Merkur 37C Heavy Duty Slant Chrome Safety Razor

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The Merkur 37C Heavy-Duty Razor Slant Bar Double Edge Razor also known among fans under the abbreviation "The HD Slant", short for Heavy Duty Slant is created especially for strong stubble and coarse heavy beards. This razor's slanted design features a curved "slant bar" head contour like a guillotine which exposes more of the blade similar to a straight razor. The blade is slightly angled and slices rather than cuts off coarse facial hair for a closer shave. The working principle is similar to the guillotine. Aside from its aggressiveness and shape, the razor is also refined: few other razors can compete with the smooth, comfortable shave this classic delivers!

The 37C's handle has an overall length of 3" designed to be ergonomic. Made with a thicker non-slip grip handle for superior handling, providing accuracy and shave ability. It is not recommended for beginners. If you are still learning the art of wet shaving you should consider using a more mild razor such as the Merkur 34c.


The head of the Merkur 37C heavy duty is manufactured using the zinc die-casting process and is lightly twisted giving the blade a slanted angle thus providing an aggressive and efficient shave around contoured shapes. In order to ensure a comfortable weight distribution, brass is utilized for the handle body. The chrome finishes complete the overall look of distinction and protects the razor from corrosion and underlines the high-quality design. 


Slant razors are characterized by the fact that the comb and top plate are twisted against each other along the longitudinal axis. The blade is therefore very rigid and gets a sharper shaving angle ideal for sensitive skin. The large blade gap of the closed head, in addition, allows good lather flow and resists clogging.  Used with focus and care, the 37c safety razor delivers extraordinary shaving results. 


  • The head type is a slant bar with chrome plating for corrosion-resistant longevity
  • Chrome finish and angled cutting angle provides an efficient and smooth shave
  • Recommended for sensitive skin minimizing skin irritation, razor burn, and ingrown hairs
  • Durable, easy to clean, and easy to use
  • Perfect for experienced wet shavers and enthusiasts seeking a more aggressive shave
  • An aggressive safety razor for an efficient close shave
  • Non-slip grip knurled handle
  • Heavyweight distribution and a precision balance point
  • Durable two-piece razor type head

    Safety Bar: Closed Comb
    Aggressiveness: Medium-Aggressive
    Compatible with any high-quality standard double edge razor blades for DE razors

    Length: 3.26 inches ( 8.3 cm)
    Weight: 2.82 ounces (80 grams)
    Made in Solingen, Germany

    Handle Material: Chrome-Plated Brass
    Razor Head Material: Chrome-Plated Die-Casted Zinc

    *The Merkur slant bar razor works well with any standard double edge blades (DE) such as a feather blade, Astra Blades, or Merkur replacement blades for safety razors

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      MERKUR 39C

      Merkur must be German for moderate. No crack on quality though, this is a well made item. My beard is pretty tough. I had to find a more aggressive razor and I was hoping this would be the one. I tried adjusting the angle and different blades and I never quite achieved a close shave, on my face. I did develop a bumpy chin from so many passes. I thought I would have to relegate this well made device to an adornment. I realized I had not tried it on my head. I never use the same razor for both. I loaded it with a Bolzano blade and had a really good head shave. This is the one but not for my face. I do believe this would be an excellent razor for someone with light to moderate beard coarseness. Grown man shave had this at the best price I had seen for this razor.

      A Grown Man Shave Customer
      United States United States

      Excellent Razor and Customer Service

      I highly recommend the Merkur 37C Heavy Duty Slant Chrome Safety Razor and Grownman Shave Co. The customer service is top notch.

      Grown Man Shave Merkur 37C Heavy Duty Slant Chrome Safety Razor Review
      A Grown Man Shave Customer
      Barry S.
      United States United States

      Fantastic razor!

      Excellent product. Really enjoy shaving with it; my first safety razor !