Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by brit, Dec 10, 2018.
Yessir. My honest opinion. Single ring and double ring are very difficult to beat shave wise.
very cool sir.i haven't used my old types enough.first times got me weepers ,last one was a great shave, but i have to be mindful.
I get a weeper once in awhile. But the closeness on the neck is unbeatable. The Flat bottom tech does well and the rfb is right there as well.
Thanks for the info.
have you tried using your old types with the proper 3 hole blade.even a honed one.i may try that one day.i have a used one somewhere i will try and hone up..probably why i like the news' at present .it takes the modern blades..i know little about the old types.i have a canadian 3 piece and single ring,both nickel/silver..
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Razor: Gillette NEW LC
Blade: Gillette 7 O:Clock Permasharp (1)
Brush: PAA Green Ray
Pre-shave: Stirling Mentholated
Soap: Stirling GLO
Stirling Orange Chill witch hazel
Stirling Mentholated unscented balm
AS: Stirling GLO
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I've been looking at this for the last couple of months trying to decide if I was gonna get it. Finally decided to look at it a little closer and decided to jump. It was a little higher than my "hard" set limit I'll spend on a razor but I don't have one like it so here it is.
Now to get it cleaned up to give it a go.
awesome new lc shave Jim.
cool single ring set.plating looks fine..
Would a couple of trips threw the sonic cleaner and a scrubbing with Dawn dish soap be acceptable for the clean up. I don't want to mess anything up. Does the wood box look to be right for the razor? And thank you sir.
i unfortunately know little about old types but it looks good.there are others here who know more.i use dawn/toothbrush and then silver polish,but mine are caseless and more common.there are folks who can accurately date them and restore the case..am sure they will be along soon..nice score....is there a serial #? or gillette stamp on the bottom of the baseplate?
It has a Gillette stamp on the bottom. I'll have to clean it to see if it says Made in USA. There looks to be a serial number on the top of the comb. I've got it soaking in hot water and am gonna give it a scrub with dish soap.
the serial #will tell you what year it is..http://www.razoremporium.com/gillette-date-codes/ ..good luck..
Thank you, Gary!
The serial number looks like N763194. Looks to be either a 1906 or 1920 21
i would say 1920/21.1906 didn't have a gillette stamp and the serial # were on the inner handle shaft as far as i know..
That's where I am leaning. I didn't know about the stamp and serial #. That's why I love this site. A million books worth of knowledge in one place.
a whole bunch of gillette nuts..now you are getting personally acquainted with your single ring set ,enjoy your first shave with it.ride the cap and light touch if its your first old type..
Congratulations! Enjoy it. I have had more I have traded or sold. I have a few now and really enjoy them.
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