The Kronos R2 Open Comb Razor is a medium aggressive razor; perfect for guys with normal skin and bristles who desire a close, comfortable shave.
An Above The Tie Razor 'sings' like no other razor when shaving, the audible feedback is very helpful in maintaining the correct shaving angle.
These are not razors that are churned out in their 1000s, these razors are individually made and finished - you will not be disappointed.
The base plate is engraved with the words 'ABOVE THE TIE 2013 MADE IN USA'. Everything about the Kronos R1 is classy, manly and desirable, it looks feels and shaves like a real man's razor. Manufactured to the highest possible tolerances by craftsmen who take an obvious pride in what they make.
The handle features a deep knurl, no danger of losing your grip on this razor while you shave. The top head has two protruding pins that fit precisley into two dimples on the base plate which ensures perfect blade symmetry when assembled.
The Kronos R2 Open Comb is a big razor, it weighs in at a hefty 110g, the handle is 87mm (3.5") long.
Presented in a satin-matte finish.
HOW TO USE
Ensure the face is well lubricated using a pre shave treatment and a shaving soap, cream or gel.
Shave with the razor at a 30° angle to your face.
Stretch your skin as you shave ensuring the area you are shaving is pulled tight.
We recommend that you shave twice with the grain and once against the grain.
S R Bowles
What a razor! What a shave! BBS with two passes WTG. No irritation, no cuts, no alum. The razor gives excellent feedback while cutting the stubble. I would put it somewhere in the mid-aggressiveness scale. Worth every penny.