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by grumpy old codger
Wed Apr 28, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: Colognes & Aftershaves
Topic: Alum Bloc vs. Witch Hazel
Replies: 13
Views: 5134

After I finish my shave, I rinse with hot and then cold water. After the cold, I use the alum block, which I then pat dry. After a few minutes, I use Thayer's. My shaves are great and SWMBO has stated that my skin has never looked better (and that's after 39 years ofliving under the yoke of Hispanic...
by grumpy old codger
Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hey how long does it take people to shave?
Replies: 37
Views: 4753

Longer than it takes me to have an orgasm.
by grumpy old codger
Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: a young boys first shaves
Replies: 19
Views: 2678

You have to look ahead! Consider starting him at a higher level, i.e., Futur, Feathers, nice brush, TOBS, etc.. You might get left in the will. Joking, only joking! :D
by grumpy old codger
Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help Need Better Razor!
Replies: 9
Views: 1520

Futur! Next :P question.
by grumpy old codger
Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Impact of the 60s on shaving?
Replies: 21
Views: 2613

KIDS! You're killing me! SH@T, if you can remember the Supremes or Patti Paige, you're all Hoodsies! Heck, I was doing pushups for Uncle the!
by grumpy old codger
Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Dangers of DE Razors! (Slightly Graphic)
Replies: 19
Views: 2983

Take 2 motrin and rock the fcuk on!
by grumpy old codger
Wed Feb 03, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Free Soap!!!! Yes Free!!!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2598

count me in
by grumpy old codger
Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: Colognes & Aftershaves
Topic: the best sooooothing sandalwood aftershave..
Replies: 23
Views: 5376

I use a C&F balm and then a TOBS Sandalwood cologne/AS. Hey, my wife is well off, why shouldn't I take advantage? :D
by grumpy old codger
Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:47 pm
Forum: Colognes & Aftershaves
Topic: Ogalalla Special Reserve
Replies: 11
Views: 2028

This stuff is potent. I usually cut it with ice cubes and a dash of water.
by grumpy old codger
Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: What I have learned....
Replies: 3
Views: 1305

Adjust to a 9 :shock: ! You, Sir, are a MAN! I quake at a 3.
by grumpy old codger
Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:02 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Who likes wooden bowls?
Replies: 45
Views: 5198

Codger, you're right of course, and that's a practical attitude. But I've found that the esthetics of wetshaving are also important, such as the fragrances and the appearance of brushes and bowls. All these things add to our enjoyment of the morning routine. You win, I can't deny that.I've got a wo...
by grumpy old codger
Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:08 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Who likes wooden bowls?
Replies: 45
Views: 5198

Quaint, chic, they do their job, but so does ashaving mug.
by grumpy old codger
Tue Dec 29, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: First safety razor purchase - help
Replies: 22
Views: 3897

why not try a futur?
by grumpy old codger
Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: newbie needs help
Replies: 19
Views: 4268

Technique is very important. Desire and $$$$ help. 120 years ago, men did not have the option of a DE first. Just go for it, but remember: technique is important practice makes perfect I'd start with s low cost DOVO, properly honed and a TM practice strop. The soap, etc., can be what you're using no...
by grumpy old codger
Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:08 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Share your rotation
Replies: 31
Views: 4520

Why would not use my Futur, outside of an occasional SE shave? I've found a good razor and I'll stick with it. Even some of my relatives, whom I've turned onto "Futur", swear by it.
by grumpy old codger
Mon Nov 23, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: need updated info on Rolls Razors
Replies: 13
Views: 3976

Off topic, but does anyone know of anyone who will hone some Rolls blades?
by grumpy old codger
Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:42 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: First shave with a Feather blade...
Replies: 32
Views: 3485

Julius,
You should have said be very CAREFUL with them. They shave great but if you're not careful, they will bite!
by grumpy old codger
Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:40 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Futur vs Vision
Replies: 20
Views: 2747

I used a Gillette and then went and ordered a Futur. I found the Futur to be superior. Fiven that I'm so happy with my Futur, why would I want to mess with a Vision, especially with the potential maintenance problems?
by grumpy old codger
Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:02 pm
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: anybody in/around Boston willing to help a newbie?
Replies: 1
Views: 658

I'm from Boston, but not there now. I'd be willing to help IF you're not somebody from outside Boston passing themself off as a Bostonian. You know, like somebody from Brockton or Lynn.
Joking,only joking!
What's the issue or issues?
by grumpy old codger
Tue Jul 14, 2009 4:38 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Your favorite razor
Replies: 27
Views: 3308

Have used gillettes and gems, but, by far, my favorite is the futur. O/W, when I have the time, it's a STR8.