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    Default Sharper than Isreali Red, Not as Sharp as Feather

    Hiya,

    I'm wondering if anyone knows if there is a blade that is sharper than Israeli Red pack Personas but not quite as sharp as Feathers...

    In my blade sampler pack I got Gillette Platinum blades, but how do they differ from the Gillette 7 o'clocks?

    http://westcoastshaving.com/index.ph...roducts_id=110

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    Gillette Platiums fit exactly that description. They're discontinued now though.

    Easily my favorite blade, sharper than red packs and IPs but smoother than feathers.
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    Strange, I found the Red Packs to be sharper and smoother than the Gillettes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan Hill View Post
    Hiya,

    I'm wondering if anyone knows if there is a blade that is sharper than Israeli Red pack Personas but not quite as sharp as Feathers...

    http://westcoastshaving.com/index.ph...roducts_id=110
    That covers just about every blade worth shaving with, Crystals, Derbys, Treet Classics, Treet Platinums, Treet Blue Specials, Dorco ST-301's, Gillette 7o'clocks(all 4 versions), Polsilvers, Super Iridiums, etc, etc...


    YMMV

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    I would suggest the mighty Astra (green/white).
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    Thumbs up RE: your post

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    Gillette's went Russia!!
    We had this convo recently!!

    People just stockpiles as if WW3 were gonna wipe out all of the "Swedes" versions

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    Gillette Yellows, Astra Platinums, Bics possibly (2 shaves max but smooth).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stubblefield View Post
    Gillette Yellows, Astra Platinums, Bics possibly (2 shaves max but smooth).
    Gillette 7 o' clock yellows and the astra plats definitely fit the bill.


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    Default Astra Baby!

    I'm with Luc, Astras work well. Sharp and smooth

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    Another vote for Astra Platinum. Must be something in the water down here

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrcrow79 View Post
    *****Advil****
    Gillette's went Russia!!
    We had this convo recently!!

    People just stockpiles as if WW3 were gonna wipe out all of the "Swedes" versions
    I stopped at 300 stockpiled blades and I was kindly offered more than that but it wouldn't be fair on both the B&B community and my wallet if I bought them all. Athough I'll probably crack in a week and stockpile some more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rufust445 View Post
    That covers just about every blade worth shaving with, Crystals, Derbys, Treet Classics, Treet Platinums, Treet Blue Specials, Dorco ST-301's, Gillette 7o'clocks(all 4 versions), Polsilvers, Super Iridiums, etc, etc...


    YMMV
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