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by jgreenepa
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 30 - December 6
Replies: 13
Views: 95

Re: SOTD November 30 - December 6

392A8BC5-F865-4939-A2AC-6549161988E5.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 2, 2020 DX Decision December’s second shave featured the Blackland Tradere, a truly groundbreaking razor for its time in 2012. According to Sharpologist, the original design, here replicated by Blackland Razor eight years la...
by jgreenepa
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 30 - December 6
Replies: 13
Views: 95

Re: SOTD November 30 - December 6

CC6F4F7B-B4CD-4583-99B9-0A1BCA92F951.jpeg SOTD MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 30, 2020 Welcome to a dreary, rain-soaked Monobilt Monday! For today’s shave I broke out a few stalwart members of my shave kit that I just don’t use enough! The Cooper Monobilt, first and foremost amongst them, followed by the...
by jgreenepa
Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 30 - December 6
Replies: 13
Views: 95

SOTD November 30 - December 6

7217BE9A-1226-4F2D-803B-BE741B4D09D2.jpeg SOTD SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 29, 2020 There really is something revivifying about a great shave! Trying to sleep sitting up with broken ribs is not easy, but despite that, this cold, beautiful, sunny morning set the stage for the shave to follow! I selecte...
by jgreenepa
Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 23 - November 29
Replies: 17
Views: 401

Re: SOTD November 23 - November 29

1195F50A-C926-448A-AA6D-58DA1FD2E3CD.jpeg SOTD SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 28, 2020 It was a bit of a difficult shave this morning. I fell and fractured two ribs on my right side playing pickle ball yesterday afternoon. So my shave was a bit painful! Looks like I’ll be sleeping sitting up for a few ...
by jgreenepa
Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 23 - November 29
Replies: 17
Views: 401

Re: SOTD November 23 - November 29

A4844C50-DDF5-4595-9D63-FC0E0D2A722E.jpeg SOTD THURSDAY, THANKSGIVING MORNING, NOVEMBER 26, 2020 Although it was a bit overcast, my shave this morning was exemplary! The 5/8 Puma 88 Special never lets me down. The Ronson Safety razor loaded with a Schick Proline B-20 also delivered the goods. I fee...
by jgreenepa
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 23 - November 29
Replies: 17
Views: 401

Re: SOTD November 23 - November 29

EB97EB82-ED11-4D3C-BD90-A9D1D735C44E.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 25, 2020 SWMBO and I have a condo in Philly we had not visited since February of this year. My daughter visited it yesterday to report on its condition, and also retrieved my nickel plated Shake Sharp Model 2.0 safety razor....
by jgreenepa
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 23 - November 29
Replies: 17
Views: 401

Re: SOTD November 23 - November 29

6EFD59E7-24E5-4AAC-9A89-C721DE64F797.jpeg SOTD MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 23, 2020 This morning’s dome shave was fun! The one safety razor I love tinkering with is my 2011 Muhle R41. I ditched the original handle years ago, and have tried several others. The Weber SS handle paired with the razor toda...
by jgreenepa
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 16 - November 22
Replies: 17
Views: 456

Re: SOTD November 16 - November 22

376C3439-650A-4BCB-8D13-86CF2E9CCE62.jpeg SOTD SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 22, 2020 Great combination shave this morning as we prepare an early Thanksgiving send off for my stepson this afternoon prior to his visit to his girlfriend’s parents who don’t believe the Covid plague is real. In any case he ...
by jgreenepa
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 16 - November 22
Replies: 17
Views: 456

Re: SOTD November 16 - November 22

5258467B-CBA9-49A1-B2E1-60B31C1F6364.jpeg SOTD SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2020 My current bride suffers from a severe fragrance allergy which can lead to migraines. My first wife loved both AS and Cologne resulting in a comfortable collection of AS and cologne, but give as she’s currently residing on t...
by jgreenepa
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 16 - November 22
Replies: 17
Views: 456

Re: SOTD November 16 - November 22

3DA4D5B1-8223-45A9-90CF-180765304223.jpeg SOTD FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 20, 2020 This morning I decided to shave with my 1976 Gold Bicentennial Edition Schick Krona. I shaved with a regular Krona for over 50 yrs until it broke. They are excellent shavers, and this particular safety razor did the jo...
by jgreenepa
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 16 - November 22
Replies: 17
Views: 456

Re: SOTD November 16 - November 22

05FF288D-2905-4BC8-BDAD-2C2138CF9C04.jpeg SOTD THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 19, 2020 This morning’s shave featured my father’s Gold Black Beauty for my dome shave and the Witte Copperhead for my mug. My new Sapele/Resin handled Pro48 boar whipped up two glorious lathers. The thinner wetter mug lather...
by jgreenepa
Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 16 - November 22
Replies: 17
Views: 456

Re: SOTD November 16 - November 22

75A301D0-5598-49F6-83F2-1BE2E225AF5D.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 18, 2020 I was up early for a couple of medical appointments, and didn’t have time to post this earlier. My favorite shavette/Barber’s razor is my Feather DX. I can always count on a quick excellent shave, and this morning’s...
by jgreenepa
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 16 - November 22
Replies: 17
Views: 456

Re: SOTD November 16 - November 22

B2823EB1-3084-4BC0-904C-0789AA0F131F.jpeg SOTD TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 17, 2020 This morning was a classic shave. The straight razor selected for my mug was the Puma 88 5/8. Since I hadn’t shaved with any of my Gem safety razors in quite I selected the Model 1912 for the dome. The Puma is an exce...
by jgreenepa
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 16 - November 22
Replies: 17
Views: 456

SOTD November 16 - November 22

F9AD11BF-F4CD-4396-B561-9FC83335260A.jpeg SOTD MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 16, 2020 There's something about Sheffield Cast Steel’s edge holding ability that is just addictive along with, of course, the thrill of shaving with a 190-200 year old razor. One feels almost like a caretaker. This very early ...
by jgreenepa
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 9 - November 15
Replies: 13
Views: 346

Re: SOTD November 9 - November 15

881B4420-4D15-4519-9009-6363396A6A62.jpeg SOTD SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 15, 2020 Japanese silver steel razors really hold an edge! This morning I shaved with two razors, my NOS Diamond Hayashi Nichiri Tokusen 6/8 and my Barbasol Floating Head (BFH). The straight razor is one of two razors obtained ...
by jgreenepa
Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 9 - November 15
Replies: 13
Views: 346

Re: SOTD November 9 - November 15

8E6CF147-DE4D-48AC-B727-F85C12411445.jpeg SOTD SATURDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 14, 2020 The hot button item on the honey-do list SWMBO provided yesterday kept me busy for most of the morning. For some reason she decided the combination glass shelf and hand towel rack in our guest lavatory suddenly bec...
by jgreenepa
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 9 - November 15
Replies: 13
Views: 346

Re: SOTD November 9 - November 15

9EF6F4BD-3963-415B-A0C0-2DDCCCFB7F94.jpeg SOTD FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 13, 2020 Superstitious sorts might be a bit Leary of a sharp edged single blade shave on Friday the thirteenth, but my shave was just awesome. The Manhattan Cutlery 13/16 is easily my favorite straight razor as well as being on...
by jgreenepa
Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 9 - November 15
Replies: 13
Views: 346

Re: SOTD November 9 - November 15

1CD7BF17-F18C-40A8-B3C0-207372FFD73B.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 11, 2020 To all who have served, thank you for your service on this somewhat auspiciously gloomy Veteran’s Day. The shave this morning went well. The Genco 35 5/8 swept away my 24 hour mug stubble and was followed by an equi...
by jgreenepa
Mon Nov 09, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 9 - November 15
Replies: 13
Views: 346

SOTD November 9 - November 15

357FAD37-6627-4530-8CA0-6B3D5D62591B.jpeg SOTD MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 9, 2020 My new boar brush is just a great MWF lather builder. Many new to MWF give up on it because of lather building issues. It does take some time each morning to build a proper lather. It’s the ideal shave soap for an old r...
by jgreenepa
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 2 - November 8
Replies: 22
Views: 577

Re: SOTD November 2 - November 8

BE7D272A-2D3F-4B4F-B97D-F0F87A87C330.jpeg SOTD SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 8, 2020 Today’s mug shave features a Chinese Gold Monkey razor obtained from Slash McCoy of Crescent City Razor. I've modified the original edge by killing it on the corner of my jasper stone and refinishing it in a series of d...