Went in to our local pharmacy to pick up a prescription today and noticed
that there were some packs of single edge blades in their shaving section.
On Sun, 24 Nov 2019, 06:55 Corey Bailey, <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Excellent thread and none too soon. Like so many replies, I've been
> using blades from a supply that I bought years ago. But, I'm about out
> so the references are very welcome.
> Howard: The correct spelling is "Han-D-Mag." (I still use one) ;-)
> Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
> On 11/23/2019 5:32 PM, Howard Sanner wrote:
> > I last bought razor blades for tape editing about 30 years ago. Even
> > if I could remember the name of the company it's likely they are no
> > longer in business.
> > **However**, I *always* wash down the razor blades with 91% isopropyl
> > alcohol, after which I demag them using a Hand-D-Mag (sp?) with the
> > same protocol I'd use for tape heads, before use. I've never had any
> > problems with that method.
> > There are other degreasers that would work fine, but alcohol is
> > available in any drug store in the U.S., it's cheap, it leaves no
> > residue, and it doesn't have the level of nastiness and general
> > problems that, say, brake cleaner and lacquer thinner do.
> > HTH.
> > Howard Sanner