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by ateace
Tue May 09, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Quickest Solution For Razor Burn?
Replies: 16
Views: 2585

Re: Quickest Solution For Razor Burn?

I have been pleased with these:

Thayer's witch hazel. You can add a touch of glycerine for good measure.

Nivea Sensitive after shave balm applied to moist face

Origins Save the Males after shave balm applied to moist face.

Only time will heal the burn, but these are good soothers.
by ateace
Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: NEW WETSHAVERS...ARE WE MISSING THEM
Replies: 63
Views: 6201

Re: NEW WETSHAVERS...ARE WE MISSING THEM

I've been following this thread with interest, unaware that it was difficult for new members to join SMF. Thanks to Vince, Chris and everyone else who made this upgrade possible. The issue of a forum's culture is an interesting one. Ideally, it should be allowed to live and breathe with its membersh...
by ateace
Thu May 30, 2013 5:05 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Eversharp Schick injector with green handle?
Replies: 3
Views: 663

Avocado green was very popular in the late 60s / early 70s, which explains the second one.
The first one? No idea. Maybe it started as another color and became discolored over the decades.
by ateace
Fri May 17, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Charles Roberts Method Shaving
Replies: 17
Views: 3134

There is the well-thought-out and there is the well over thought.
by ateace
Fri May 10, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: If I found the shaving product I've always been looking for
Replies: 26
Views: 2643

If I found the one product that I really wanted and had searched high and low for, I would buy enough to suit me and then I would share the good news.

In other words, I voted "Yes."
by ateace
Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: I'm using Derby blades again
Replies: 11
Views: 1647

The combinations we use in our shaves can make a world of differnce.

Arguably, the most important combination is which blade with which razor,
as you are discovering.

There have been many discussions on the subject ant there will be many more.
by ateace
Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Finest barbershop in the world - Inglese versione
Replies: 7
Views: 980

Very nice! Thanks for posting.
by ateace
Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Politicians' Shaves
Replies: 41
Views: 5445

My previous post in this thread, where I mention that Nixon shaved with an electric, refers to the time of the 1960 election.He may well have switched to the Trac II when it came out during his first term.
by ateace
Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Astra Blue/White Blades, a Review
Replies: 6
Views: 6618

Nice to see this thread revisited for Squire's take on how the three Astras
line up against each other.

Interesting that the Superior Platinums in the olive box may be the least sharp of the three.
by ateace
Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:58 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: I'm using Derby blades again
Replies: 11
Views: 1647

When I first started DE shaving 5 years ago, my first blade was Derby and they worked really well in my Merkurs. Then, as happens with most of us, I ventured of into a journey of blade exploration. One day, a new EJ DE87 arrives in the mail from TESC with a free pack of Derbys and I pop one in for t...
by ateace
Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Checking In
Replies: 18
Views: 1436

Nice to see you checking in, Craig.
I like the variety of products that you have and that
you actually use them!

If I were you, I'd try to bump up the number of Chicago trips ;)
by ateace
Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Edwin Jagger DE89L
Replies: 6
Views: 1266

I really like the EJ line. Great razors.

My current go-to is the blue handled version from West Coast Shaving.
It detrhroned my HD, which is no small feat.
by ateace
Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:42 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Blade Inconsistency?
Replies: 19
Views: 2553

No reason to put your face through anything less than a satisfactory shave. In our world, a sixty cent blade is considered expensive. If one turns out to be a sixty cent dud, into the blade bank it goes. And I'm only out sixty cents. Much better than having to toss a four dollar dud with five micro-...
by ateace
Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:56 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: PIF to celebrate 5 years on SMF -- CONUS
Replies: 11
Views: 943

ajsaxs -- PM me your address and the razors will be on their way to you!
by ateace
Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: PIF to celebrate 5 years on SMF -- CONUS
Replies: 11
Views: 943

And th winner is.......ajsaxs!

Congrats!
by ateace
Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:18 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: PIF to celebrate 5 years on SMF -- CONUS
Replies: 11
Views: 943

PIF to celebrate 5 years on SMF -- CONUS

Hi, everyone -- Five years ago, I joined the ranks here at SMF and to say "thanks", I'm offering a little gift of a couple of vintage Gillettes to you gents. First is a 1964 J3 travel Tech in the common metal box marked "Razor n' Blades". It still has the dummy blade card in it, so it may well be un...
by ateace
Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:39 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Super+ Platinum / IP 100 Count Box Discontinued?
Replies: 14
Views: 1644

[quote="CMur12"]Razor Blades and More has them:

http://www.razorbladesandmore.com/conte ... dge-blades

- Murray[/quote]

Thanks for this, Murray.
I really like the compact and environmentally friendliness of this packaging.

Oh...the blades are pretty good, too. :lol:
by ateace
Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: An SMF Anniversary
Replies: 28
Views: 3093

It will be 5 years for me in a few days and I still remember that Murray was one of the members to respond to my first post and welcome me to SMF.

Thanks for your warm welcome all those years ago, Murray.
Little things like that can stay with someone for a long time afterwards.
by ateace
Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: As seen on a holiday gift list
Replies: 10
Views: 1646

It can be quite economical.
If you use one every single day for 82 years,
the cost per shave is only $1.
by ateace
Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: DE vs. Hydro
Replies: 73
Views: 9238

Thanks for this, BeatlesFan. I appreciate the open-minded comparison. My overall experiences with most wet shaving formats is about the same - pros and cons for each (speed, comfort, cost, air travel, etc.). Carts still have a place in my shaving world. Sometimes, that's what you need to do the job ...