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English made Knack question
Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 5:24 am
Is the Gillette Knack made in England called a Knack? Seems like I read it was called by a different name.
There is no date code on the razor. Handle is blue. Says "Gillette" on one side of the handle and "England" on the other; it came with case, etc., as pictured.
Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 6:23 am
I think it was called the "Slim Twist". I'm not positive but I'm sure someone around here is.
Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 9:06 am
Slim Twist sounds right to me.
Gillette's last TTO double edge razor sold in the USA was made in England, and was called a "Double Edge" on the package. It had a much smaller twist knob than the Knack or Slim Twist.
Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 9:39 am
Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 12:34 pm
I've got one of these razors in a box along with its original packaging and it was marketed as a 'super slimtwist'.
It shaves very nicely even though it doesn't feel quite as well made as the earlier generation of razors.
The original slimtwist had a different kind of plastic handle in white, cream or black.