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by Books
Tue Aug 05, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Hair brushes
Replies: 21
Views: 8529

Re: Hair brushes

I use a military brush I purchased at a local Sally Beauty supply store.
by Books
Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:46 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Luxurious Brush Suggestion?
Replies: 16
Views: 3134

Re: Luxurious Brush Suggestion?

For now I've decided to try the Kent BLK8. Thanks for the input. I'll let you all know what I think.
by Books
Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:32 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Luxurious Brush Suggestion?
Replies: 16
Views: 3134

Luxurious Brush Suggestion?

A bit of history before I ask a question: I've been absent for a while on the boards for a while. Life has been crazy hectic. To the point that I started using cartridges again (shudder..) because of time restraints. So most of my rotation has been gathering dust. I would pull out my Merkur and Omeg...
by Books
Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: To Sell or Not?
Replies: 11
Views: 863

Re: To Sell or Not?

Thanks for the input guys. I'm going to sell them all but for a few favorites. I'm also going to sell my brushes that aren't getting used. I have a few good ones, but nothing is beating the performance of my Omega 48 pro. I definitely will be purging razor blades, that's been on my to do list for qu...
by Books
Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:53 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: To Sell or Not?
Replies: 11
Views: 863

To Sell or Not?

Torn between hoarding and cleaning house. I have a large (to me) collection of vintage Gillette's that don't get used. I keep going back and forth between selling or hanging onto the. I don't use them, but found most of these myself through good old fashioned leg work. Love my vintage Gillette's, bu...
by Books
Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:49 am
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Huntlee Katana Teaser Video
Replies: 22
Views: 2573

Re: Huntlee Katana Teaser Video

I can't wait for the injector style!
by Books
Fri Jun 28, 2013 1:06 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Taylors Rose shave cream....Today
Replies: 70
Views: 4020

Re: Taylors Rose shave cream....Today

I've used the Taylors rose but prefer T&H rose. After reading the first page of this thread I think I'm going to have to try some Trumpers Lime..
by Books
Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:32 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: April 15 thru April 21, 2013
Replies: 108
Views: 9366

Prep: Hot Shower
Brush: Omega 48 Pro
Cream: Proraso
Razor: Schick Injector Type 'N'
Blade: Chinese Schick (4)
A/S: Pinaud Clubman
Balm: Nivea Sensitive ASB
by Books
Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:44 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: What are long lasting current blades of of good quality?
Replies: 30
Views: 5073

I've settled into the 2 choices, Iriduims and the Hospital Use. The Hospital use seem's to be a bit more consistent...
by Books
Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 18 thru March 24, 2013
Replies: 125
Views: 10980

Prep: Hot Shower
Soap: MWF
Brush: Omega 31064
Razor: Schick Injector
Blade: Chinese Schick Inector (1)
A/S: Dr Harris Pink
by Books
Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Let's talk about personna medical blades
Replies: 20
Views: 2714

I get anywhere from 5 - 7 shaves with them before they are finished.
by Books
Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD- March 4- March 10, 2013
Replies: 112
Views: 8112

Prep: Hot Shower
Brush: Omega 48 Pro
Soap: MWF
Razor: '47 Gillette
Blade: Super Iridium (3)
As: Pinaud Clubman
Balm: Nivea Sensitive ASB
by Books
Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:50 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: WTB: Aristocrat Junior
Replies: 0
Views: 519

WTB: Aristocrat Junior

Sale pending.... so not needed.
by Books
Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:46 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD - February 25,2013 - March 3,2013
Replies: 99
Views: 8575

Prep: Musgo Real Glyce Lime Oil Soap
Brush: Shavemac 177
Cream: TOBS Rose
Razor: Schick Injector
Blade: Chinese Schick Injector
Toner: Thayer's Rose W.H.
A/S: Pinaud Clubman
by Books
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:24 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: February 18 thru February 24, 2013
Replies: 94
Views: 9007

Prep: Musgo Real Glyce Lime Oil Soap
Soap: TOBS Lavender
Brush: Omega 31064
Razor: Schick Injector
Blade: Chinese Schick Injector Blade
A/S: Pinaud Clubman
by Books
Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: SE vs Gillette
Replies: 35
Views: 3363

I say keep them all. You might decide to come back to them again some point.
by Books
Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hello
Replies: 20
Views: 3192

Welcome!
by Books
Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SE vs Gillette
Replies: 35
Views: 3363

I find myself in the same situation. I've stopped using almost all of my Gillette's. Lately it's been just a Schick Injector or occasionally my Merkur HD. Problem is I can't bring myself to sell the collection...
by Books
Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Ye Olde Barbershoppe Shave Soap - Mamabear
Replies: 13
Views: 2860

I've found her soaps to be slick, not a ton of cushion though.
by Books
Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Reveal your soap and cream stash - Part 2
Replies: 46
Views: 6286

I know I'm missing a few soaps but here's my main stash.. Soap Puck: Trumpers Rose Trumpers Lime MWF TABAC Pre de Provence Institute Karite QED Limes MB Sandalwood Vanilla MB Rosemary Mint Dr. Harris Almond Taylors Lavender Sticks: Speick Arko MWF(home made) La Toja Wilkinson Sword Palmolive Valobra...