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Are you tired of hiding your razor because the handle is ugly? How about the plastic feels cheap and flimsy? You'll like these.
Are you tired of hiding your razor because the handle is ugly? How about the plastic feels cheap and flimsy? You'll like these.
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Tactile Turn Pruner & Parer Razor Handles

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Tactile Turn is dedicated to simple things done well. Often times "modern" design focuses too much on doing things because we can and not because we should. Using the very best materials available, on extremely accurate machines, with amazing tooling - beautiful instruments can be made.

Most of us use Fusion or Mach 3 razors because they are everywhere. They work well and when they get dull replacements are easy to find. The trouble is that the standard handles are cheap plastic that look and feel pretty awful.

There are other people that make "premium" handles for these and they are overly complicated or made from even worse materials than the standard handles.

There is now a solution. Tactile Turn Pruner & Parer.

Specs:

Parer

Uses: Gillette Fusion razor cartridges (not included)

Length: 5.39" (13.7 cm)

Handle Width: 0.62" (15.8mm)

Weight (with razor cartridge): 4.9oz (138g) Stainless Steel, 3.1oz (88g) Titanium

Material: 316L stainless steel or 6AL-4V titanium

Pruner

Uses: Gillette Mach 3 razor cartridges (not included)

Length: 5.00" (12.7 cm)

Handle Width: 0.50"

Weight (with razor cartridge) : 3.00 oz (86g) Stainless Steel,  1.80 oz (52g) Titanium

Material: 316L stainless steel or 6AL-4V titanium

316L stainless steel is the most corrosion resistant stainless steel around so you won't have to worry about rust. The handles have the same distinct pattern found on the popular Tactile Turn pen grips that work so well. These are slightly wider and deeper than the pen grips and work amazingly well even in wet conditions.

Won't these be slippery when wet?

Nope! The same texture on the grips on Tactile Turn pens is found on these razors tough it is a bit more aggressive on the razors with deeper as well as wider ridges.

Why is this campaign so short?

The goal is to deliver these for Father's Day. I have everything lined up to get materials, tools, and the razor attachments in time to ship everything out June 15th which means that all of them SHOULD get to you all by Father's Day June 21st. If you live in the United States I will GUARANTEE you will have these for Father's Day or give you a refund. 

Is that even doable?

Absolutely. These are simple parts and everything is in place. If we reach high quantities I won't be able to guarantee those for Father's Day. If the initial limited quantities of each are all spoken for, anything beyond that can be delivered later in June or July. No matter how well this project does, as long as the goal is reached, you will get a razor handle very quickly relative to most Kickstarter projects.

Are these razors only for men?

Absolutely not! I've talked to plenty of women that love the Fusion and Mach 3 razors even if they are marketed towards men. They work really well whether you are shaving your face or your legs. Let's face it, some guys need to shave way more than just our faces. These glide along contours really well.

Razors? Are you crazy Will?

I might have a huge beard, but I still need to shave.

Since I started making pens I have been really examining every object I use in my daily life and thinking about how I would do it better. Well this is something close to my heart. I shave my head and trim the edges of my beard and I got tired of using the standard handle Gillette makes. I wanted something that felt better with a little heft behind it.

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Risks and challenges

In making prototypes the kinks were worked out. Materials are coming from a supplier that has provided tons of material to me on time. I own the machine necessary to make the handles and the parts are programmed in and ready to go. The packaging is coming from a place that has provided me thousands of packages without a single issue. The only issue could be the timeframe the Mach 3 and Fusion adapters come in, though that company has assured me they will be delivered on time.

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    **EARLY BIRD ** - One Tactile Turn Pruner - Takes Gillette Mach 3 razor cartridges. MSRP will be $49 so get in now to take advantage of the Kickstarter pricing for early supporters!

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    **EARLY BIRD ** - One Tactile Turn Parer - Takes Gillette Fusion razor cartridges. MSRP will be $59 so get in now to take advantage of the Kickstarter pricing for early supporters!

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    **EARLY BIRD ** - One TITANIUM Tactile Turn Pruner - Takes Gillette Mach 3 razor cartridges. MSRP will be $79 so get in now to take advantage of the Kickstarter pricing for early supporters!

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    **EARLY BIRD ** - One TITANIUM Tactile Turn Parer - Takes Gillette Fusion razor cartridges. MSRP will be $99 so get in now to take advantage of the Kickstarter pricing for early supporters!

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    ONE OF EACH! - One Tactile Turn Parer - Takes Gillette Fusion razor cartridges AND One Tactile Turn Pruner - Takes Gillette Mach 3 razor cartridges.

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    ONE OF EACH IN TITANIUM! - One Titanium Tactile Turn Parer - Takes Gillette Fusion razor cartridges AND One Titanium Tactile Turn Pruner - Takes Gillette Mach 3 razor cartridges.

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