FROM THE WILD, vintage razors recently purchased or inherited...!

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by Ron R, Sep 25, 2018.

  1. Dirtfarmer

    Dirtfarmer Well-Known Member

    I've got one of those in silver. It's a mean looking rig with the blade in place. I'm not really in a hurry to give it a go just yet.
     
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  2. brit

    brit in a box

    :D
     
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  3. ftrez

    ftrez Member

    I picked up a 1969 Super 84 last week and used it for the first time on Monday. I paired it with a Gillette Silver Blue and something must be out of whack because it gave me the worst shave I've ever had. I endured it for 1 pass and ended up with severe irritation and enough blood to make me look like a horror movie reject. I mean, blood was seeping everywhere. Cheeks, chin, above the lip, neck. Ugh.

    I've got a Fat Boy and a Slim, as well as a Merkur Progress and none of these adjustables has treated me like this. Black Beauty did me dirty. I may have to take her out back and put her down.
     
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  4. Dirtfarmer

    Dirtfarmer Well-Known Member

    After further inspection and putting a new Schick blade in my razor, it appears to be unusable. The little tab or bump on the left side of the razor that I'm guessing holds the blade even and in place is missing. The blade will get out of alignment with the slightest bump. It still looks mean though.
     
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  5. Dirtfarmer

    Dirtfarmer Well-Known Member

    I picked this up today for pretty cheap. Well, 2 hour drive and a half a tank of gas plus $30.00. I probably could have gotten one a little cheaper off the fleabay but I needed a road trip. E 1, 1959 Fatboy? It's not perfect and the numbers need repainted but it's the one I've been waiting for. Do all the Fatboys have the red spring or pointer or what have ya. Better yet, is it a Fatboy or something else. I may still be hunting one. LOL.
     

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  6. brit

    brit in a box

    very cool..it is a fatboy..great score..
     
  7. jaro

    jaro Well-Known Member

    if im not mistaken and correct me if im wrong but i think some have red dot and some have black dot. And the red dots go for more than the black dot ones....
     
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  8. Dirtfarmer

    Dirtfarmer Well-Known Member

    I have no idea. I was just looking at it and my Slim side by side and noticed it was red.
     
  9. jaro

    jaro Well-Known Member

    I just looked and I have both a red dot dot one and a black dot one so yes they made different ones and the red is more valuable. You did well...
     
  10. brit

    brit in a box

    red dots are very rare.very expensive ..http://gilletteadjustable.com/
     
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  11. jaro

    jaro Well-Known Member

    Cool i didnt know they were rare i have several red dot and black dot ones.
     
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  12. brit

    brit in a box

    red-dot3.jpg
    FatboyRedDot-162x300.jpg like this one.with the toggle type head?.red dot on the left..if you do thats very cool..
     
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2019
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  13. jaro

    jaro Well-Known Member

    Yes i have several that i got in the wild. And i think i know where another is also. I will have to check tomorrow and its very inexpensive also to get !!!!!
     
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  14. brit

    brit in a box

    very cool..
     
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  15. Dirtfarmer

    Dirtfarmer Well-Known Member

    Yeah, mine isn't anything special. Its got a red position indicator but not a red dot. Oh well, I still have a Fatboy.
     
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  16. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    Just received my Schick 500 golden hydro-magic (MFG 1957-64) and did a clean up and will be put into service. This is one long handle, Longer than my Schick adjustable M type by 3/4 of a inch.
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    Schick Golden 500  Hydro-magic MFG1957-64.jpg

    Have some great shaves!
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2019
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  17. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    Below,Schick yellow easy rider L(named after movie "Easy rider"), White with blue & red stripes >Montreal Olympics promotional Schick L type, 3rd one is a Schick J1 type.
    Well looked after from previous owners with minor wear.
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    Have some great shaves!
     
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  18. brit

    brit in a box

    very cool..
     
  19. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    :thanks: Gary
     
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