One last question for you as I assume you've also tried the London Bridge blades. What are your opinion on those, as good, better, less good? compared to the Rubie in terms of smoothness and sharpness. Thanks.
They are made in China so it could be possible a batch that never got ground or honed, slipped past quality control. If you had to choose which is better: Rubie or London Bridge? Also do you have photos of the dud blade?
I emailed them, lets see if I have any better luck.
Not too long ago I even created an account on a site in Indonesia & using google translate to communicate with various sellers hoping one might ship international but they all said no.
I would be one of the first in line. I had a fellow member from there who was going to look into cost via the regular post sending a few packs of each in envelopes over a month ago but never got a reply. I'm not sure if he forgot or just didn't want the hassle but I would have paid whatever the...
Although I do see minor differences I don't think they are fakes as every Lord branded blade I've seen or used has those unique and distinct lines running along the blade edges and I think that would be hard to fake/replicate.
I have been using various modern blades from a sample pack for the past month or so with mostly sub-par performance. My joy of shaving had been diminished somewhat so tonight I cracked open a pack of Osco blades that I bought from a member here on the BST a few months back. They are private...