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Merkur 38C HD Long Handle Barber Pole Safety Razor

69 reviews
$49.95
THIS ITEM SHIPS FREE!
SKU RZ-MER-38C
  • Traditional safety razor
  • Heavy-duty, 2-piece razor with chrome-plated finish
  • Long handle for masculine hands

Merkur. You've probably seen it at the top of best seller lists in blogs, forums, and vendors all over the interweb. Well, yep! They are some of our top selling razors, too. They've been doing it longer and better than most. So with a history like that, why wouldn't you check out the Merkur Heavy Duty Long Handle Barber Pole Safety Razor.

Over 100 hundreds of blade manufacturing and expertise go into production of these grooming essentials. The Merkur Heavy Duty Long Handle Barber Pole Safety Razor is chrome-finished for corrosion resistance and the requisite gleam. It is a 2-piece double edge razor. This means that the top plate of the head unscrews from the handle and base plate, the blade can be changed out, and the long screw is re-inserted into the handle. It also is closed comb/straight bar so your skin feels less of the blade exposure. And it takes any standard DE blade.

The comfortable handle is designed with a non-slip grip so you can use it in wet environments (Good thing, eh?). Longer and heavier than the 34C, it weighs over 4 oz. The striped texture also evokes images of the iconic striped barber pole that would have hearlded a generation of gentleman to enjoy the very ritual that you do.

Length: 4 inches

Weight : 113 grams

Made in Germany

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4.8 Based on 69 Reviews
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02/09/2020
Paul S.
United States United States
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Better than the 34C

Excellent - I like the longer handle better

SN
02/02/2020
Steve N.
United States United States
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Awesome safety razor

I have tried many different brands of safety razors and this one is right up there with the more expensive brands. Shipping was pretty as well.

D
01/25/2020
Doug
United States United States
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Don't Like it as much as I hoped

I've been shaving with the 34C for about a year now and absolutely love it. I wanted something with a little more heft, so I went to the 38C. It's everything I expected from the Merkur in terms of quality and value, which is why I give it 4 stars. However, for the way I shave, the barber pole texture on the handle doesn't do it for me. I vastly prefer the 34C's crosshatch pattern. It gives me more control of the blade. After 6 weeks or so of the 38C, I'm back to the 34C. I'll certainly give it another try, but I'll likely pass this I've along to my son. I recommend it conditionally - it's an excellent product, but doesn't work well for me. I wish they had a version with the same texture as the 34C.

JR
01/04/2020
John R.
United States United States
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38C

First of all this is my first purchase from WCS and their customer service and shipping are excellent. I’ve been shaving with a 25C for 2 or 3 years now and decided to try Feather blades and found it a little too aggressive with that sharp of a blade so decided to try the 38C. Seems I’m getting a closer shave with the 38C because I’m more comfortable to go over some of the trouble spots an extra time or two without nicking myself or causing skin irritation. Never thought I’d get a closer shave with a closed comb razor but it works excellent for me with the Feathers. John R

JM
12/29/2019
John M.
United States United States
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Why Did I Wait So Long?

I have shaved for a long time with a Jaeger razor and enjoyed it. But, when asked what I wanted for Christmas this year I decided maybe I should try a Merkur razor. From the extensive list, I chose this one. Why did I wait so long to give Merkur a try? I love this razor. SMOOOOTH as butter! What an enjoyable experience. I have also found this to give a close, clean shave. Very nice weight to the razor and I enjoy the longer handle. This has exceeded my expectations!