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by cpool222
Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS: Geo Trumper Violets Cologne, Violet & Rose Shave Soaps
Replies: 11
Views: 1083

Re: FS: Geo Trumper Violets Cologne, Violet & Rose Shave Soa

brothers wrote:Clive, congratulations. They've gone to a very good home.

Does that mean everything is sold?
by cpool222
Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Why buy Simpsons brushes?
Replies: 32
Views: 5259

Re: Why buy Simpsons brushes?

The price of these and many others is ridiculous in my humble opinion. With the excellent quality of many badger and synthetic knots available to be dropped into cool old vintage handles, no way am I paying exorbitant sums for a brush. Just my opinion, and I'm sure there are other old fogies like me...
by cpool222
Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Colognes & Aftershaves
Topic: Alcohol based aftershave
Replies: 13
Views: 2493

Re: Alcohol based aftershave

I believe Old Spice is alcohol-based, right? I know... I'm old... I love Shulton Old Spice :D
by cpool222
Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Colognes & Aftershaves
Topic: Worst scent ever
Replies: 58
Views: 9005

Re: Worst scent ever

Ouchmychin wrote:Gunny, I used Clubman reserve for a bathroom deodorizer myself. Never liked Clubman either. I do use Clubman Vanilla, and their Bay Rum though.
Their Bay Rum is actually quite good, as is their talc. Don't care for the other products though.
by cpool222
Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Agressive razors?
Replies: 13
Views: 1322

Re: Agressive razors?

I agree that the Tech is an overlooked razor. Some razors, though, do seem more aggressive to me, so I guess it's just another case of opinions varying on everything :) I think the GEM Micromatic Open-Comb single edge razor is one of the more aggressive razors, but used as it's shown here: https://w...
by cpool222
Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Agressive razors?
Replies: 13
Views: 1322

Re: Agressive razors?

You could try a Gillette Tech or a Schick Krona for a milder, smoother shave but both still give a nice shave, just not aggressive.
by cpool222
Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Why Synthetic?
Replies: 46
Views: 12419

Re: Why Synthetic?

Possum, try one just because it's there... and because if you don't you'll always wonder what you missed 8) And, they're very soft!
by cpool222
Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet Shaving Soap . . .
Replies: 29
Views: 6223

Re: Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet Shaving Soap . . .

What is the scent of the shaving soap?
by cpool222
Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: 3 Reviews in one - Myrsol, Strop Shoppe, & Gron Lycka
Replies: 21
Views: 3665

Re: 3 Reviews in one - Myrsol, Strop Shoppe, & Gron Lycka

Thanks, brothers, for the info on the Gron Lycka soap!
by cpool222
Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Longevity of Taylor's shaving soap
Replies: 11
Views: 1080

Re: Longevity of Taylor's shaving soap

I love the TOBS rose cream but haven't tried the Lime soap... have to try this one.