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Old 01-12-2017, 12:35 PM
 
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Is Dorco the best (cheapest) source? - I'm not willing to give up convenient disposal 3-blade plus glide-strip cartridges. No problem with generics but with the high prices!!! How can I best buy these?
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Old 01-12-2017, 06:06 PM
 
Location: SW Virginia
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I use an old fashion type "Safety Razor" with the double edge disposable blades to shave with first and finish up with my new type disposable Plastic Razor. I like Good News the best.

That way the Good News last a real long time as I'm only using it very little. Blades for the Safety Razor are pretty cheap saving me money all the way around.
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Old 01-12-2017, 09:43 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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Costco disposables, 50 for $19.95 and last about a week each, that's almost a year.
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Old 01-12-2017, 09:45 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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Military exchange. Somewhat cheaper than regular retail and tax exempt.
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Old 01-12-2017, 09:51 PM
 
Location: Saint Johns, FL
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I use Harry's. Just switched from Dollar Shave Club.
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Old 01-13-2017, 10:38 AM
 
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I use Harry's. Just switched from Dollar Shave Club.
FYI Dollar Shave Club uses Dorco blades.
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Old 01-13-2017, 10:44 AM
 
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a straight razor and stone set...

yes, it isn't cheap to get everything, but once you have them, it is for life
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Old 01-13-2017, 11:58 AM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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I paid $8 for my straight razor in 1987.

You can still get a wide selection of razors in the $6 to $8 range that will last you a lifetime.
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Old 01-13-2017, 01:23 PM
 
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When I was broke, I used a safety razor with double edged blades from the supermarket.

The other option would be an electric shaver, so you pay more up front but have no recurring expenses till the blades finally wear out.

I would bet that the two cheapest options for total cost over time are the electric and the safety razor. I wouldn't be prepared to bet which of those two is the lowest cost but you could do the estimates for yourself. Personally, I'm a wimp and this is an area where I'm willing to spend more for comfort.
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Old 01-13-2017, 06:34 PM
 
Location: On the Edge of the Fringe
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Dollar tree 10 for a dollar. Double edge disposable

Son using dollar club so far OK with it
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