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by John Rose
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1060

Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Razor: British Flare-Tip Rocket Blade: Gillette Silver Blue (55) Soap: Proraso White plus a small squirt of Skintimate Moisturising Shave Gel Brush: vintage-ish boar of unknown brand Post Shave: Alum bock, cold water rinse, Mennen Skin Bracer. The frankensoap did not suck. I dislike either of those ...
by John Rose
Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016
Replies: 30
Views: 3337

Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Late Aug 25 (or early 25th) DE shaving was getting to be so much fun I decided to go from a full beard (as in my avatar) to a boofy full Van Dyke (much like a Schnauzer dog?), just to have more to shave. I had forgotten about the tan lines it would reveal. #-o Gillette 1966 Slim Adjustable Wilkinson...
by John Rose
Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Famous American Quotes/Tidbits on Wetshaving
Replies: 13
Views: 3871

Re: Famous American Quotes/Tidbits on Wetshaving

"Why is it I always get my best ideas while shaving?" - Albert Einstein
by John Rose
Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: ShaveMyFace University
Topic: DE razor handed down to me
Replies: 21
Views: 5961

Re: DE razor handed down to me

Hi, eeffoc. Ooh . . . Lucky guy! (on getting that model, I mean). I have a Gillette just like it, but for the life of me I cannot find it in the house. I think I last used it in the '80s. in order to get back int DE razor shaving (instead of using disposables), I had to buy one on eBay. My must-have...
by John Rose
Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Brutalt Bra shaving soap - a jewel from Norway!
Replies: 9
Views: 1905

Re: Brutalt Bra shaving soap - a jewel from Norway!

JayDee wrote:(use a smaller brush because the container is small!)
Audience shouts in unison: "How small was it?"
Reply: "100 ml"
by John Rose
Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: The end of an era: Williams to be discontinued.
Replies: 38
Views: 4852

Re: The end of an era: Williams to be discontinued.

I my little town, (cue Simon & Garfunkle :wink: ) I was able to get Williams Mug at Jean Coutu (a regional chain") for $1.98, and at Guardian Pharmacy (a Canada-wide chain of independents) for $1.89. At both stores the packaging was bilingual, and the quantity given on the label was metric only, i.e...