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by adrian
Thu Apr 12, 2012 3:48 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS: Lapping Film "cheapest hones" yet work great
Replies: 2
Views: 398

Hi,
how big are the sheets? Are you shipping to Europe?
by adrian
Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:53 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: The 5 hone set - notes from the journal
Replies: 26
Views: 16843

I will try your method, as I'm a beginner in shaving, stropping, honing. To complicate the method further: as I am from a different country, our newspaper and ink are different from, for ex, the packaging newspaper I get from the US, so...another variable. :D
by adrian
Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:49 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 13 thru September 19 2010
Replies: 180
Views: 17362

Monday evening:

Hot shower
German aluminum Tech/Personna (1)
Penworks finest #26
Palmolive green sc
Thayers rose witch hazel no alcohol
Vioris Trance Man Edp
by adrian
Tue Jun 29, 2010 5:18 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: June 28 thru July 4 2010
Replies: 195
Views: 19061

Monday evening Razor: Gillette '63 Superspeed Blade: SuperMax superplatinum Brush: Penworks finest 26 Cream: Trumper coconut oil A/S: a local natural aftershave mask with clay and several oils; you wash it after a few minutes and you can continue with your regular aftershave. Impressive! : Pashana a...
by adrian
Thu Jun 24, 2010 4:24 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: June 21 thru June 27 2010
Replies: 183
Views: 19811

Wednesday evening Razor: German Tech Blade: Bic from Greece #2 Brush: Penworks finest 26 knot Cream: Proraso green A/S Balm: Nivea Sensitive A/S: Old Spice Original Sensitive Cologne: Old Spice Original I thought the the only blade that won't irritate my skin is SuperMax Super-platinum. I might be w...
by adrian
Thu Jun 17, 2010 2:52 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: June 14 thru June 20, 2010
Replies: 206
Views: 22315

Thursday:

Razor - Gillette German Tech
Blade - SuperMax superplatinum #3
Brush - Penworks finest 26
Cream - Proraso green
Deodorant - Old Spice Classic
A/S - Old Spice Original
Cologne - Old Spice

I really love Old Spice :oops:
by adrian
Wed May 12, 2010 3:39 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: May 10 thru May 16 2010
Replies: 198
Views: 20791

Wednesday:

Hot shower
Pal Injectomatic/Personna PTFE coated stainless # 3
Sephora badger
Proraso shaving cream
Old Spice - Aqua Energy aftershave

Two passes -good shave.
by adrian
Mon May 10, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: May 10 thru May 16 2010
Replies: 198
Views: 20791

Hot shower
Pal Injectomatic/Personna PTFE coated stainless
Sephora badger
Proraso shaving cream
Prosaro pre/post mixed with water

Two passes - satisfactory shave.
by adrian
Mon May 10, 2010 2:27 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: May 3 thru May 9 2010
Replies: 181
Views: 19205

Sunday evening Hot shower Aluminum Gillette Tech/ Gillette Platinum Sephora badger Proraso shaving cream Three passes: Wow!! I bought an Aluminum Handle German Tech from mr. razor and it's the best razor yet for me. Previously, I used a Tech head from the travel version with a Gillette New handle wi...
by adrian
Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:20 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: April 12 thru April 18 2010
Replies: 180
Views: 18559

Wednesday evening:

Hot shower
Ever Ready 1912
Gem personna coated
Penworks finest 26
Proraso green
Proraso pre/post

Three passes and a decent shave.
by adrian
Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:39 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: April 12 thru April 18 2010
Replies: 180
Views: 18559

Monday evening: Hot shower Ever Ready 1912 Se GEM Stainless Coated Single Edge Blades #1 Penworks finest Proraso shaving cream Proraso pre/after shave First shave with a SE and a nice chance in my ritual. I used very light, short strokes just to get used with the angles. No nicks, a good enough shav...
by adrian
Fri Mar 26, 2010 1:26 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 22 thru March 28 2010
Replies: 208
Views: 19477

Friday morning: Hot shower/Proraso pre/post 1966 Slim set on 1 SuperMax super platinum 2nd shave Penworks finest Proraso shaving cream Proraso pre/post First shave with a Slim; set on 1 with a SuperMax blade it was the gentlest shave I ever had. My Tech is aggressive by comparison, so I really recom...
by adrian
Fri Mar 26, 2010 1:25 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Platinum Super-max Blades, a Review
Replies: 20
Views: 22044

I use Super-Max super platinum. These are looking a little bit different and currently they are the best blades for me.
by adrian
Sun Mar 21, 2010 11:23 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 15 thru March 21 2010
Replies: 207
Views: 18739

Sunday evening

Water/Proraso pre/post
Tech/New handle
SuperMax Superplatinum
Penworks finest
Nivea shaving cream
Proraso pre/post
by adrian
Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:50 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 15 thru March 21 2010
Replies: 207
Views: 18739

Friday


Hot shower/Proraso pre/post
Tech head/New bar handle
SuperMax Superplatinum #2
Penworks finest
Nivea shaving cream
Proraso pre/post

I'm impressed with SuperMax Superplatinum; I think is the smoothest blade I ever shaved with, but also sharp enough.
by adrian
Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:58 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 15 thru March 21 2010
Replies: 207
Views: 18739

WEDNESDAY:

Hot towel/Proraso pre/post
Merkur Futur @ 1.25
Feathers # 2
Peworks Finest 26 knot
Nivea Shaving Cream
Proraso pre/post
by adrian
Tue Mar 16, 2010 12:03 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 15 thru March 21 2010
Replies: 207
Views: 18739

Tuesday evening

Hot shower/Proraso pre/post
Futur
Feathers #1
Nivea shaving cream
Penworks finnest 26
Proraso pre/post

:)
by adrian
Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:33 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 15 thru March 21 2010
Replies: 207
Views: 18739

Monday evening

Hot shower/Proraso pre/post
Muhle R89
Crystal blade
Sephora badger
L'Occitane Cade soap
Proraso pre/post
by adrian
Mon Mar 15, 2010 12:27 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: First SE shave
Replies: 19
Views: 2279

I'm expecting an Ever-Ready 1912 in the mail....
by adrian
Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:47 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: March 8 thru March 14 2010
Replies: 235
Views: 20036

Friday morning

Hot shower
'71 SuperSpeed
Feather yellow
L'Occitane Cade soap
Sephora badger
Proraso pre/post

3 passes; another "the closest shave ever"