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    Whats with the Wax on Blades?

    I've always wondered why there is wax residue on blades? Are they just left over from the manufacturing process or do they serve a purpose like prevent blade chatter? Should I wipe the wax off the blades to prevent it from gunking up in the razor?
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    Have you ever liked a razor so much you bought it more than once?

    Title says it all. If so, what razor was it and what was your reason for buying another one? IE, one for travel and one for home?
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    REX Ambassador Quality Control Issue?

    Thanks for your input. I reached out to REX support and Matt said he will replace the base plate. I’ll be sending him my razor.
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    REX Ambassador Quality Control Issue?

    The one I have ends in ‘O4’. I guess it was manufactured during the last quarter of 2019?
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    REX Ambassador Quality Control Issue?

    I see my razors as tools and don’t mind any scuffs, dings, or scratches that I put on myself from regular use as it adds to the character of the razor. But for that price a razor should be damn near perfect from the factory.
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    REX Ambassador Quality Control Issue?

    Hi All, I recently bought a REX Ambassador and have noticed a few nicks that have popped up after cleaning it twice with a very soft toothbrush. The first time I cleaned it I noticed a small nick that appeared on the bar or blade guard. Its fairly small but feels pretty rough and catches your...
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    Stainless Steel Razors Scratch Easily?

    Hello, I recently got my first stainless steel razor (REX Ambassador) and I managed to put some light scratches on it after less then a week of ownership when cleaning it with a soft toothbrush. Some of my other razors (Edwin Jagger DE89 & Merkur Futur) are all ‘chrome plated’ and don’t really...
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