03-17-2017, 05:26 AM
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  • stan
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In any business it is wise to listen to your customers.  As time passed it became clear that a number of guys wanted a longer handle from ATT. We had a traditional length handle at 3" another at 3.5" so I decided to roll out our largest at 4". We called it "Colossus" for obvious reasons. For me the trick was the design. One sketch after another was drawn then discarded.  I started thinking about vintage razors I had used and recalled one in particular. The Gillette Super Adjustable sometimes called the "Black Beauty".  It came in two handle sizes the long handle version I appreciated the most. So by now I am sure you know where this is going. I drew inspiration from that old razor as I designed the new Colossus handle. In the photos below you can see them side by side. I hope you like this modern stainless shaver which gives a nod of respect and appreciation to the past.



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 03-17-2017, 07:59 AM
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Beautiful, Stan!!  I enjoy both short and long handles but the "Black Beauty"" look of this one is handsome indeed!  Cool

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 03-17-2017, 08:07 AM
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Love the traditional designs you use and they are excellent shavers.

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 03-18-2017, 08:40 PM
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There is no better handle than the Colossus, if you like length and heft. The grip is incomparable. Not to mention the classic good looks. Thumbsup

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 03-18-2017, 09:30 PM
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Gorgeous, like all your products!

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 03-20-2017, 12:29 PM
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  • Beau
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Stan, I think the elegant Colossus handle is both beautiful to look at, and wonderful to shave with when mated to, for example, an M2 head:

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