SOTD: January 30 thru February 05, 2012

Top of the morning to ya! Post pics and descriptions of your daily shaving gear and accessories!
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Alebrewer
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Location: Central California

Post by Alebrewer » Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:13 am

Friday, February 3, 2012

Prep: Hot shower
Soap/cream: Godrej Deluxe Lather
Brush: Ever Ready C40
Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5)
Blade: Lord Platinum (6)
Cold water rinse
Dickinson's Witch Hazel
Flag & Sail Original Brisk AS

Haven't used the Godrej in a while - don't know why! Such a great scent!
The Lord Platinum is still giving yeoman service, going to try and coax
one more day from it, and it seems willing!

70% BBS, 30% DFS
:wink:
-Mike

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Sargon
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Post by Sargon » Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:13 am

Fri. Feb 3
Brush: Vie-Long Horse
Soap/Creme: Poraso Green
Razor: Merkur Progress
Blade: Gillette Blue
Pre: shower and proaso pre/post
Post: Poraso Balm
Result: Another amazing shave.
Shavetools.com Traditional products for modern wet shavers: Vie-Long brushes, Merkur razors, and more.

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Rockford
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Post by Rockford » Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:47 am

Coffee: Columbian Fair Trade
Prep: Hot Shower and Neutrogena Invigorating Face Wash
Brush: Simpson Chubby 2 Best
Soap: RazoRock Artisanl Napoleon's Violet
Razor: Merkur Futur set a 2
Blade: Rapira Swedish Steel
Shave: wtg, xtg, and atg
Post: Hot water, cold water and a splash of Classic Old Spice

Very smooth shave. I really enjoyed face lathering with the Chubby. Just purchased it about two weeks ago, and have only used it a few times. It seems to be loosening up.
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LouisIII
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Location: European Union

Post by LouisIII » Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:48 am

Muhle R41(2009) with Rapira
Thater
Arko
Nivea balm
~ Infusing the irreducibly quotidian with sensual pleasure ~

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woodsrider
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Post by woodsrider » Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:11 am

Friday:

Plisson 18
Trumper's Rose cream
Feather AS with Israeli Personna
D.R. Harris Pink AS
Knize 10 Balm
Knize 10

Live iPhone action shot...
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Lynn

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churchilllafemme
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by churchilllafemme » Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:20 am

Friday

Becker scuttle
Homemade frankincense & myrrh preshave oil
Shavemac 167 D01 brush
Truefitt & Hill Sandalwood shaving cream
Feather AS razor
Personna 74 blade (5)
Truefitt & Hill W. Indian Limes aftershave balm

From Havana yesterday to the West Indies today, and another great shave on a gorgeous sunny morning.
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John

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Teiste
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Location: Utah

Post by Teiste » Fri Feb 03, 2012 12:45 pm

Friday
Semogue finest badger/Jeremyn Street SSMerkur Bakelite with Polsilver/The Body Shop Maca Balsam
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desertbadger
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Location: Southern CA desert

Post by desertbadger » Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:20 pm

Nice "action" shot, Lynn!

Friday

Cobra Classic SE
Feather Pro Blade
Sir Irisch Moos; grated
Polo 8 super 2 band
Knize Forest EdT.

:D

Regards,
David
Regards,
David
Gotta have the "Fat"!

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offshoot
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Post by offshoot » Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:42 pm

Plisson #12 HMW
Martin de Candre
Muhle R89
Super Iridium

#1 setup

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Shave4Fun
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Location: Great State of Georgia, USA

Post by Shave4Fun » Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:31 pm

FRIDAY:

Razor: 1947 Super-Speed
Blade: TREET Classic Dura Sharp - shave #4
Soap: MWF
Brush: Omega #620 Silvertip badger
A/S: Lucky Tiger Face Tonic & After Shave
EdT: Lucky Tiger Head to Tail

Regards,

Roger
Roger

I've been a wet shaver for 52 years!

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ShadowsDad
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Location: Central Maine

Post by ShadowsDad » Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:04 pm

Friday morning shave:

(I couldn't post until now)

Hot towel face prep
Vitos SIS
Semogue 610 boar
Gem Jr w/ recessed thumb tab
Gem SS ptfe (6)
Bay Rum

I had to test the Jr with the recessed thumb tab. If it shaves differently from yesterdays with the smooth tab, I surely didn't feel it.

Todays shave reminded me that there are so many fantastic razors and so little time. Also that I never want to go back to boring shaving ever again.
Brian

Maker of Kramperts Finest Bay Rum and Frostbite http://www.krampertsfinest.com/
Or find it here: Italian Barber, West Coast Shaving, Barclay Crocker, The Old Town Shaving Company at Stats, Maggard Razors; Leavitt & Peirce, Harvard Square

bernards66
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Post by bernards66 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:56 pm

Friday:

Gillette original SS & Gillette Annesy Platinum
Simpson Duke #2 Best
Trumpers Almond shave cream
D R Harris's A/S Milk ( old )
Taylors No 74 Lime cologne

Gordon

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slantman
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Location: Florida

Post by slantman » Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:13 am

Saturday

Cobra Classic
Feather Professional (10)
Unknown Silvertip
KMF Cool Mint Shave Cream
L'Oreal After Shave Balm
Herve Leger Homme

I have been extremely satisfied with the performance of the Feather Professional blade. Smooth, Sharp and irritation free from beginning to end.

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Nick Freeh
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Location: Chicago, IL

Post by Nick Freeh » Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:18 am

Saturday, February 04, 2012

Pre-shave soap: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: Merkur Futur
Blade: Rapira Swedish Supersteel
Brush: EJ Best
Soap or Cream: Cyril Salter Sublime Citrus Cream
A/S: Thayer's Lemon Witch Hazel, Taylor's No. 74 Victorian Lime Splash

LouisIII
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Location: European Union

Post by LouisIII » Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:44 am

Sat'dee

Muhle R41
Rapira
Thater
Tabac stick
Nivea balm
~ Infusing the irreducibly quotidian with sensual pleasure ~

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m3m0ryleak
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Location: Central Maryland

Post by m3m0ryleak » Sat Feb 04, 2012 7:54 am

Saturday's predawn shave:

Lucky Tiger Clean & Clear facial wash
Queen Charlotte Soaps Lavender shave soap
Simpson Polo 8 Super 2 band
NOS Gillette Bleue Extra
Frankenrazor (EJ DE89 head on iKon Bulldog handle)
Alum
Old Spice A/S (India)
Tony

"They say that dreams are growing wild just this side of Burma Shave" - Tom Waits

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Obie
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Post by Obie » Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:15 am

Ah, yes, gentlemen . . .

Razor: Le Grelot
Brush: Sweet little Vulfix super
Pre-shave: Castle Forbes
Cream: Plisson
Scuttle: Moss
Lather: Ayars bowl
Alum
Witch hazel: Thayers Super Medicated
Balm: Institute Karite
Aftershave: Pashana
Music: Romances for violin and piano by Clara Schumann
Finisher: Coffee and letter to an old friend
Obie Yadgar
obieyadgar.com

Zot!
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Location: Inland Empire, California

Post by Zot! » Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:28 am

Dovo Silver Steel str8
EJ Chatsworth de
Gillette 7 O'Clock yellow (2)
New Forest 2201
Mama Bear's Dragon's Blood shave soap
Ron

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kronos9
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Location: UTM Zone 16T

Post by kronos9 » Sat Feb 04, 2012 9:26 am

Kent BK4
Cella shave soap
Gillette Z3 Super Speed
New, untried Gillette 7 O'Clock Super Platinum (Dark Blue)

First time with this blade. Very smooth and I easily could have stopped with a single pass but went for 1.5. I'm starting this one out at 4.5 out of 5 but that could go higher as I get a feel for it.

Pinaud Bay Rum to finish.
Ed

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Alebrewer
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Location: Central California

Post by Alebrewer » Sat Feb 04, 2012 9:50 am

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Prep: Hot shower
Soap/cream: VDH Deluxe
Brush: Omega 10066
Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5)
Blade: Lord Platinum (7) hand stropped
Cold water rinse
Dickinson's Witch Hazel
Superior 70 Bay Rum

Haven't used the VDH soap in a really long time, just been trying too many others!
It probably deserves a little spot in everyone's den - under appreciated in my view.
The Lord Platinum gave me seven days of service, and while it could still could go
another day or two, I'll swap it out. Ironically, it seems to work better in my Slim than
my Lord L6 razor...

Привет, Джефф в Монреале!

60% BBS, 40% DFS
-Mike

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