01-06-2014, 09:56 AM
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I know, I know, YMMV but alas my fellow wetshavers I pose a question. I seek a DE blade that is as forgiving as Crystals but slightly sharper. I recently purchased a 10 pack and while they are ok, IMHO they could be slightly sharper. Actually being from a Meditiranean country I was expecting them to be sharper than they actually are.

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 01-06-2014, 09:58 AM
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I've never used Crystals, or if I have I don't have a specific memory of them, but I've found Personna Supers (i.e. with the blue wax paper) to be a shade less sharp than Feathers, but much more forgiving.

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 01-06-2014, 11:11 AM
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I think crystals are the same as personna reds. Polsilver Super Iridiums are hard to beat in the sharp/smooth category IMO YMMV LOL

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 01-06-2014, 11:35 AM
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I like Crystals. I don't think they are the same as the Personna Reds, which I like better. Either that or my mind is playing tricks.

I also like the Polsilver Super Iridium, but two for you to try are Gillette Silver Blue and Perma-Sharp Super. Both are clearly sharper than the Crystals but are still forgiving.

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 01-06-2014, 12:34 PM
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I use Kai, which I find as sharp as Feather but smoother and longer lasting. As we all know with blades, YMMV.

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 01-06-2014, 01:04 PM
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Just as an aside. Tried the Kai with the Feather Artist Club Str8. Found them to be very sharp. I'd say sharper then the feather.

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