04-22-2015, 05:37 PM
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Today I came home from a trip, and thought I'd mention the good shaves for the past 4 days. My travel bag has a I2 version Schick Hydromagic razor, and it does a good job. The blades are an original pack of 20 from 1958-60 timeframe. The blades last FOREVER, so I'm down about 4 blades in a year. Please note: my travel schedule is pretty strong, so they really do last a long time. The razor is very comfortable in design, with a stout handle. 

Anyone else have soem love for these relics?!

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 04-22-2015, 05:48 PM
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It's not exactly the same thing, but my wife likes her Lady Eversharp (it too has the Hydromagic feature). No vintage blades though Sad

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 04-23-2015, 04:25 PM
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Thanks Brian. Travel today is an adjustment, so I'm grateful to have found a razor that can get me thru my wet edge fix every morning. 

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 04-23-2015, 05:44 PM
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Congratulations on the shaves with the I2 and the long-lasting blades, Chris. I could never get a good shave with those blades even though I love the look and feel of those injectors! What a shame, but I am very content with my collection.  Smile

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 04-23-2015, 05:51 PM
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Chris - What makes it a good travel razor?  Can you take it in a carry-on?

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 04-23-2015, 07:21 PM
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Exactly Brian-the normal double edge blades can only be in checked baggage, while injector blades can be carried on. Plus my guess is they figure that if you could get those tiny blades out of the package you'd end up losing a finger or 2

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 04-23-2015, 07:23 PM
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(04-23-2015, 05:44 PM)celestino Wrote: ICongratulations on the shaves with the I2 and the long-lasting blades, Chris. I could never get a good shave with those blades even though I love the look and feel of those injectors! What a shame, but I am very content with my collection.  Smile

I'm with you on that Celestino. My ATT R 1 is my daily driver 

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 04-24-2015, 08:31 AM
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(04-23-2015, 07:21 PM)Deuce Wrote: Exactly Brian-the normal double edge blades can only be in checked baggage, while injector blades can be carried on. Plus my guess is they figure that if you could get those tiny blades out of the package you'd end up losing a finger or 2

Hmmm... You have given me something to think about before my next trip.

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 04-25-2015, 04:16 AM
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Brian-The Schick injector blades are readily available, and many of the old razors can be had for a little cash. Tho not as good as a traditional double edge shave, it's solid, and still costs much less than cartridges

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 04-25-2015, 05:11 AM
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I've got a bakelite-handled model that was thrown in with a Super Speed I bought.  I will have to steal some of my wife's blades and try it already. There's no way it could be worse than the disposable I took on my last trip.

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 04-25-2015, 10:11 AM
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There ya go. The bakelite model was my first one. I like the Hydrologic because of the handle (simlar to the bakelite) ,but the head is more structured. My bakelite head was wobbly. I would LOVE to get one of those cool Schick Grip injecyor razor-it's a handle similar to a tennis racket from the '70's 

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