06-22-2014, 11:23 AM
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  • Mike.CDN
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Good Day, this is the first razor that I ever owned and the one I learned to shave with, or at least with a DE razor. This razor was my fathers, it was issued to him back in the 1950's when he joined the Royal Canadian Navy. I tried to use it many times over the years but I was terrible at it, bad shaves and cuts all over. Through learning on the internet I developed a proper technique and the use of better blades have now made shaving with this razor a real pleasure. Mike

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 06-22-2014, 11:25 AM
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  • Agravic
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Very nice, Mike.

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 06-22-2014, 11:32 AM
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Excellent. I think it's great that folks have very usable keepsakes like that razor.

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 06-22-2014, 12:21 PM
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As my Granddaughter would say "never give up"

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 06-22-2014, 01:34 PM
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Great-looking razor, Mike! Enjoy!

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 06-22-2014, 01:46 PM
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Beautiful!

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 06-22-2014, 01:49 PM
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  • CMur12
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That's a great heirloom, Mike!

I used a US-made Tech for over three years, almost exclusively. I prefer something a little closer-shaving, but still mild, so I have moved on to other razors. I'm of the understanding that the English- and Canadian-made Techs were closer shaving than the US version, so I would love to try one of those some day.

- Murray

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 06-22-2014, 02:40 PM
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Awesome having a piece of history from your Dad!
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 06-22-2014, 05:34 PM
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  • Johnny
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Mike, that's great that you have and get to use your Dad's razor. I have several Schick Injectors that were my Dad's and I still use them. I have one of his injectors that was issued to him during WWII that he never used and it is still in the box locked up in my safe deposit box.

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 06-22-2014, 07:48 PM
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  • ben74
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Great razor Mike and even more special given it's history.

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