Gillette Adjustable Friday ; Toggles, Fat Boys, Slims, and Black Beauties welcome!

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by RyX, Dec 17, 2017.

  1. MR41

    MR41 Well-Known Member

  2. rbilly

    rbilly Well-Known Member

    20180618_132424.jpg new addition, picked it up on ebay, the description was a little vague which i have found with adjustables usually means the silo doors work but the adjuster is jammed, i think a few people were weary as it had a lot watching it. But it works fine, looks new no scratches even the paint on the numbers is there and intact. Looks like it has had little use.
     
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  3. Michael W

    Michael W Active Member

    I noticed that also, and the pictures allot of times the razors dont look very good but then you get it and it looks new. Close up pictures I guess show every little imperfection.
     
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  4. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Beautiful...for a twist the knob double sided thingie....
     
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  5. twhite

    twhite Peeping Tom

    Quit Trolling these guys


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  6. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Hey hey hey....I will have you know I go slumming and post in here pretty regular.....
     
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  7. rbilly

    rbilly Well-Known Member

    Lol, thanks, i have been on the fence about getting one of those prehistoric single edge things, i have a schick injector, but have yet to get a good shave, but it has not got a fair chance yet. i have seen a few single blade razors cheap, but im a bit hesitant as se blades seem very limited, but knowing me i will give one a shot, at the moment im really enjoying my adjustables and prewar tech.
     
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  8. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Blades are limited because there is no need for a bunch of different ones. Small hijack.....which injector do you have?
     
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  9. rbilly

    rbilly Well-Known Member

    i have a schick g1 and the chinese blades for it. My mom came down to visit and she had a superspeed and the schick she picked up at a yard sale. It sat in my closet for 2 years before i tried it out.
     
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  10. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Very nice. The G1 is great. I use plain ole personna blades most of the time.
     
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  11. rbilly

    rbilly Well-Known Member

    Had my first use of the slim, it felt the same as my super 109, gave a really good shave on 6. I think i prefere the shorter handle of the slim. Now i try to avoid hoarding things so i have to decide whether i want to try a fatboy, they seem to be very expensive, i have an r41 and 38hd i need to get rid of first lol.
     
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  12. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    If you try a fatboy do it because of what it is. The shave will not be better. I got rid of mine many moons ago.
     
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  13. rbilly

    rbilly Well-Known Member

    For sure, i have traded and sold away many razors that worked fine, i can make most razors shave fine, the only thing that really changes things are the handle length for my taste. Thats why im on the fence with a fatboy, i paid 25 bucks for both my adjustables and the fatboys all seem to be triple that. I will probably use the make an offer button on ebay, both my slim and SA were over 30 and the seller took 25. The antique stores in my area have a few people who make the rounds daily looking for razors, so not really much of a chance to find them in the wild here.
     
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  14. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    "The love of possession is a disease with them"
    -- Sitting Bull (1877) on Fatboy chasers. True story.
     
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  15. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Yea they are up there. If you have a short handle SA you will probably not find much difference inthe Fatboy. Maybe heaver???
    I want that in a tshirt and bumper sticker.
     
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  16. kfbrady

    kfbrady Well-Known Member

    [​IMG]

    N2 (1968) Slim with a new Feather.

    What's not to like?
     
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  17. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Gillette Aristocrat Adjustable Razor
    Treet Carbon Black Beauty Blade
    JR #236/30mm Tuxedo Brush
    Klar Shave Soap
    Dickinson's Witch Hazel
    Aqua Velva Musk After Shave

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  18. twhite

    twhite Peeping Tom

    I was wondering if anybody here was the lucky winner. I was following it to see how it would end. Somebody got a good price.
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  19. Linuxguile

    Linuxguile dating an unusual aristocrat

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    Wow, no way!

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  20. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Damn, real cheap...................
     
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