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  • ShaverAZ
    Had the same problem with the handle, so I put the ends on a section of brass tubing I nickeled:
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    There are a large variety of Techs (and clones) available at lower cost that will give a better shave than a more spendy 'new' razor
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    Left: Charcoal Goods Lithe Head on V3 Plate / Astra SP (4) Right: V3 Head on Lithe Plate / Voskhod (4) Soap: Stirling Barbershop
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    ShaverAZ replied to the thread The Frankenrazor Thread.
    Put the Charcoal Goods Lithe Cap onto the Weaponry Claymore Open Comb plate & the Claymore Cap on the smooth bar Lithe plate. No change...
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    Swapped heads & plates between Charcoal Goods Lithe and Weaponry Claymore Left: Lithe, now with Open Comb / Voskhod (3) Right: Claymore...
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    ShaverAZ replied to the thread The Frankenrazor Thread.
    I've got an SLOC head that is entirely worthless for a close shave - tried a couple of different bottom plates & it's still no better...
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    An 88¢ gallon of distilled or DI water from Walmart will go a long way for lathering your soaps & for rinsing your razors.
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    I got an SLOC & found it incapable of a close shave. I'd PIF it, but it would be an insult to the recipient. It's in a bag with a...
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    I know - just had to poke fun at the Brit spelling, then to redeem myself, added the other legit uses for Al. Besides, I'd rather have a...
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    ShaverAZ replied to the thread Which modern DE would I like?.
    My razor resume reads a lot like yours, although I've relented & bought a few of the cheaper (RazoRock Tech II) & other zamak head...
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    ShaverAZ replied to the thread Calling All Tech Fans.
    Shhhhh...Be careful what you say. I don't want the rtisan razor enforcers after me. They carry Hi Point pistols (slide is made of zamak)
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    ShaverAZ replied to the thread Calling All Tech Fans.
    From what I can tell, it looks like a replica that Razor Emporium used to sell - in which case I paid less for the entire razor than the...
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    ShaverAZ replied to the thread 1930 Gillette Windsor??.
    Found mine at Mr Razor also. My green case looks like it was dragged into the 21st century at the end of a chain, but the razor &...
  • ShaverAZ
    NICE! Your handle is made by the American Button Co. for Gillette. Most pocket models were ornate like yours; mine is a plainer version:
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  • ShaverAZ
    Here you go: Gillette contracted with ABC to make handles. Here's one of the plainer ones from the American Button Company.
    • Gillette Old Type with ABC handle.jpg
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