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Quintus Metellus
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Post by Quintus Metellus »

Wednesday:

Razor - 1959 Gillette Fat Boy
Blade - Derby Extra
Brush - Omega Boar #81052
Soap - Institut Karité
Post Shave - Thayers Witch Hazel A/S + Institut Karité
Cologne - Mont St. Michel Ambree

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John
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Cigar Dan
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Post by Cigar Dan »

Wednesday

T&H Carlton Razor (ivory)
Feather blade
Shavemac brush (fan shape with horn handle--from group buy)
Trumper Limes shaving cream
Penhaligon Blenheim Bouquet AS Balm
Danny
Zot!
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Post by Zot! »

34C w/US Personna day 2
Rooney 3, 1
TBS SC
Sara Bonnyman's "Rice" bowl
Moss Scuttle
Thayers Lemon WH

I think the Rooney 3, 1 has a feel somewhat like my Omega 30005--very scrubby with a feeling of softness. It is taking me a while to get used to. I definitely have to use more product with it.
Ron
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Batmang
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Post by Batmang »

Good Wednesday morning all...

'73 Superspeed w/ Gillette thin
GFT Superbadger
Ingram's sc
Thayers Original WH w/ aloe
Floid Vigoroso as
Royall Vetiver splash

A very pleasant menthol shave with the Ingrams and Spanish Floid...
Nathan

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HBK42581
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Post by HBK42581 »

Wednesday Morning:

Hot Shower/Hot Towel
Gillette 1953 40's Style SS
Swedish Gillette (Shave #3)
Noxzema Green Can
Aqua Velva Classic A/S
TSD AS Milk
Preferred Stock


Let me just start by saying that this was not the original set up for this morning that I had intended. I actually started off using my Omega 48 Professional boar brush and a puck of Williams Mug shave soap. What a disaster!! That crap isn't worth the buck that I paid for it. It seemed like it was lathering nicely but a few minutes after application to the face, it started to dissolve. Just an unpleasant experience altogether, which is a disappointment because I really like the scent of it. Not wanting to take any more time to build more lather with something else, I opted for the Noxzema green can which did it's job just fine. My end results were passable, a splash of AV for some freeze face and some TSD AS Milk for moisturization and I was feeling pretty good.

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Thalay Sagar
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Post by Thalay Sagar »

Good morning. Wednesday:

HD w/7 O'Clock Super Platinum
T3, 3 band
Fitjar Fjellheim creaam
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harris Pink
Best,
Chris

“Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”
― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
gallantman
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Post by gallantman »

Merkur Trac II
Burlington boar brush
QED Lavendar soap
Taylors Tradional No. 74 a/s
Hoyts cologne
Regards,

Ken
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iancevans
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Post by iancevans »

HBK42581 wrote: I actually started off using my Omega 48 Professional boar brush and a puck of Williams Mug shave soap. What a disaster!! That crap isn't worth the buck that I paid for it. It seemed like it was lathering nicely but a few minutes after application to the face, it started to dissolve.
Ah yes, the elusive Williams lather. Many are the times I've tried to master that soap!

Omega 10066
AOS Lemon soap
Krona w/IP
Poor Man's Pink
Rosehip seed oil

Another nice shave with this kit.
Ian

"Anything less than the best is a felony"
--Vanilla Ice
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woodsrider
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Post by woodsrider »

Wednesday:

Brush: Simpson PJ2 Super
Soap: Trumper Almond soap
Razor: EJ Lined Chatsworth
Blade: Crystal
After Shave: Thayer's Lavender; Nivea Sensitive AS Balm
Cologne: Creed Green Irish Tweed

The Chatsworth/Crystal combo did a pretty good job, but I got a good bit of drag for some reason. It was the first shave on this Crystal, so I'll need to see how the blade settles in after a shave or so.
Lynn
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Empty Words
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Post by Empty Words »

C-MON razor
B&B Essential
Derby Lemon cream
TSD Iced Lime after shave
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drumana
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Post by drumana »

Good day, Wednesday.

EJ Chatsworth DE with Derby
Omega 31064 boar
Woods of Windsor shave soap
Royall Vetiver cologne

Nice and smooth as per usual.
-Andrew-
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giammi
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Post by giammi »

SOTD-2009-09-02

Razor "Böker 9te5"
Brush "Acca Kappa Boar"
Soap "Trummper Coconut"
Aftershave "Tabac"


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BF4MVP
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Post by BF4MVP »

Hot Shower
Merkur Silver Tip
KMF Peach Shave Cream
Gillette Fat Boy
Crystal (1st Shave)
Thayers Peach Witch Hazel
Neutrogena Triple Protection Face Lotion
Clubman Pinaud Lime Sec, Eau de Cologne
4PACK
levente
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Post by levente »

Wednesday:

Eversharp/Schick Injector G8/Ted Pella blade
Simpson Commodore X3 Best
Palmolive (US) shave cream
Dickinson's witch hazel w/lavender EO and glycerin added
SCS Mediterranean Citrus A/S
Carven Vetiver

Basil
bernards66
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Post by bernards66 »

Good to hear from you, Danny...nice kit.
Wednesday:

Gillette TV SS & Swedish Gillette blade
Simpson Duke #2 Best
Trumpers Rose shave cream
D R Harris's Pink A/S
Trumpers Wild Fern

Gordon
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Chaps
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Post by Chaps »

Wednesday

'53 SS
Derby Extra
Omega Badger
Proraso
Aqua Velva A/S

Danny
Danny

"Because I prefer the cool, clean sweep of the tempered steel as it glides smoothly--" Cary Grant as he is shaving in a scene from "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House"
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giammi
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Post by giammi »

SOTD-2009-09-03

Razor "Friodur 7/8"
Brush "Boreal 322"
Cream "L' Occcitane Cade"
Aftershave "Old Spice"


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mmortus
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Post by mmortus »

WEDNESDAY:

Prep: Hot towel treatment
Razor: Gillette British Tech
Blade: Gillette Swede
Brush: Rooney 1/2 Silvertip
Soap/Cream: MWF
A/S: TGR Standard Balm
Moss Scuttle
Regards,
Matt
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IanM
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Post by IanM »

Thursday

70's Superspeed
Gillette 7 O'Clock Sharp Edge
Simpson's Best Badger Special
Tabac Shaving Soap
Castle Forbes Limes asb

A filthy morning, weather-wise. Definitely a Tabac day.

Ian
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desertbadger
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Post by desertbadger »

Wednesday-early shave, late post.

PAL adjustable Injector w/Personna 74
MWF
Rooney Emillion
Clinique PSH
Booster’s Polar Ice
Regards,
David
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