10-31-2012, 09:06 PM
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had a pack of these come in with an injector I bought the other day. the package is still sealed. I've never heard of 'duridium' before. are these decent blades?

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 10-31-2012, 09:35 PM
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Apparently not. On another forum site was the following note about them:
"They were produced and marketed from '48~'53.
In that post-war era, they were advertised as being so sharp and smooth that you'd not know a blade was loaded. While that may have been the case ~60 years ago, either that was untrue at the time, or time has not been kind to them. They shave rough. Really really rough.
They were an early stainless steel blade, uncoated, from ASR. Duridium is a trade name for 404B Stainless."

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 10-31-2012, 09:37 PM
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(10-31-2012, 09:35 PM)churchilllafemme Wrote: Apparently not. On another forum site was the following note about them:
"They were produced and marketed from '48~'53.
In that post-war era, they were advertised as being so sharp and smooth that you'd not know a blade was loaded. While that may have been the case ~60 years ago, either that was untrue at the time, or time has not been kind to them. They shave rough. Really really rough.
They were an early stainless steel blade, uncoated, from ASR. Duridium is a trade name for 404B Stainless."

sounds like they'll be going in the trash very shortly.

thanks for the information. Smile

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 10-31-2012, 09:41 PM
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(10-31-2012, 09:37 PM)andrewjs18 Wrote: sounds like they'll be going in the trash very shortly.

thanks for the information. Smile

Well, you could sell them. I saw one listed on eBay for $9.99 for a single blade.

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 10-31-2012, 09:56 PM
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(10-31-2012, 09:41 PM)churchilllafemme Wrote:
(10-31-2012, 09:37 PM)andrewjs18 Wrote: sounds like they'll be going in the trash very shortly.

thanks for the information. Smile

Well, you could sell them. I saw one listed on eBay for $9.99 for a single blade.

did it actually sell?

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 11-01-2012, 05:34 AM
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Andrew, I agree with John. There are probably collectors out there and you have nothing to lose by attempting to sell them. If they don't sell then you can always trash them.

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 11-01-2012, 03:23 PM
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(11-01-2012, 05:34 AM)freddy Wrote: Andrew, I agree with John. There are probably collectors out there and you have nothing to lose by attempting to sell them. If they don't sell then you can always trash them.

true. maybe I'll throw them and another pack of unopened, old blades I have on ebay.

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 11-01-2012, 08:03 PM
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Good luck with the potential sale, Andrew.

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