03-19-2013, 06:14 AM
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What's the mildest DE head you have tried ?

I would have to say the Feather DE followed closely by the Ikon OSS - but for some reason the OSS actually can cut my stubble with the OC side, where as the Feather DE could not cut my hair at all even though I used a ton of angles and pressure/no pressure.

Third would have to be the Goodfella OC for me.

1. Feather DE
2. Ikon OSS
3. Goodfella OC

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 03-19-2013, 06:28 AM
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Since I have tried a whopping total of three razors I would say that my 1940's Gillette Tech is the mildest.

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 03-19-2013, 06:32 AM
  • ben74
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Goodfella OC

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 03-19-2013, 06:42 AM
  • EHV
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Feather AS-D1
Ikon SK9 (Open or closed side)

After that a Tech, a Krona and a Sticky.

I can easily get amazing results with the Tech, Krona or Sticky but sadly, the top two razors do not work well for me.

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 03-19-2013, 06:43 AM
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Either a superspeed, a Feather portable, or the iKon SK9. I felt like I had to work to get half-decent results.

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 03-19-2013, 06:47 AM
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The mildest razors I've used are a '59 Flare-Tip SuperSpeed and a '56 Tech. I actually found the SS to be the milder of the two.

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 03-19-2013, 07:00 AM
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The "Ideal" razor, a Russian adjustable.

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 03-19-2013, 07:10 AM
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Goodfella OC was a major dissappointment. So mild it was hard to get the job done. Good looking razor, though.

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 03-19-2013, 07:30 AM
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I have to say that would be the Merkur 11c. It was too mild for me and it took a lot of effort to even coax a mediocre shave out of it. Gave it to my brother and he loves the thing.

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 03-19-2013, 07:43 AM
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Feather AS-D1. It just did not work for me.

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 03-19-2013, 07:55 AM
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Another vote here for the Gillette Tech. Though I haven't tried many of the others as I had no desire to spend that kind of money on a mild razor which most likely wouldn't work well for me.

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 03-19-2013, 07:57 AM
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Mildest has been the CC side of an iKon OSS and my 1968 SuperSpeed...

I could be wrong,but I believe a lot of folks miss out by using an overly thick protective lather with razors that don't need it.

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 03-19-2013, 08:21 AM
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Goodfella OC, great for the first few shaves after an accidental sunburn.

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 03-19-2013, 08:26 AM
  • tgutc
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Feather AS for me. In the end it was just too mild.

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 03-19-2013, 09:18 AM
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Gillette Tech

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 03-19-2013, 10:34 AM
  • blzrfn
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I would say the Krona, so mild that it didn't even cut my stubble. 3 pass shaves resulted in DFS if I used a Feather blade and used a little pressure.

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 03-19-2013, 12:17 PM
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(03-19-2013, 10:34 AM)blzrfn Wrote: I would say the Krona, so mild that it didn't even cut my stubble. 3 pass shaves resulted in DFS if I used a Feather blade and used a little pressure.

Now that's mild! When a Feather in a razor won't cut!

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 03-19-2013, 12:25 PM
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The Weishi razors are fairly mild.

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 03-19-2013, 12:26 PM
  • bullgoose
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Feather all stainless. So mild it barely cut my whiskers.

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 03-19-2013, 12:32 PM
  • mikeperry
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(03-19-2013, 06:14 AM)CHSeifert Wrote: What's the mildest DE head you have tried ?

Hi Claus

Merkur 1904 Open Comb head.

Take care, Mike

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