The Dirty Nasty Gillette Fatboy.

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by DaltonGang, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. LOOT

    LOOT Well-Known Member

    I love the '58s. Nice job.
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  2. Rich Daverson

    Rich Daverson Member

    Very nicely done...I almost exclusively shave with my H-3....
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  3. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    nice razor.i agree about rough looking razors.purchased a 56 red tip for really looked like it was dipped in wax,grungy cleaned up better than some of the shiny razors i have bought in the past.
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  4. Omaney

    Omaney Well-Known Member

    I absolutely enjoy finding these types of nasty razors and cleaning them up to see what lurks underneath.
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  5. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    Great find, and fantastic cleanup!
  6. FaceScraper

    FaceScraper Well-Known Member

    Congrats on the razor - and on the cleanup!!! Well done!!
  7. Demidog

    Demidog Well-Known Member

    Looks like it's in excellent condition. Nice job cleaning it up. I have a Fatboy that is pretty brassed but it's still an amazing shaver and my favorite razor.
  8. Omaney

    Omaney Well-Known Member

    I'm always on the prowl for lots containing razors in this and worse condition. They generally sell for a reasonable cost and can be flipped profitably with little effort.
  9. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    Nice job. Just a bit dirty. A little lovin' brought it back.
  10. PatrickA51

    PatrickA51 Well-Known Member

    That looks like my razor that I use everyday......I thought I left it laying on the sink in the Homeless Shelter.:scared003:
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  11. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    That's how most of mine start out, but they end up looking much different, after I knock some of the crud off them. The Straight Razors are the ones that take on the most change, look the best when cleaned up. No worry about plating wear.
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  12. RetLEO-07

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

    Except if it's the one in the "Ugliest Razor" thread up above. That one you pass up.
  13. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    I look at the potential/cost. The one in the "Ugliest Razor" thread looks too far gone for me. Especially since the bidding was at $18 yesterday. I don't have the link, so I don't know what it up to now, or if it ended yet. If you wanted one strictly to Cerakote, then that one might be a candidate, but it probably is too corroded for nickel plating.
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