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Karve Shaving Co. Stainless Steel Open Comb Base Plate

$38.00
THIS ITEM SHIPS FREE ON ORDERS $45+
SKU RZ-KAR-033
  • Karve open comb base plate
  • Stainless Steel
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Description from the Vendor

The Christopher Bradley razor is a classic double edge safety razor that will provide a smooth shave and years of service.  All aspects of manufacture are meticulously controlled to provide consistent performance and clean aesthetics.

The razor can be configured with one of 7 different open comb (OC) plates and 7 different solid bar (SB) plates, each with increasing aggressiveness, to tailor your shave to your face and style. 

Keep in mind that each level denotes a specific blade geometry, not shaving performance.

The geometry of each plate is as follows:

  • B - gap = 0.73mm / exposure = zero
  • C - gap = 0.85mm / exposure = positive 0.09mm
  • D - gap = 0.98mm / exposure = positive 0.13mm
  • E - gap = 1.10mm / exposure = positive 0.17mm
  • F - gap = 1.23mm / exposure = positive 0.22mm

Blade gap (the space under the cutting edge), blade exposure (how far the cutting edge is sticking out), blade angle (the angle of the cutting edge relative to the razor), and blade support (how well the cutting edge is supported) all contribute to aggressiveness and performance.