What is your favorite razor?

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by Marine68, Dec 18, 2017.

  1. Weishi Warrior

    Weishi Warrior Well-Known Member

    Right now it is my Weber ARC with bulldog handle paired with a Personna Lab!
     
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  2. Dragonsbeard

    Dragonsbeard Member

    Can only narrow it down to these and I left out a few that when I think about I wouldn’t be happy without.

    DE: Modern- Paradigm 17-4, Charcoal Level 3 OC and Timeless.95

    DE: Vintage- NEW Deluxe Big Boy, 36 US and British 15 Aristocrat

    Adjustable: Vintage Gibbs #15 and #17, Fatboy, Slim and Toggle

    SE: Schick Type M with Twins from Japan and ATT SE2/1 and Gem MMOC
     
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  3. Eeyore

    Eeyore Well-Known Member

    Still true ;)
     
  4. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    vintage oc-brit new rfb
    vintage tech -brit new hybrid
    vintage tto-aristocrat jr.
     
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  5. william beer

    william beer Well-Known Member

    OneBlade Genesis V2 or my Paradigm Titanium SE or my Rex Ambassador set at #3. Can't decide. Depends on what blade I am using in each. Usually a Feather in the Genesis, a proline in the Paradigm, an Astra SP in the Rex
     
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  6. PatrickA51

    PatrickA51 Well-Known Member

    My Favorite razor is my Weber 3pc. S/S Polished Head 85 mm Classic Handle, then my 1967 M-3 Gillette Knack TTO/DE.
    In that order my preferred razor blade that I use in either of these razors is the Wilkinson Sword Classic DE Blades.
     
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  7. BigMark83

    BigMark83 [...........] this space intentionally left blank

    If I keep getting shaves like I did last night it'll be my NEW SC. But I also really like my Krona. But I still need to give my Pushbutton another chance. Now looking at it I may just become a vintage type of guy.
     
  8. Enrico

    Enrico Well-Known Member

    Any razor I use for a month becomes my favorite razor. I believe it's like driving a car ..... you get accustom to the way it handles all the curves, straight aways and what speed is best; after awhile its a pure pleasure to drive / shave. :eatdrink013:
     
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  9. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    i agree ..after using flat bottom techs for a month ,ttos felt a little weird at first..and yes ,techs are still milder than ttos and require more passes, but i get comfortable dfs+ shaves with techs now..
     
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  10. DesertTime

    DesertTime Well-Known Member

    As of this moment:

    DE - GameChanger .68
    SE - Colonial General
    Adj - Parker Variant

    For the past few months, the GC is getting all the attention. It gets back to basics and is agile and finely made.

    The only new razor I see in my future may be the Rocca, only because I have a fondness for Muhle products.
     
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  11. Chuck Naill

    Chuck Naill Well-Known Member

    The one I am using today.:)
     
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  12. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    Probably tried 50 more razors since last post on this thread, still Shake Sharp.
     
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  13. CrustyCat

    CrustyCat Well-Known Member

    hmmm...probably NEW SC, or maybe LC.
     
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  14. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    that janus toggle looks interesting, following its progress. a karve is in the cards as well.the gillettes still have me at present..the new improved is cool so far.an intro to getting better with old types maybe..trying out the toys..
     
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  15. Lancre

    Lancre Well-Known Member

    Any razor I've dialed in.

    Most of the time, I'd say a 1940's SS (I was created in the '40s too)
     
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  16. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    At the moment, the NEW Deluxe. That's subject to change soon, pending the arrival of another.
     
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  17. Juno

    Juno Active Member

    My go to favorite is the Red Tip and the lowly late 40s tech. I actually use the tech more. I also have a Fat Boy, Aristocrats etc and many others but tend to use the lowly tech the most.
     
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  18. johnnyflake

    johnnyflake Active Member

    My No. 1 Favorite, on down to no. 5 - These 5 are my rotation!

    1. Schick E2
    2. Gillette Micromatic
    3. Schick G3
    4. Schick L1
    5. STAR-Gem
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  19. Dansco

    Dansco Well-Known Member

    DE... for its shave, New Improved.
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    For it's looks, Aristocrat #15.
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    Straight - F. Herder 77 Square point.
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  20. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

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