I bought the same razor mentioned in the OP, probably about 10 years ago. I bought it from a knife\razor shop in the mall in Boise. I was really disappointed because the shaft broke off right where it connects to the blade container.
The salesman (I think he was the owner operator) would not guarantee the razor or repair it. I had a funny feeling he had repaired before and soldered. I wish to this day I would have asked for it back so I could inspect it a little closer. My gut told me he just tried to resell it. Looking back I would imagine the manufacturer would have wanted to know about my experience, but that's too far in the past now.
I actually persuaded my dad to give me his 5 or 6 years ago because he doesn't use it anymore. I don't even use soap. I just shave in the shower with a fogless mirror. It's hard to beat a good sharp razor.