04-30-2018, 05:48 AM
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(04-30-2018, 05:02 AM)Obie Wrote: Nick,
I had to sell my Genesis earlier this month, because I needed funds for an emergency. Once the problem was resolved, I ordered another Genesis. I don't understand the low resale value for the OneBlade, as it is a sweet razor.


I have contemplated selling my OB more than a couple of times but I procrastinated it for the only reason that it was my first high end razor after switching to Wet shaving 2 yrs back.

It has given me wonderful shaves everytime I have used it, if I limit the blade usage to max 3-4 shaves, 3 is better though.

I intend to sell my OB finally but won't be pricing it ridiculously low. By pricing it too low we are hurting the future purchases of OB by prospective new customers in my opinion.


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 04-30-2018, 08:31 AM
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(04-30-2018, 04:36 AM)nikos.a Wrote: I see many Oneblades in Selling threads lately. What surprises me is that you have to offer it at about $250 if you want to sell it, while the retail of these is $399.

One of the reasons is that OneBlade often offers deals (I got mine for 299 for example), so those who are looking to get it at a low price can wait for such a deal instead of buying an used one from BST.

So even though the retail is 399, most people are comparing the BST prices with heavily discounted prices of OB.

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 04-30-2018, 08:44 AM
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(04-30-2018, 08:31 AM)iamsms Wrote:
(04-30-2018, 04:36 AM)nikos.a Wrote: I see many Oneblades in Selling threads lately. What surprises me is that you have to offer it at about $250 if you want to sell it, while the retail of these is $399.

One of the reasons is that OneBlade often offers deals (I got mine for 299 for example), so those who are looking to get it at a low price can wait for such a deal instead of buying an used one from BST.

So even though the retail is 399, most people are comparing the BST prices with heavily discounted prices of OB.
I guess you're right.

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 04-30-2018, 10:50 AM
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(04-30-2018, 08:31 AM)iamsms Wrote:
(04-30-2018, 04:36 AM)nikos.a Wrote: I see many Oneblades in Selling threads lately. What surprises me is that you have to offer it at about $250 if you want to sell it, while the retail of these is $399.

One of the reasons is that OneBlade often offers deals (I got mine for 299 for example), so those who are looking to get it at a low price can wait for such a deal instead of buying an used one from BST.

So even though the retail is 399, most people are comparing the BST prices with heavily discounted prices of OB.

To me this reflects the market's judgment about OneBlade's retail price.

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 04-30-2018, 11:26 AM
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(04-30-2018, 10:50 AM)BrickHud Wrote:
(04-30-2018, 08:31 AM)iamsms Wrote:
(04-30-2018, 04:36 AM)nikos.a Wrote: I see many Oneblades in Selling threads lately. What surprises me is that you have to offer it at about $250 if you want to sell it, while the retail of these is $399.

One of the reasons is that OneBlade often offers deals (I got mine for 299 for example), so those who are looking to get it at a low price can wait for such a deal instead of buying an used one from BST.

So even though the retail is 399, most people are comparing the BST prices with heavily discounted prices of OB.

To me this reflects the market's judgment about OneBlade's retail price.
Charles, that's also true. I think the company understands that and they offer discounts from time to time.
For a razor that takes only one blade( see what I did there) and there are no other options, the price is just too high. But to each his own.

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 08-15-2018, 11:05 PM
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speaking of this razor that promises spectacular shaves and also about the price, has anyone bought the Oneblade Genesis refurbished? how did you find yourself?

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 08-16-2018, 01:26 PM
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(08-15-2018, 11:05 PM)Tonno Wrote: speaking of this razor that promises spectacular shaves and also about the  price, has anyone bought the Oneblade Genesis refurbished? how did you find yourself?

I did not buy or use a refurbished OneBlade.   OneBlade offers a 30 day trial of the razor and offers a money back guarantee for any reason.  So my guess is , most if not all of their "refurbs" are nothing more than returns from customers within their 30 day trial period.  I don't know if buying a refurb. entitles you to their 30 day money back trial.

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 08-16-2018, 07:29 PM
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Fwiw - I believe this gives me a better shave than Paradigm

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 08-17-2018, 05:56 PM
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Oneblade should not give a return guarantee after a 30-day trial period, but only a lifetime warranty on the razor with replacement of the same razor restored with another of the same degree for malfunction. However, I was interested to know if the Oneblade Genesis refurbished is a good purchase because it is a razor already used.

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 08-18-2018, 02:25 AM
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(08-17-2018, 05:56 PM)Tonno Wrote: Oneblade should not give a return guarantee after a 30-day trial period, but only a lifetime warranty on the razor with replacement of the same razor restored with another of the same degree for malfunction. However, I was interested to know if the Oneblade Genesis refurbished is a good purchase because it is a razor already used.

I bought a used one from a fellow forum member. It was in great condition, is quite handsome, and shaves like a dream! The V2 really is quite an incredible razor! If you are going the used route, I recommend patience so that you likely save money by purchasing one in the BST. However, if that is not important to you, I am sure one that was used a few times and turned back into Oneblade will also be amazing!

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 08-18-2018, 03:21 AM
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I bought a Genesis refurbished directly from Oneblade and I'm waiting for it to arrive. I wanted to know about your experiences on the refurbished razors of the parent company. Thank you Matt for sharing your experience

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