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#1

Super Moderator
Okay, I generally try to be positive in my posts, however, I thought it would be interesting to ask members to name their all time worst blade.  A blade with no redeeming qualities.  I think it will be interesting because there are bound to be people who love, or at least like another member's worst blade.  I want to satisfy my curiosity as to whether there are any blades out there that members find unanimously bad.  My apologies in advance to the blade manufacturers - (random thought, are there any artisan blade makers out there?).

Here's the rules - you have to have actually experienced the blade so your opinion is based on experience and not a blades reputation that you've heard about.

Mine is the modern German made:

Wilkinson Sword

Mark
#2

Super Moderator
San Diego, Cal., USA
Zorrik. Absolutely dreadful.
#3

Merchant
Charleston, South Carolina
I've had zero luck with Voskhod and Feather.
Paolo

Eleven shaving
#4

Super Moderator
I love the Feather blade, but only in the Feather razor, otherwise its dangerous. I also like the Volkshod but find its really only good for a couple of shaves at best.

I've not tried the Zorick.

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#5

Merchant
Thousand Oaks, CA
Dorco and Derby. Just not my cup of tea.

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#6

Super Moderator
I haven't tried the Dorco but I don't mind the Derby. Probably not my first pick however.

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#7

Super Moderator
San Diego, Cal., USA
I agree about the Derby blades, Mark, but I have to say that Dorcos could be running neck and neck with Zorriks for me. Both are awful.
#8

Member
Austin, TX
Dorco, Derby. The single worst shave I have had in recent history was with Voskhod.
Kevin
#9
(10-24-2015, 04:23 PM)Marko Wrote: Okay, I generally try to be positive in my posts, however, I thought it would be interesting to ask members to name their all time worst blade.  A blade with no redeeming qualities.  I think it will be interesting because there are bound to be people who love, or at least like another member's worst blade.  I want to satisfy my curiosity as to whether there are any blades out there that members find unanimously bad.  My apologies in advance to the blade manufacturers - (random thought, are there any artisan blade makers out there?).

Here's the rules - you have to have actually experienced the blade so your opinion is based on experience and not a blades reputation that you've heard about.

Mine is the modern German made:

Wilkinson Sword

Mark

Me too.
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#10
Dorco and voskhod have not done well for me. Voskhod did alright second shave bust first and third were rough. Dorcos, well just always tug.

This was using a Maggard razor


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