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#1
What does everyone think of this razor?

It's pretty much 3D printed but is a stainless steel/brass razor instead of plastic.

I think it looks really nice.

http://www.charcoalgoods.com/safety-razo...-head-beta

I have one of their hammered finish handles that I ordered from them am year ago and it was good quality.

I would be willing to purchase this one too--but I already spent a good chunk of change on the ATT SE.

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#2
Wow. That's crazy. It's interesting to see where 3D printing is going
#3
That looks quite interesting.
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#4

Member
Greenville, SC USA
Right out of the box, I'm not impressed. The head looks positively "mean"! From what you can see, it looks like there's a lot of blade exposure; good, perhaps, for you careful folks with good coordination and attention span, but that's not me.

The finish looks "rough as a cob" and though they mention a choice of finishes, they're only available after you put it in your cart. I suspect they offer more polished finishes but that they are extra cost features. Polishing is expensive and by the time they polish to other vendors' specs. the price may well equal those of the other vendors. Some of this is surmise on my part as I don't go jumping through hoops to get all the features and prices on various goods.

Again, surmise on my part, but I'd be surprised if the build tolorances are nearly as tight as its machined brethren. Doubtful that 3D printing is up to machined specs, yet, but I could be wrong.

IMHO, they're up against more formidable competition in the already established high end suppliers without offering any clear cut benefits over them. Okay, shields up!
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#5

Super Moderator
San Diego, Cal., USA
Frankly, and I am speaking only for myself, that is one ugly razor.
#6

Administrator
Philadelphia, PA
personally I love the look of the razor.

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#7

Super Moderator
San Diego, Cal., USA
(05-29-2016, 08:56 PM)Freddy Wrote: Frankly, and I am speaking only for myself, that is one ugly razor.

(05-29-2016, 09:11 PM)andrewjs18 Wrote: personally I love the look of the razor.

Andrew, do you think we will ever agree on anything? [Image: smiley.gif]
#8

Administrator
Philadelphia, PA
(05-29-2016, 09:21 PM)Freddy Wrote:
(05-29-2016, 08:56 PM)Freddy Wrote: Frankly, and I am speaking only for myself, that is one ugly razor.

(05-29-2016, 09:11 PM)andrewjs18 Wrote: personally I love the look of the razor.

Andrew, do you think we will ever agree on anything? [Image: smiley.gif]

I'm sure we will someday.  Smile

having never heard of charcoal goods, I decided to check out their other products. this shaving handle is gorgeous: http://www.charcoalgoods.com/safety-razo...que-copper
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#9

Member
Greenville, SC USA
(05-29-2016, 08:56 PM)Freddy Wrote: Frankly, and I am speaking only for myself, that is one ugly razor.

(05-29-2016, 09:11 PM)andrewjs18 Wrote: personally I love the look of the razor.
Ha, Ha, Ha. My father had an oft repeated expression that resolved situations like this. If I heard this once, I heard it a thousand times during my upbringing... "Son, it's a good thing that we don't all like the same woman"!

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#10

Super Moderator
San Diego, Cal., USA
(05-29-2016, 09:22 PM)andrewjs18 Wrote: having never heard of charcoal goods, I decided to check out their other products.  this shaving handle is gorgeous: http://www.charcoalgoods.com/safety-razo...que-copper

It's certainly an interesting handle but I wonder what the grip would be like.  It doesn't look like those swirls would help too much if the handle got coated with water or lather while shaving.


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