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    Default Torrey "Our 136", High hopes.

    I got this one off the Bay for a bit more than I thought it was worth, and it has sat at my mother's house in Kansas until finally she had a package to send (Little Debbie brownies...YUUUUM!).

    But now that it's in my hands, I'm quite pleased. It's a sweet little shoulderless 5/8--it has been honed once, maybe--the bevel is TINY, and the honewear minimal. It's spotty, but it is cleaning up easy and clean.

    The scales are a mystery--their texture appears to be of a synthetic, but the staining looks almost like bone or ivory.

    When I get done with this one, I have hopes that it will be gorgeous...
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    Congrats Jim.Those Torreys make alsome shavers! Looks like she will clean up great!And dont eat all those Brownies,save me one.!

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    Jim these are some fantastic little shavers I have actually restored two of these for some of the guys here and both of them gave superior shaves when they were done....

    Torrey is one of those real solid American steel companies out there, IIRC it was the largest American Razor company gotta check that little factoid but I think I am right....

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    Thanks guys. Torrey was high on the list of American makers to look out for--this is actually my second, I'm still learning to hone on the first.

    Man, I love shoulderless razors...

    And sorry Al, those brownies are MINE!!!!

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    [QUOTE=gssixgun;390144]Jim these are some fantastic little shavers I have actually restored two of these for some of the guys here and both of them gave superior shaves when they were done....
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    Still my goto shaver! Thanks Glen and Torrey. LOL.

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    Very nice! I have one and shave with it on a fairly regular basis - the Torrey's are great shavers!

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    And here she is, cleaned up, repinned and respaced, and ready to go...

    Except...Can anyone see my screw-up? Cause I sure can...
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    Except for the washer thingy at the butt end I donít see any issues... looks cute too.

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    That cleaned up real well, let us know how she shaves!

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    That's a great find...those shave great and in my opinion look awesome too. CONGRATS!!
    Having Fun Shaving

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