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Old 09-30-2012, 12:41 PM   #1351
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There is one guy in England that replates a supplied razor, and abovethetie dot com replates yours and has some already replated for sale. Both are members of B&B if you want to look em up. It ain't cheap for rhodium either. Almost a hunsky in the end.they have to do the cleanup and prep to replate nickel, then plate rhodium over that. Some are happy with nickel but rhodium lasts so much longer


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Old 09-30-2012, 04:46 PM   #1352
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There is one guy in England that replates a supplied razor, and abovethetie dot com replates yours and has some already replated for sale. Both are members of B&B if you want to look em up. It ain't cheap for rhodium either. Almost a hunsky in the end.they have to do the cleanup and prep to replate nickel, then plate rhodium over that. Some are happy with nickel but rhodium lasts so much longer
Sweet, looking into that on B&B


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Old 09-30-2012, 06:03 PM   #1353
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Sweet, looking into that on B&B

Just a FYI. I had a razor replated by a guy on B&B. When I received it, it was rhodium instead of gold as we had originally agreed, to which I was told I could send it back, and he would trade me a different razor. Then his plating started to flake in 2 months of limited use in my rotation. I was very dissatisfied with his work. Shoot me a PM and I can give you his info if you want. I definitely would not recommend his work.
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Old 09-30-2012, 10:08 PM   #1354
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I defiantly would not recommend his work.
If you are defiant of NOT doing a thing, doesn't that mean you'd do a thing?
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Old 10-01-2012, 12:41 AM   #1355
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If you are defiant of NOT doing a thing, doesn't that mean you'd do a thing?
Fixed that darn spell check
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:46 PM   #1356
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Been a while since I've ordered anything Merkur, and the razor itself looks top notch, but the packaging has been cheapened down quite a bit.

At first glance I thought I got sent a knock-off.
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:59 PM   #1357
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My Merkurs both came in a plain white cardboard box
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My Merkurs both came in a plain white cardboard box
My classic came in that marblized looking white box with a form molded insert that held the razor in place.

this box is;



didn't say the old package screamed EAC, just that the new is cheapened somewhat.
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Old 10-01-2012, 08:07 PM   #1359
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Yeah, my Merkur was just in a plain white box also. Probably depends on the vendor. The plain box is likely designed for warehouse and online orders and the branded box is probably designed for retail display.
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:51 AM   #1360
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Trying a feather blade at the moment after going through the merkur blade the razor came with, some wilkinson swords, Derby, and astra blade. The feather is blowing the rest out the water, I think it'll be the one I use from here on in!


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