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by jgreenepa
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 658

Re: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020

F4E757E5-8FAD-46E9-ADD4-E03F6142C0E5.jpeg SOTD 01/25/20 Woke up to a torrential downpour on this Saturday morning. I was all set for another excellent shave with this razor. I’m thinking, that I’ll be trying some other blades in the razor over the next few shaves after completing this shave. Unbekn...
by jgreenepa
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 658

Re: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020

0F4B4C91-897A-49C7-ACE2-2621B5FED099.jpeg SOTD 01/24/20 Up very early this morning after my infusion yesterday, so why not have a relaxing shave. I decided to break with tradition; so I broke out the Grooming Dept’s Donkey Milk Unscented (instead of my usual MWF) which has always worked well for me...
by jgreenepa
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 658

Re: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020

65B1A51A-867E-4CAE-A0F7-87727694A367.jpeg SOTD 01/23/20 First of all, my apologies for the delayed posting. Every 6 months I have a medical procedure that knocks me out. I shaved early and quickly this morning, but needed to leave for the procedure and didn’t get the chance to post anything after s...
by jgreenepa
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 658

Re: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020

26E87C9F-092E-41BD-BF0C-6D43F5D3F7BD.jpeg SOTD 01/22/20 SWMBO returns this afternoon, so I get to indulge my scent deprivation syndrome ((SDS) for one last day. After a series of great shaves with my Gibbs Adjustable, I decided to spend the next few days shaving with one of my favorites, the LaResc...
by jgreenepa
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 658

Re: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020

A077FCCE-8FD0-4FFD-BF65-82B6EF594ECF.jpeg SOTD 01/21/20 Welcome to TABAC Tuesday fellow face and dome scrapers. I’m still recovering from my bout with my problematic Rex Ambassador. Matt Pisarcik is on the case though, and I have every expectation that things will resolve positively. Things on the ...
by jgreenepa
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 621

Re: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020

A7A87DFA-B2D2-4C10-BB9A-57606A5C7960.jpeg SOTD 01/20/20 Good morning to all on this bright and sunny Martin Luther King day here in Philadelphia. At this point I cry uncle and concede. Off to RE for a checkup! There’s something off with my Rex. The same issues cropped up at setting 3 and setting 1....
by jgreenepa
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 658

Re: SOTD January 20 -January 26, 2020

F0BC50C1-8CCC-4012-9B87-ADF08FE1A52C.jpeg SOTD 01/20/20 Good morning to all on this bright and sunny Martin Luther King day here in Philadelphia. At this point I cry uncle and concede. Off to RE for a checkup! There’s something off with my Rex. The same issues cropped up at setting 3 and setting 1....
by jgreenepa
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 621

Re: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020

D2CDA9A8-0FF1-4E0E-8A98-4787A5667BE6.jpeg SOTD 01/19/20 Well, after the first of several shaves to come, the score stands, Rex Ambassador 1, Jeff 0! I can’t seem to dial this razor in. One weeper on the face and three nicks on the dome requiring styptic intervention with some serious irritation on ...
by jgreenepa
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 621

Re: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020

B39A5897-C1D5-45E4-8B9C-F0B007015588.jpeg SOTD 01/18/20 Why does my Rex Ambassador dislike me? My Gibbs #17 Adjustable easily meets my dual criterion (cf face AND head shave proven) even with its short handle. In fact, the handle is shorter and the razor lighter than the Rex which is modeled after ...
by jgreenepa
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 621

Re: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020

8888F190-A059-4798-ACF2-5D39EC49785B.jpeg SOTD 01/17/20 Friday greetings to all! I so enjoyed my shave yesterday, that I decided to repeat it! I usually fall back on my favorite MWF, but that wonderful Anise scent from the Stirling Glacial Obsidian reminds me of a favorite gum from my childhood, Bl...
by jgreenepa
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 621

Re: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020

4327D155-C27A-4958-B047-1CFA1919E92F.jpeg SOTD 01/16/20 After my great Silversmith shave yesterday, I decided to use my DLC coated SS Lupo as a point of comparison. I loaded another Polsilver blade and had at it! Wow! What can I say, but that I have some incredible DE razors. The only real differen...
by jgreenepa
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 621

Re: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020

E96E5E16-A567-4CF7-9CB9-F0659DF6EE1C.jpeg SOTD 01/15/20 Spent last night in our condo in Philly. I’d like to acknowledge Dave Saco (ECWS) from my Meetup for the inspiration to pull out my Colonial Silversmith. I keep forgetting what an incredibly great razor design it is! Kudos to Kyle and Kirk Eva...
by jgreenepa
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 621

Re: SOTD January 13 -January 19, 2020

37D26960-8B26-4A85-A966-490C5F624C0A.jpeg SOTD 01/14/20 Returned from Pleasant Hill, TN yesterday, and all I can say is it’s nice to be home, and have reliable internet service again. My apologies for being unable to participate as fully as I like. The spotty service from Friday to yesterday was fr...
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: 619

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: 619

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: 619

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: 619

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: 619

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: 619

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: 619

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 ...