I truely don't want this to be argumentative. I started with the 34, when I first received the 89 I noted just how much of an improvement the plating seemed to be. After 6 months or so I noticed the plating coming off on the threaded post of the head. The from there and a few cleanings over the course of a year it has degraded what I have shown you today. If the Fatip last a year or less then my next purchase my be an SS model. The only one of the selling points of these razors is the durability. If longevity can't overcome initial purchase costs then you start to eliminate a lot of the practical useablity. I'm not giving up on DE's, I just believe I might have gotten a slightly defective EJ and made the problem worse with my aggressive cleaning habits. Time will tell.
I am getting tired of going over my posts with this tablet. Tablets are miserable devices for accurately conveying thoughts in the English language.
The above post is poorly written because I was wrote it using a tablet.