07-30-2014, 02:04 AM
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Well here's a razor I sold sometime back to a friend in the UK, he always raved about the razor and told me it was without equal in his small stable of razors, now comes the bad news he contacted me last week and told me he had dropped the razor on the bathroom floor there was a huge chip plus a crack about an half a inch from the toe he was gutted I told him he may as well bin the razor, so he sent me the razor and said keep the scales for a future restore fare play a very kind gesture indeed, well the razor arrived and I had a bit of time on my hands and nothing to lose so what the hell lets grind the razor back by 3/4 of an inch and cut the scales back get rid of the existing pivot holes re-drill and reshape the scales new pins and washers plus internal washers re-honed all round a pleasing outcome, I've placed it along side my Filarmonica Especial to give you a sense of scale the new blade length is 2 1/4 inches.

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 07-30-2014, 02:35 AM
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  • BobH
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Great save Jamie, well worth the effort.

Bob

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 07-30-2014, 02:52 AM
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(07-30-2014, 02:35 AM)BobH Wrote: Great save Jamie, well worth the effort.

Bob

Thanks Bob.

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 07-30-2014, 03:26 AM
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Nice job, Jamie. looks like it was to be made that size.



Out of curiosity, would a shorter razor be easier for a new guy to learn? Easier to move around the face?

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 07-30-2014, 04:33 AM
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(07-30-2014, 03:26 AM)Bowhnter Wrote: Nice job, Jamie. looks like it was to be made that size.



Out of curiosity, would a shorter razor be easier for a new guy to learn? Easier to move around the face?

Thanks Mike yeah It would be easier to move around the face for sure.

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 07-30-2014, 04:43 AM
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  • Obie
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Good show for saving the blade with a new profile, Jamie.

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 07-30-2014, 05:48 AM
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  • evnpar
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  • Portland, Oregon
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Well done, Jamie, what a beautiful little razor.

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 07-30-2014, 06:05 AM
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(07-30-2014, 04:43 AM)Obie Wrote: Good show for saving the blade with a new profile, Jamie.

Thanks Obie.

(07-30-2014, 05:48 AM)evnpar Wrote: Well done, Jamie, what a beautiful little razor.

Thanks Richard.

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 07-30-2014, 11:38 AM
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Excellent save Jamie! Great job saving the scales as well. Everything looks like it was meant to be that size.

If I can find a nice looking Filly, I may send it off to you for such a treatment. I am beginning to appreciate minis.

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 07-30-2014, 11:45 AM
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(07-30-2014, 11:38 AM)wingdo Wrote: Excellent save Jamie! Great job saving the scales as well. Everything looks like it was meant to be that size.

Thank you Doug, Everything looks like it was meant to be that size. That's a big compliment.

Jamie.

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 07-30-2014, 01:56 PM
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  • Doc226
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Lemonade out of lemons

Nice save

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 07-30-2014, 08:52 PM
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(07-30-2014, 01:56 PM)Doc226 Wrote: Lemonade out of lemons

Nice save

Thanks Alfredo. :-)

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 07-31-2014, 12:16 PM
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A Filly shorty! Excellent job Jamie.

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 07-31-2014, 12:23 PM
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(07-31-2014, 12:16 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: A Filly shorty! Excellent job Jamie.

Thank you Ricardo.

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 07-31-2014, 11:35 PM
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  • TheMonk
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Very nice work, Jamie!

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 08-01-2014, 01:49 AM
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(07-31-2014, 11:35 PM)TheMonk Wrote: Very nice work, Jamie!

Thanks David.

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 08-01-2014, 11:19 AM
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  • P Funk
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Fantastic Jamie
Looks production made
I love it..this looks as good as any of my custom shortys.
Usually one finds a nice blade shortened because of chip, crack, etc.
Rarely one sees the original scales also expertly trimmed to match the blade.
The scale work here looks excellent.

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 08-01-2014, 12:00 PM
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(08-01-2014, 11:19 AM)P Funk Wrote: Fantastic Jamie
Looks production made
I love it..this looks as good as any of my custom shortys.
Usually one finds a nice blade shortened because of chip, crack, etc.
Rarely one sees the original scales also expertly trimmed to match the blade.
The scale work here looks excellent.

Thanks Piyush.

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 08-01-2014, 12:02 PM
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There's no doubt the scales are a star here. I'd pay good money to buy a blade like that. I'd pay more for that blade than a regular Filly to be honest.

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 08-01-2014, 01:01 PM
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Very big save congratulations!

It's now a good choice for the ones who has smaller face, and looks like very handy Smile

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