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    Default Ok guys, a little advice?

    I just got a 40s Gilette Super Speed. I've gone str8 but wanted a backup for when I have to do either a quicker shave or really tight spot touchups. I have a very tough beard that can destroy even the best carts in 3-4 shaves, and an electric could never even try to work on it.

    Can anyone suggest a DE blade for me to give a try starting out with it?


    Thanks!

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    I personally like Red Pack Personnas. You can get sampler packs online. One vendor that does this is West Coast Shaving. I would recommend getting a sampler pack and try several different brands to find your preference.

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    feathers or KAIs,PM your addy,will send you some.

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    Bama
    Those old Gillette superspeeds are well made, and give some nice shaves. The sample packs are great, they allow you to fine tune your razor, and find a blade that is ideal for your needs, and budget

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    If you're new to Safety razors, I whole-heartedly recommend Personnas. They're very smooth. Others have had luck with Astras and Derby's, and you can't go wrong with Gillettes in my book, either. I haven't tried Feathers yet; they're supposed to be very good, but better for the mre advanced shaver.

    A blade sampler pack would likely go very far for you as well. It'll give you a chance to try many blades, and find what should work best.

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    If you want sharp, sharp just go directly to the feathers.
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    If your new to d/e a sample pack is the right choice. Blades are a total YMMV subject. In blades, one man's trash is another's treasure.

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    Sample pack inbound,Enjoy.

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