05-10-2012, 08:41 PM
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Great write up!! Thanks for sharing!

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 05-11-2012, 09:58 AM
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  • wlmcad
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The more I think I know, the less I actually know. Great information and pics...

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 05-11-2012, 11:52 AM
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Great info here, thank you! Those spiral handles look much classier than the basic American versions.

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 05-13-2012, 12:22 PM
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The pictures of these razors, especially the open combs, are testing my resolve for SE May. I will persevere. DEs will wait until June.

Thanks for sharing some great information.

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 05-13-2012, 12:43 PM
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Thanks a lot Tony!!!!!! Now my favorite razor just went up in cost!

Seriously, the British Aristocrats are as you described. I have a flat base No. 16 set and a Junior flat base. These are my favorite razors. They are without doubt bulletproof in design and the smoothest of all the TTO Gillettes. I also have two Presidents and while they are very good, they do not meet the qualities of the Aristocrats. I have several Rockets which also displace their American cousins. Wonderful post! Thanks.

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 05-19-2012, 02:47 PM
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Thank you for an excellent write-up of these razors. Beautifully done. Thumbsup

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 06-22-2012, 11:33 PM
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Tony..Thanks for a very Aristocratic education....

Best,
Julian

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 06-26-2012, 08:38 PM
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Nice read. It made me wonder, the more we think we know the more we discover how little we do know. So many types of razors out there. Happy Shaving. Sam.

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 12-27-2012, 07:48 AM
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So nice! I hope I can run across some at yard sales or trade days.

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 12-28-2012, 09:24 AM
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Nicely done. I've been looking for a British OC in great shape for a while now. At least now I know what to look for. Thanks!

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 12-30-2012, 02:12 AM
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Great thread and pics

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 01-01-2013, 09:38 AM
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One of the best reviews i have ever seen. Thank you for your insight.

One of the best reviews i have ever seen. Thank you for your insight.

One of the best reviews i have ever seen. Thank you for your insight.Smile

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 03-24-2013, 03:23 AM
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A really fantastic post and great information. For someone like myself, this could save a fortune in time and money looking for the best Aristo to suit. Very well written and excellent education.

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 04-08-2013, 12:05 AM
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Excellent post, thanks for sharing. Never had an Aristocrat because of the cost, but now I want to try one at least. A shaver-grade is now in my sights Cool

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 05-17-2013, 08:39 PM
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Thank you and @ Shanman for showing the #19 Biggrin

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 07-24-2013, 01:20 PM
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its interesting how the various Gillette companies from different countries designed their razors. The Brits always win in the weight category.

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 06-07-2014, 09:13 AM
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I agree with the others...an excellent post & a lot to learn.

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 02-11-2015, 09:51 AM
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Gents, please.

Could you comment on the differences between a n. 22 and a Jr. Aristocrat? Especially on the head.

Thanks!

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 02-11-2015, 03:37 PM
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Great post, and it really helped me narrow down my wish list.  

Some day I would like to try one with the #15 head.  

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 05-13-2016, 01:32 PM
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This is one of the most helpful posts I've read regarding British Aristocrats.  Many thanks (and sorry for reviving an old thread - felt the need to acknowledge the great work!)

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