Raw Shaving's razor

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by PLANofMAN, Nov 15, 2019.

  1. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

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    Somewhere, a cracked out meth head whispers to a sidewalk. "Wouldn't it be cool if someone made a DE razor with lube strips?"

    The answer, of course, is "Hell no!" Doesn't really matter, since someone went ahead and did it.

    https://www.bergdorfgoodman.com/p/r...G2zt6j5o4kRiAqAx5yMTFMvg0CGa_50IaAiYDEALw_wcB

    It's actually not a terrible looking razor, but lube strips, really? Half of the reason I switched to DE razors was to get away from the slimy things.

    They also sell it with the stand too.
    https://www.bergdorfgoodman.com/p/r...-razor-with-lubricant-and-stand-prod146770044

    (I got to admit, I really do like that stand).

    Edit: They also make (made?) a version without the lube strips, so they are not completely crazy.
     
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  2. cliffb599

    cliffb599 Well-Known Member

    Wow $$ they can keep it.


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  3. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

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    It is a bit on the pricy side.
     
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  4. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Yeah, not for me either.
     
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  5. PanChango

    PanChango Not Cute

    Sweet Jeebus... The stand is a $370 option.... $745 for that? That is just crazy talk...
     
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  6. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

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    I read that the lube strips are replaceable. too. That's good since they have to dissolve to make their slime. Assuming the lube strip refills are a proprietary item only available from the razor manufacturer. I couldn't find those listed as a separate item, or any clue how much they cost.
     
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  7. Linuxguile

    Linuxguile dating an unusual aristocrat

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    This might be the reason Raw Shaving went out of business.

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  8. DRJackson

    DRJackson New Member

    From the listing:
    "The RS-18 is another category then bare-bone safety razors that offer no lubrication while shaving."

    I try to give innovators a fair shake, but I expect someone who's selling a luxury product to know how to use prepositions and spell "than." If the copy is from the retailer... Well, I don't know whether that's more plausible or not. It's on both the BG and Neiman Marcus version of the listing, so it passed through a lot of hands unedited in any case.
     
  9. Michael_W

    Michael_W Well-Known Member

    The listing apparently cannot differentiate between time and comparison.
     
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  10. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

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    I think it looks pretty cool. :eatdrink013:
     
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  11. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    They make baby penguins cry. :rolleyes005:
     
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  12. brit

    brit in a box

    i always thought the lube strips made up for the crap lather....
     
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  13. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    I'm as big a believer as the rest of you in It's Worth Whatever Somebody Will Pay For It, but those prices are an indication of how stupid they think wetshavers can be. The yellow cartridge razor set alone is proof.
     
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  14. Terry

    Terry Tool Admirer

    Ya think!
    Crazy stuff!
    Now if someone could make a blade that last a very long time????
    I can see myself getting into that one.
    tp
     
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  15. Chuck Naill

    Chuck Naill Well-Known Member

    I have a straight razor from the 1840's. That's a pretty long time......LOL!!:D
     
  16. Terry

    Terry Tool Admirer

    Lol!

    ....... so when the guy at the lumber yard ask the woman how long they needed the 2x4's she said " a really long time, we're gonna build a house with them"....
    Well....
    ;)
    tp
     
  17. Chuck Naill

    Chuck Naill Well-Known Member

    That said, the OP's use of those addicted to methamphetamines is in very poor taste. Addictive disorders is not a sign of stupidity or ignorance.
     
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  18. battle.munky

    battle.munky Has the menthol.munky on his back!

    Too bad they were clearly methin' around with the lube strips because I think it looks really good. For the dollhairs though, they are clearly high on something.
     
  19. brit

    brit in a box

    :D
     
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  20. stingraysrock

    stingraysrock PIF'd away his custom title

    The head geometry looks like Merkur; pass.

    The price; pass.
     
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