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Post by fishgutmartyr » Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:01 am


Shave Secret (some say that it doesn't add anything: don't agree, but it's worth it to me for the clove scent alone)
Arko Shave Stick
Hoffritz Slant Bar w/new Gillette Super Stainless (green)
Rubberset handle with fine badger reknot (I don't know what to call this--maybe just "Bob")
Witch Hazel

Aqua Quorum

A redeeming shave.

I'll think of something clever eventually.

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Post by BullGoose » Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:19 am

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Razor: Merkur HD (34C)
Blade: Super Iridium
Brush: Shavemac D01 Horn
Pre-Shave: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Cream: Irisch Moos Shave Stick
A/S: GFT Spanish Leather

I do not use my 34C very often but I really is a nice razor. The 34C & Iridium combo helped out by the luxurious lather of Irisch Moos teamed up to provide an irritation free BBS shave. I dusted off the Spanish Leather and was reminded how much I enjoy it as well. -Czech & Speake, Taylor of Old Bond Street, Geo F. Trumper, D.R. Harris, Kent, Edwin Jagger and More

- Phil

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Post by Empty Words » Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:04 pm

C-MON razor
Omega 10066 boar
Trumper's Coconut Oil soap
Musgo Real after shave


Post by SiR-ed8 » Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:08 pm

Razor: Tucco Gem
Brush: Semogue 830
Cream: Old Progress Vulfix Sandalwood
AS: AII Osage
Cologne: C.O. Bigelow Green Elixir


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Post by diggity » Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:12 pm


Coate's EJ3
Wilkinson Sticky w/ Annecy Swede
D R Harris Arlington Shaving Soap
D R Harris Arlington Milk (old)
Abercrombie & Fitch Woods cologne

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Post by a-cut-above » Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:12 pm

Simpson Emperor 2 two-band
Trumper's Rose Shave Soap
Moss Scuttle
Muhle R89 razor
Gillette 7 O'Clock SharpEdge (yellow)
H. Bronnley AS

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

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Post by CJS » Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:48 pm

Schick Injector, Type E
Personna Blade
T&H Trafalgar
Thayer's Lemon WH
Baxter ASB

"I'm sorry, I thought this was America!"

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Post by L. Martino » Tue Mar 30, 2010 2:21 pm

After the usual 1-2 minute hot towel prep:

1964 Macys brush
1958 Executive/ vintage Krona super stainless
Lumene AS balm
St Johns 'Bay Rum' cologne

Second shave with this blade, both with excellent results. I could easily use this Schick Krona every day........I like it about as much as the Iridium(one of my two favorite blades). Very sharp yet forgiving, which is a nice combo.

BBS results,


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Post by Squire » Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:19 pm

Tuesday morning:

Kent B4 brush
Real shaving Co. shaving cream
Gillette Knack razor
Schick Plus Platinum blade (NOS)
Bourbon parfums aftershave

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Post by bernards66 » Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:38 pm


Gillette Model #58 & LB Wilkinson blade
Omega boar
Trumpers Sandalwood shave cream
D R Harris's Pink A/S
Floris's Original Gentlemen's Cologne

Shaves continue to be good with the Omega if I stick to top end creams like this. Not as engrossing as using a good badger brush, more 'matter of fact', but no real problems. Hard soaps are another matter.

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Post by woodsrider » Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:51 pm


Simpson Astor LE
Sir Irisch Moos stick; grated
EJ Chatsworth with Gillette Platinum blade
Booster Iced Limes AS; TSD AS Milk
Acqua di Parma Colonia

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Post by CMur12 » Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:30 pm

Tuesday Evening (same as last time):

GEM G-bar razor (single edge)
Ted Pella GEM blade (stainless steel with PTFE coating)

Semogue 1305 brush (boar)
Cella soft shaving soap

Thayer's Peach Witch Hazel (Astringent: 10% alcohol, no -parabens, no burn)

- Murray
Give me Soap or give me death!

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Post by levente » Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:52 pm


Schick Krona/Gillette Platinum
Simpson Chubby 2 Super
Fitjar shea butter shave cream (sample) (Thanks, Tim!)
Dickinson's witch hazel w/lavender EO and glycerin added
Trumper Coral Skin Food
Escada Pour Homme EdT

First time with the Fitjar. It is less dense than the Harris rose cream sample and the Coates sandalwood I used the prior two days. The Chubby has a tendency to lather-hog these types of creams, and I ended up throwing a second helping of cream in the bowl to build lather. Had enough for at least four passes. I can see why the Fitjar has its fans. The shea butter variety is unscented, which isn't my preference, but someone who doesn't want a scented shave cream should look no further.


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Wednesday's Shave

Post by nteeman » Wed Mar 31, 2010 2:25 am

Razor: Merkur 38C
Blade: Derby Extra (Shave #4)
Brush: C Conk (Vulfix) #850
Cream/Soap: Lucky Tiger Liquid Cream Shave
A/S: Nivea for Men Sensitive Extra Soothing A/S Balm
-Neal (DE user since 1998)
I shave therefore I am

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Post by Batmang » Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:08 am

Good Wednesday morning all...

Gillette Fat Handle Tech w/ Feather
Mem sc
Dickinson's WH
Anherb a/s gel
GFT Spanish Leather Edt

After three days of lousy shaves, finally a BBS shave with the top pairing of mild razor and sharp blade. Finishing with the Spanish Leather, I am ready for a half day of work and an afternoon of watching the prodigal son's baseball team play the University of Rochester. Forecast is for 57 degrees so it might actually not be freezing out there

A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.----Yogi Berra

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Post by L. Martino » Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:24 am

After the usual 1-2 minute hot towel prep:

old Fields brush
1958 Executive/vintage Krona
TGQ Leatherneck SS
Lumene AS balm
TGQ "Leatherneck' extrait

BBS results,


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Post by drumana » Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:03 am

Good day Wednesday

Muhle R89 with Derby
Rooney 3/1 super
D.R. Harris Lavender shave soap
Speick aftershave lotion

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Post by TRBeck » Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:14 am

Omega #11137 boar
Palmolive menthol IT
Merkur 1904/6 razor
Dorco 301 shave #3
Thayer's aftershave
Bvlgari Aqva cologne

First use of the Palmolive for the season. Not that warm yet, but I couldn't wait. First ever use of Bvlgari Aqva. Yes, it's an aquatic. Yes, I know I'm violating SMF principles.


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Post by Thalay Sagar » Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:16 am

Good morning. Wednesday:

Rooney EJ87 w/Dorco 301
Alibaba, medium
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harris Pink
Atkinson's English Lavender Water

“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

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Post by Mike R » Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:19 am


Brush: Rooney Stubby 2
Cream: T&H Sandalwood
Razor: Merkur HD
Blade: Feather
A/S: Proraso Liquid A/S
Cologne: None


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