Futur POS vs HD

Discussion in 'Double Edged Razors' started by ZiggyDeath, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. I believe I read that the Futur and HD possess the same head geometry. Out of curiosity, which setting makes a Futur = a HD?
     
  2. Ziggy, I own both and don't believe they have the same head at all.

    IMHO, that would be kinda like saying a paring knife is similar to a good filleting knife.
     
  3. letterk

    letterk Moderator Emeritus

    +1 Not alike at all.
     
  4. Very different head geometry. But: I use an HD quite often. When I started using the Futur I (sensibly) started with the setting 1.0. I went to 1.5 after a couple of shaves and stayed there for quite a while. I now use it at 2.0. So this HD user likes the Futur at 2.0 (after learning at 1.5). YM, of course, MV.
     
  5. +2
     
  6. rtaylor61

    rtaylor61 Moderator Emeritus

    The Progress and HD are comparable in geometrical design.

    Randy
     
  7. ah ok i guess i that's where i got the wrong impression from

    good thing i never picked up a progress, while i do get decent shaves out of my futur, my HD has never treated me very well
     
  8. rtaylor61

    rtaylor61 Moderator Emeritus

    I can get great shaves with both the HD and the Progress. However, I leave the Progress set to either 3 or 4, and never change it. So I usually pick up the HD. Well, I did. Now it is the 38C!

    Randy
     

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