First Restoration

Use a straight. You know it makes sense.
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Churchill
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First Restoration

Post by Churchill » Fri Feb 08, 2008 4:19 pm

Hello Gents,
Posting pics of my first ever straight restoration. I didn't change the scales because although the horn has some bug bites they are on the inside of the scales.I did all this before I picked up a copy of Bill Ellis's cd.So,this was just by the seat of my pants.Let me know what you honestly think,and what I could have done better. I did touch up the paint in the recessed lettering,hopefully it stays intact.I also think I still need to put a couple of coats of wax on the scales to further seal them.
Thanks.


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As you can see the two pics in the middle were before. :lol:
Bob

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Post by sebell » Fri Feb 08, 2008 5:56 pm

Looks nice Bob -- gotta stay original when restoring
these vintage razors, I agree.

- Scott

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Very nice job.

Post by Stracks One » Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:29 pm

Glad you kept the scales. They make the razor!

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Post by dada » Sun Feb 17, 2008 11:18 pm

Fabulous, Bob! :D
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Post by Iacchus » Thu Feb 21, 2008 3:10 pm

I really like that razor. Never seen one like it before.

Good job!
~Mitch

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