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by jgreenepa
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 6 -January 12, 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: SOTD January 6 -January 13, 2020

F5EC5354-51CD-41FE-9447-CAD7DB25F79B.jpeg SOTD 01/12/20 The Occam’s DE is one terrific safety razor. When used with a Feather blade it really can’t be beat! This morning I decided to use one of my preferred shaving soaps, Wholly Kaw King of Oud. The indescribable scent that wafted from the slick, g...
by jgreenepa
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 6 -January 12, 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: SOTD January 6 -January 13, 2020

6BFD27D5-D369-4C79-AD97-A0EDC33AFD57.jpeg SOTD 01/11/20 Well, I have to admit, the Occam’s DE is one heck of a shaving tool. I have the full set with both caps and the three plates. The least aggressive plate is apparently a clone of the Muehle R89. I selected the most aggressive plate which appear...
by jgreenepa
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 6 -January 12, 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: SOTD January 6 -January 13, 2020

C8DD4084-2C22-442D-B968-76B08E48D33D.jpeg SOTD 01/10/20 It’s Fatboy Wool Fat Friday. Broke out my 1960 Fatboy (datecode F1) and whipped up my favorite soap, MWF, and proceeded to have a decent shave. Not really a fan of this razor. Cranked it up to 9, while protected by a glistening, thick Fat lath...
by jgreenepa
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 6 -January 12, 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: SOTD January 6 -January 13, 2020

CFA92508-A7AB-44F1-983E-DD0DDD3BB785.jpeg SOTD 01/09/20 This will be my last shave with the Fine Marvel razor. Not much to say about the process, but I can say that this razor is now part of regular rotation. I soaped up with the Grooming Dept’s Scentless Donkey Milk soap. I love all of Mohammed’s ...
by jgreenepa
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 6 -January 12, 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: SOTD January 6 -January 13, 2020

F18146BC-45D7-4780-A727-7ACDB21D1A7B.jpeg SOTD 01/08/20 What a splendidly designed razor. Despite the cold and snow, I enjoyed a relaxing and surprisingly close two pass shave! MWF whipped up with Jayaruh Custom #372 into a glistening, slick protective lather that initially left me wondering whethe...
by jgreenepa
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 6 -January 12, 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: SOTD January 6 -January 13, 2020

B1D40C7F-49D8-4BEB-A2DC-0D8EBC406A97.jpeg SOTD 01/07/20 Today I shaved with a wonderful razor, the Fine Marvel, and it truly is! I’d read very positive reviews in Sharpologist and on some of the various shaving boards that praised its unique design consisting of a .95 blade gap and a huge blocky sa...
by jgreenepa
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 6 -January 12, 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: SOTD January 6 -January 13, 2020

ECB02D58-F286-442A-ABBF-AC6900801D8A.jpeg SOTD 01/06/20 Excellent shave today with my AS-D2 and Stirling’s Glacial Obsidian shaving soap and matching AS. I’m always amazed at the closeness of the shave delivered by this razor. When I first bought the razor, I thought, like many others, that it was ...
by jgreenepa
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 6 -January 12, 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 396

SOTD January 6 -January 12, 2020

Record your daily shaves
by jgreenepa
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: December 30, 2019, to January 5, 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 305

Re: SOTD: December 30, 2019, to January 5, 2020

63F2484C-31AC-4695-B5F5-E17526E7F58D.jpeg SOTD 01/05/20 Really nice relaxing shave this morning with my trusty AS-D2 and a Martin de Candre Vetyver 50g sampler of their shaving soap I received for Christmas from my brother-in-law. I’ve shaved with their Fougere and Original and quite honestly wasn’...
by jgreenepa
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD December 24 - December 29
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Re: SOTD December 24 - December 29

8428EFFD-3EEA-481A-A428-66F6F6B86C9B.jpeg SOTD 12/24/19 Merry Christmas to all on this 24th day of Decadent December, Christmas Eve. My new-old LaResche 77 arrived from France yesterday. After cleaning and sanitizing it, I decided to shave with it today. Although it is an intimidating looking desig...
by jgreenepa
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD December 24 - December 29
Replies: 2
Views: 314

SOTD December 24 - December 29

Post your shaves
by jgreenepa
Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD December 17 - December 23
Replies: 12
Views: 444

Re: SOTD December 17 - December 23

0B07F71B-3713-4FFD-8877-B918FDA1CE6C.jpeg SOTD 12/23/19 Decent, first mild shave this morning with a Schick Type C2. What I really love, and never considered until becoming active on the shaving boards, is the sheer variety of safety razor tools designed for face and noggin scraping. The mildness o...
by jgreenepa
Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD December 17 - December 23
Replies: 12
Views: 444

Re: SOTD December 17 - December 23

8849E4FD-E618-449F-9C63-990CC13CDE95.jpeg SOTD 12/22/19 Incredibly great shave on this 22nd day of Decadent December. Up early to prepare for the arrival of our Christmas/New Year’s guests. The MMOC really plowed through the whiskers on my favorite MWF lather. I would shave every day with this soap...
by jgreenepa
Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD December 17 - December 23
Replies: 12
Views: 444

Re: SOTD December 17 - December 23

41322C59-1C4E-41AB-A313-20D71AC4556C.jpeg SOTD 12/21/19 Good straightforward shave on this 21st day of Decadent December with my brass Gem Model 1912. Decent face and dome DFS with a good shaving cream, Palmolive. RAZOR: Gem 1912 BLADE: Pella PTFE PREP: Cold water rinse followed by a scrub with PAA...
by jgreenepa
Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD December 17 - December 23
Replies: 12
Views: 444

Re: SOTD December 17 - December 23

B19C0D2B-BACE-4BC9-991C-C44C614C73C0.jpeg SOTD 12/20/19 A beautiful Featherweight, Fat Friday on this 20th day of Decadent December resulted in a decent DFS of both dome and face. I really enjoy Gem razors, and of my Gems, I can always count on my Featherweight and my favorite Mitchell’s Wool Fat s...
by jgreenepa
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD December 17 - December 23
Replies: 12
Views: 444

Re: SOTD December 17 - December 23

4D5E70E4-1AD5-4AF5-B975-0B1B0B4C325C.jpeg SOTD 12/19/19 I have been longing, since my kickoff shave on the first day of Decadent December with my Bakelite Shake Sharp Model 1.5, my favorite razor, to shave again with it, but am constrained by my vow to use a different vintage razor each day. Howeve...
by jgreenepa
Wed Dec 18, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD December 17 - December 23
Replies: 12
Views: 444

Re: SOTD December 17 - December 23

38EB52EA-4B4C-4A75-B021-C9D94489A185.jpeg SOTD 12/18/19 The 18th of Decadent December started off with a dynamite shave with my LeCoq Cage Head razor. The razor delivered a mid-aggressive, highly efficient face and dome shave. I was a bit concerned that the smooth handle would be slippery during th...
by jgreenepa
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD December 17 - December 23
Replies: 12
Views: 444

Re: SOTD December 17 - December 23

9691CA06-AE99-443F-9C3A-A2D7D29F7954.jpeg SOTD 13/17/19 Vintage shave number 17 of Decadent December was decent, but only because of the soap, brush and AS all of which elevated the shave experience despite a very mediocre three and a half pass dome and face scraping performance by the Gillette Thi...
by jgreenepa
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD December 17 - December 23
Replies: 12
Views: 444

SOTD December 17 - December 23

Please post your SOTD reports
by jgreenepa
Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD December 9 - December 15
Replies: 8
Views: 454

Re: SOTD December 9 - December 16

E3FE313A-4275-4307-84A7-D24D9DD0EB0A.jpeg SOTD 12/16/19 Mentholated M-Bomb Monday the 16th of Decadent December provided an excellent dome and face shave. The longer handle on this gold tone Gillette Black Beauty required choking up on the handle a bit to get the back of the dome done properly. Thi...