04-24-2014, 01:25 AM
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  • ben74
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Shaved with my Cobra this morning (as I regularly do) and felt that my first pass wasn't as smooth as I'm used to. I was using a Kai Mild blade and I just thought that it had come to the end of its life, which is 4 shaves for me.

I continued with my usual 2 pass shave. If it was a DE blade, I'd have changed it immediately, but it wasn't, so I didn't.

Finished the shave which was certainly far from disastrous and removed the blade for disposal.

To my surprise I had 2 blades!

Does this mean I've been shaving with a cart?

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 04-24-2014, 01:32 AM
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No, Ben, but it must have been one hell of a night before though!BiggrinBiggrinBiggrin

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 04-24-2014, 01:40 AM
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 04-24-2014, 03:39 AM
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Do you have any idea how you loaded 2 blades?

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 04-24-2014, 04:20 AM
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Do you remember what you had for breakfast this morning?

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 04-24-2014, 04:22 AM
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(04-24-2014, 04:20 AM)slantman Wrote: Do you remember what you had for breakfast this morning?

More specifically, what you DRANK for breakfast. Maybe the OJ was spiked... Biggrin

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 04-24-2014, 07:43 PM
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 04-24-2014, 08:53 PM
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(04-24-2014, 01:25 AM)ben74 Wrote: Shaved with my Cobra this morning (as I regularly do) and felt that my first pass wasn't as smooth as I'm used to.

Only 2 blades? Gillette suggests you use 5. Wink

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 04-24-2014, 10:12 PM
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(04-24-2014, 03:39 AM)eengler Wrote: Do you have any idea how you loaded 2 blades?

Not really. I remove blades between uses. They were really stuck together. I'm wondering if they came out of the packet that way? Huh

(04-24-2014, 04:20 AM)slantman Wrote: Do you remember what you had for breakfast this morning?

Nope, I definitely had coffee though...

(04-24-2014, 04:22 AM)TheMonk Wrote: More specifically, what you DRANK for breakfast. Maybe the OJ was spiked... Biggrin

OJ not spiked. The bottle of Greygoose is still in the freezer and besides I take my spirits neat.

(04-24-2014, 08:53 PM)poonjaji Wrote: Only 2 blades? Gillette suggests you use 5. Wink

I'd be struggling to fit a third in, never mind 5! Biggrin

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 04-29-2014, 07:35 PM
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* * * MYSTERY SOLVED * * *

Well it happened again this morning, but I noticed at the time of loading.

My dispenser of Kai blades is issuing 2 blades at a time!

The blades are stuck together, but there is about half a millimetre of the underneath blade exposed.
So visually there is an indicator and of course it feels slightly heavier and stiffer.
I was able to relatively easily pry the two blades apart before commencing another unwanted multi blade Gillette cart style inspired shave.

Needless to say I'll be scrutinising each delivery from this particular Kai dispenser!

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 04-29-2014, 07:37 PM
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  • Agravic
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That's interesting, Ben.

Now you can strike 'shimming a Cobra' off the list of things to try ... Biggrin

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 04-29-2014, 07:39 PM
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(04-29-2014, 07:37 PM)Agravic Wrote: That's interesting, Ben.

Now you can strike 'shimming a Cobra' off the list of things to try ... Biggrin

I can and I can also suggest everyone else strikes it off their list too...

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 04-29-2014, 07:41 PM
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(04-29-2014, 07:37 PM)Agravic Wrote: That's interesting, Ben.

Now you can strike 'shimming a Cobra' off the list of things to try ... Biggrin

Biggrin

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