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by jgreenepa
Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 20 - July 26 2020
Replies: 21
Views: 1285

Re: SOTD July 20 - July 26 2020

865777B5-2F90-4B3C-BAF0-2F38841989A0.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2020 Really enjoyed my shave yesterday with the Fine SS New LC Homage razor from Fine Accoutrements. 100 razors will be available today for purchase on the Fine site. So today I loaded a Feather blade and had another VBBS dome shave...
by jgreenepa
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 20 - July 26 2020
Replies: 21
Views: 1285

Re: SOTD July 20 - July 26 2020

EE05955A-5250-4353-9151-DF634BCDF723.jpeg SOTD MONDAY, JULY 20, 2020 Really enjoying the restored Schick Type F. It delivered a beautiful VBBS dome shave on its MWF cushion of slick, yogurty lather. The Mug shave went well also. A three pass (WTG, ATG, XTG) DFS++ with two weeps on the third pass. I...
by jgreenepa
Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1460

Re: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020

C7A34BE5-F899-4BF2-A72B-D8BA84133DBC.jpeg SOTD SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2020 Today I had planned to originally do the entire shave with just my Seki Feather AS-D2. however, my new barber’s razor, the Monsieur Charles was beckoning me from the straight razor shelf. And quite frankly I was interested in wh...
by jgreenepa
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1460

Re: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020

92925DC3-34A3-4D34-B462-794638ADF96C.jpeg SOTD FRIDAY JULY 17, 2020 Another great face shave from the Double Duck Goldedge. I do understand the appeal of this anachronistic approach to shaving. And it’s delivered real benefits to my safety razor shaving vis a vis skin stretching. I just really dete...
by jgreenepa
Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1460

Re: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020

1BC79767-2EBB-4B74-894B-6EADAE3403AB.jpeg SOTD THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2020 Well, as one shave buddy recently commented, it does appear that I’ve jumped down the straight razor rabbit hole with both feet! In my defense I still haven’t spent dime one. I’ve traded several safety razors some of my local sh...
by jgreenepa
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1460

Re: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020

Livi Damasteel Snake Razor in mammoth ivory, homemade soap, Olde Apothecary Shop brush, Mr Taylor's Cologne: SOTD150720.jpg Not a hard razor to shave with, but very awkward to strop because of the geometry of the scales and shank. That is a beautiful razor, truly a piece of art! I’ve admired many o...
by jgreenepa
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1460

Re: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020

BD2583BF-830C-43EE-9AC5-5346C058D599.jpeg SOTD WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2020 What a wonderful Wednesday shave! The new-to-me Genco 35 continues to perform beautifully without daily stropping! I really like this razor! A very experienced straight shaver/mentor on one of the larger straight razor forums i...
by jgreenepa
Tue Jul 14, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1460

Re: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020

5D6E81EF-936D-4A13-B9B9-ACFCA7BD5EC4.jpeg SOTD JULY 14, 2020 Welcome to Tabac Tuesday. Today was the inaugural shave with the new-to-me Genco 35. The fellow who swapped with me claimed he had honed this vintage razor after restoring it with a series of progressive hones all the way to 12,000 grit. ...
by jgreenepa
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1460

Re: SOTD July 13 - July 19 2020

189F8CCD-62CA-4412-BCF6-A7518E7CBC0C.jpeg SOTD MONDAY, JULY 13, 2020 THE RETURN OF SWMBO The dreaded day has come. Early morning communication revealed an ETA of 6:00 PM. It’s my last scent hurrah!! Scents pictured are what I’ll begin with. I expect to hit the Canoe, Creed Aventus, and Tom Ford FF ...
by jgreenepa
Sun Jul 12, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 6 - July 12
Replies: 26
Views: 1448

Re: SOTD July 6 - July 12

9287E8A5-DA8B-47F7-9476-444ED74912CA.jpeg SOTD SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2020 Great shave this morning! Really starting to get the hang of this straight shaving thing. Finished a two pass (WTG, ATG) that actually required no safety razor clean up, and resulted in a DFS++. Grabbed my trusty VC1 and completed...
by jgreenepa
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 6 - July 12
Replies: 26
Views: 1448

Re: SOTD July 6 - July 12

11CDCDEA-5207-4F51-B548-903E6EA142E5.jpeg SOTD SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2020 Today turned out to be Sandalwood, Slim, Straight Saturday to be alliterative. One more day after today of scent freedom before SWMBO returns. So being a nasal barbarian, I decided to pull out all the stops, practically bathe in...
by jgreenepa
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD April 20 - April 26, 2020
Replies: 26
Views: 3161

Re: SOTD April 20 - April 26, 2020

FB9537A0-25F1-479C-9F80-F0ECA9CC2391.jpeg SOTD FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2020 Welcome to Wool Fat Friday my shave brothers and sisters. Last night I did something I thought I’d never do, and that’s strop a razor mor than 40 strokes. I still disliked it, but the 70 strokes really brought back the edge back t...
by jgreenepa
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 6 - July 12
Replies: 26
Views: 1448

Re: SOTD July 6 - July 12

CA56DC56-B316-4B27-A7BB-D5FC995CDBD7.jpeg SOTD THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2020 Yesterday was my first no-shave day since my hospitalization back in January. My daughter-in-law had a bit of a medical emergency early yesterday morning! So I ended up spending the day at my son’s watching my youngest grandson, ...
by jgreenepa
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 6 - July 12
Replies: 26
Views: 1448

Re: SOTD July 6 - July 12

87DF0CBA-B9E6-4956-BE74-60EFEADD246A_1_201_a.jpeg SOTD TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2020 Today's shave was totally relaxed and quite enjoyable. SWMBO is almost 400 miles away on Cape Cod romping and frolicking with her son and his girlfriend, and it's just my dachshund, Gromit, and I back here in the Philly bu...
by jgreenepa
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD July 6 - July 12
Replies: 26
Views: 1448

Re: SOTD July 6 - July 12

BDC8A4F9-4A79-427D-A22A-BD15ADAD0F21.jpeg SOTD MONDAY, July 6, 2020 SWMBO left with her son and his girlfriend for a week’s vacation on Cape Cod minus your humble narrator. I’m keeping company with Gromit, my faithful dachshund buddy, in the Philly burbs. I will miss SWMBO, but am excited at the pr...
by jgreenepa
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD June 29 - July 5
Replies: 24
Views: 1564

Re: SOTD June 29 - July 5

85F1C960-E44E-4389-8A59-1479BFC2D85C.jpeg SOTD SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2020 The holiday was a lot of fun. We had 16 instead of 17. One of my grandsons elected to spend the afternoon with his girlfriend’s family. Go figure! The women oohed and ahhed over my new great-granddaughter, Jennifer. The men enjoyed...
by jgreenepa
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD June 29 - July 5
Replies: 24
Views: 1564

Re: SOTD June 29 - July 5

6C5051F0-18F4-4506-A273-4A0DC11368BA.jpeg SOTD SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2020 Happy 4th of July to all. Family's coming over for a barbecue and a swim. Expecting 17, so I’ll be keeping it short today. My Kamisori skills are improving. The LaResche 51 is a terrific razor. I really should shave with it more....
by jgreenepa
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:00 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD June 29 - July 5
Replies: 24
Views: 1564

Re: SOTD June 29 - July 5

5BDAD170-9301-42FA-8FD1-0BA51A33D55E.jpeg SOTD FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2020 Happy July 4th Weekend to all my shave brothers and sisters. Stay safe and healthy! Well today marked my first Feather SS Kamisori shave with the Feather AC Kamisori shavette razor gifted to me by my son. It’s been quite hot and mu...
by jgreenepa
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD June 29 - July 5
Replies: 24
Views: 1564

Re: SOTD June 29 - July 5

03B6354B-BE8A-4BAD-8D72-6EB270AD2CEF.jpeg SOTD THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2020 Another great Imperial shave with the requisite tools and software. Rose a bit earlier than usual this morning to shave at 5 AM. C.O. Bigelow and Pre de Provence featured centrally as Imperial software selections, as Proraso make...
by jgreenepa
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD June 29 - July 5
Replies: 24
Views: 1564

Re: SOTD June 29 - July 5

FE1FA510-8B58-4A48-8866-917CCF2BE121_1_201_a.jpeg SOTD TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2020 My first shave for July also featured my first outing with the Feather SS Barber's razor. Both the Feather SS and DX models use AC blades. For todays shave I loaded a Feather Super blade which I also use in my AC safety ra...