Kai Original Captain blade

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Kai Original Captain blade

Post by brothers » Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:21 pm

Someone kindly gifted me a couple of the Kai Original Captain blades a few weeks ago. Yesterday was the 20th shave with that blade. I could have kept going, but I switched out to the more common Kai Captain Titan Mild blade. I want to use it for the next 20 days so I can compare the two blades back to back. The Original shaved close and smooth. No complaints.
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Re: Kai Original Captain blade

Post by pausted » Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:53 am

Gary, how would you say the Kai Original compares to the Feather Pro?
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Re: Kai Original Captain blade

Post by Gene » Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:54 pm

pausted wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:53 am
Gary, how would you say the Kai Original compares to the Feather Pro?
I would be curious to know that, too. May I assume this is for your General razor?
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Re: Kai Original Captain blade

Post by brothers » Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:28 pm

Yes, the dauntless General reigns. After 3 shaves with the Kai Mild, I think there may be something mysteriously different. I'll try to figure out how to describe how the two are different or similar.
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Re: Kai Original Captain blade

Post by brothers » Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:39 pm

Today, following the 8th shave with the Kai Mild blade, I noticed that the stubble has appeared earlier than expected. This is a departure from the expected smoothness of the Original Captain blade which lasted 20.
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Re: Kai Original Captain blade

Post by Tucker » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:42 am

Gary, interesting to hear your impressions of the Original Captain blades that I have not tried yet. In the Colonial General SS and Aluminum versions, I prefer the Feather Pro over the Kai Mild Pink blades. However, in the RazoRock Hawk, I prefer the Kai Mild Pink. In the Ikon MR-SE (El Jefe V2), I prefer Feather Pro Guard Blades, as it is a bit more aggressive.

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Re: Kai Original Captain blade

Post by brothers » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:47 pm

After 18 daily shaves with the Kai Mild blade, I am starting to think the Kai Mild is virtually identical to the Original. I confess I don't know exactly what the physical differences are, between the two blades. Maybe someone here knows how these two blades are made different from each other.
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Re: Kai Original Captain blade

Post by brothers » Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:41 pm

After using the Kai Original, the Kai Mild, and the Feather Pro I have decided that the Kai Original is virtually the same as the Feather Pro, and maybe the Kai Mild would be 99.9 % the equal to both of them. Because I have a supply of Feather Pro blades that should last until I stop needing them, I'm not spending any more money on blades.

PS: I should be selling off all of my other DE, SE, and cartridges now. I'll never use them.
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Re: Kai Original Captain blade

Post by Tucker » Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:27 pm

Gary, I find Feather Pro's to be a real bargain on Amazon. 20 for around $11 or so.

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