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by Batmang
Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Feb 21 thru Feb 27, 2011
Replies: 170
Views: 20546

Thursday 2/24/11 Oxford Warranted 5/8 New Forest 2201 Erasmic sc Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe GFT Lime Skin Food Dunhill for Men Edt Another terrific shave with the Oxford. The Erasmic was a tad thin but I think I did not shake out the New Forest 2201 enough before I loaded the soap. Nonetheless, I h...
by Batmang
Tue Dec 21, 2010 10:42 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Dec 20 thru Dec 26, 2010
Replies: 156
Views: 18466

Tuesday 12/21/10 Genco Henry's X New Forest 2201 Tabac ss Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe Woods of Windsor a/s MK for Men a/s balm Woods of Windsor Edt This Genco was my first attempt at solo honing on the coticule and I need to do more on it. A mediocre shave with great Tabac lather despite all my effo...
by Batmang
Sun Dec 05, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Nov 29 thru Dec 5, 2010
Replies: 180
Views: 17404

Good Sunday morning all... Solingen First Class Perlex New Forest 2201 MWF Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe Lucky Tiger a/s and Face Tonic Clinique Post shave healer Peterman 1903 Edt A lazy Sunday morning with freshly ground Kenyan AA, French Press coffee to go with the Solingen/MWF combination. A terri...
by Batmang
Sun Nov 28, 2010 9:20 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Nov 22 thru Nov 28, 2010
Replies: 188
Views: 17045

Sunday 11/28/10 Geneva Cutlery Pyramid 5/8 New Forest 2211 Mitchell's Wool Fat ss Thayers Astringent WH w/ aloe Musgo Real a/s balsam Woods of Windsor Edt I managed to give myself the best straight shave I've had in a while. I think my face likes the Geneva Cutlery steel or else I just felt confiden...
by Batmang
Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Nov 22 thru Nov 28, 2010
Replies: 188
Views: 17045

Saturday. 11/27/10 Geo. Wostenholm & Son's 5/8 Semogue 830 Prairie Creations Mayan Magic ss Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe Anherb a/s conditioner Floris Vetiver Edt Back to the number one bathroom and a straight razor. After 20 laps on canvas and 50 on horsehide, the Wosty gave me a very good shave wit...
by Batmang
Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:48 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 18 thru October 24 2010
Replies: 164
Views: 19247

Monday 10/18/10 Gem Featherweight w/ Ted Pella (1) Semogue 2009 LE #19 KD Creations Lavender ss Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe KD Creations a/s milk Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet Edt A few days growth led me to the Gem Featherweight which has gone unused for months. I like to use a straight or a single...
by Batmang
Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 11 thru October 17 2010
Replies: 179
Views: 20692

Thursday 10/14/10 Geneva Cutlery Pyramid 7N 5/8 Semogue 1305 PC Old Spice type ss Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe Floid Vigoroso a/s Clinique Post shave healer Dirty English Edt Visited some friends who were camping at Letchworth State Park yesterday. Took a wonderful hike and took some pictures one of ...
by Batmang
Thu Sep 30, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS- Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur EdT 50ml
Replies: 6
Views: 1298

reggiano wrote:Withdrawn
So how come you didn't check with me? :D
by Batmang
Thu Sep 30, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 27 thru October 3 2010
Replies: 191
Views: 18627

Thursday 9/30/10 E.J. Chatsworth w/ Sharpedge Semogue 830 Osage Shaving Soap (pre-sale trial...unrelated to the Rub) Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe Nivea Extra Soothing a/s balm Trumpers Spanish Leather cologne After a two day layoff from shaving to heal (I sliced my cheek really good with my Felton's ...
by Batmang
Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:08 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 13 thru September 19 2010
Replies: 180
Views: 18888

Geneva Cutlery Pyramid 5/8 New Forest badger Noxema sc Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe Aqua Velva a/s Alt Innsbruck cologne A fine shave this morning with the Geneva after two days of DE shaves. The Noxema works well for me as it it easy to build good lather which feels great. I forgot the usual a/s bal...
by Batmang
Fri Sep 17, 2010 9:33 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 13 thru September 19 2010
Replies: 180
Views: 18888

'51 Superspeed w/ Red Personna Semogue 1305 Mark Holladay's Osage soap (pre sales test) Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe GFT Extract of Limes skin food Encre Noire Edt Testing out a new soap, I went with the '51 SS and Personna. It is a lanolin enriched soap that gave me trouble in building a good lather...
by Batmang
Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:48 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 13 thru September 19 2010
Replies: 180
Views: 18888

Tuesday 9/14/10 Konig 6/8 Silver Steel Semogue 2009 LE Cella ss Thayers Original WH w/ aloe Anherb a/s gel 212 by Carrera Edt One advantage of retirement is the ability to take one's sweet time to shave. Brought out the Konig and paired it with the Cella which with the LE made a ton of great lather....
by Batmang
Mon Sep 13, 2010 8:39 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 13 thru September 19 2010
Replies: 180
Views: 18888

Monday 9/13/10 Gillette Old Type w/ Sharpedge New Forest 2201 KD Creations Sage & Citrus sc Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe KD Creations a/s milk Woods of Windsor Edt After a two day layoff, I thought I'd go with the Old Type. The KD Creations cream is wonderfully thick and cushioning and had great resu...
by Batmang
Fri Sep 10, 2010 2:55 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 6 thru September 12, 2012
Replies: 205
Views: 20619

Friday 9/10/2010 Geo. Wostenholm & Sons Frameback Semogue 1305 Irisch Moos shave stick Thayers Astringent WH w/ aloe Musgo Real a/s balsam Gris Clair Edp A late afternoon shave with one of my favorite blades. It's been a while since I used the Irisch Moos and it was fun face lathering for a change. ...
by Batmang
Wed Sep 08, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 6 thru September 12, 2012
Replies: 205
Views: 20619

Wednesday 9/8/10 Crown & Sword 5/8 Golden Nib Finest C.O. Bigelow sc Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe GFT Limes Skin Food Floris Vetiver Edt A fair shave this morning with the Crown & Sword...it may need a touch up on the barber hone. It's fine WTG but when I try to go across or against I seem to have di...
by Batmang
Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:08 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 6 thru September 12, 2012
Replies: 205
Views: 20619

Monday 9/6/2010 Labor Day SSA Eskiltuna 4/8 C&E BBB Noxema sc Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe Aqua Velva a/s 444 a/s balm Working through my razor rotation I picked the Eskiltuna to go with the Noxema cream. I should use this cream more often because with a little work it gives me great lather which fee...
by Batmang
Sun Sep 05, 2010 9:38 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: August 30 thru September 5 2010
Replies: 195
Views: 20262

Sunday 9/5/10 Schick Injector L Type (w/ Chinese Schick blade) Semogue 830 Em's Citrus ss Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe Pashana after shave Nivea Extra Soothing a/s balm Broke out the Schick injector after some encouragement from Larry Thacker and had a good experience with it. The Em's Place soap mad...
by Batmang
Sat Sep 04, 2010 12:35 pm
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Which body trimmer and back shaver am I going to get?
Replies: 12
Views: 3867

Chris, it's very unusual for a man to trim or shave hair from any part of his body below the neck. Why would you want to do that? I used to think that as well but my son, a college senior, tells me that this practice is not unusual in his experience. (He's on the baseball team and has lived with ot...
by Batmang
Sat Sep 04, 2010 7:45 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: August 30 thru September 5 2010
Replies: 195
Views: 20262

Saturday 9/4/10 Genco 5/8 New Forest 2201 Ingram sc Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe Lucky Tiger a/s and Face Tonic Eau Sauvage Edt A three mile walk to start the day followed by a fine shave without incident. I think my feel with the razor is improving which helps me with my technique. A great start to ...
by Batmang
Fri Sep 03, 2010 8:24 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: August 30 thru September 5 2010
Replies: 195
Views: 20262

Good Friday morning all... Fat Handle Tech w/ Polsilver E.J. BBB Speick sc Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe Speick a/s KD Creations a/s milk Acqua di Selva Edt A quick turnaround from yesterday's late afternoon shave led me to the mild Tech and a first time use of the Polsilver blade. I managed three pas...