Wet Shaving, Luxury Grooming and Smiles
Price: $17.00
In Stock

Item Number: SR-PAR-SR1
Availability: In Stock
The Parker SR1 uses replacement blades so there is not cost and time of blade maintenance.  Simply replace the blades with inexpensive straight or 1/2 double edge blades.  The blade arm is genuine stainless steel with a rounded end.  The blades snap/lock in place securely.

Made in India.
Product Reviews
wonderful product
I can't hone a real straight razor, figure out stropping or afford a new one or to send it out to be sharpened. I've tried the real thing, and it feels dull. I've wasted money on the real straight razor. But, I've had this for years. The quality was great! It holds the blade securely. It is as sharp as the blade you put in it. I use it almost every time I shave my face, but I use the safety razor to shave my head. I highly recommend this product. This may be better than a real straight razor, and much cheaper. Or I'm the only one who feels that way. I didn't notice any quality issues with this product.
An Excellent Starter
This razor is a good starter to wet shaving and it's reasonably priced, however there's definately better strait razors out there. This one doesn't work too good with a split double edge blade and when I first opened the box, it seemed a little rough around the edges. It's still a good razor though.
Great starting shaver
I got this razor a little while ago, WCS had replaced my defective razor with this. Its a great shave and allows me to do some great line work in my beard. With a great shave and great customer service can't fault. You get a decent razor for the price you can't go wrong.
I wouldn't recommend this
Before I bought a "proper" straight razor a number of months ago, I tried this thing. I consider it unsafe for use because the blade doesn't fit snugly enough inside the housing. There's enough wiggle round inside so that the blade can change its angle mid-stroke (not a good thing). At best it's a clumsy (read, unsafe) way to "try" straight razor shaving. If you'd like to try straight razor shaving, find the cheapest "proper" straight razor and avoid this compromise "solution."
Indian made razor
First it only coast $20 so I can't be too tough on Parker. I own several Indian made knives etc., and the quality is usually adequate but never finished well. I spent a good hour on this cheap razor making it function as it should have been out of the box. Don't buy the SS handle, really crappy fit, looks Chinese made. On the blade holding end the quality jumps up a bit. It shaves well and I just ordered the black plastic handle model because they do work!
It will be a good starter, but I wouldn't give this 5 stars
I want to give this 3 stars, but it will do what it is supposed to do for $17. Although if I found this in India (where it is made), it probably would cost $2USD. It looks used. It is not shiny like the picture and there are scuff marks and paint chips. Surprising for a new product. It is super light and not high quality. Pulling the slider over to insert a blade is not super easy, which is fine, but it feels like the metal there will bend at some point and it could get very difficult or too loose. I bought this as a first straight razor. It will do the job. However, if I get into straight razoring, I will quickly buy something different. Something with a better build quality and more weight. This is too light to feel premium.