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by gil3591
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: got a new gold futur
Replies: 5
Views: 298

got a new gold futur

i weakened and bought another futur, against my better judgement. i just can't resist these razors cause they look so cool. always had issues with their aggressiveness and giving me weepers and leaving me feel raw. anyway, i bought a gold futur hoping it would be more forgiving. i was right. it is s...
by gil3591
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: simpson's have improved
Replies: 11
Views: 586

Re: simpson's have improved

i forgot to mention,,, a while back there was a vendor that would show pics of the simpson brushes he had in stock. i can't recall his name now, but does anyone remember this website? i'm wondering if he's still around. was it shoe box shave shop???
by gil3591
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: simpson's have improved
Replies: 11
Views: 586

Re: simpson's have improved

back in the timeline we were discussing i had a polo 8 in best that was my favorite all time brush. of course, stupid me sold it! i remember it was a bit scritchy on the face but the new brushes i purchased seem to have softer tips. i guess this may be to what dr. moss was referring to, what with th...
by gil3591
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: simpson's have improved
Replies: 11
Views: 586

simpson's have improved

ten years ago simpson had a shedding problem. at that time i thought they were highly overrated and any other brand with a machine made knot was much better. many guys on this thread complained about shedding and sending brushes back to simpson. this was the time period when simpson and vulfix merge...
by gil3591
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: q shave razors
Replies: 7
Views: 384

Re: q shave razors

that's good info on the dots. i took a futur apart once and am certain i jacked it up pretty good, as a result ,,,,,,very, very aggressive :roll:
by gil3591
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: new mergress
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Re: new mergress

if they made a gold plated progress i'd take it to bed every night :)
by gil3591
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: q shave razors
Replies: 7
Views: 384

Re: q shave razors

thanx. i decided to buy a gold plated futur on ebay at a good price. after owning 4 futurs i decided to take the plunge again. i have a love/hate relationship with the futur. they look so cool but it's always weeper city with them for me :( . my razor of choice is a progress. i have a gold plated me...
by gil3591
Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: q shave razors
Replies: 7
Views: 384

q shave razors

guys, what's the skinny on these qshave chinese razors? one is a futur clone and the other looks interesting. are they any good?
by gil3591
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: new mergress
Replies: 4
Views: 445

new mergress

hi guys. just wanted to give a shout out to mer for my latest purchase from bullgoose. when i was in my wild and crazy shaving stage a few years ago, i bet i had mer convert at least 4 progress razors for me. if you don't believe me you can look in the archives for pics! ;) like a fool i sold them a...
by gil3591
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: mer still doing progress upgrades?
Replies: 4
Views: 593

Re: mer still doing progress upgrades?

hi clive. happy holidays
by gil3591
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: mer still doing progress upgrades?
Replies: 4
Views: 593

Re: mer still doing progress upgrades?

ok. thanks
by gil3591
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: mer still doing progress upgrades?
Replies: 4
Views: 593

mer still doing progress upgrades?

hi guys. does mer still do merkur progress upgrades? if so, please tell me how to contact him.. i had him do several razors for me a while back but i foolishly sold them. are there any vendors that sell them? thanks
by gil3591
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: Shaving soap or cream of the day
Replies: 2188
Views: 123165

Re: Shaving soap or cream of the day

bought out the coates sandalwood cream for easter. best shave cream i've ever had :)
by gil3591
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: I'M BACK !
Replies: 17
Views: 6952

Re: I'M BACK !

thanks
by gil3591
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: I'M BACK !
Replies: 17
Views: 6952

Re: I'M BACK !

glad to hear from you clive. i was going to ask about that chubby :)
by gil3591
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Fine Accoutrements Aftershaves
Replies: 2
Views: 1461

Re: Fine Accoutrements Aftershaves

just tried the sample green vetiver aftershave. just ordered the large bottle aftershave and the soap too/ awesome
by gil3591
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: I'M BACK !
Replies: 17
Views: 6952

Re: I'M BACK !

hi gary, hope all is good with you. is fallingwickets still around? how about gordon?
by gil3591
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: I'M BACK !
Replies: 17
Views: 6952

Re: I'M BACK !

hi murray, i remember you . good to see you're still breathing =D>
by gil3591
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: I'M BACK !
Replies: 17
Views: 6952

I'M BACK !

hi guys. i've been away a long time and thought i'd check in a see how ya all are doing. now that i have ten years of wet shaving under my belt i would like to share my observations on the best products i've found. for what it's worth ! :) razors: my choice is: merkur 38c or a 34 hd in gold plate. b...
by gil3591
Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: here ya go
Replies: 7
Views: 1757

Re: here ya go

and so much of this stuff has free shipping. ever wonder why stuff less than a dollar can be shipped from china? it's cause the u.s. post office has to deliver it for free due to a free trade agreement. so we end up paying for it while domestic products don't get sold