This razor is designed to be efficient, low on blade feel, and perfect for your everyday shave. The stubble groove is wide and virtually clog-proof. Efficient enough for a single pass shave, but mild enough that a 3 pass would be no issue, and buffing is just fine. I'm not sure if it's useful to compare this razor to others or not, but the blade gap is 1.12mm. We recommend "riding the cap", or resting the cap against your face and angling the handle until you get a good cut. We think that this is preferable over resting the safety bar against the skin, and angling the handle away from the face until a good cutting angle is achieved, as it puts less pressure on the safety bar, theoretically leaving more lather in place for the blade to glide on.
This razor is 100% titanium, and 100% made in the USA. We take just over 1 lb of solid titanium and carve it down to a razor that weighs in at less than 2 ounces (15g head, 40g handle).
The case is carved from solid aluminum billet, and lined with oiled cowhide at the rub points. (neoprene is available as a more protective, but less aesthetically pleasing option - also good for vegan customers)
The Legacy is a solid razor that will last for generations with an absolutely unparalleled presentation perfect for gifts when something regular just won't do.
This is not a razor pulled from a machine en-mass. This is a small production product made in a garage with love and care. Each custom razor comes with a card with its # in our production sequence. We call these "semi-polished" since they may not have a full mirror finish, but they stand up to the majority of razors advertised as high polish.
I stand behind my work 100% and any defects will be repaired or replaced free of cost. We offer premade options and custom orders. All razors have a 100% 30-day refund policy (minus round trip shipping and provided the razor is returned in new condition).
If you want a colored handle, please order a custom razor - let me know if you are in a time crunch, and I may be able to treat one of the in-stock razors to get it to you faster.
I have enjoyed the shaves with the Legacy Ti (Made from Grade 5, Ti-6Al-4V Alloy, used in high end applications). I have an old and tough beard, and I
used some pressure to obtain a near BBS shave. My opinion regarding 'Presentation Boxes' is this: A recent new razor Artisan sent out a Pass-around that included a Custom Presentation box. He asked for feedback including not only concerning the razor items, but the Box. The result was that most buyers wanted a Choice/Option concerning the Box and THAT is what he implemented. A good idea, I would say.
My only real 'Issue' concerns the very bottom/base of the handles. They are all machined 'Convex' which allows for easy scratches and an inability to stand the razor upright. The 'Solution' is the machine it 'CONCAVE'. This is also done on high end Shaving Brushes, as it allows for less direct contact with any surface it is placed on, and allows for a more STABLE interaction with most STANDS.