List up to top 5 Safety Razors from your rotation...

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by jgreenepa, Nov 2, 2019.

  1. jgreenepa

    jgreenepa Well-Known Member

    What are your top five favorite safety razors from your regular rotation? I'm sure this has been asked before, but I thought I'd ask again. Vintage or modern artisan, here are mine in order of preference:

    1. Blackland Vector
    2. Karve
    3. Rex Ambassador
    4. Ever Ready Streamline
    5. Colonial Silversmith
     
  2. brit

    brit in a box

    daily drivers..
    1-new rfb
    2-new sc
    3-flat bottom tech
    4-senator/sheraton
    5-rocket
    subject to change at a moments notice...
    weekend razors
    1- #15 brit oc aristocrat
    2-brit new deluxe belmont silver 2 piece
    3-34 red and black new deluxe
    4-#15 3rd gen aristocrat
    5-46-7 u.s aristocrat
     
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  3. Smooth Steve

    Smooth Steve Well-Known Member

    1 - RS18
    2 - WR1 OC
    3 - Eclipse Red Ring
    4 - 6S
    5 - Blackbird
    No specific order. Still trying out WR2
     
  4. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

    Article Team
    Only 5?
    In no particular order:

    1. Cooper MonoBilt
    2. 1934 British one-piece aristocrat
    3. Blackbird
    4. Shake Sharp
    5. No. 58 Aristocrat Jr.

    Subject to change without notice.
     
  5. Leclec13

    Leclec13 Well-Known Member

    In no order.. currently , and last 5 used

    R41
    Fatip picollo
    Feather popular
    Merkur 38C HD
    Tech
     
  6. kjbarth

    kjbarth Well-Known Member

    Gillette Brit #15Aristocrat OC
    Cooper Monobilt
    Timeless .95 OC scallop head
    Kirby Beard
    Henckels Rapide



    - Ken
     
  7. Angelo85

    Angelo85 Well-Known Member

    In no particular order.
    1. Leresche no61
    2. 1985 Gillette black handle Super Speed
    3. Rod George Catacombs 2
    4. 1946-47 Gillette Aristocrat
    5. Razorock Gamechanger .84
     
  8. TADIII

    TADIII Active Member

    From most recent and then going backward -
    15mm New Deluxe (on a BRW Bullmastiff) (13th through 18th shaves on a '71 Light Brigade)
    Flat Bottom/Round Pin New (on an aluminum handle)
    RFB (on a UFO Colibri)
    ATT M2 (Atlas)
    iKon B1 Deluxe OC (on a blackened, hammered brass custom handle)

    ...and the five before those included three other, different News (LC, SC, 17mm Deluxe), a Goodwill, and a SLOC on a SABI T2

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    Tom
     
  9. johnnyflake

    johnnyflake Well-Known Member

    For the last couple of months, I've only been using 3 in my rotation. I use all 3 equally.
    1. Blackland Dart
    2. Merkur Variant
    3. Merkur 34C
     
  10. brit

    brit in a box

    cool collection..
     
  11. Hammer8

    Hammer8 Well-Known Member

    RazoRock Game Changer .84, Safety Bar
    Blackland Dart
    Blackland Blackbird, Brass, Safety Bar

    These three are all I need. The Game Changer seeing the most use by far.
     
  12. PanChango

    PanChango Not Cute

    In no particular order

    Gem Micromatic ClogPruf
    Gillette New Improved
    Gillette New Deluxe
     
  13. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    I pretty much only use my RazoRock Game Changer.
     
  14. david of central florida

    david of central florida Rhubarb Rubber

    Progress
    Futur
    Grand Shave King Self Lubricating Razor
    Above the Tie Calypso r1
    Stahly head/ maggard mr5 handle
    Just to name 5
    But I could name 5 more pretty easily
     
  15. MrEE

    MrEE Well-Known Member

    1) Gillette RedTip
    2) Gillette NEW LC
    3) Muhle R41
    4) Gillette 195 Adjustable
    5) Parker Variant

    I have a number of others, but I tend to pick one of these most often.
     
  16. MrEE

    MrEE Well-Known Member

    Do you mean Merkur Progress or Parker Variant?
     
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  17. TADIII

    TADIII Active Member

    Wait...what? I had to come back to this comment; I just looked at your October 12 portrait of the "Crown Jewels" and I am humbled, sir.

    Tom
     
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  18. BlueShaver

    BlueShaver Premature Latheration Sufferer

    1. YUMA
    2+. hmm....
     
  19. jgreenepa

    jgreenepa Well-Known Member

    Love that Senator, Gary! How it shave? Any pics?

    Enjoy your shaves,

    Jeff

    Jeff
     
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  20. jgreenepa

    jgreenepa Well-Known Member

    Steve:
    Heard great things about the RS18. What do you like about it?

    Jeff
     
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