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New Wolfman

Discussion in 'Double Edge Safety Razors (DE)' started by Holyzeus, May 2, 2017.

  1. Holyzeus

    Holyzeus Legendary Member

    News starting to hit US forums, a new Wolfman, The Guerilla

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  2. Holyzeus

    Holyzeus Legendary Member

    The blurb



    Created in late April, and soon to be available. The target price will be $225 CAD (about $165 USD).

    Why offer another razor when there are already availability issues at Wolfman Razors? This razor is not extensively hand finished. After machining, the process is straightforward and finishing work is strictly about function, not aesthetics.
    Aren't you a little too busy for this? In terms of hand finishing, yes. The machines are able to keep up with ease, while finishing work continues. Machines have often been idle, especially since another machine was added a few months ago. This razor will occupy the extra capacity of the existing machines. There is a shop employee who will be handling production.
    Details: 316L stainless steel, featuring a somewhat large but hollow handle. The overall weight is 90 grams (head 28, handle 62). The handle is 85mm long, and is just under 16mm diameter. The blade locates on the base plate, rather than the top cap. Blade gap is .69mm. The shave angle is somewhat shallow.
    Availability: Initial feedback has been positive all around, so production is under way. There won't be steady production for a couple of months, until around mid summer. The intention is for this razor to be readily available, as it won't have any options. The handle comes with the razor head.
    If interested, email guerrilla.razor@gmail.com (There won't be much time for replies to emails until tomorrow)
     
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  3. GoHabs

    GoHabs Active Member

    I'm in!
     
  4. Cornishman

    Cornishman Senior Member

    I like the look of the head!
     
  5. chris.hale

    chris.hale Legendary Member

    Location:
    Cumbria, England
    Now that is interesting! I like the brushed finish.
     
  6. GoHabs

    GoHabs Active Member

    That head will look fantastic on my Maggard MR 5 handle!
     
  7. Oasisdave

    Oasisdave Senior Member

    Location:
    California USA
    This seems similar to what 'The Varlet' did in introducing the 'Everset' brushes.
     
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  8. Batch300

    Batch300 Extraordinarily Uncomplicated

    Looked at the pictures and sent email.

    Currently using a spinner to reduce anxiety and fidgeting during the wait until mid-summer.
     
  9. Nishy

    Nishy Forum GOD! Staff Member

    Luckily I'm not keen on the handle, head looks good, polished still looks better IMO.
     
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  10. GoHabs

    GoHabs Active Member

    It sure would be nice to have an "obtainable "and "affordable" Wolfman offering. Count me in!
     
  11. Blackmass

    Blackmass Forum GOD!

    Location:
    Staffordshire
    I think it looks class. I'm in. Just sent James an email. Let's see what happens.
     
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  12. Holyzeus

    Holyzeus Legendary Member

    Think he's gonna be snowed under with mail
     
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  13. morr

    morr Über Member

    I too like how the head looks and the blade position on the base plate makes it even more interesting. Not really a fan of the handle, though.
    A move like this is understanable but I doubt they'll be able to put up with demand for the first few months (years?).
     
  14. halvor

    halvor Forum GOD!

    Location:
    Norway
    Sharing the general sentiment - head good, not too keen on the handle. And I too dropped him an email yesterday evening. Thanks for posting, B!
     
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  15. Holyzeus

    Holyzeus Legendary Member

    I'm in too, life's too short!
     
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