Since starting the company in 1999, we’ve had four major HeadBlade designs; the Classic (1999), the Sport (2005), the ATX (2012), and the MOTO (2017).
The HeadBlade Classic and Sport work using the ‘pushing’ method where the blade is positioned on the front of the unit. While these units are more difficult to ‘master’ they give an amazing shave using generic type Atra and Ultrex blades. In 2002 we introduced the HB2 blades which came with additional adapters that kept the performance level to OEM standards. In 2006 we discontinued the HB2’s and came out with the HB3’s, which added an additional blade to the cartridge at a higher price. Now we are reintroducing the HB2 and discontinuing the HB3’s.
As we developed newer technologies, especially with suspension geometry, we created the ATX and MOTO editions which worked with the “pulling” method favored by conventional handles. With this new set-up we were able to create an ultimate HeadBlade that gives a great shave right out of the box with no learning curve. We designed these new models to work exclusively with our HB4 and HB6 blades.
In the next few months we’ll be reintroducing the value priced HB2 blade packs at $10 for 10 blades and two adapters! Because there will be a gap between production runs we will be selling the HB2 in temporary packaging to meet demand. These will be offered on the site as early as next week (April 4th). When full production starts, the HB2 will be the first HeadBlade item that does away with the hard plastic container; it will come in a resealable poly-bag like we have for the women’s Aveline line.
We’re excited to relaunch the HB2 as it is a great blade at an even better value than the outgoing HB3. For Shave Plan users we will be shipping HB3’s until stock runs out next month. We will contact you shortly about switching over to the HB2’s.
For Sport and Classic users we’d love for you to ‘make the jump’ and try the new MOTO. Here is a coupon that allows you to purchase a MOTO for $1 (HELLOMOTO) at HeadBlade.com. Limit one per customer.
We appreciate your continued support as we continue to create new and exciting products. Below is a mock-up of the HB2 production package which will be available by May. Until then we’ll be using temp packaging.
Todd and Team HeadBlade