Is this for real - Gillette prototype gas-powered razor?

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Is this for real - Gillette prototype gas-powered razor?

Post by Pauldog » Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:22 pm

https://www.ebay.com/itm/273727874291


If it is for real, I think somebody took a standard Gillette Super Speed and modified it. It doesn't seem to be something Gillette was working on. I suppose the idea was to heat the blade to be better at cutting hairs, but it looks to me like a joke - a hookah crossed with a razor.
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Re: Is this for real - Gillette prototype gas-powered razor?

Post by Bill_K » Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:13 pm

Looking at the "gas" end of the hose makes me wonder where it's inserted to get the gas. :wink:
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Re: Is this for real - Gillette prototype gas-powered razor?

Post by Pauldog » Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:23 pm

Some kind of fitting in a small tank or cartridge? I tried to find a patent, with no luck.

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Post by brothers » Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:41 pm

Bill - =D>
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Post by Pauldog » Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:18 pm

brothers wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:41 pm
Bill - =D>

I'm a little slow, but I just got it.

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Re: Is this for real - Gillette prototype gas-powered razor?

Post by drmoss_ca » Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:19 pm

Pauldog wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:18 pm
brothers wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:41 pm
Bill - =D>

I'm a little slow, but I just got it.
"Smooth as a baby's bottom."
"Je n'ai pas besoin de cette hypothèse."
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Re: Is this for real - Gillette prototype gas-powered razor?

Post by Pauldog » Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:36 pm

I just found another one at Straight Razor Place.
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Re: Is this for real - Gillette prototype gas-powered razor?

Post by Pauldog » Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:59 pm

I've been writing to the seller, who provided this entertaining last message:

"I don't believe I said it was real, I said i thought it was a proto type! Thanks for your time and carry on!"

He doesn't think it's a joke, despite my sending him the picture I posted here, and he won't tell me how he thinks it works.

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