Straight Razor. ZY 36729 Imitation wood grain plastic
ZY shaving straight razors are pretty much one of the best options out there if you are looking for a straight on a budget. The blades are made of decent steel, and they are one of the few manufacturers to offer a range of cheaper razors in carbon and stainless steel. They hold an edge pretty well and is preferred by some over Gold Dollars as they do not require modification of the stabilizers to ease the sharpening process on water stones. This model is made with a carbon steel blade, and plastic scales that resembles an exotic wood species, much the same as Hardekool. Weighing in at 52 grams it is a medium weigh razor, the plastic scales are not as durable as resin or wood, but perfectly functional. The blade grind is half-hollow and is 70 mm long with a width of around 6/8, or just over 20 mm.