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That perfect moment caught between lather and blade; the little breathing space where it's you, your razor and perfection. Wetshaver, approximate wood worker, career military, blogger, avid reader

Eight shoot “revolver razor”

There are good ideas. There are bad ideas. And there are weird ideas. And this patent – which I can only think of as a revolver razor – is definitely a weird idea. Although I’m sure the intentions were good. Imaginably titled “disposable multi-bladed safety razor”, the patent was filed by Mr William M Choate in September 1966, and granted two and a half years later.

The basic idea is sound; Why should a disposable razor be good for only one – or at best, a few – shave?

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Guess who’s back… my Psion Series 5 is back!

After several years of not working – the screen being dead – my beloved Psion Series 5 Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) is alive again. It turns out there is still a marked for repairing these neat PDAs almost a quarter century after they were first introduced. So now that it is alive again, let us have a closer look at this vintage tech. This will be a very different review to what I usually do.

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Disposable razor suitable for injector blades

Not all razors are meant to become heirlooms. Some are meant simply to be a disposable razor. Or, as Roy E Mullen said it in his 1966 patent application:

There are many occasions when an individual would find the use of a good razor to be a comfort and convenience, under circumstances where the services of a barber are not readily available and where it is either undesirable or uneconomical to purchase an ordinary razor.

From US patent 3,413,720
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