April 5, 2006

Introducing the Hesketh 4x4 Razor

A while back inventor Mark Hesketh wrote in about an idea he had for prolonging the life of a razor. He had noticed that with a multi-blade cartridge, the first blades became dull and worn out much more quickly than the last blades. What if you could exchange the blades? Kind of like rotating your tires. Eureka! A light bulb literally appeared above his head. And thus the idea for a light bulb symbolizing an idea was born.

Actually, the Hesketh 4x4 was born. Mark, knowing a little bit about intellectual property, went out and patented the idea. And that's where it stands today. So listen up all you Gillettes and Schicks of the world. If you're tired of fitting more blades into a razor head, maybe the next step in razor innovation is to think like a Transformer.

For more info, including schematics on swapping blades, click on over to www.heskethrazor.com and read up.

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Posted by Russell Neufeld at April 5, 2006 8:09 AM
Recent Comments

Yes, rotating the blades does make sense. So does just changing out the front blades in a sequential change as shown on the web site, www.heskethrazor.com. The great thing about this invention is that you can see it will work, so there's no "trsut me, I'm a Tribologist" about it!

Posted by: Mark Hesketh at April 24, 2006 2:43 PM

rotating the blades does make sense! However, the world of shaving becomes sweeter and smoother when you care for your expensive blades by soaking them in RazorRESCUE in between shaves! It extends the life of your blades 4 to 6 times - SAVING you lots of MONEY while delivering a nice smooth shave! You can keep adding blades to the razor, but they won't last any longer, SO PROTECT them with RazorRESCUE! A 4oz bottle will last you 6 months!

Posted by: MacLean at April 11, 2006 1:56 PM
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