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Positive blade exposure & rigid blade design

Some razors that hold blades rigid are Razorock Game changers, RR Wunderbar ,Gillette New long comb, Karve, Gem Micromatics ...............
I also had a Wunderbar. A great combination of all what I want but I found the head a bit bulky. Also sold it but now I regret... Gillette NEWs are great razors and I will never sell mine. Hope to optimize my technique (or decrease my expectations) to use them again...
 
Put your name on the wolfman list for a WR2. It will give you plenty of time to save up. When the time comes, you can buy the head only for $250. The unique design makes it clamp the blade the best out of all my razors. A 1.15 gap is milder feeling than most others with great efficiency. Or check out SE razors. Very rigid blades by design. If your looking for something now, I would also throw Tatara Nodachi in that mix.
Wolfman was not in my focus so far because of the price. But of course you buy a razor only once so that after a number of enjoyable shaves it will pay off! Thanks.
 

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Put your name on the wolfman list for a WR2. It will give you plenty of time to save up. When the time comes, you can buy the head only for $250. The unique design makes it clamp the blade the best out of all my razors. A 1.15 gap is milder feeling than most others with great efficiency. Or check out SE razors. Very rigid blades by design. If your looking for something now, I would also throw Tatara Nodachi in that mix.
+1! Wolfman razors are rigidity champs! My preference is the WR1, but that’s me! :a29:
 
LeCoq, Swing, Matador, Barbasol (and it's Bulgarian clone) are rigid and blade forward designs.
Very interesting! I would be very happy if you could provide the concrete names of these razors so that I can search the Internet.

Thank you very much!
 
Get yourself a Tatara and be done with it. Great shave after great shave. Two passes, done. 0 Irritation , extremely , spectacularly , super duper close. Tatara. After a shave I can rub my hands against my face in any direction and feel NOTHING, like hair had never grown there. Worth every penny I paid for it.

Nodachi top cap, Masamune base plate.
 
Get yourself a Tatara and be done with it. Great shave after great shave. Two passes, done. 0 Irritation , extremely , spectacularly , super duper close. Tatara. After a shave I can rub my hands against my face in any direction and feel NOTHING, like hair had never grown there. Worth every penny I paid for it.

Nodachi top cap, Masamune base plate.
Yes, Tatara Nodachi is indeed one of the options. Now I'm Sure.

Thanks.
 
Very interesting! I would be very happy if you could provide the concrete names of these razors so that I can search the Internet.

Thank you very much!
For a search try:
LeCoq caged head razot
LeCoq safety bar razor
Swing AB razor (Swedish)
Matador razor or Matador deluxe razor (Swedish)
Barbasol floating head razor
Bulgarian safety razor (it’s a three piece or four piece with a Barbasol type head)
 
Vintage GEM Micromatic razors; open comb or ‘Clog Pruf;’ are rigid as all get out and have positive blade exposure. They’re single edge razors, though, so there’s a lot less stainless blades to agonize over.
 
For a search try:
LeCoq caged head razot
LeCoq safety bar razor
Swing AB razor (Swedish)
Matador razor or Matador deluxe razor (Swedish)
Barbasol floating head razor
Bulgarian safety razor (it’s a three piece or four piece with a Barbasol type head)
Thank you very much! I will start searching for these razors. Maybe here in Europe they are easier to get.

Thanks a lot!
 
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