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by jgreenepa
Thu Mar 04, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 1 - March 7, 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 106

Re: SOTD: March 1 - March 7, 2021

C77C4113-46C6-4E46-8E9A-E1EB797BDFA1.jpeg SOTD THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 4, 2021 Today I decided on a shavette shave with an unusual design based on the use of Schick Injector blades, the Monsieur Charles. I had two, one of which my dachshund, Gromit, got hold of and used as a chew toy. Thankfully, t...
by jgreenepa
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 1 - March 7, 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 106

Re: SOTD: March 1 - March 7, 2021

F528AD3E-AFF9-4055-A22D-E489FFA616AF.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY MORNING, MARCH 3, 2021 This morning’s shave featured an all Japanese shaving tools focus, and represented a supportive shave for my good friend, Clint, on his first AS-D2 outing. In that spirit I grabbed my own AS-D2. The Seki Feather AS-D2 w...
by jgreenepa
Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:09 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 1 - March 7, 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 106

Re: SOTD: March 1 - March 7, 2021

9180926D-C316-4C0D-B343-E46A1571EADB.jpeg SOTD TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH 2, 2021 Inspired by a number of TSD amigos who declared yesterday Micromatic Monday, I decided to pull mine out and have a go! The JT Sapele/Resin handled Omega Pro48 Boar, rapidly becoming one of my favorite brushes, whipped up ...
by jgreenepa
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 1 - March 7, 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 106

Re: SOTD: March 1 - March 7, 2021

DBEE3DA4-8122-4271-BADF-C5E5D426C993.jpeg SOTD MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 1, 2021 Welcome to March 1, also known as Mitchell’s Monobilt Monday! Today’s two pass ATG dome shave featured the Cooper Monobilt safety razor, just an extraordinary, adjustable, little shaver, particularly when fitted with my pr...
by jgreenepa
Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021
Replies: 18
Views: 210

Re: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021

4B5D06C6-E178-49E0-83E2-D193ACD131DD.jpeg SOTD SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 28, 2021 Here we are on the last morning of February. It’s raining and hopefully the white snow blanket on my property melts in the rainy 45°F temperature. Patina is defined “as a surface appearance of something grown beautiful...
by jgreenepa
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021
Replies: 18
Views: 210

Re: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021

43492D54-DACC-4CE0-AF9D-6DDF080813C4.jpeg SOTD SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 27, 2021 This morning I shaved with two awesome razors. The Dubl Duck 11/16 has always performed beautifully for me. As I mentioned yesterday it came from the estate of my childhood barber, Joe Roselli, through his grandson, ...
by jgreenepa
Fri Feb 26, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021
Replies: 18
Views: 210

Re: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021

DDEBA7EC-102B-4464-80E3-74E03C414746.jpeg SOTD FRIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 26, 2021 Never one to give up on a particular shaving combo, I decided on a return engagement with the Rex Ambassador loaded with a Kai DE. Kai blades are a smidge wider than my regular Feathers. My last encounter a few days ag...
by jgreenepa
Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021
Replies: 18
Views: 210

Re: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021

92C84468-6DFC-4434-B108-879B676FA9A1.jpeg SOTD THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 25, 2021 Beautiful morning today, but the snow blanket remains! It’s slated to go to 45°F today, so hopefully, some of it will melt. We all have our favorite straight razors, and mine is the Manhattan Cutlery 13/16. The mug s...
by jgreenepa
Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021
Replies: 18
Views: 210

Re: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021

255EFE27-3FDA-4A41-A8B9-16F620D7DA51.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 24, 2021 Woke up to a beautiful sunny day here in the Philadelphia suburbs, albeit with 6-8” of snow remaining. Hopefully, it will melt in the next few days. I think I’m developing a real affection for wedges. The H. Hobson ...
by jgreenepa
Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021
Replies: 18
Views: 210

Re: SOTD FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2021

E03F9B34-7251-412B-A70B-1887344D8305.jpeg SOTD MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 22, 2021 Woke up to a balmy 29°F with the same white blanket of snow everywhere! Today’s task was to dial in the Rex Ambassador after experiencing some irritation on the back of the dome yesterday! Suspecting it might be the sl...
by jgreenepa
Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:06 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 248

Re: SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021

5454F1E9-9401-43FF-AFB2-B507505DE957.jpeg SOTD SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 21, 2021 Woke up to a bright blue 19°F morning slated to go to a balmy 33°F by the middle of the afternoon! I don’t know about you, my shave brothers and sisters, but I am more than ready for Spring! Returning to my shave, I mu...
by jgreenepa
Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 248

Re: SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021

0E678528-5A9E-4250-9A4D-6551379BD416.jpeg SOTD SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 20, 2021 Woke up to a brilliantly blue 22°F day. The garbage pickup reneged for the second time this week requiring me to bundle up like a Nanook of the North to fetch the canisters! My shave checked all the boxes. I really l...
by jgreenepa
Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 248

Re: SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021

6A1C240F-F77E-4E4B-A1A6-4333CCE2189E.jpeg SOTD FRIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 19, 2021 I’m definitely looking forward to nicer weather. Woke up to sleet this morning. So I decided to break out the Stirling Obsidian Glacial Soap and AS. Last night I touched up my A. Witte Copperhead 6/8 on my jasper stone...
by jgreenepa
Wed Feb 17, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 248

Re: SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021

9D74CDA3-5186-4BE8-939C-82CA7FE99B7C.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 17, 2021 Woke up to a bright, sunny, 22°F morning. Grabbed my recently acquired H. Hobson Sheffield wedge. I’m definitely going to tung oil the carved scales, as they look like they could use it. Shaving with this wedge remi...
by jgreenepa
Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 248

Re: SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021

28AB1241-B528-4D1A-A0B6-76DF8F813B25.jpeg SOTD TUESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 16, 2021 This morning I removed the Softguard AC blade from my DX and replaced it with a Feather Super AC to remain consistent with the Feather Super in my Blackland Vector. Every now and then it’s fun to challenge one’s strai...
by jgreenepa
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 248

SOTD FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2021

87ABED74-B03B-42D1-BE4B-0FBDA7AB5AEB.jpeg SOTD MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 15, 2021 It’s very nice to be home! 13 hours of backseat driving all the way from TN to PA is enough to unsettle any man! There were a large number of icy road conditions signs from the ice storms of the day before throughout V...
by jgreenepa
Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:35 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD February 1 - February 7, 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 377

Re: SOTD February 1 - February 7, 2021

631980F0-6D54-4BD0-B096-4129AF738563.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY MORNING, February 3, 2021 Today’s shave marked a return to my regular MWF. The shave was uneventfully excellent. The Eclipse Red Ring never fails to deliver an awesome noggin shave, and this morning gave practical testimony to that fact. Two ...
by jgreenepa
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:14 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD February 1 - February 7, 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 377

Re: SOTD February 1 - February 7, 2021

07DD9269-1A6E-4C1E-B405-9A6AB06A1FC4.jpeg SOTD TUESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 2, 2021 Not much to say about today’s shave! Japanese Silver Steel really holds an edge, and the Tanifuji Airi 11/16, although small and dainty, is a true whisker melter! Two sessions on the pasted linen strops and one on leat...
by jgreenepa
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD February 1 - February 7, 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 377

Re: SOTD February 1 - February 7, 2021

25897F7B-A424-453E-83DC-CD6416827D4A.jpeg SOTD MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 1, 2021 Today I pulled out the razor that launched me on my straight razor journey six years ago. That fateful morning I ended up slicing through my cheek and discovering my Parkinson’s. After the accident the razor sat in my d...
by jgreenepa
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 25 - January 31, 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 478

Re: SOTD January 25 - January 31, 2021

FAAA941E-E673-4043-89CF-5331149520AE.jpeg SOTD SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 31, 2021 For January’s last shave I selected the Wade & Butcher 7/8 for my mug and another long neglected safety razor, the Seki Feather AS-D2 fitted with a Feather DE, the blade the razor was designed around. Many have heard th...