Gillette Heated Razor

Discussion in 'General Shaving' started by ajc347, Sep 19, 2018.

  1. ajc347

    ajc347 Forum GOD!

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  2. TobyC

    TobyC Ghost of the Past

    Land of the Free!
    The OLD type was the best DE razor ever made, everything since is just sales gimmickry.
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  3. Sid James

    Sid James ...

    Probably about all the money they will make. You, I and everyone here are not the target audience.
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  4. dc68

    dc68 -------------

    Devon, UK
    I notice that the Hamam they filmed is the Hamam al- Basha museum in Acre, Israel. Nice place.
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  5. sɐǝɹpu∀

    sɐǝɹpu∀ riverrun

    a) If you want a heated razor in that price range, buy a brass Hone 15 and put in hot water for a few minutes
    b) I do enjoy cold water shaves. Does it cool as well as heat?
    c) Come on Gillette! Pass around!
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  6. TobyC

    TobyC Ghost of the Past

    Land of the Free!
    It has a lot of parts!!!

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  7. culcreuch

    culcreuch Ooooops!

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  8. R181

    R181 Grumpy old man

    That's a good one, joke that is, do you know another? Just another solution to a none existent problem.

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  9. zealshaver

    zealshaver Forum GOD!

    N. Greece
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  10. MntnMan62

    MntnMan62 Über Member

    New Jersey
    No way. First of all, I've tried to eliminate heat from my shaves lately. I'm using hot tap water for my lather but that's it. Cold water to rinse between each pass. And heat takes a little time to work it's magic if you are going to use heat, a warm razor going over your face will do nothing. It's the lather that you want warm and that is what scuttles are for.
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2018
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  11. chris.hale

    chris.hale Forum GOD!

    Cumbria, England
    FFS. :facepalm:
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  12. Holyzeus

    Holyzeus TSR reject

  13. slapo

    slapo Forum GOD!

    London, UK
    To be honest, while I wouldn't get one, most people I talk to give me funny looks if I mention I use anything but a cart or an electric shaver. When I showed the passaround Timeless, my flatmates were dumbstruck and couldn't believe the price for a bit.
    I can see how someone could use and like the razor, as long as they like warm shaves and carts. Without actually having used the razor, it's difficult to say how gimmicky it really is.
  14. TobyC

    TobyC Ghost of the Past

    Land of the Free!
    Back in "the good ol' days" when you bought some "New" Gillette blades, you got a free Goodwill razor, much better deal IMO. :happy:
  15. SeanC

    SeanC Forum GOD!

    SE London
    Just dunk it in a basin of hot water FFS

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