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Good quality, basic safety razor
on January 1, 2011
I purchased this safety razor because I have been dissatisfied with the expense and shaving experience of disposable razors, and wanted to experiment with safety razors with a low-cost, entry-level product. I expected the product to be functional, but somewhat flimsy. After receiving it, I was pleasantly surprised by its quality. The "three pieces" referred to in the product description are the handle and the two pieces that make up the head. The top piece of the razor's head contains a male threaded component at the center, which feeds through the bottom piece of the head into the female threaded component in the handle. The handle is a stainless-steel tube with female threads at the top and bottom. A "pommel" of sorts screws into the bottom of the handle. The handle is hollow, and could possibly hold toothpicks or other small toiletry items. The product as a whole is durable and precisely-machined. All the parts fit together easily and snugly, with no danger of coming apart during use. The product has a nice, solid heft to it. The all-metal construction holds heat nicely when rinsed in hot water. I found the closeness of shave, frequency of cuts, and ease of use to be comparable to disposable razors. However, the lower expense of double-edged blades, the solid, weighty feel of the razor, and the heat of the razor head after rinsing combine to provide a more pleasant and less expensive shaving experience.