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Hello gents, I purchased a Mongoose two months ago and am really enjoying this razor. I've got a sampler pack of blades I'm using but it is a slower process to test blade to blade variability, and shave consistency when these SE blades last so much longer than DE blades (I'm getting 10-15 shaves per each instead of 3 w/ a DE blade). Those of you who have been shaving with a Mongoose, Cobra, etc for a while, would you mind sharing some of your wisdom? What are your favorite blades and why? I appreciate your thoughts.

Chazz Reinhold HOF
I use Kai Captain Mild, just my favorite and accomplishes the job irritation free.
I like the proguard a lot

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I've only used the Feather Pro, but I'm still on my first blade. It's got a long life, but doesn't shave as close as my favorite DEs. Next, I'm trying a Feather Pro Super.

Philadelphia, PA
maybe SharpSpine will chime in.

this is a good thread for me as well as I hope to pick up the AlumiGoose 2 within the next few weeks here (if it's out by then).
Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito.
Kai Captain Titan Milds were terrible for me. They couldn't cut a thing.

I've never tried any of the guarded blades.

The Feather Professional blades have always performed the best for me. Nice & sharp without being too aggressive.

The Feather Super Pro blades are both thicker & longer. The extra length gives more blade exposure which leads to a more aggressive shave; more blade on the skin. More care is needed when using this blade but the results can be astounding.

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Feather Pro's for me

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BARRY--- BBS OR BUST---- Modern Razors Only
Feather Pros for me too however I haven't tried the Kai's as the Feathers have always worked for me. I am close to running out of Feathers to I will try Kais next.

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Oli AKA Windsor Citrus
Surrey, UK.

San Francisco
I've been getting to know the Mongoose using Feather Pros. Still early days for me with this razor, and I'm not sold on it yet (though I could be). I don't find it as intuitive as others do, but I admit my shaves DID get better with it as I dialed in a super-light touch.
David : DE shaving since Nov 2014. Nowadays giving in to the single-edge siren call.

Twin Cities, MN
I think that Feather Pro blades would be considered a safe bet for most guys. With that said, I prefer the Kai Captain Titan Mild blades in both my stainless steel Mongoose and my AlumiGoose. They provide a great shave for my beard/skin type and don't irritate my skin. I do tend to prefer razors that are mild to medium, thus the milder blades work better for me in the Mongoose. The two 'guard' blades (both Kai & Feather) also work pretty well for me. I have one Feather Super blade, but haven't tried it yet. At some point I will give it a go, but I'm epecting to find it too aggressive for my face.

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