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by ScottB
Sat Jul 23, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: 21 PART MERKUR
Replies: 9
Views: 1470

as someone who was criticized for writing a post in caps i say: CARRY ON!!! Actually I wasn't joking when I posted that your "all caps" series of posts totally sold me on the big Omega brushes. You seem like a pretty calm guy so I knew they had to be good if you were that excited. :D The critics ju...
by ScottB
Sat Jul 23, 2011 9:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How does shaving with a combed razor feel?
Replies: 15
Views: 2833

I like my 1918 Old Type. With care it delivers a very close comfortable shave. It is very good if you've skipped a day or two on the weekend for instance. Not sure why everyone thinks they are so treacherous. I've heard some of the NEWs are far more aggressive. There is a fair amount of blade exposu...
by ScottB
Fri Jul 22, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 18 thru July 24, 2011
Replies: 164
Views: 14384

Friday

Schick L1 injector
P74 (eight)
Omega 20106
Trumpers Lime soap
Superior 70 bay rum
Trumpers Lime Skinfood
by ScottB
Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:12 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 18 thru July 24, 2011
Replies: 164
Views: 14384

Wednesday

Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Schick L1 injector
P74 (7)
Omega 20106
QED Fresh Limes Soap
St. John's West Indian Limes AS
by ScottB
Tue Jul 19, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: castle forbes cedar/sandalwood scent
Replies: 38
Views: 4692

The creme smelled like...peanut butter. I did not care for it and eventually I discarded it because it had become pretty old.. The balm I like. I mean, it isn't Acca Kappa Cedro but it isn't bad in the winter. The sandalwood is undetectable but the cedar scent is nice. Some low-end sandalwood EOs sm...
by ScottB
Tue Jul 19, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 18 thru July 24, 2011
Replies: 164
Views: 14384

Tuesday Schick L1 injector P74 (6) Omega 20106 Trumpers Coconut Soap Superior 70 bay rum Trumpers Lime Skinfood This razor with this blade is maybe *too* easy to use. WTG, XTG, ATG, nothing seems to be off limits.I think it may be "negative training" as we say in aviation. I'm going to have to be ca...
by ScottB
Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:56 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Injector: possible corrosion
Replies: 4
Views: 734

Re: Injector: possible corrosion

Hi all, I received my Injector N a few weeks ago but have yet to use it. It came sealed in its original package but has some light spots on the head. I'd say a wee bit of corrosion at first glance, but I'm not sure. It seems a bit strange to me, frankly, as the Injector was factory-sealed and, if I...
by ScottB
Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:14 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 18 thru July 24, 2011
Replies: 164
Views: 14384

Monday

Schick L1 injector
P74 (5)
Semogue 1305
Honeybee Spa Vetyver soap
Alcolado Glacial
by ScottB
Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Muhle R41 New Aggressive Head
Replies: 35
Views: 8387

I received no cuts, nicks, or other incidents. This is definitely not for the beginner. The quality of the shave is superb. This one sings! I'll be happy to include it among my regularly used DEs, in rotation with the SRs. Nice skills. Its astonishing how much our SR experience affects our DE techn...
by ScottB
Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:30 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 11 thru July 17, 2011
Replies: 178
Views: 17280

Sunday

Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Robert Williams straight
Plisson #20 HMW
DirtyBird 1.5
Trumpers Rose Soap
Trumpers Coral Skin Food
by ScottB
Sat Jul 16, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: The best rose / lavender scented creams on Earth - reviewed!
Replies: 92
Views: 9051

Dunno about EOs but so far as rose absolute is concerned I prefer Moroccan. I sampled quite a few before I reached this conclusion. The absolutes have a stronger and more accurate rose scent than the EOs ("ottos" or "attars") in my opinion. As for our brief guest visitor... well I didn't read past t...
by ScottB
Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:22 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 11 thru July 17, 2011
Replies: 178
Views: 17280

bernards66 wrote:Friday:

Gillette Model #58 & LB Wilkinson blade
Rooney Finest, medium, Style #1
Trumpers Limes hard shaving soap
D R Harris's A/S Milk ( old )
Penhaligon's English Fern

Gordon
Ah there we go.

Harmony and Peace are restored. Up is up and down is down once again.

:D
by ScottB
Thu Jul 14, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 11 thru July 17, 2011
Replies: 178
Views: 17280

Thursday

Musgo RGL
L1 Injector/P74 (3)
Semogue 1305
Moss Scuttle
IK soap
Eau d'Emeraude splash
by ScottB
Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:41 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 11 thru July 17, 2011
Replies: 178
Views: 17280

Wednesday

Musgo RGL
1970 Schick L1 injector
P74 (2)
Omega 20106
QED Fresh Lime soap
Superior 70 Bay Rum
GFT Limes Skinfood
by ScottB
Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 11 thru July 17, 2011
Replies: 178
Views: 17280

Tuesday

Musgo Real Glyce Lime
1970 L1 Heavyhead injector
P74
Semogue 1305
IK soap
Eau d'Emeraude splash
by ScottB
Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:43 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Extracting QED soap from its container
Replies: 6
Views: 985

Scott, How did you snip it, from top to bottom? I used to use a sharp knife and carve around the edge of the container. It worked pretty good but your method sounds a lot easier. Steve One 1/4" cut on the rim (top) with a tin-snip cracked both pots in half. The scent of these soaps is amazing isn't...
by ScottB
Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: Forum Feedback
Topic: My PM is not sent
Replies: 4
Views: 3999

lol Thanks Squire.

Scott B.
by ScottB
Mon Jul 11, 2011 1:20 pm
Forum: Forum Feedback
Topic: My PM is not sent
Replies: 4
Views: 3999

My PM is not sent

I replied to a PM and initiated a new PM recently and they just sit in my outbox and are never sent.

The FAQ says to contact the administrator but does not identify who that might be.

Scott
by ScottB
Sun Jul 10, 2011 6:27 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Asking for advice re shaving cream for sensitive skin
Replies: 16
Views: 2761

AOS unscented cream is good and nearly scent-free but I can't recommend the hard soap as it has an odd clay/dirt scent.

Scott
by ScottB
Sat Jul 09, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Extracting QED soap from its container
Replies: 6
Views: 985

Extracting QED soap from its container

I like to keep my soap in glass bowls as a "loose puck" so I can drop them into a scuttle. QED soaps come hot-poured in something like a creme pot. So, what to do? A member suggested heating and pouring into the bowl on waxpaper and that would likely work but I thought I might be able to get the soa...