SOTD: March 22 thru March 28 2010

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Thalay Sagar
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Post by Thalay Sagar » Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:23 am

Good morning. Tuesday:

Rooney EJ87 w/Dorco 301
T3, 3 band
Harris Rose
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harris Pink
English Fern

A connoisseur's shave.
Best,
Chris

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― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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TRBeck
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Post by TRBeck » Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:57 am

Chris, I should say so.

Omega 11137 boar brush
The Bomb Cedar/Vetiver*
Merkur 1904 double-edge
Dorco ST301 blade day 3
Thayer's aftershave witch
Carlo Corinto Vetiver EdT

*A brilliant blend by Alraz, made per my request. I am intoxicated by the scent.

Regards,
Regards,
Tim

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Post by jss » Tue Mar 23, 2010 6:10 am

Tuesday

Omega 31064
Schick Krona
Derby Extra
Thayers Rose WH
RSC DSSB
Best regards,

Julian

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Post by gsgo » Tue Mar 23, 2010 6:44 am

Vulfix 404 Mixed
Merkur HD/Wilkinson Classic
Gold Dachs Spezial
Thayers Witch Hazel After Shave
Good shaving,

Gary

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Post by Quintus Metellus » Tue Mar 23, 2010 7:08 am

Tuesday:

Razor - Merkur HD 11C
Blade - Red Pack IP
Brush - Omega #81052 Boar
Cream - Truefitt & Hill Rose
A/S - Santa Maria Novella Vetiver

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John

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Post by Shave4Fun » Tue Mar 23, 2010 7:31 am

Monday Night:

'47 Super Speed
Vintage Personna blade (see pic)
Williams Mug soap
Vintage Fuller w/TGN Super Badger
Cold water rinse.

Tuesday Morning:

'47 Super Speed
Vintage Personna blade (see pic)
Nanajune's Indian Sandalwood soap
Omega #620 Silvertip
Cold water rinse
Ogallala Sandalwood a/s

Got the blades off eBay. Sharp but not smooth. Gave a good shave, though.


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Post by druphus » Tue Mar 23, 2010 7:41 am

Tuesday, 23 Mar. 2010

Stubble + Scent (TERRE D’HERMÈS)
Regards,
Andy

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Post by a-cut-above » Tue Mar 23, 2010 7:41 am

Rooney 3/1 Super
William's Shave Soap
Moss Scuttle
Merkur Classic 33G
Dorco 301ST blade
H. Bronnley AS
Dave

"Sanity is a madness put to good use." - George Santayana (…like a wet shaver with an acquisition disorder.)

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Post by reggiano » Tue Mar 23, 2010 7:54 am

Tuesday!

Rooney 3/1 Finest
Rocket HD w/LB Wilkinson
Trumper's Violet Soap (old)
D R Harris Pink A/S

Route du Vetiver

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Post by BullGoose » Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:35 am

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Razor: Merkur Futur
Blade: Super Iridium
Brush: Simpson's Ehsan
Pre-Shave: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Cream: Gada Cool Mint (Thanks Jeff)
A/S: Alt Innsbruck

I received the Gada Cool Mint Shaving cream in a trade from Crackstar (Jeff). I had never heard of Gada shaving cream before but it now has a place in my rotation. The Cool Mint is heavily mentholated and will make an excellent summer cream. A small strip of cream produced mounds of rich, slick and protective lather and I enjoyed an excellent shave with lingering cooling. The Alt Innsbruck added to the face freeze. Very Nice!
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Post by Nick Freeh » Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:54 am

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Merkur Progress XL
Astra Superior Platinum
Tabac SS
Simpson Emperor 2 Two Band Super
Dickinson’s Witch Hazel
Speick A/S Balm

Really good shave this morning!

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Post by funkthulhu » Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:13 am

Prep: Dial yellowbar anti-bac soap and hot water
Brush: Parker "100% pure badger" ebony handled shave brush
Soap: Col. Conk's Bay Rum Glycerin shave soap
Razor: Parker 96R butterfly (black handle)
Blade: Shark (free with razor)
A/S: Some Calvin Klein "crave" "aftershave-soother" my Ex bought me
Splash of Virgin Is. Bay Rum on back of neck/chest

This is pretty much what I'll be doing until I run out of material, or buy any new hardware.

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Post by Churchill » Tue Mar 23, 2010 10:11 am

Tuesday

Razor: Trumpers Warwick
Blade: Vintage Wilkinson
Brush: Vulfix Grosvenor LE
Cream: Santa Maria Novella
A/S: 3 Crowns Almond a/s milk
Edt: Crown Perfumery Eau de Quinine
Bob

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Post by joe mcclaine » Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:12 am

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Post by SiR-ed8 » Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:29 am

Razor: Rogers Special
Brush: Semogue 620, 830
Soap: OBR Bayrum Lemongrass, Bayrum, Limes & Peppercorns
AS: OBR Bayrum, AII Osage
Cologne: OBR Bayrum Double-Strength

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Post by bernards66 » Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:43 am

Tuesday:

Gillette Model #58 & LB Wilkinson blade
Plisson #12 HMW
Trumpers Rose hard shaving soap
D R Harris's Pink A/S
Floris's Original Gentlemen's Cologne

This particular 'HMW' is clearly not a true whitecap brush, but I like it a good deal. It reminds me quite a bit of my beloved old three band T3, or a BK4 with less loft and more backbone. Of course, it was also very expensive, so, it would only be 'worth it' for factors beyond the purely pragmatic.
Gordon

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Empty Words
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Post by Empty Words » Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:07 pm

C-MON razor
Omega 10066 boar
Williams soap
Aqua Velva Ice Blue

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Post by alabamalawyer » Tue Mar 23, 2010 1:24 pm

Razor: Dovo Prima Klang
Brush: Plisson 12 HMW
Soap: MWF
AS & Cologne: D.R. Harris Marlborough
Chris

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Post by levente » Tue Mar 23, 2010 1:37 pm

Tuesday:

Schick Krona/Gillette Platinum
Simpson Chubby 2 Super
C&E Sweet Almond Oil shave cream
Dickinson's witch hazel w/lavender EO and glycerin added
Trumper Coral Skin Food
Caron Yatagan

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Post by Nate » Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:50 pm

A comfortably familiar day so far. The shave was not so familiar.

Merkur 38C
Super Iridium(Shave #3)
Savile Row 3722
Speick Shaving Cream
D.R. Harris Pink

Penhaligon's Elixir

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