No Love For Schick Krona

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by Boojum1, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. Boojum1

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    Schick Krona revisited.




  2. Mouser

    Mouser Well-Known Member

    I have my father's Krona and it's in my rotation. Great razor. It's the one with the nickel(I think) twist end.
  3. Herm2502

    Herm2502 off to elf practice

    I used my new Krona for the first time. Very, very mild. Descent shave. VERY light weight.
  4. ReshoeUSAF

    ReshoeUSAF New Member

    One of the first razors I bought and the only one I refuse to sell.
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  5. FanofAceVentura

    FanofAceVentura Well-Known Member

    Can I has Schick Krona???????????
  6. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    I've read guys (myself included) who for this reason or that have disliked every Gillette in existence. I've yet to read of someone who tried the Krona and didn't at least respect it. Schick really caught Gillette's lightning in a bottle on that one.
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  7. Boojum1

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    Schick was more successful with the DE than Gillette was with the SE. There are a lot of Kronas out there and they are inexpensive compared to the Gillettes.
  8. Darkbulb

    Darkbulb Cookie Hoarder

    After today's shave I have a LOT of love for Schick "Krona" :)
  9. jakie55

    jakie55 Well-Known Member

    My first wet shave traditional razor (this last November) was a Krona that I purchased in an antique store locally, for $20 CAD. It is a great shaver, and wonderful for learning on.
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  10. Redrock

    Redrock Well-Known Member

    The Krona is one of my favorites. Unfortunately, the prices are going the way of the vintage Gillettes. I picked one up several years ago for $7.00. I see the over $20.00 and up.:(

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  11. Darkbulb

    Darkbulb Cookie Hoarder

    A nice gray eagle one sold for over $40 this week.
    Schick might be the new Gillette :)
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  12. LaSalle82

    LaSalle82 Well-Known Member

    I love my Krona! I'm going to bring it out the next time I change razors.
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  13. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    It is my favorite Schick double edged razor.


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  14. BigMark

    BigMark Tests razors by shaving Wookies

    I knew there was a reason I had the urge to keep my tuck.
  15. jakie55

    jakie55 Well-Known Member

    Here is my mid 60's (I was told 1966) Krona. It has the same handle end as Jayaruh's
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  16. rodd

    rodd Knotty Boy

    I think they shave great, but razors with plastic seem to be less desirable. I think they just don't look as classy.
  17. jakie55

    jakie55 Well-Known Member

    I aagree, but that is what gives us such a great shave, for a reasonable price.... Have you priced Fatboys, Slims, or Black Beauties lately? I personally like the black handled razors. Hmm Schick Krona, Schick I1, and now Black Beauty and black handled SuperSpeed.... I think it's a full house.
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  18. BigMark

    BigMark Tests razors by shaving Wookies

    It is how the razor shaves that matters.
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  19. Darkbulb

    Darkbulb Cookie Hoarder

    Had my third shave with the Schick "Krona" today and man, this is a fantastic razor - to the point that it makes me question why I, or anyone, would (and do...) spend over $100 on a razor. Truly a great, great razor. Now I want another one :D

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  20. HolyRollah

    HolyRollah BaconLord Staff Member

    They may never get to the $100 plateau, but these currently inexpensive plastic razors will, as demand increases, soon be going for $40-60 (or considerably higher) in top shape.

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