Can storing razors like this cause damage?

Discussion in 'General Shaving Talk' started by Cearball, May 16, 2021.


Can storing razors like this cause damage?

  1. Yes

    1 vote(s)
  2. No

    4 vote(s)
  3. Possibly if your not careful

    3 vote(s)
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  1. Cearball

    Cearball Member

    In this awesome thread in the first post it shows a bucket full of safety razors.
    I store alot of my razors in a similar way (a small lunchbox about half the size of the forementioned bucket) unless they are in particularly good condition &/or have their box.

    My question is can the weight of the razors deform the ones on the bottom?

    I guess I am just a little paranoid.

    Thanks in advance.
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  2. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

    Just sitting there, I highly doubt it.
    If the bucket is being thrown around, bouncing about in the back of a pick-up truck heading down a bumpy dirt road, yes.
    Yes, you're a little paranoid. But we're here for ya! :cool:
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  3. Cearball

    Cearball Member

  4. Old School

    Old School *$&%@#~

    Supporting Vendor
    I recently returned an ebay purchase of 3 razors as the seller packed them loose in a padded envelope and shipped across the country.
    They were dented and chipped, I promptly filed the return.
    It's a real shame...they were nice, the silo doors on one of them were completely shot :(
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  5. BBS

    BBS Well-Known Member

    They shouldn't unless they weigh as much as a brick. What I would suggest is putting some desiccant in the box to keep excess moisture from building up.
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  6. Cearball

    Cearball Member

    My worry is eased.
  7. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    Build or buy some racks, brass is heavy and soft and the bottom ones in the bucket would have some nicks & scratches no doubt. I hope the razor he wants to use is not at the bottom of the bucket:happy102:.
    Have some great shaves!
  8. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

    Very rustic. I like it!
  9. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Scuff and scratch? Probably.

    Damage? Probably not.
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  10. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    I wouldn't recommend storing that many in a bucket. Brass is soft, and there is a good chance the ones on the bottom can get bent, due to all the others weight.
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