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  1. PLANofMAN liked twhite's post in the thread Gillette razors to collect.

    Well your first issue is comparing it other razors. It is not intended to be a German slant As you may at may or may not know. Inducing...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 2:52 PM
  2. PLANofMAN liked Lancre's post in the thread Gillette razors to collect.

    To be fair, he only said they were rare, and home-made projects are invariably rare, if not unique. Whether they're worth anything or...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 2:51 PM
  3. PLANofMAN replied to the thread Gillette razors to collect.

    That's one way of looking at it. I think @twhite would disagree with you, since he made the CNC tooling to slant those razors. Home...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 12:27 PM
  4. PLANofMAN liked romsitsa's post in the thread Replating.

    Silver. Same color as Rhodium, but antibacterial, more forgiving (won't "cloud") and if the plating is thick enough (like Gillettes...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 11:13 AM
  5. PLANofMAN replied to the thread Hard Luck Slant pass-around.

    That was my experience with devettes as well. They give a good shave, it's DE shaving without training wheels. I guess I figured a slant...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 11:12 AM
  6. PLANofMAN liked Terry's post in the thread Hard Luck Slant pass-around.

    Had 2 devette slant heads in the shipment from Ryan @PLANofMAN so out #2 head comes out. [ATTACH] No issues with this and the shave was...

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  7. PLANofMAN liked Terry's post in the thread Hard Luck Slant pass-around.

    Hi all! Just a minute to chime in on the razor Ryan sent me. A Devette slant. IF you get told that you don't need the safety bar on a...

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  8. PLANofMAN liked Mr. Oldschool's post in the thread The Straight Razor Acquisition Thread.

    I had no idea it was that old! I've never heard of the make before, so I had no frame of reference. Sent from my LGUS992 using Tapatalk

    Oct 23, 2020 at 5:24 AM
  9. PLANofMAN replied to the thread The Straight Razor Acquisition Thread.

    The hump in the tang, the short tail, and massive curve are enough to put it in the late 1700's to early 1800's, without more...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 5:24 AM
  10. PLANofMAN liked jgreenepa's post in the thread The Straight Razor Acquisition Thread.

    As some of you know, I sent an early Cast Steel Boker to Glen Mercurio for restoration. Thought I'd share the before and after:...

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  11. PLANofMAN replied to the thread The Straight Razor Acquisition Thread.

    I can see why you've been looking for that one. It's very modern looking for a razor that was new in 1825. The equivalent of finding a...

    Oct 22, 2020 at 10:58 PM
  12. PLANofMAN liked Karl G's post in the thread The Straight Razor Acquisition Thread.

    Exactly four years ago today I came in second in an eBay auction that has haunted me ever since. I had just started with straights and...

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  13. PLANofMAN liked Billyfergie's post in the thread The Straight Razor Acquisition Thread.

    [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] My Beautiful NOS Factory Fresh Dorko Solingen 7/8th Arrived from Germany Today..I Got a Replacement as the 1st One He...

    Oct 22, 2020 at 10:49 PM
  14. PLANofMAN liked Billyfergie's post in the thread The Straight Razor Acquisition Thread.

    [IMG] [IMG] My NOS Factory Fresh Otto Busch World Master Solingen..Silver Sheffield Steel 6/8th Arrived Today..Wunderbar..:D...

    Oct 22, 2020 at 10:48 PM
  15. PLANofMAN liked Engblom's post in the thread SSSR: Simple Standardized Shaving Routine.

    This club is more about having a simple standardized shaving routine rather than how many razors there are in your collection. This with...

    Oct 22, 2020 at 10:25 PM