Mitch... Great pictures, Is that you?
The problem is though that your average bloke gas been convinced that the Fusion is orth waiting for and would have to get one with no thought to the future costs. We all know that the initial cost of a Merkur DE razor is quite high against the cost of a Fusion or even a Mach 3 but you save on the blade costs. Getting this message across to the unfortunates that use the modern products would be near impossible without a huge worldwide advertising campaign.
With the exception of the forum users here and others like it people are used to slapping on a generous dollop of the latest numbing gel and scraping away with as many blades ad gillette can squeeze into the latest head in a single pass as quickly as possible. This is completely contrary to the DE & brush shavers mindset.
[SIZE="1"]Ah... You can't beat the cold steel and the badger. All this electrical rubbish, little wheels spinning around all over the place for callow youths and peach fluff, Not for a man's beard. Razor blades for men! I think we'll have this on number 9. If you're going to have a shave have a close one!
Tony Hancock, The Bedsitter, 1961.[/SIZE]