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by churchilllafemme
Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: New blade, first use, to sharp?
Replies: 18
Views: 1890

I've found recently with Personna 74s that the first shave is slightly "rough," not too sharp exactly, just a tad uneven, requiring a little extra care to get a smooth, consistent shave. Then subsequent shaves with the same blade are noticeably smoother (up through shave 9; the 10th shave shows some...
by churchilllafemme
Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:40 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: August 1 thru August 7 2011
Replies: 165
Views: 15477

Tuesday

Proraso preshave
Somerset Simpson Harvard 4 Best
Connaught Sweet Orange cream
Feather AS
Personna 74 (10)
TOBS splash AS

Last shave on this blade; it finally reached its limit.
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by churchilllafemme
Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:16 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS: Rooney Brushes - ALL SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

The Emillion is on its way to Australia today.
by churchilllafemme
Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Blades--What I Have
Replies: 14
Views: 1961

This thread stimulated me to inventory my blades too, and here is what I discovered I have. It's ridiculous. (Maybe it's time to start selling some, since I won't live long enough to use all of them.) Iridium Supers 250 Schick Plus Platinum 225 Wilkinson Sword Classic (England) 145 Wilkinson Super S...
by churchilllafemme
Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: My wife's just too cool!
Replies: 12
Views: 2000

My wife is supportive too. She says, "You have a good hobby - much better than guns."
by churchilllafemme
Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:04 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Quit Searching?
Replies: 47
Views: 4993

I can imagine your satisfaction in finding the "perfect" setup. However, part of the enjoyment for me is the experimentation and discovery, the fascination of trying and comparing various products. After all, if you've found the "perfect" collection, then why even come back to the forum at all....
by churchilllafemme
Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: August 1 thru August 7 2011
Replies: 165
Views: 15477

Monday

Proraso preshave
Somerset Simpson PL8 Super
Penhaligon's Opus 1870 cream
Feather AS
Personna 74 (9)
Pinaud Clubman

This is a great blade. Ninth shave, and it's still smooth and sharp. I've never used another blade with such durability.
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by churchilllafemme
Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:27 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS: Rooney Brushes - ALL SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

Prices reduced on the remaing brushes. I really can't go any lower.
by churchilllafemme
Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 25 thru July 31, 2011
Replies: 162
Views: 14183

Sunday

Proraso preshave
Somerset Simpson KH3 Best
Connaught Sweet Orange cream
Feather AS
Personna 74 (8)
TOBS splash AS
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by churchilllafemme
Sat Jul 30, 2011 10:04 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 25 thru July 31, 2011
Replies: 162
Views: 14183

Saturday

Somerset Simpson PJ2 Super
Floris Elite cream
Feather AS
Personna 74 (7)
Floris Elite balm

Lucky 7!
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by churchilllafemme
Fri Jul 29, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 25 thru July 31, 2011
Replies: 162
Views: 14183

Friday

Rooney Stubby 2XL 2-Band
Connaught Sweet Orange cream
Feather AS
Personna 74 (6)
Olivia's Sandalwood balm

A great shave, especially impressive for being the sixth on this blade.
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by churchilllafemme
Thu Jul 28, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS Simpson's 57 Super two-band (ie The Douglas) - Sold
Replies: 4
Views: 819

MaxP wrote:Congrats to the buyer. The 57 2 band is one brush I'll likely keep for a long time.
+1
Despite all my brush shuffling, I can't see myself letting go of my Douglas.
by churchilllafemme
Thu Jul 28, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 25 thru July 31, 2011
Replies: 162
Views: 14183

Thursday

Proraso preshave
Rooney 3/1 Finest
T&H 1805 cream
Feather AS
Personna 74 (5)
T&H 1805 balm

Great shave.
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by churchilllafemme
Wed Jul 27, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 25 thru July 31, 2011
Replies: 162
Views: 14183

Wednesday Caswell-Massey Almond PS Oil Rooney 1/2 Horn in Finest Connaught Sweet Orange cream Feather Stainless Personna 74 (4) Olivia's Sandalwood balm A great brush, but not a great shaving cream, requiring 4 passes and a lot of small local cleanup. http://s1.postimage.org/1sodhpw78/SOTD_001.jpg
by churchilllafemme
Tue Jul 26, 2011 6:34 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS: Rooney Brushes - ALL SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

FS: Rooney Brushes - ALL SOLD

Clearing out some of the collection, I have 4 Rooney brushes to sell. I'm asking only what I paid for them, and I'll absorb the shipping costs CONUS. If you live outside the U.S. and wish to buy, PM me and we'll discuss it. All the brushes are in beautiful, like-new condition. SOLD 1) First is a Sty...
by churchilllafemme
Tue Jul 26, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 25 thru July 31, 2011
Replies: 162
Views: 14183

Tuesday

Proraso preshave
M&F Horn Blonde
Pen's 1870 cream
Feather AS
Personna 74 (3)
TOBS splash

Great brush.
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by churchilllafemme
Tue Jul 26, 2011 10:38 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Your dream car
Replies: 82
Views: 10793

Just for those Sunday drives in the country....
A 427 Cobra in Guardsman blue with stripes.
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by churchilllafemme
Mon Jul 25, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: July 25 thru July 31, 2011
Replies: 162
Views: 14183

Monday, Monday

Proraso preshave
Plisson Plexi 22 EW
T&H 1805 cream
Wilkinson Sticky
Personna 74 (2)
T&H 1805 balm

Now this is really a huge brush. Difficult to use even in a big scuttle.
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by churchilllafemme
Mon Jul 25, 2011 10:19 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS: Plisson 10 HMW - SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 653

Final price reduction. I can't go any lower than this.
by churchilllafemme
Mon Jul 25, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS: Custom Shavemac Flattop Silvertip - SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 903

Final price reduction. I can't go any loser than this.