"Have a couple of the Newer Tech Heads, and one with the Ball End Handle like you have there.
The older ones with the slots are hard to find in my opinion. If you find them in cases and in like new condition, you'll see them at quite a…"
"Awesome, thanks for the info. I have some other photos of it. That was before I cleaned it some. I didn't want to scrub to hard since some of the finish is coming off. I have shaved with it though. It seems to do a…"
"Nice find. That's a Gillette Tech, and it was made sometime between 1938 and 1945. In 1946 they changed the shape of the slots in the base plate. Yours are triangular; the later ones are oblong. After 1950 they started putting date codes on…"
"I found this the other day at an antique shop. $3.00 so I figured I would pick it up. It is in good shape other than some of the finish is coming off. I don't feel that it affects the function of the razor. It is mainly…"
"SS is the way to go. I also like some weight to my razor. I like a handle that is long enough to get a hold of in many different positions. You can always choke up on it. Price point between $40-60 is what I would shoot for. Good luck with it. Maybe…"
It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group. My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop. See More
"Undergrad: physical science and mathematics.
Beneficial? Try essential. Without it, I couldn't begin to qualify for my present job, which I love. Nor would I have had the pleasure of all that learning, both in college and in…"