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    Default Five Favorite Safety Razors

    What are your five favorite safety razors of all time? My list is as follows:

    #1 Merkur Futur

    #2-5 (no Particular order)

    * Apollo Mikron

    * iKon Bulldog

    * Mergress

    * Chatsworth (either D R Harris or Edwin Jagger)

    Honorable Mention

    * Edwin Jagger DE86

    * Gillette Norfolk

    What safety razors make your list?
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    My 5 are;

    1. Gillette Fat Boy

    2. GEM Micromatic "Clog-Pruf"

    3. Merkur 39C Slant Bar

    4. Gillette D2 "TV" Razor

    5. Gillette "Slim" TTO Adjustable


    But I'm telling you, the Micromatic is almost equal to the Fat Boy.
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    1. Gillette New Type Open Comb
    2. Schick Krona
    3. Gillette Old Type Open Comb
    4. Gillette Aristocrat
    5. Gillette Goodwill.

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    Default Five Favorite Safety Razors

    Gentlemen:

    My favorite double razors are the following in no particular order:

    1. Edwin Jagger "Chatsworth" barley (lined version)
    2. Edwin Jagger 89L
    3. Muhle-Pinsel 89R
    4. Merkur 38C "barber pole"
    5. All stainless steel Feather

    * Note: I have kept my eye on the following: Mergress (can't find it), Ikon bulldog and Pils (scary price).

    Regards,
    Obie

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    Here are mine:

    1) Gillette New Deluxe Belmont
    2) Merkur/cooncatbob Bull Progress
    3) ABC Gillette
    4) Darwin
    5) Merkur Futur

    The order is fluid, and mostly arbitrary.

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    Just 4 for me,

    Merkur Futur
    Slim Adjustable
    Edwin Jagger DE89
    Ever Ready SE 1912
    Regards
    Nic

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    Quote Originally Posted by Obie View Post

    * Note: I have kept my eye on the following: Mergress (can't find it), Ikon bulldog and Pils (scary price).

    Regards,
    Obie
    The Mergress is a modified Progress. You can send a Progress (or have a vendor send a Progress) directly to Mer (Eric) for modification. The iKon Bulldog has been discontinued so that may have to be picked up off the B/S/T. I believe Greg Kahn has a few left that he is selling on ebay. Yes...the price of the Pils has scared me away too.

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    Default Five Favorite Safety Razors

    Quote Originally Posted by BullGoose View Post
    The Mergress is a modified Progress. You can send a Progress (or have a vendor send a Progress) directly to Mer (Eric) for modification. The iKon Bulldog has been discontinued so that may have to be picked up off the B/S/T. I believe Greg Kahn has a few left that he is selling on ebay. Yes...the price of the Pils has scared me away too.
    Hello, BullGoose:

    Yes, the Mergress is the modified Progress. Lee's Safety Razors is the only place that carries them, but the vendor is out of stock. The Pils is enticing, but that price is murder. So for now my five favorite razors must remain those mentioned in my earlier post. Thanks for the information.

    Regards,
    Obie

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    Mine at the moment are as follows - order changes:

    1) New Deluxe Belmont or Norfolk

    2) Merkur Futur

    3) iKon Deluxe OC

    4) Gillette Red Tip

    5) EverReady Streamline (SE)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Obie View Post
    Hello, BullGoose:

    Yes, the Mergress is the modified Progress. Lee's Safety Razors is the only place that carries them, but the vendor is out of stock.
    Regards,
    Obie
    I just sent a Progress to Eric (Mer) for modification. The benefit of doing it this way is you can specify how you want the Mergress customized (color of dots, etc). Total turn around time was about a week.

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