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by CMur12
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Sticky: Soap and cream reviews
Replies: 58
Views: 56045

Re: Sticky: Soap and cream reviews

You've been busy, Gary. Thanks.

- Murray
by CMur12
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Coffee
Replies: 6
Views: 178

Re: Coffee

I waited for over thirty years and we finally have a great coffee house in my small town. When I want coffee, I go there. At home, I make tea. I really like egg nog and I have tried (with great hope and eager anticipation) egg nog lattes, but for my idiosyncratic taste, this flavor and that of coffe...
by CMur12
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Manchurian White badger by Elite Razor
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Re: Manchurian White badger by Elite Razor

That is a nice-looking brush, Gary!

- Murray
by CMur12
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Fall/Winter Soap Scents?
Replies: 5
Views: 394

Re: Fall/Winter Soap Scents?

Scott, I've never thought much about certain scents for certain seasons. For me, if it's a citrus EO scent, I'm happy any time of the year.

- Murray
by CMur12
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Civetone and Tigers
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Re: Civetone and Tigers

I've been telling you guys for years that cologne is bad stuff and NO ONE listens to me! :evil:

Interesting story, John.

- Murray
by CMur12
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: Greeting gents !
Replies: 12
Views: 378

Re: Greeting gents !

Welcome to SMF, orientshave!

I, too, prefer mild razors and sharp blades (though not Feather blades).

- Murray
by CMur12
Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 29, 2018 - November 4, 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 500

Re: SOTD: October 29, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Sunday night:

Razor: Rockwell 6C
Blade: Iridium Super

Brush: Asylum BG-7 (synthetic)
Soap: Cella

Lather made on top of the soap
Two-and-a-half passes

Aftershave: Cold water rinse and Thayer's Peach Witch Hazel

- Murray
by CMur12
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Mitchell's Wool Fat and Hard Water
Replies: 9
Views: 565

Re: Mitchell's Wool Fat and Hard Water

My experiences buying from Paul at Suffolk Supplies/Connaught Shaving was always very positive.

- Murray
by CMur12
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 22, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 477

Re: SOTD: October 22, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Sunday night:

Razor: Rockwell 6C
Blade: Iridium Super

Brush: Semogue 1305
Soap: Valobra Shave Stick (made into a cake)

Lather made on top of the soap
Two-and-a-half passes

Aftershave: Cold water rinse and Thayer's Peach Witch Hazel

- Murray
by CMur12
Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Taking a break from really sharp blades
Replies: 13
Views: 429

Re: Taking a break from really sharp blades

Bill, there is something seductive about a really smooth blade! I have a mega-stash of blades, but most all of them are favorites. So, I use them all with great satisfaction. I determined long ago that I can't use feather blades in even the mildest razor, so I don't use them, at all. I had a lesser,...
by CMur12
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Titanic
Replies: 20
Views: 678

Re: Titanic

Thanks for the explanation, jthomas1264. There are some nice-looking items in your photo.

- Murray
by CMur12
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Titanic
Replies: 20
Views: 678

Re: Titanic

I'm not sure what I'm seeing.

Are these reproductions of things found on the ship?

Are they reproductions of products men at the time might have had on the ship?

Thanks.

- Murray
by CMur12
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: New synthetic brush upgrade project
Replies: 10
Views: 987

Re: New synthetic brush upgrade project

Very nice-looking brushes, Gary. Thanks for the report.

- Murray
by CMur12
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 814

Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Sunday night:

Razor: Rockwell 6C
Blade: Iridium Super

Brush: Semogue 1305
Soap: Valobra Shave Stick (made into a cake)

Lather made on top of the soap
Two-and-a-half passes

Aftershave: Cold water rinse and Thayer's Peach Witch Hazel

- Murray
by CMur12
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: SOLD: Vintage NOS Wilkinson 'Light Brigade' DE Razor Blades
Replies: 9
Views: 311

Re: SOLD: Vintage NOS Wilkinson 'Light Brigade' DE Razor Blades

Pauldog wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:38 pm
Even when I got the metal top off the holder, the blades were so stuck to each other that I used a worn blade to separate them.
That doesn't sound good. I still have some 65 blades in dispensers.

- Murray
by CMur12
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: SOLD: Vintage NOS Wilkinson 'Light Brigade' DE Razor Blades
Replies: 9
Views: 311

Re: SOLD: Vintage NOS Wilkinson 'Light Brigade' DE Razor Blades

I had a lot of fun separating some other English Wilkinsons stuck together with very old oil in a metal "push" dispenser. Ah, yes. I had that joy a couple times, too, with Personna 74s. I ended up tossing some into the recycling. I have a number of Personna 74 blades in dispensers. I had to pry the...
by CMur12
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: **** Post Positive Member Trade Feedback Here ****
Replies: 1087
Views: 190927

Re: **** Post Positive Member Trade Feedback Here ****

churchilllafemme/John

Another smooth, cordial transaction with John. He, too, is a gentleman and a honorable man.

- Murray
by CMur12
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Minor brush repair - worn shellac
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Re: Minor brush repair - worn shellac

Paul, I have used clear nail polish and it worked very well (it looked fine and it stopped further chipping of the existing finish).

- Murray
by CMur12
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 814

Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Dunn, I like the look of that flat top knot!

- Murray
by CMur12
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 738

Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Sunday night:

Razor: Rockwell 6C
Blade: Iridium Super

Brush: Razorock synthetic (24mm)
Soap: Cella

Lather made on top of the soap
Two-and-a-half passes

Aftershave: Cold water rinse and Thayer's Peach Witch Hazel

- Murray