Suggestions for a second safety razor

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by Alex7, Jun 17, 2017.

  1. Alex7

    Alex7 Member

    Hello. Since my Edwin Jagger 89 DE is broken, I will buy a second razor. I was thinking of a Muehle R89 or a Parker 26C. Any suggestions?
     
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  2. cliffb599

    cliffb599 Well-Known Member

    26C great razor.


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  3. '65 G-Slim

    '65 G-Slim Well-Known Member

    A '50 Super Speed, a post-war ball-end Tech, or a Schick Krona.
     
  4. Herm2502

    Herm2502 off to elf practice

    Vintage: Gillette Fat Boy
    Modern: Ikon 102 Slant

    Herm
     
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  5. Stu929

    Stu929 Well-Known Member

    Tech, Super Speed or Fat Boy. Personally don't how you could wrong with any of them.

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  6. stingraysrock

    stingraysrock PIF'd away his custom title

    Muhle R41
     
  7. twhite

    twhite Peeping Tom

    Schick injector E2.
     
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  8. Lancre

    Lancre Member

    The Muhle you mention has the same head as your EJ (Cooperative design venture), or you could try a Slim, SS, or Tech. Really, it's hard to go wrong with vintage Gillettes.
     
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  9. PickledNorthern

    PickledNorthern Fabulous, the unicorn

    An R89 is the exact same razor head with a slightly different handle. If you like that head, look at Maggards and buy a clone head with a great stainless handle. Or look at a 4 pk. Bundle from them which has four different heads: open comb, closed comb, aggressive and slant. You can get them all for not much more than an EJ.
     
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  10. RetLEO-07

    RetLEO-07 Well-Known Member

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    1952 Super Speed Black Tip. I settled on either a Voskhod or Shark Super Chrome. Smooth as silk.
     
  11. DRIVER_B

    DRIVER_B Member

    R41 . If you shave once and still have a face you know its for you :)

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