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What's your "go to" DE blade?

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by grampi, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. grampi

    grampi Member

    Mine's the Personna Red.
     
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  2. rodd

    rodd Knotty Boy

    mine was the Red Persona, but I have switched almost entirely to the 7 o'clock yellows.
     
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  3. Dexterous

    Dexterous Member

    To date, mine is the Astra Super Platinum.
     
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  4. sol92258

    sol92258 I have no earthly idea

    depends alot on the razor I'm using:
    Krona - Feather
    38C or super adjustable - red pack personna or astra superior
    everything else - most of the time, red pack personna
     
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  5. The Zook

    The Zook New Member

    Whatever kind Wal Mart has... They work good, they're cheap, convenient, readily available and the container holds used blades.

    Bada-Boom!
     
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  6. rick

    rick I'll make ya SCream!


    Yep.................:sihns011

    except mine are:
    Feathers in mild razors......SS', Techs, Weishi, Sticky
    Derbys in aggressive ones..........Slant, R41, Slim Adj
    and just recently Ive been playing with the Gillette Yellow 7 'O clocks.
    They have potential ;)
     
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  7. Tommy_C

    Tommy_C New Member

    I've tried the 7 o'clock yellow pack but I find them to be too harsh and unforgiving. I've gotten ridiculous razor burn with them in my Super Speed.

    I have, however, falling in love with Derbys. To me, they seem to be the right balance between sharpness and forgiving. I get really, really close shaves with little to no razor burn.
     
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  8. mantic

    mantic U TOOB

    Either Crystal's or Derby's; mostly Derby's these days.

    --Mark
     
  9. djwurm

    djwurm New Member

    Feathers mostly with Personna Reds in close second
     
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  10. grampi

    grampi Member

    I have a pack of the yellows, and I know I've used them, but for some reason I'm drawing a blank on them. They must not have been real impressive, or real bad or I would've remembered them. The Reds seem to be a perfect match for my (actually your old) Gillette Speed.
     
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  11. ChemErik

    ChemErik Mr. Personality

    Depending on the Razor:
    -Astra Superior Platinum (most razors)
    -Crystal Personna (aggressive razors)
     
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  12. rick

    rick I'll make ya SCream!


    the "man" has spoken....................So it is written, so it SHALL be done


    [​IMG]
     
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  13. sturgeon

    sturgeon Member

    Crystals or Red IP's. I bought 100 IP's so going to go exclusive soon.

    Tim
     
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  14. sturgeon

    sturgeon Member

    I am the scuttle master! Row you worthless, cartridge-using dogs! Row!

    Tim

    PS. Cartridge users are really okay. Really.
     
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  15. grampi

    grampi Member

    But cartridges aren't. :rolleyes005
     
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  16. Mr. Igg

    Mr. Igg New Member

    Crystals, though with the help of some of the good folks here, I've recently given into RAD; so, I'll need to check blades vs. my new razors.
     
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  17. Gillette_Man

    Gillette_Man New Member

    I'll pretty much use any blade -- as long as it's a Derby. ;)
     
  18. Readerbob

    Readerbob New Member

    New here, but have been wetshaving for about 4 months. I really like the Dorco-301 blades. I use those, along with Derby's and Crystals or Red Packs. All seem to work well. Feathers are OK, but I only tend to get one good shave out of them, for some reason.
     
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  19. rollsshaver

    rollsshaver Peace be with you

    ASP
    Swedes
     
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  20. burnWood

    burnWood Mizzou Fan, YMMV

    Red Personna. Let there be no other.
     
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