07-28-2013, 09:35 PM
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  • ben74
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My Gold and Chrome Merkur collection...

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Futur, 34, 11 and 37.

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 07-29-2013, 12:03 AM
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Very nice, Ben!
I managed to get the 37G before it was discontinued. These are fine razors, the Merkurs, and offer great performance at a reasonable price, representing value. I've often wished they would offer a premium line with brass plated versions though. Even more wishful is the thought of a stainless steel Merkur! Biggrin

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 07-29-2013, 12:09 AM
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Ben, I don't see the a 38c or the "Vision" !!!. Great photograph.

Charles U.K

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 07-29-2013, 12:11 AM
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(07-29-2013, 12:03 AM)Agravic Wrote: Very nice, Ben!
I managed to get the 37G before it was discontinued. These are fine razors, the Merkurs, and offer great performance at a reasonable price, representing value. I've often wished they would offer a premium line with brass plated versions though. Even more wishful is the thought of a stainless steel Merkur! Biggrin

Thanks Ravi.

The HD range was excellent and provided an easy to use razor and a range of shaving experiences. I worked my way through the three, starting with the safety bar and finishing with the slant. I find them all comfortable shavers. They are effective, but mild and IMO represented wonderful choices for the novice user.

I now favour the Futur, but still visit my slant regularly. Although I rarely use the others, I wanted a complete set of HD's in gold and chrome for my two sons to begin their shaving journeys with. They can debate amongst themselves who inherits which finish...

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 07-29-2013, 12:13 AM
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Ravi, you ask about "Merkur" stainless steel...... their is a hybrid one called the 43C with a stainless steel handle.

It is one of the heaviest razors that Merkur do, this is one in my regular rotation.

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 07-29-2013, 12:14 AM
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(07-29-2013, 12:09 AM)whatmorebrushs Wrote: Ben, I don't see the a 38c or the "Vision" !!!. Great photograph.

Charles U.K

Charles, I own both the Vision and an Elite Razor/Merkur "Barber Pole" 38C (featuring a handle by Bob with the classic white, blue and red Barber Pole motif), but didn't include them in the matching set of Gold and Chrome above.

Almost forgot, I also own both versions of the classic or 1904 too (OC and SB).

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 07-29-2013, 12:26 AM
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Merkur Vision...

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 07-29-2013, 12:27 AM
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Elite Razor / Merkur 38C "Barber Pole"

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 07-29-2013, 04:46 AM
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Ben, they are a delight........ love the Black & White shot. Always a pleasure to see.

Charles U.K

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 07-29-2013, 04:55 AM
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Thanks Charles, always a pleasure to share!

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 07-29-2013, 07:20 AM
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Very Very Nice Pics

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 08-27-2013, 04:36 AM
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This is a beautiful collection, Ben!


(07-28-2013, 09:35 PM)ben74 Wrote:
My Gold and Chrome Merkur collection...

[Image: xrKNwOH.png]

Futur, 34, 11 and 37.

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 08-27-2013, 04:44 AM
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Thank-you Arash! Biggrin

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 08-27-2013, 09:30 PM
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Wow, Ben, great collection! i must have missed this thread when you posted! Beautiful!Biggrin

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 08-27-2013, 09:55 PM
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Thanks Celestino, although not Merkur, I intend to add matching Cobras to my Gold and Chrome collection...

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 08-28-2013, 10:11 AM
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(08-27-2013, 09:55 PM)ben74 Wrote: Thanks Celestino, although not Merkur, I intend to add matching Cobras to my Gold and Chrome collection...

* Ben, i can't wait to see the Gold Cobra! Biggrin

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 08-28-2013, 02:38 PM
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I drool over tat collection! Very clean and well done!
~Richard

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 08-29-2013, 03:46 AM
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Thank-you Richard! Biggrin

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 08-30-2013, 12:34 PM
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(07-29-2013, 12:26 AM)ben74 Wrote:
Merkur Vision...

[Image: zGzTSll.png]

Every time I see one of these it makes me want to try one. I'm not much on adjustable razors, but this one draws my attention for some reason.

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