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Testing a Kai blade in my milder razors.

Like mentioned in post #5 you do not get the full .0045 of inch per side because the razor blade is bent in a arc so you will lose some width, the extra width is nothing over the top to worry about IMO. The Kai blade is just a good solid performer and hopefully you enjoy it in your milder razors or just love blade feel like a lot of seasoned shavers do. We had one fellow who wanted the most aggressive DE razor ever made and spent lots of time and $ pursuing that goal.
You don't need to spend a lot of many buying the most aggressive razor in the world. Just remove the base plate from a three piece razor. See this thread.

 
You don't need to spend a lot of many buying the most aggressive razor in the world. Just remove the base plate from a three piece razor. See this thread.

Not for me shaving like that, just pushing your luck and not much fun at all using a flimsy de blade not clamped properly. Living on the edge of a blade giving it lots of respect knowing it will bite at any time gets me worn out for a shave.
I would just buy a AC shavette with a Kai Protouch blade or Feather Proguard blade. Using a naked blade in a shavette is much a similar experience as on the video (super sharp even compared to a straight razor IMO). When I first ventured into using a shavette, they had sent the wrong blades instead of the guarded blades and it was very challenging and yes a few nicks later I stopped until my Kai Protouch blades arrived and shaving became enjoyable for myself again .
(Guarded blades are so nice because they prevent the blade from digging in and are rigid + gives close shaves is my strong recommendation).
Kai Luffy style folding shavette- Mfg- 2017--.jpg

Have some great shaves!
 
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I've never used Kai blades but I ordered a Fatip razor from Pasteur yesterday and ordered a tuck as well.
I've always been curious because I read about them being wider. Instead of using in anything mild, I actually want to try them in my aggressive razors to see the results. I've only got 2 mild razors left since my preference are the aggressive ones. But those wont get tested with the Kai's!
Have you been able to give the Kai a go in a Fatip? I am curious to know if it will work in say the Gentile (or actually OC because I find that to be smoother).

Thanks,

Guido
 
Have you been able to give the Kai a go in a Fatip? I am curious to know if it will work in say the Gentile (or actually OC because I find that to be smoother).

Thanks,

Guido
No I haven't. I still have the tuck sitting there and haven't tried them on anything. I've been playing around with my vintage razors this week. But I'll probably try them out in the Gentile since it's the mildest of the Fatip's. I don't think I'd use them on the OC since that one is efficient enough with the blades that I normally use (Gillette Platinums). Good idea!
 
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