Poll: What's your choice?
 09-16-2016, 07:39 AM
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these blades are definitely my favorites, but I find it difficult to choose who is better.
So what your choice ???

Thank you!

Gillette Silver Blue

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Polsilver Super Iridium

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Perma-Sharp Super

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 09-16-2016, 07:46 AM
  • Giorgio
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  • Pennsylvania, US
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3 out of the 4 you listed I use on a regular basis.  However, GSBs seem to never let me down in ANY razor.  I feel like I can count on them for consistent performance more than any other blade. 

Polsilvers come in at a very close second, and I predict this will be the blade that gets the highest votes Biggrin

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 09-16-2016, 07:47 AM
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Try Astra Superior Stainless!  Thumbsup

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 09-16-2016, 07:49 AM
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All are very nice blades.
Voskhod - occasionally has uniformity issues and are a tad less smooth. 
GSB - great blade that suddenly goes dull without notice, even in the middle of the shave. 
Polsilver and Perma-Sharp are very similar blades IMO. 
I am happy to shave with any of those 4.

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 09-16-2016, 07:54 AM
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I would include the Gillette 7 o'clock Perma Sharp greens from India. Just as sharp as the others mentioned (I've never tried those gold Perma-Sharp Super) but lasts longer and are smoother from my experience. 

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 09-16-2016, 09:44 AM
  • gp569900
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  • Franklin, TN USA
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For me the Polsilver edge the others out. gSB would be second. The Permasharp, Then Voshkod. They are all good.

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 09-16-2016, 09:57 AM
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(09-16-2016, 09:44 AM)gp569900 Wrote: For me the Polsilver edge the others out. gSB would be second. The Permasharp, Then Voshkod. They are all good.

This would be my opinion also.

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 09-16-2016, 10:10 AM
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GSB would be my first choice out of these 4.

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 09-16-2016, 10:19 AM
  • Steelman
  • Delaware
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The top 2.

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 09-16-2016, 10:42 AM
  • Mr_Smartepants
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(09-16-2016, 10:19 AM)Steelman Wrote: The top 2.

+1 This  Signs011
I love my GSB blades, they were the only blade I bought a 1000 pack of.  But PSI blades are soooo smooth.

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 09-17-2016, 06:38 AM
  • chazt
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  • Queens, NY
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I've tried 3 of the 4 brands (not yet for Voskhods). My vote and preference is for the GSBs by a long shot. I use them in all my 3 piece razors. The wax tends to attract lather and whisker debris which then gums up the mechanism on my Red Tips, making for a most unpleasant experience.

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 09-17-2016, 07:10 AM
  • kav
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The Bullgoose LE knife is SPLENDID for removing wax spots before use. All of these are good blades. It's all in the alchemy of  the right lather and SLOWING DOWN.

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 09-17-2016, 08:44 AM
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Polsilver, durasharp are favs.  Silver Blues are meh for me and Voskod don't work at all.  Isn't it funny how personal blades seem to be?  Perhaps I got a bad tuck of Voskod and SB and need to revisit? Or maybe quit all that nonsense and enjoy what is working for me right now.

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 09-17-2016, 04:21 PM
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Polsilver, hands down.

Been shaving exclusively with Polsilvers for a few months and then decided to go with #2, a GSB just for a change.  Horrible razor burn.  Dunno if my skin had gotten used to the superior Polsilver's inherent smoothness or that perhaps my technique needed to change with the blade, but I tossed the GSB after 2 shaves and am back with the Polsilvers.  Was actually disapointed the GSB performed so poorly... so much so I ordered 200 more Polsilvers to add to my [growing] stash.

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 09-18-2016, 04:27 AM
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I've have all four in my blade stash and get good results from all of them.  The Voskhod are a good value at current prices, and I have over 500 in my stash.  For me, the higher price on the GSB and Polsilver does not get me better performance.

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 09-18-2016, 05:01 AM
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The Permasharp Super and GSB are my top two blades. 

That said, I was able to pick up Rapira Swedish supersteel blades for a fraction of the cost and use them primarily.

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 09-18-2016, 06:49 AM
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Silver Blues and Perma-Sharps for me Smile

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 09-18-2016, 04:15 PM
  • gagarin
  • Student of Stainless
  • Pelotillehue
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I stockpiled Wizamet SI's before finding an even better blade, the Perma-Sharp Super.

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 09-18-2016, 06:00 PM
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Silver blues are silky smooth , they got my vote. Pol silver are sharp but I prefer the blues.

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 09-18-2016, 08:43 PM
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Those are all my favorites, some work better in other razors.

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