Gold Merkur

Discussion in 'Double Edged Razors' started by Elvis, May 20, 2008.

  1. My blades rust wherever they contact the gold surface. No such problem with the chrome razor. Anyone else have this problem?
  2. Limey

    Limey Moderator Emeritus

    I have a Gold HD and a Gold slant and never had that problem with either. What kind of blade are you using? Has it happened with more than one brand?
  3. I have had this happen in gold Gillettes, though I can't explain why it happens or if it is actually rust or just discolouration.
  4. Austin

    Austin Moderator Emeritus

    Are you using Treet blades? These tend to rust.

    I have a gold merkur that I use for travel and have never had that experience.
  5. I have a Gold HD and use Derby blades with no rust problems

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