocked029:
     
  3. stingraysrock

    stingraysrock PIF'd away his custom title

    Agreed. Fatboy is overrated, in my opinion. I have had several of them over the years and always end up trading them off.
     
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  4. Eeyore

    Eeyore Well-Known Member

    My fault, I should have said "€15 to €20" instead.
     
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  5. HUF

    HUF Active Member

    It is fine razor. The quality of the plating is not great, IMHO.
     
  6. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    When pristine examples are so readily available for nothing not really a practical problem.

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  7. Linuxguile

    Linuxguile dating an unusual aristocrat

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    I prefer a Krona over a regular SS but prefer a Red Tip over a Krona.
     
  8. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    Wish I still had a Red Tip to compare again. Both I had were slightly off in terms of alignment of the doors and/or end caps which bugged me. From memory Krona is smoother and in the same ballpark in terms of efficiency.

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  9. Linuxguile

    Linuxguile dating an unusual aristocrat

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    The one thing I will say about the Krona is that I think its more intuitive to find the optimum angle with one.
     
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  10. dustmite

    dustmite Well-Known Member

    I agree. The Krona seems to just fall into place.
     
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  11. COMPNOR

    COMPNOR Well-Known Member

    Stop it! Please! You all are making me want to buy a Krona now.
     
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  12. dustmite

    dustmite Well-Known Member

    Just do it, you know you want to... :signs136:
     
  13. COMPNOR

    COMPNOR Well-Known Member

    I will. One day. Thankfully I'm out of town, so i can be good (or try to).
     
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  14. dustmite

    dustmite Well-Known Member

    But if you order now, it'll be waiting when you get home!
     
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  15. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    Buy two, they're small. And cheap.

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  16. HolyRollah

    HolyRollah BaconLord Staff Member

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    Isnt this a prelude to rampant kronyism?
    ;):D
     
  17. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    I like that.

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  18. IAmTheJody

    IAmTheJody Gillette-i Master

    I never did care for the Schick Krona razor but the Schick Krona blades... I'll take them over Personna 74 blades any day. I'm always on the hunt for NOS Krona blades.
     
  19. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

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    I dropped a Feather blade in my Eversharp DE tonight. Stirling soap provided lather via a Maggard's synthetic knot in my JR#130 brush. Easy to find the angle of attack with the flat Krona cap. Three passes, & because I was using a sample of soap and made too much lather, more clean-up than usual. I'm smooth from chin line up. Still a little stubble on my neck. If I was to Focus on this combination for a week's shaves I'm sure I'd break thru the BBS barrier. I find the Krona, even with a reportedly aggressively sharp blade to be mild & flawless for no nicks. If this wasn't an heirloom razor given to me by my father, I'd pass it to a newbie shaver. It's not bad, but I'm a Vintage Gillette Fanboi. I do enjoy my Schick SE injectors ;)
     
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  20. PickledNorthern

    PickledNorthern Fabulous, the unicorn

    If you can comment here, you can bid on Ebay.
     

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