SOTD: November 9 thru November 15 2009

Top of the morning to ya! Post pics and descriptions of your daily shaving gear and accessories!
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nteeman
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Friday's Shave

Post by nteeman »

Razor: Merkur 38C
Blade: Edison Stainless Shave #5
Brush: Simpson Eagle #3
Cream/Soap: Proraso (red)
A/S: Nivea for Men Sensitive Extra Soothing A/S Balm
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yohannrjm
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Post by yohannrjm »

Soap: Col Conk's amber
Brush: Semogue 2000
Razor: British New Standard
Blade: Crystal
AS: Alum Block, TSD Almond splash, Nivea cooling balm + witch hazel
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drumana
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Post by drumana »

Good day, Friday!

Muhle R89 with Derby blade
Simpson PJ2 super brush
Speick shave soap
Musgo Real aftershave
-Andrew-
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Mike R
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Post by Mike R »

Friday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: J.M. Fraser's
Razor: Merkur HD
Blade: Feather
A/S: QED Limes
Cologne: Taylor #74 Victorian Limes

Mike
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Quintus Metellus
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Post by Quintus Metellus »

Friday:

Razor - MÜHLE R41
Blade - Derby Extra
Brush - Plisson Pure Black #8
Soap - Tabac
Toner - Thayers Witch Hazel
Balm - TGR Unscented
Cologne - Alt-Innsbruck

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Post by gsgo »

Omega 90081
Merkur 1904/Wilkinson Classic
D.R. Harris Arlington - Shave Soap, Aftershave Lotion and Milk
Good shaving,

Gary
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Post by TRBeck »

Savile Row 3122
Harris Almond ss
Merkur 1904 DE
Lord Racer blue
D.R. Harris Pink
Spanish Leather

Well, I think that I'm too accustomed to my Valobra and Palmolive lather or something. Just not happy. Will give the Harris Almond one more shot tomorrow with my trusty Omega 49.

Regards,
Regards,
Tim

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IanM
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Post by IanM »

Friday

Merkur 39c slant
Swede
Simpson's Best Badger Special
Tabac soap
Nivea a/s/b

4th shave with the 'Slanthammer' and all working very well.

Ian
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Post by Thalay Sagar »

Good morning. Friday:

TV Superspeed w/IP
SR 3824
La Toja soap (stick)
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harris Pink
Best,
Chris

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Empty Words
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Post by Empty Words »

Dubl Duck Special
Rooney 1/1 Super
Col. Conk Bay Rum
Booster Island Bay Rum
jss
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Post by jss »

Friday

Rooney PB
MWF
Muhle R-89
7 O’ Clock Y


Have a great weekend,
Julian
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dash maverick
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Post by dash maverick »

Friday morning;

Razor- Merkur 33g
Blade- Astra superior (2nd shave)
Lather- Old spice original (India)
Brush- Tweezerman
A/S- Old spice classic
Edc- Old spice classic

Have a great weekend!
Anthony

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Post by Books »

Musgo Real Glyce Lime Oil Soap
M.B. Creme Brulee
Omega 48 Pro
'41 Ranger Tech
Super Iridium (2)
Pinaud Classic Vanilla
Nivea Sensitive ASB
Bob
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Tye
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Post by Tye »

Friday-

Gillette LBH Adjustable
SI blade (3rd shave)
Semogue 2000
QED Sandalwood Shave Stick
QED unscented ASB
T&H Spanish Leather

I keep going back to the Gillette and the SI blade is pretty darned good. I may have to order a load of these too. I seem to be developing a few 'favorite blades'.
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Post by HBK42581 »

jss wrote:
HBK42581 wrote:My last go around with a 7 O'Clock Yellow blade did not go as well as this. Unbelievable. All components in today's shave performed admirably. I really don't have much else to say. Very pleased with today's shave.

Scott, there's nothing like hitting the "sweet spot...." :D


Enjoy your gear,
Julian
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Post by woodsrider »

Friday:

Simpson Polo 10 Super
Trumper Sandalwood cream
Muhle R89 with Swedish Gillette blade
D.R. Harris Pink AS
Knize AS Balm
Knize 10 Edt
Lynn
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Post by gallantman »

Merkur HD
Super Irridium blade
SR 3824 silvertip brush
Trumpers Limes shave cream
QED Lemon Hydrosol
QED Limes a/s balm
Regards,

Ken
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Post by a-cut-above »

Shower with Mysore sandalwood soap
Rooney Alibaba Medium
T&H Sandalwood Shave Cream
Moss Scuttle
1947 Aristocrat
Gillette 7 O'Clock Yellow
St. Charles Shave Sandalwood Splash

Nice.
Dave

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Post by BF4MVP »

Hot Shower
Omega 48
Proraso Shave Cream (RED)
Gillette Slim Adjustable
K Mart Blade (3rd Shave)
Dickinsons Witch Hazel
4PACK
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Nick Freeh
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Friday Shave

Post by Nick Freeh »

Friday the 13th Shave

Razor: 1963 Gillette Slim Adjustable
Blade: Astra Superior Platinum (shave # ??)
Brush: Vulfix VS/5 Boar
Soap/Cream: Cella Soap/Cream
A/S: Dickinson’s Witch Hazel/Pinaud Clubman Vanilla splash

It’s been awhile since I used the Slim, and I can’t remember how many shaves were already on the blade. The Cella produced a bountiful amount of creamy lather. I’m turning into a “Cella Fella”--great stuff. Anyway, the shave was smooth and relaxing and the blade, thankfully, seemed to be at its prime.

The witch hazel followed by the Pinaud splash was a fine finish to an excellent shave.
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