07-13-2015, 05:58 PM
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  • Entasis
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UPDATE: It has been established that indeed there is a legitimate product called the OneBlade. This thread provides feedback from actual OneBlade owners if you read further into the pages and posts. There has also been a review by Ravi here: OneBlade Review

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 07-13-2015, 06:07 PM
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(07-13-2015, 05:58 PM)Entasis Wrote: This mysteriously appeared (I found out through the a reddit forum today): OneBlade

Anyone know any specifics about who, and why?

No laughing matter......

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 07-13-2015, 06:10 PM
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Ok, I have to admit, the price is a bit high, but GSS is one the highest quality of steel one can get.  I have worked with it making handmade putters in my Bridgeport, so I can see the price.


At first I thought it was a joke, but the more I'm reading about it, the more interested I am.

Thanks for the link.

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 07-13-2015, 06:42 PM
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The most interesting thing about this razor is that it uses the somewhat more traditional SE blades; the spineless Feather SE. This would be the first modern SE not built around the Feather AC type blades. 

One thing I don't like is getting my blades from them. I would be surprised if I couldn't find them cheaper than they are selling them for. When they call them "our" Feather blades it is pretty obvious how much they value them. Also, this blade will be the only blades to work in this razor so the name OneBlade is fitting in more ways than "one". No other blades to try so you are stuck with what you get. Unless you feel like de-spining GEM blades but even then who know how much more modification might be needed for them to fit. 

Regardless, I'm still interested in this razor. Just allow me to buy the razor alone without the blade subscription & the price would need to be a significant drop.

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 07-13-2015, 06:43 PM
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That is actually a very interesting-looking razor and possibly the first truly modern SE razor with those thicker and larger blades.

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 07-13-2015, 06:50 PM
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It doesn't look like it shaves well... The cutting angle is too large and that is why I got away from DEs. It causes too much of a scraping hair off rather than cutting it.

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 07-13-2015, 07:17 PM
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  • Entasis
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It's definitely a looker. Does anyone know the people behind it? They must be shaving forum members somewhere in the shaving communities. They don't accept PayPal.

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 07-13-2015, 07:31 PM
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Not only are they charging a high price for the razor but they also want to rope you into a blade subscription. Oh yeah, and to get the best save possible you should only use each blade for a single shave. So a new blade is what they suggest for every shave. I can easily get 10+ high quality shaves from these blades. 


Here's the info on their blade subscription and razor cost:

OneBlade Stainless Steel Razor and Stand
60 Single Edge Blades
$299.00

30 Blades Shipped every 30 days for $27.95
Blade Subscription Starts after 60 Days

So this works out to about a buck per blade after shipping (which is about what it cost for Feather AC type blades. I can order 30 Feather spineless blades right now from Connaught for $18.58 including shipping. 120 for only $50.62 shipped. So if buying in bulk you can easily get the blades for almost half of why they are charging.

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 07-13-2015, 07:39 PM
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(07-13-2015, 07:31 PM)SharpSpine Wrote: Not only are they charging a high price for the razor but they also want to rope you into a blade subscription.
Reminds me of Bevel's sales model. However, and to Bevel's credit, Bevel do offer to sell me their razor without their subscription. Maybe OneBlade will do the same?

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 07-13-2015, 08:03 PM
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$1,000 ? ... uh, $1,000 ?    sorry, I was raised by parents who were Depression-era folks... if I spent $1,000 on a razor, I could never look myself in a mirror again.  sorry, it's really cool-looking, but I couldn't do it!

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 07-13-2015, 08:12 PM
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Just a measly $299 for the regular model + $30 per month for blades.

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 07-13-2015, 08:24 PM
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Like always...I wonder how well it shaves...hmmmmm

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 07-13-2015, 08:31 PM
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  • Hanzo
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Alright , lets get it straight right now! Whoever starts the pass around , Hanzo is FIRST. Smile

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 07-13-2015, 08:59 PM
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Well, this is going to get interesting as there's a new Philips Norelco OneBlade razor. I wonder if lawsuits will ensue? Search YouTube for OneBlade.

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 07-13-2015, 09:49 PM
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 07-13-2015, 10:31 PM
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How about their $500 Thater brush, wow!

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 07-14-2015, 02:46 AM
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Looks like a ripoff to me...

I would calculate what they offer at 400% of real value

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 07-14-2015, 03:38 AM
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  • leonidas
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Three Rings for the Electric Shavers under the sky,
Seven for the Double Edge Shavers in their halls of stone,
Nine for the Straight Blade Shavers doomed to die,
One for the Shave Master on his dark throne
In the Land of Wet Shaving where the Shadows lie.
One Blade to rule them all, One Blade to find them,
One Blade to bring them all, and in shaving bind them,
In the Land of Wet Shaving where the Shadows lie

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 07-14-2015, 03:57 AM
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Looks interes... flexible head? Big NOPE!, not for me.

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 07-14-2015, 04:06 AM
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I almost burst out with laughter when I saw the price tag and then the brush...

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