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by jgreenepa
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 216

Re: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020

A38D8C5C-96B2-48F9-8362-320004047C06.jpeg SOTD SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 19, 2020 What a glorious, sunny morning for my first shave with the Riga Razor. The factory edge was quite sharp, on the continuum, I’d say hard sharp vs soft sharp. That was fine for this first shave which seemed to literal...
by jgreenepa
Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 216

Re: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020

D25A2A7D-A5F7-4903-B09B-F96176163AFC.jpeg SOTD FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 When I began the G7DC I had real reservations about being able to complete it, but here I am on day 7 on this sunny morning in the Philly Burbs. I’ve decided that I may have to begin shaving the mug every other day if...
by jgreenepa
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 216

Re: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020

318194C2-BD60-455F-A65C-C800469E38B1.jpeg SOTD THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 17 Day 6 of the G7DC. My late post is due to a shelf collapse that occurred last night. As a result yours truly was caught up in trying to deal with what I felt to be a minor mishap, but my dear SWMBO was convinced the apoca...
by jgreenepa
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 216

Re: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020

2E545C44-A280-47D1-8ADA-BB63AB2D51FC.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 This morning was one of those revelatory shaves on day 5 of the TSD G7DC where everything just came together on this beautiful morning in the Philly burbs! I’m talking about my mug shave. It may have had something ...
by jgreenepa
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 216

Re: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020

D3EC9AF9-5C52-4891-8DF3-38C8BF5A18F7.jpeg SOTD TUESDAY MORNING, September 15, 2020 On day 4 of the G7DC there’s not much to say other than VBBS all the way! RAZOR: Feather DX Wood Handle (Mug), Schick Type L Paul Revere BLADE: Schick B-20 Proline PREP: Cold water rinse followed by Argan Oil BRUSH: ...
by jgreenepa
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 216

Re: SOTD September 14 - September 20, 2020

F0C97CC7-E721-4504-ACEB-1A65C640D4E2.jpeg SOTD MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 Although it’s a bit gloomy this morning, my shave was gratifying. I’m really liking my new Feather DX. I switched back to a Proguard blade and discovered that the shave was every bit as close as it was with the Feathe...
by jgreenepa
Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 392

Re: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020

BC657D89-1224-4AAA-BD69-4FA9EE966B55.jpeg SOTD SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 13, 2020 RAZOR: Feather Wood Handle DX Barber’s Razor (Mug), Schick Paul Revere L Type Safety Razor (Dome) BLADE: Feather Super (Mug), Schick Injector II (Dome) PREP: Cold water rinse followed by Argan Oil BRUSH: MrEE Knurled ...
by jgreenepa
Sat Sep 12, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 392

Re: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020

5B3FD70B-F8B8-4DDF-8C56-4CCA7192B779.jpeg SOTD SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 12, 2020 Well time for me to kick off my G7DC shave. As many of you know, my focus is on sharp stuff, not smelly things. So with that in mind I selected my new wood handled DX and dumped the Feather Proguard blade I’d used f...
by jgreenepa
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 392

Re: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020

786E6EC8-3C6E-41AB-89FD-B36364D666BE.jpeg SOTD FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 11 (A day to rival December 7) Well I tried this Baume.BE stuff everyone was raving about. I was planning on using it for my G7DC starting tomorrow, but after today will shelve it for my den clearance coming up in a week or tw...
by jgreenepa
Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 392

Re: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020

E4E1DB60-BA74-4E75-925E-6F9F3D1AC070.jpeg SOTD THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 And the great shaves just keep on coming. Touched up my new Manhattan Cutlery 13/16 French Point last night on the jasper stone and diamond sprayed felted strop. This Sheffield Steel razor is the oldest that I own, ...
by jgreenepa
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 392

Re: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020

DF7C1BFA-4631-456C-B5BF-1233F9E94153.jpeg 53369631-3E82-494C-A08E-1BC39E09CA7F.jpeg 20C17D49-4EB0-4BB9-9D76-B877D0276065.jpeg 69E82AF1-2B79-46D4-A2D0-F9A65401B9F6.jpeg RAZOR: CKBA Damascus 6/8 Koa Wood Scales (Mug), Ronson Safety Razor (Dome) BLADE: Schick Twinjector (Dome) That Ronson razor looks ...
by jgreenepa
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 392

Re: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020

1D6D7BA9-F016-4AB4-B117-F14A7CCB4276.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 Despite a gloomy start to the day, this morning’s shave was glorious. My son, Ben, is a collector of Japanese straight razors. The other day, one of TSD’s 30DC Crew straight razor luminaries (@Keithmax), shaved with...
by jgreenepa
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 392

Re: SOTD September 7 - September 13, 2020

0038112C-0F5F-4C7F-815D-3FB3C7226642.jpeg SOTD TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 Another beautiful day here in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, enhanced even more by a truly epic (copyright @Keithmax) shave of both mug and noggin. I’m particularly proud of the mirror edge I’ve managed on the C...
by jgreenepa
Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 339

Re: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020

C9945EE6-AA81-4774-B7FD-76945AAF0E99.jpeg SOTD MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 7, 2020 Yesterday’s shave was spectacular, but I’ve been troubled that my Feather SS razor was creating bad shaving angle habits. So I borrowed my son, Ben’s DX Barber’s Razor that was literally covered in dust. He hadn’t used...
by jgreenepa
Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 339

Re: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020

E8363FA1-39B2-4991-9496-4D1370EADCE2.jpeg SOTD SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 6, 2020 I’d ask for help, as I slide down this straight razor rabbit hole, but I’m just having too much fun. The NOS Nichigi Tokusen by Diamond Hayashi Co. Of Tokyo arrived unexpectedly early yesterday. This particular razor i...
by jgreenepa
Sat Sep 05, 2020 6:44 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 339

Re: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020

F99C308A-6BDC-40AD-A65F-16AD35D45A5C.jpeg SOTD SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 What a glorious morning for an old school shave! I’m really beginning to like this Lush Prince shaving cream. It leaves my mug feeling incredibly good post shave, and I think it’s going to become a keeper for all my ...
by jgreenepa
Fri Sep 04, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 339

Re: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020

5FF1A7BF-9E8A-4D65-96C7-B62450D7705D.jpeg SOTD FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 RAZOR: Tanifuji Airi (Mug), Blackland Vector (Dome) BLADE: Feather Super AC PREP: Cold water rinse followed by a scrub with Rabid Banana Preshave Cube BRUSH: Viking Silvertip Badger CREAM/SOAP: Lush Prince (Mug), Mitch...
by jgreenepa
Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 339

Re: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020

A9BF9B3D-5CB1-4CCC-B797-880BBB37BC3B.jpeg SOTD TUESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 25, 2020 Excellent shave today with two of my favorite razors on this beautiful sunny day . . . , the CKBA Damascus straight and my Valet VC4 were ready for business. The CKBA Damascus straight razor seemed to almost brush away ...
by jgreenepa
Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 339

Re: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020

433ED24F-1727-4758-9260-9F00CE0E8BB1.jpeg SOTD THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 Thursday has turned out to be a good day. The Genco 35 5/8 was the first straight I acquired after my purchase of the Dovo Special 5 yrs earlier, and the second straight I shaved with. It arrived supposedly ‘shave re...
by jgreenepa
Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 339

Re: SOTD August 31 - September 6, 2020

7293D1AE-FE2E-40AA-82C4-412252BC2BDA.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY MORNING, September 2, 2020 Another great shave this morning with two great razors. Both my Feather SS Barber’s Razor and my Blackland Vector were both loaded with Feather Super blades, and both delivered my desired VBBS as they swept away the...