The razors you like/use the most?

Let's talk about single and double edged razors and the blades that they use.
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Rockford
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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by Rockford » Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:40 am

I really enjoy rotating through the following:

Futur
Muhle R89 Grande
Edwin Jagger DE 89L
Weber ARC
Progress

It is strange how I sometimes wake up wanting to use a specific razor!
"That'll be $200 a day plus shaving expenses."

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by Ronnie Aloha » Wed Oct 23, 2013 10:01 pm

Rotating

2013 R41
Ikon OC
Ikon SB
gillette NEW LC
NEW SC
Ikon Slant

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by brothers » Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:37 am

In keeping with the ever-more rapidly revolving door of changing preferences, here's my current line-up of what we lovingly call "favorite" razors:

Ever Ready Streamline
A straight razor (one of a small group)
Noxzema/Kai Twin disposable razor
Barbasol floating head
Trac II

Others come and go, but the Barbasol never fails me. It has outlasted dozens of other razors on this list. Yesterday's shave reminded me of the Barbasol's prowess as an aggressive but quite smooth and effective shaving tool. (The same should also be said about my beloved straight razors.) One other comment regarding these different types of razors. The difference in the types of razors from day to day definitely keeps forcing me to pay close attention to my eye-hand technique with every stroke of every razor on my face. Taking my mind off what I'm doing for one second will generate negative results.
Gary

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by Rexford » Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:50 am

I mostly use the Cobra Classic. Sometimes my Weber DLC. When I travel I take a Merkur 1904 OC.

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by KayakDom » Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:50 pm

1960 Gillette Fatboy. Love it and use it almost everyday. I say almost because I dont shave on weekends

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by Slippery » Fri Nov 22, 2013 12:30 pm

Right now I'm really hooked on my Muhle R41 (2013). A close second is the Black beauty.
The greatest thing about shaving. You get to do it all over tomorrow.

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by brothers » Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:40 pm

Rockford wrote:I really enjoy rotating through the following:

Futur
Muhle R89 Grande
Edwin Jagger DE 89L
Weber ARC
Progress

It is strange how I sometimes wake up wanting to use a specific razor!
Not exactly strange at all, at least not around here. It's good to see you still posting here, by the way. How's the straight razor endeavor working? Still at it, I hope?
Gary

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by churchilllafemme » Sun Dec 01, 2013 2:24 pm

This is my current rotation. I like all of them, although the Tech is struggling to stay in the mix.

Feather AS-D2
Wilkinson Sticky
Gillette Slim Adjustable
Schick Krona
Weber DLC/UFO Goliath brass
Goodfella Black Coated/UFO Goliath red bronze
Gillette Tech head/iKon Bulldog
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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by brothers » Sun Dec 01, 2013 2:38 pm

Currently -

Shavecraft 101
a straight razor
Noxzema Kai Twin
Barbasol
Trac II

*note: there's an Ever Ready 1914 coming, and it'll get a spin to see if it's worthy. Actually, I'm going to revisit a small handful of my favorite SEs to see if any of them need to come back into the roundup.
Gary

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by river1 » Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:30 am

Currently, the ones getting the most use are:

Toggle...rhodium
Futur...matte
Vision
iKon...2013
Feather
Paul Revere...SE

The Futur Four piece sets are a wonderful countertop addition IMHO
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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by Araner » Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:13 pm

Well, my current fave is the Feather Samurai razor handle with a Feather MR3 cartridge blade.

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by vpayne » Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:45 pm

I haven't used the Vision, Future or Barbasol, but have used just about everything else.
My current line-up in no particular order: These are the best of the best for me....

Merkur Digress & Mergress- gives me good shaves with several different blades. I just wish the head was a little smaller/thinner.
Vintage Gillette Deluxe head in different handles. Love these razors. Not as mild as most vintage Gillette razors. Good shaves.
Weber PH. More aggressive than other Weber PHs I've had. Shaves very close, but I must be careful. It is as good as the 2013 R41.
Merkur 37C slant is always a joy to use, but takes an extra pass.
Cobra Classic is a pleasure to use & fun, but does not give me a BBS shave in puberty blemish (acne scars) areas.(extra pass needed) My Mergress is best here.

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by brothers » Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:53 pm

Some time has gone by, and as of now ---

Darwin Deluxe
Shavecraft 101
Eclipse Red Ring
Phoenix Double Open Comb
Barbasol (still on the list!)
Streamline (still on the list)
Gillette Super Adjustable short handle
Straight razors - several to choose from
Gary

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by Squire » Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:59 pm

My favorites haven't really changed in years, Chatsworth, Futur, Gillette Super and Krona.
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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by CMur12 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:28 pm

I've moved back to milder razors. Favorites now are the Gillette Tech and the Mergress on lowest setting.

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by TheMonk » Sat Apr 18, 2015 6:23 am

Mongoose is my definite favorite at this time, followed by the "Merkel" Slant and the GEM Micromatic Bullet-tip, which is actually the only razor I want and still haven't been able to acquire... Hopefully soon! :roll:
David

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by Rufust445 » Sat Apr 18, 2015 7:12 am

Lord Smart Razor

Lord L.125 (L6) head on an L5 handle. (fits nicely in a travel soap case)

Bic single blade disposable

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by Brutus » Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:31 am

Among current designs I like the Mühles, but I am more and more gravitating towards vintage Gillettes, in particular adjustables.

B.

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by nwohio » Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:30 am

2013 R41
Fatip Piccolo
Joris
Gillette slim adjustable
Gillette Fatboy
Gillette Super Adjustable
Mike

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Re: The razors you like/use the most?

Post by celar36 » Sun Apr 26, 2015 2:51 am

Eclipse Red Ring
Gillette New Improved Big Fellow
Jack

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