vote DE Blades

Let's talk about single and double edged razors and the blades that they use.

Vote DE Blades

Astra Keramik
0
No votes
Astra Super Stainless
0
No votes
Astra Super Platinum
2
2%
Bic Chrome
0
No votes
Cyrstal Platinum Chrome
5
6%
Derby
5
6%
Dorco ST-300
0
No votes
Dorco ST-301
0
No votes
Gillette 7 O'Clock SharpEdge (Yellow)
9
11%
Gillette 7 O'Clock Super Stainless (Green)
1
1%
Feeather Hi-Stainless Platinum (Yellow)
18
22%
Feather Hi-Stainless (Black)
0
No votes
Merkur Platinum
4
5%
Shark Super Chrome
0
No votes
Shark Super Stainless
0
No votes
Sharp
0
No votes
7 AM Platinum
0
No votes
Gillette 7 O'Clock Super Platinum (Black)
3
4%
Iridium Super Satinless
28
35%
Schick Plus Platinum
6
7%
 
Total votes: 81

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Post by chris1978 »

Did you have a Favorite DE blades and why? So vote!

Everyone has own opinion about which blades you like.

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Post by CMur12 »

Hi Chris -

Looks like mine is the first vote.

From your list, I voted for the Iridium Supers, as they are sharp and smooth.

Even so, my actual favorites are the Treet Dura Sharps. I'm aware of 3 different blades that Treet has called Dura Sharp, so I would specify that the ones I like come in the yellow box with red lettering and they are made of carbon steel with PTFE coating. I find these Dura Sharps to be as sharp and even smoother than the Iridium Supers.

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Post by brothers »

Looks like Iridiums are getting off to a very good start. That's the one I voted for.
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Post by KAV »

I'm thinking maybe I should play Katchaturian's sabre dance tommorow morning when I replace this weeks Iridium.

* For the record, he was armenian.
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Post by bernards66 »

Can't vote. I use only vintage blades these days and plan to continue doing so for as long as I possibly can.
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Post by notthesharpest »

KAV wrote:I'm thinking maybe I should play Katchaturian's sabre dance tommorow morning when I replace this weeks Iridium.

* For the record, he was armenian.
I don't get it - why the sabre dance, and why is it important in this context that he was Armenian?

But see if you can find Heifetz's violin arrangement. Much fun.
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Post by Tye »

From your list I voted the Schick Plus Platinum.

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Post by merkri »

Personnas not on the list?
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Post by LeGaulois »

Gillette Bleue Extra not on the list ?
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Post by KAV »

My razor of choice is Russian. Katchaturian was a citizen of the Soviet Union. If you've ever watched the sabre dance it all comes together, more or less.
A site search reveals some older blade polls that are fun to compare.
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Post by KAV »

Jascha was lithuanian and lived his later years in Los Angeles. My grandmother had a signed photo from a movie he appeared in that she did backup violin for. I thought he was a relative until I was older :oops:
Love his stuff :)
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Post by desertbadger »

Tye wrote:From your list I voted the Schick Plus Platinum.

-Tye
So did I, although the Super Iridiums are very good as well.

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Post by fallingwickets »

poor merkur gets no love haha

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Post by Thalay Sagar »

The old Wilkinson Light Brigades, but oh well..... so I voted for the IP's/Crystals. A bit of a journeyman, but also one with no bad habits, especially as I don't prefer the sharpest blades.
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Post by Straight Arrow »

I voted for Schick Plus Platinum. It is a great vintage brand. I also enjoy several other vintage blades and use five or six brands in rotation.
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Post by marsos52 »

theres merkur love here ,,,just the merkur users havent voted yet

why i like merkur blades,,,i began useing then in the 1970's
and they have remained the same thru all these years

i like the feel and i shave with them and they are consistent

hope they never change

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Post by gagarin »

Iridiums for me. I find them indistinguishable from the vintage Swedes, better than the LB Wilks.

Should they go out of production, it's likely their reputation will grow in these parts.....

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Post by GA Russell »

7 O'Clock blacks. I'm the only one so far.
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Post by m3m0ryleak »

I voted for Iridium over the Gillette 7 o'clock Black simply because they are more available and less expensive. For me the two shave about the same. Having just received my Shaveapocalypse shipment of Iridiums from Paul (at a fantastic price) only reaffirms my opinion. :lol:
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Post by KAV »

Please! I would deeply appreciate 'out of production' or 'reformulated' be blocked much like foul language with ****** on some websites :x
Everytime somebody posts such a thought the next week brings news the ACME shaving company has indeed ceased production :cry:
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