Deal on Astra SPs

Discussion in 'Hot Deals' started by richgem, Jun 23, 2012.

  1. ChrisC1977

    ChrisC1977 Well-Known Member

    I actually purchased the Astras when I bought my razor as they were under 10.00 and had plenty of good reviews. Not used them yet though as I am still using the sharks that came with my razor. (That's how new I am at this :) ) Anybody ever use the Astras?
  2. johnus

    johnus Well-Known Member

    Currently unavailable.
  3. Smott

    Smott Chew your shave. Slowly.

    You'll find most experienced wet-shavers have used Astras. You'll also find that most, though not all, are pleased with them. I find that they work very well for me with my EJ DE89.
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  4. 5Savages

    5Savages Well-Known Member

    The best way to deal with the price swing on these Astras is dollar cost averaging. Every time you see a different price, buy another box!
  5. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    Back in stock (for a while now) and currently at $9.16/100 w/ free shipping.
  6. Smott

    Smott Chew your shave. Slowly.

    Now how did you know that, Richard, unless you went looking? And, if my calculations are correct, you already have enough to last until your grandson's 50th birthday! [​IMG]
  7. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    I have absolutely no idea what you're talking about, Steve. :innocent
  8. DLP

    DLP Well-Known Member

    I believe your calculations are off by a generation. :rofl:
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  9. GDCarrington

    GDCarrington Burma Shave

    Rich, now that is really something ... about having a grandson and all! ;)
  10. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    I was surprised myself.
  11. awake2shave

    awake2shave Crazy Sharp Melon Baller

    Hey rich since you seam to always be actively looking for astra sp daily if you ever come across some one that sells them for a decent price and ships to Canada for a decent price let me know. They are my wife's go to blade.
  12. Smott

    Smott Chew your shave. Slowly.

    You could get 100 blades for just under $17 Canadian shipped from Amazon's Canadian site: LINK

    At what price were you getting them before?
  13. awake2shave

    awake2shave Crazy Sharp Melon Baller

    I have just been tacking 10 or 20 onto orders for other stuff like I just did with my osage/lucky tiger order I just place from a few min ago @Fendrihan. The Canadian retailers are in the 16-24 dollar range before shipping.
    Nothing near the 9 dollar range hence why I haven't bought in quantity yet. If I could get it at that price it would be a few hundred keeping the cost per blade down and that would be that for a few years.
  14. Smott

    Smott Chew your shave. Slowly.

    Yeah, the cheapest I could find for you was $16.95 shipped from my previous post's link. Russia is closer to Canada—you'd think you'd be able to get it cheaper than we do!
  15. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    I'll keep an eye out. For now, if you can't get a reasonable price through, I'd recommend They ship out of Turkey, but are very fast (Pending Canada Post, of course :eek:) and they have some good prices on Astras and on Turkish goods (arko stick, etc.) If you order from them, tho, best to play with your shipping options a bit before you finalize your order so as to get the best price. (As an ex., 2 boxes astra w/ free shipping, for some reason would have cost me more than 3 boxes with standard shipping.)
  16. gollum83

    gollum83 Well-Known Member

    Delivery via Canada Post? Oh, Steve, Steve, Steve, Steve... I hope you're as well stocked with blades as Rich because given Canada Post's legendary speed, you might be waiting a few decades for those blades. :rofl:
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  17. Smott

    Smott Chew your shave. Slowly.

    Haha, I live in the USA, so my Astras arrived in 2 days from Amazon. I was just offering optimistic counsel to a northern neighbor!
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  18. marbert

    marbert Well-Known Member

    Pays to be a night owl. These blades are going for $7.76 per 100 as I type this. Just bought 200 blades. YEEE!!!
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  19. blanka

    blanka I will not eat my shaving products. Promise.

    Even better than the deal I got. Nicely done sir.
  20. marbert

    marbert Well-Known Member

    Yeah, that's just ridiculously the point where I'm half expecting them to show up used.
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