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by Alebrewer
Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: February 13 thru February 19, 2012
Replies: 148
Views: 13812

Friday, February 17, 2012 Prep: Hot shower Soap/cream: Portman Square English Style Cream - Gin & Tonic Brush: Ever-Ready C40 Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5) Blade: Super-Max SS (6), hand stropped Cold water rinse Dickinson's Witch Hazel M&L Florida Water Today I wrapped ...
by Alebrewer
Tue Feb 14, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: February 13 thru February 19, 2012
Replies: 148
Views: 13812

Valentine's Day! Prep: Hot shower Soap/cream: Portman Square English Style Cream - Gin & Tonic Brush: Ever-Ready C40 Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5) Blade: Super-Max SS (3) Cold water rinse Dickinson's Witch Hazel M&L Florida Water This morning was the first use of the Po...
by Alebrewer
Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: February 13 thru February 19, 2012
Replies: 148
Views: 13812

Menthol Monday!

Prep: Hot shower
Soap/cream: Ingram
Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5)
Brush: Ever-Ready C40
Blade: Super-Max SS (2)
Cold water rinse
Dickinson's Witch Hazel
Flag & Sail Original Brisk

Nice shave for a rainy morning!

70% BBS, 30% DFS
by Alebrewer
Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: February 06 thru February 12, 2012
Replies: 158
Views: 13160

Saturday, February 11, 2012 Prep: Hot shower Soap/cream: Portman Square English Style Cream - Tropical Coconut Brush: Ever-Ready C40 Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5) Blade: Derby (7) Cold water rinse Dickinson's Witch Hazel Superior 70 Bay Rum Today was my second shave of ...
by Alebrewer
Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:25 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: February 06 thru February 12, 2012
Replies: 158
Views: 13160

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Prep: Hot shower Soap/cream: Portman Square English Style Cream - Tropical Coconut Brush: Ever Ready C40 Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5) Blade: Derby (3) Cold water rinse Dickinson's Witch Hazel Superior 70 Bay Rum Today I used a sample I receive...
by Alebrewer
Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:08 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: February 06 thru February 12, 2012
Replies: 158
Views: 13160

Monday, February 6, 2012

Prep: Hot shower
Soap/cream: Ingram
Brush: Ever Ready C40
Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5)
Blade: Derby (2)
Cold water rinse
Dickinson's Witch Hazel
Flag & Sail Original Brisk

70% BBS, 30% DFS
by Alebrewer
Sat Feb 04, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: January 30 thru February 05, 2012
Replies: 148
Views: 13210

Saturday, February 4, 2012 Prep: Hot shower Soap/cream: VDH Deluxe Brush: Omega 10066 Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5) Blade: Lord Platinum (7) hand stropped Cold water rinse Dickinson's Witch Hazel Superior 70 Bay Rum Haven't used the VDH soap in a really long time, just ...
by Alebrewer
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:13 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: January 30 thru February 05, 2012
Replies: 148
Views: 13210

Friday, February 3, 2012 Prep: Hot shower Soap/cream: Godrej Deluxe Lather Brush: Ever Ready C40 Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5) Blade: Lord Platinum (6) Cold water rinse Dickinson's Witch Hazel Flag & Sail Original Brisk AS Haven't used the Godrej in a while - don't know...
by Alebrewer
Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:16 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: January 30 thru February 05, 2012
Replies: 148
Views: 13210

С Днем Сурка! Second shave using the Portman Square English Style Cream sample I received from Phil @ BullGoose. This time I face lathered using my Ever Ready C40 and the results were very good! Lather was still not really thick, but very acceptable with adequate cushion and really slick - very impr...
by Alebrewer
Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:13 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: January 30 thru February 05, 2012
Replies: 148
Views: 13210

Prep: Hot shower Soap/cream: Williams Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5) Brush: VDH boar Blade: Lord Platinum (4) Cold water rinse Dickinson's Witch Hazel Old Spice AS Lathered the Williams using the "Marco Method", and other than being slightly runny, it didn't disappear! N...
by Alebrewer
Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:30 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: January 30 thru February 05, 2012
Replies: 148
Views: 13210

Monday, January 30, 2012

Prep: Hot shower
Soap/cream: Ingram
Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5)
Brush: Ever Ready C40
Blade: Lord Platinum (3)
Cold water rinse
Dickinson's Witch Hazel
Flag & Sail Original Brisk AS

80% BBS, 20% DFS
by Alebrewer
Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: January 23 thru January 29, 2012
Replies: 132
Views: 12338

Sunday, January 29, 2012 Been on the shaving forums since September and wet/DE shaving everyday since, but have never posted a shave... New Year's Day I vowed to post some shaves, so here we go! Yesterday from Phil @ BlueGoose, I received a sample of his Portman Square English Style Cream, made by a...
by Alebrewer
Thu Nov 03, 2011 12:23 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 31 thru November 06, 2011
Replies: 173
Views: 14703

BullGoose wrote:Thursday

No shave for me today. I am looking forward to seeing how the iKon H20 and a Gillette Yellow handle a two day growth tomorrow. :D

Phil's taking one for the team - BRAVO! 8)


-Mike
by Alebrewer
Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:19 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: The worst blade you have used
Replies: 51
Views: 7871

-Thanks Squire

Another shave with the Shark Super Stainless this morning, and it just doesn't seem to cut as close as all of the other blades I've tried. Nothing bad, just not that impressive so far - I'll try another one during my blade rotation in a month or so...
by Alebrewer
Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: The worst blade you have used
Replies: 51
Views: 7871

Thanks Andy, good to be here!
Another hobby of mine is homebrewing, and my next batch is going to be as close to Stone IPA as I can get it - my favorite!
by Alebrewer
Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: The worst blade you have used
Replies: 51
Views: 7871

Thanks Murray, I felt like I had something to offer!
As far as blades go, the blade I'm currently using, the Shark Super Stainless seems to be my least favorite so far, though I've only tried five different brands. Next up will be the Astra Superior Platinum...

-Mike
by Alebrewer
Mon Oct 24, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: The worst blade you have used
Replies: 51
Views: 7871

My Turkish Bluebirds are good to me - I'd say better than average.