GEM RAZOR MODELS

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by Ron R, Nov 8, 2018.

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Pick the Gem you like shaving with, multiple choices allowed for different models!

  1. Gem Lather catcher

    23 vote(s)
    24.0%
  2. Gem Junior

    23 vote(s)
    24.0%
  3. Gem 1912 Damaskeene

    32 vote(s)
    33.3%
  4. Gem Micro Matic clog proof

    32 vote(s)
    33.3%
  5. Gem Micro Matic Bullet handle (flying wing)

    27 vote(s)
    28.1%
  6. Gem Micro Matic Open comb

    38 vote(s)
    39.6%
  7. Gem Push button

    17 vote(s)
    17.7%
  8. Gem G- Bar

    30 vote(s)
    31.3%
  9. Gem Feather weight

    18 vote(s)
    18.8%
  10. Gem Contour

    8 vote(s)
    8.3%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. GAW9576

    GAW9576 Well-Known Member

    To the best of my knowledge none but I make some adapter screws that allow all ASR razors that I know of with removable handles to work with the most common female thread used in razor handles. There may be some obscure ASR razors they won't work with but I haven't seen it.
     
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  2. IAmTheJody

    IAmTheJody Gillette-i Master Staff Member

    Thanks for the info! I'll definitely keep you in mind as I'm looking to expand my Gem and Ever-Ready lineup!
     
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  3. Old School

    Old School *$&%@#~

    Picked this little Gem at a flea market for $3 today. Cleaned up nicely!
    Anyone know what blade bank should go with it? [​IMG][​IMG]

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  4. IAmTheJody

    IAmTheJody Gillette-i Master Staff Member

    It would be the Push-Pak dispenser in it, seen below. I think towards the end of life for this model, it was just a brown cardboard box packet containing 5 blades.

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  5. Old School

    Old School *$&%@#~

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  6. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    Looks like a nice 1st Generation(1950-52) Featherweight deluxe, one of my favorites to use of a lot of different Gem razors( tame mid range). You got a good deal, use new blades if possible and not hardware store types. They should be 3 facet type and I like the Gem Personna SS PTFE. I live up north in Canada and to get them locally is not going to happen so I bought mine from Connaught shaving UK. Takes 2 - 3 weeks, I know your itching to use it and might be able to buy some on Amazon.
    https://connaughtshaving.com/gemss.html
    Enjoy!
     
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  7. IAmTheJody

    IAmTheJody Gillette-i Master Staff Member

    Just remembered I actually have one. I will get it in the mail to you this week. Still has 6 original blades in it, so you can have a good shave with an original blade for that Gem Featherweight razor! :D:eatdrink047:
     
  8. Old School

    Old School *$&%@#~

    Fantabulous! Thank you Sir...I owe you one!!!

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  9. Old School

    Old School *$&%@#~

    Thanks, I've got a bullet tip and a coyote 1912s I believe, and bought a package of gem blades on Amazon. I didn't take much note of the specs, I was just happy to see the same logo and bought them. Some shaves are better than others with them though.
     
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  10. jtface

    jtface Well-Known Member

    I have a razor in this box... It isn't a G-Bar... It's an Ever Ready 1912 as you say. @Screwtape generously traded it with me and believed it to be NOS - I'll post a photo later.
     
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  11. jmudrick

    jmudrick Type A Man

    The British version also came in a similar box.[​IMG]

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  12. HoosierTrooper

    HoosierTrooper Steve-less in Indiana

    That’s what makes this a very special place.
     
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  13. jtface

    jtface Well-Known Member

  14. jmudrick

    jmudrick Type A Man

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  15. jtface

    jtface Well-Known Member

    :happy097:
     
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  16. Fredric M. London

    Fredric M. London New Member

    Gem was still offering razors in stores as of 1994. They still sent razors to those who sent in $1 after 2000.
     
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  17. MR41

    MR41 Well-Known Member

    Hi, I just wanted to stop in and wave. I think I’m gonna be going back to my single edge roots for a while. I used an OCMM a little over a year when I started wet shaving. I moved on to double edge, but as of this morning, I’m gonna head back in the other direction a little while.
     
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  18. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    Should share your shave over at Micromatic Monday, any ASR razor that holds a Gem blade is welcome.
    https://theshaveden.com/forums/threads/micromatic-monday.63258/page-35
     
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  19. MR41

    MR41 Well-Known Member

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  20. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Changing my vote to the 1924.
     
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