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    Gillette Heritage Initial Review

    Great comparison and write up. Thanks.
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    Gillette to release NEW DE razor for the holidays

    If it were stamped with a Gillette logo, some people would still declare it to no be a Gillette.
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    Gillette to release NEW DE razor for the holidays

    I received mine today and plan on trying it out later this week. The fit and finish looks excellent and the weight balance is fine for me. The plating on the head and handle of mine match, and the case is well constructed. This Gillette razor has exceeded my expectations. btw, electronics...
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    Is anyone not happy with the Game Changer .84

    Well said!
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    Is anyone not happy with the Game Changer .84

    I bought the GC .68 and also purchased the .84 base plate. I find the .68 to be similar to a Gillette slim set on 3-4. It’s a smooth, close and comfortable shave. Very nice! The .84 is more like the slim set on 7. It‘s a similar shave to what I get on a Gillette red tip. The .84 is not...
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    Gillette to release NEW DE razor for the holidays

    So have any of you gentlemen here cancelled your order?
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    Blade Cost Per Year

    I usually get seven to ten shaves from one DE blade. At that rate, I use at most 50 blades in a year. Assuming that I’ve paid $10 for a 100 pack of Astra or Personna blades, then I’ve used no more than $5 worth of blades in one year.
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    Gillette to release NEW DE razor for the holidays

    I also received an email from Amazon stating that the delivery date is now November 20th.
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    Gillette to release NEW DE razor for the holidays

    I ordered on October 20th and have not yet received an email. Amazon is still showing a delivery date of November 5th.
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    What are your favorite blades for your Game Changers?

    I’ve been getting excellent results with everything I’ve put in my GC, but I’m partial to the Personna lab blues.
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    Gillette to release NEW DE razor for the holidays

    I just checked Amazon and they still show an expected delivery date of November 5th.
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    American Safety Razor Dating Chart - Gem, Ever Ready, Kampfe Star

    One handle had a brushed stainless steel insert and the other looked like a machine turned insert. I don’t know which one was last, but I suspect it was the imitation machine turned insert.
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    A Banishment For The Blues

    I think it’s easier to let the negatives in this world get us down than it is to focus on the blessings all around us. Sometimes you just have to block the bad things out of your mind and focus on the good things God has given us. Great thread!
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    Safety Razor Acquisition Thread.

    That’s a fantastic haul!
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