SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

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Mike R
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SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by Mike R » Mon May 20, 2019 5:28 am

Monday

Brush: Rooney Stubby 1
Cream: Arko Normal
Razor: Gillette New Bar Handle SC
Blade: Super-Max Platinum
A/S: British Sterling
Cologne / Fragrance: Yatagan

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by pausted » Mon May 20, 2019 7:43 am

Monday 5/20

Sudsy Soapery Sandalwood and Citrus soap
Yaqi Tuxedo synthetic brush
Colonial General razor
Kai Captain Original blade
Pino Sylvestre aftershave
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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by TRBeck » Mon May 20, 2019 8:13 am

Maggard SHD 2-band in WD handle
Homemade vetiver fern soap
Rockwell 6S Plate R4
Tiz blade
Homemade Douglas Fir splash
Old Spice

Meh on the brush. Kind of done with badger.
The blade's smoothness continues to impress.
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Tim

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by brothers » Mon May 20, 2019 12:23 pm

Alpine Frost soap
SilkSmoke synthetic brush
General razor
Kai blade
Superior 70 aftershave splash
Gary

SOTD 99%: 12 soaps & creams, SilkSmoke synthetic, General by Colonial razors, Kai & Schick, Superior 70 aftershave splash + menthol + 444 asb

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by TRBeck » Tue May 21, 2019 6:58 pm

Simpson 58 Best
Homemade soap
Rockwell 6S R4
Tiz blade
Homemade splash

Objectively, this is a phenomenal brush. Perfectly formed fan, good density and backbone without sacrificing flowthrough, tip presence but no scritchiness, iconic brand. I just don't care for badger brushes anymore, I think.
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Tim

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by brothers » Tue May 21, 2019 9:15 pm

Alpine Frost
SynBad synthetic
General
Kai
Superior 70
Gary

SOTD 99%: 12 soaps & creams, SilkSmoke synthetic, General by Colonial razors, Kai & Schick, Superior 70 aftershave splash + menthol + 444 asb

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by Mike R » Wed May 22, 2019 5:28 am

Wednesday

Brush: Rooney Stubby 1
Cream: Arko Normal
Razor: Gillette New Bar Handle SC
Blade: Super-Max Platinum
A/S: Aveda
Cologne / Fragrance: Burberry Weekend

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by TRBeck » Wed May 22, 2019 7:41 am

Semogue Mistura Taj
Homemade soap
Genco 5/8 spike point
Homemade splash

Back to the straight. The plan was this weekend, but I couldn't wait after receiving my razors yesterday. Very good shave. Slight irritation in a couple of spots and one weeper. No real blood and a pretty close cut. I am very pleased as it's my first time with an open blade in years.
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Tim

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by Mike R » Thu May 23, 2019 6:00 am

Thursday

Brush: Rooney Stubby 1
Cream: Arko Normal
Razor: Gillette New Bar Handle SC
Blade: Super-Max Platinum
A/S: British Sterling
Cologne / Fragrance: Aramis Devin

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by TRBeck » Thu May 23, 2019 8:20 am

Synbad
Homemade soap
Genco 5/8 spike
Homemade splash
Vettiveru EDC

Superb stuff. Cocky long strokes on the first pass yielded two weepers, but then I settled in to a rhythm and had a wonderful shave. DE tomorrow for a job interview, then back to straights all summer long.
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Tim

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by brothers » Thu May 23, 2019 2:09 pm

Alpine Frost soap
Rooney Manchurian brush
General razor
Kai blade
Superior 70 aftershave splash
Gary

SOTD 99%: 12 soaps & creams, SilkSmoke synthetic, General by Colonial razors, Kai & Schick, Superior 70 aftershave splash + menthol + 444 asb

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by Mike R » Fri May 24, 2019 5:53 am

Friday

Brush: Rooney Stubby 1
Cream: Arko Normal
Razor: Gillette New Bar Handle SC
Blade: Super-Max Platinum
A/S: Aveda
Cologne / Fragrance: Aramis Tuscany

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by TRBeck » Fri May 24, 2019 8:03 am

Synbad in WD handle
Homemade fern soap
Rockwell 6S R4
Gillette Platinum blade
Homemade Douglas fir splash

Job interview, so I stuck with known quantities. The interview is over, and now it's a waiting game.
Regards,
Tim

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by TRBeck » Sat May 25, 2019 4:20 pm

Before a day spent hiking, a bloodless and work passable straight shave.
Omega 49
Genco 5/8
Homemade soap and splash
Tony Miller Vanilla strop
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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by TRBeck » Sun May 26, 2019 12:48 pm

Bloodless and close again today. Better on the chin, maybe not quite as good on the neck, but still work-worthy.

APShaveCo Mixed Luxury fan
Homemade soap
Genco 5/8
Homemade splash
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Tim

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by brothers » Sun May 26, 2019 7:22 pm

CRSW Morning Ghost vetiver soap
Made Rite finest badger brush
General razor
Kai blade
Superior 70 aftershave splash
Gary

SOTD 99%: 12 soaps & creams, SilkSmoke synthetic, General by Colonial razors, Kai & Schick, Superior 70 aftershave splash + menthol + 444 asb

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Re: SOTD: May 20 - May 26, 2019

Post by CMur12 » Sun May 26, 2019 8:09 pm

Sunday night:

Razor: Rockwell 6C
Blade: Iridium Super

Brush: Semogue 1305
Soap: Tim's Soap, Prototype S6

Lather made on top of the soap
Two-and-a-half passes

Aftershave: Cold water rinse and Thayer's Peach Witch Hazel

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