Never give up

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by BigMark83, Jul 30, 2018.

  1. BigMark83

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    We should all know by now, but if that razor isn't working don't give up and try another blade. I bought a Calypso M1 and it was extremely mild. I bought the R1 baseplate, and used a Dorco Prime, twice, and it was terrible both times. I wanted to give up on that razor but I loaded a fresh feather, and aside from a few weepers it was much better.
     
  2. BigMike

    BigMike Well-Known Member

    If you average a Dorko and a Feather do you get a Personna?
     
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  3. John Ruschmeyer

    John Ruschmeyer Well-Known Member

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    The Dorco Prime Platinum is usually a pretty decent blade. Put the rest aside and come back to them later; you may be surprised.
     
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  4. Terry

    Terry Well-Known Member

    Wow, at that price I can see your dilemma. Glad to see your fix worked.

    tp
     
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  5. BigMark83

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    Dorco Primes are good, Feathers are good, Perma-Sharps are also good. The thing is as most of us who have been doing this for a while know that razor x and blade y may work for you but maybe not for I. I like Dorcos in my Krona but not Feathers. Thats why noobs need to know this.
     
  6. BigMark83

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    I know I stocked up on them as well as Feathers and Perma-Sharps.
     
  7. Easy Going

    Easy Going Member

    Everything is always better with a fresh Feather blade.

    :bounce017:
     
  8. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    Always a good idea to try some different blades before giving up. But on the other hand, sometimes, it really is the razor.
     
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  9. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    The '80s said it all:



     
  10. BigMark83

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    I had to give up. M1 is too mild and R1 isn't agreeing with me. I don't know if I can post this but I'm selling it with both base plates. If that's against the forum rules I apologise. If not it's listed in the Classifieds.
     
  11. SILKS

    SILKS Active Member

    Good Morning Sir,
    Would You Happen To Know The Blade Gap On That M1...:signs002:. My Skin is Very Receptive To Mild Razors.. ( Super Sensitive Skin)
     
  12. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    i don t miss the 80s...
     
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  13. Enrico

    Enrico Well-Known Member

    But I had hair then! :sad024:

    :eatdrink013:
     
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  14. SILKS

    SILKS Active Member

    Me Too ...:git:
     
  15. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    i had a joe dirt mullett... no pics exist thank goodness....
     
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  16. SILKS

    SILKS Active Member

    I Had The Kid & Play High Top Fade... I Was The Man ...:happy108:
     
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  17. SILKS

    SILKS Active Member

    Buiness On Top Party In The Back.(Mullett):scared011:
     
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  18. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    i even drove an old dodge dart....i am glad my friends don t remember much..way too many parties...
     
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  19. SILKS

    SILKS Active Member

    LOL :bounce015:
     
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  20. Enrico

    Enrico Well-Known Member

    I was very conservative ... well at least until left high school. :eatdrink047::shocked029::happy093:
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