Ugliest Razor

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by Jayaruh, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

    Supporting Vendor
    I just saw this fatboy on eBay. It is an auction, so I am not linking to it. Do you think it will clean up ok?
  2. Luteplayers

    Luteplayers Well-Known Member

    A little scrubbing bubbles and it will be good as new. seriously I would pass on that one.

    Sent from my SM-G935V using Tapatalk
    Jorvaljr, RyX and CarlfromMO like this.
  3. Straight razor dandy

    Straight razor dandy Stuck cleaning the house himself PERMANENTLY

    That's the worst looking razor u have ever seen, but at the right price Everything has value. I'm not 100% sure it would clean up, but you could certainly clean it quite a bit and I'm guessing it would work again.

    Or heck...send it to Delta echo razors for a good laugh.
  4. CarlfromMO

    CarlfromMO Well-Known Member

    Was that recovered from the SS Edmond Fitzgerald? Yikes.
    richgem likes this.
  5. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    I've seen it and I can't believe there are bids on it.
    AGHisBBS and lightcs1776 like this.
  6. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    Awwww, it's the troll baby of fatboys. :rofl:
  7. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    I would so take a shot at restoring that, yes I would. There may be chunks of missing plating but I'll bet mechanically the thing would work fairly well because it's been encased and sealed under all that scale.
    Paul Turner likes this.
  8. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    Doesn't patina add value?
    Jayaruh, mrchick and RyX like this.
  9. HolyRollah

    HolyRollah BaconLord Staff Member

    A rancid fat boy...
    BigMark83 and Jayaruh like this.
  10. mpontiff

    mpontiff New Member

    It's up to $18 now. The seller states that it was found underwater.
    Jayaruh likes this.
  11. Enrico

    Enrico Well-Known Member

    Awwwwww it just needs a little loving. I'd shave with it as is. :rofl:

    Maybe its a Red Dot ...

    Send it to Captain Murphy!
    Jayaruh, Terry Williams and RyX like this.
  12. mrchick

    mrchick Odd, Terrible Avatar

    A little scrubbing bubbles and then lube it with rendered penguin fat and it'll probably work fine
  13. Shave7

    Shave7 Active Member

    Use it for a paper weight?
    Jayaruh likes this.
  14. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    $18 for this Fatboy? Too much.
    Jayaruh and lightcs1776 like this.
  15. RetLEO-07

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

    I think in this case even rendered penguin fat would not make this dog hunt.
    Jayaruh, RyX and mrchick like this.
  16. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    It's a cream puff. Knock off the dust, crank it up to 9, and shave!
    Jayaruh, RyX and mrchick like this.
  17. Herm2502

    Herm2502 off to elf practice

    Wow, was that found on a shipwreck?

    BigMark83 and Jayaruh like this.
  18. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    So long as it's organic, non-GMO penguin fat. :p
  19. subvet

    subvet Well-Known Member

    It's a disgusting chunk of corroded brass, trash it. It's not as if there aren't plenty of good condition vintage razors out there.
    Jayaruh likes this.
  20. John Ruschmeyer

    John Ruschmeyer Well-Known Member

    The plating is probably a write-off as it would potentially take some harsher chemicals to break down the scale. (I don't think hot water and Dawn alone is going to get us there.) I almost wonder if something like electrolytical rust removal might work.
    gorgo2 likes this.

Share This Page