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I am looking for a few more blades.
Does ceramic really live up to the advertising?

Are all steel blades created equal?
i.e. are the Oster elites being cryogenically treated any better than the others?

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Chris
 

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I haven't heard of any pro groomers who have stuck with the ceramic blades, they've all swtiched them back out for metal ones... I haven't tried them myself though, and I don't intend to!

Not all steel blades are equal, but they aren't far apart really, and unless you're a pro then the difference between a few extra sharpenings won't really make much difference for a home groomer!!!
 

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the oster cyro ones have in my experienced lsated longer (clippnig horses- so FILTHY most of the time when i'm doing em) i'm getting full clips on 2 horses vs one clip if i was lucky.

they do however rust s easy (horse barn 1 week not oiled on the blades boom rust- we're so not use to humidity here!)
 

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I don't think I've tried the ceramics...know one or two people who have loved them; others who have hated them. I haven't noticed huge differences between the different "flavors" of Osters versus Geibs, which I have also used. I've been generally happy with the Geibs, and they are usually a little less expensive than the Oster. Geib/Buttercut also has good affordable scissors, BTW.
 

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I have used both the only difference I can see is that the ceramic dose not heat up quit as fast as the steel, and if you are a beginner it gives you a little more time other than that I can't say one is better than the other.
 
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