03-10-2018, 10:02 AM
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Which do you prefer? Know what the difference is (other than price)?

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 03-10-2018, 10:06 AM
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Take a look.  There's a blade guard on the MGs.   

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 03-10-2018, 10:22 AM
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No guards for me please.

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 03-10-2018, 11:06 AM
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I like to use a guarded blade on my Asylum RX. Otherwise, Feather Pro Supers are my go-to.

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 03-10-2018, 12:22 PM
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Regular pink mild (not MG).
It is the only AC blade worth doing, for me.

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 03-10-2018, 03:29 PM
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(03-10-2018, 10:06 AM)David Wrote: Take a look.  There's a blade guard on the MGs.   


Well yes:  the outside packaging clearly says メタル  ガ—ド (metaru ga—do = metal guard, or MG for short).

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 03-10-2018, 03:42 PM
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Do you read kanji too?

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 03-10-2018, 04:07 PM
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I prefer the guards of the two. I didn't care for the regular Pinks.

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 03-17-2018, 11:13 AM
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(03-10-2018, 04:07 PM)86-foxtrot Wrote: I prefer the guards of the two.  I didn't care for the regular Pinks.

Ya, me too.  Just did a bit of testing this past week, and the ones with guards work better for me.

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 03-17-2018, 09:42 PM
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(03-10-2018, 03:42 PM)Lipripper60 Wrote: Do you read kanji too?

Generally, I am at best semi-literate, unreliable in reading characters that are outside of Toyo Kanzhi:  the 1,850 characters that (when I began to learn Japanese, and until 1981, when the list was updated) officially defined “literacy” in Japan.

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 03-18-2018, 12:03 AM
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(03-10-2018, 03:42 PM)Lipripper60 Wrote: Do you read kanji too?

To be fair, even if one does not read kanji - the pictures on the package clearly show a guarded vs. unguarded blade.

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 03-18-2018, 07:35 PM
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(03-10-2018, 11:06 AM)pbrmhl Wrote: I like to use a guarded blade on my Asylum RX. Otherwise, Feather Pro Supers are my go-to.

Pro Supers for me, too. Guards are a YMMV thing; I get better mileage from an unguarded blade.

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