The Merkur Heavy Duty Long Handle Barber Pole Safety Razor is a chrome finished 2-piece double edge razor. The comfortable handle is approximately 3.75` long and is designed with a non-slip grip. Longer and heavier than the HD, it weighs over 4 oz. This razor uses double edge blades for a close and comfortable shave. The bar on this razor is slanted to provide a more agressive shave. Replacement blades are available.