SOTD: February 06 thru February 12, 2012

Top of the morning to ya! Post pics and descriptions of your daily shaving gear and accessories!
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Rufust445
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Location: Emerald City

Post by Rufust445 » Mon Feb 06, 2012 9:24 pm

Monday evening:

Turkish horse hair brush Nr. 6
Dettol laced with Kiss My Face Unscented and whipped up in a bowl
Super Adjustable, P-1, set at 4, then 3 (final pass & touch-up)
Treet Platinum blade, 1st shave
Body Shop Razor Relief, <2009 formula

Temperature got up to 50F here today, enough to justify a warm weather cream like Dettol.
Treet Platinum for me is a good middle-of-the-road blade, though on the expensive side. This one came
from a pack that was a free sample with an order from Gianni. Overall a DFS from an unremarkable setup.

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Squire
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Location: North East, MS

Post by Squire » Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:54 pm

Monday evening:

Kent Bk4 brush
Cella shave soap
Krona razor
Treet blade
Harris Arlington aftershave
Regards,
Squire

Jonnieboy61
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Post by Jonnieboy61 » Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:04 am

Tuesday:

Gillette SS Red Tip
Super Iridium
Kent BK8
TOBS Lemon & Lime s/c
Cold rinse
Paul Smith a/s
John

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nteeman
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Location: Port Washington, NY

Tuesday's Shave

Post by nteeman » Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:32 am

Razor: iKon Long Handle Open Comb
Blade: Gillette 7 O’Clock SharpEdge (yellow) (Shave #2)
Brush: none
Cream/Soap: Barbasol
A/S: Nivea for Men Artic Freeze After Shave
A/S: Lubrderm Men’s 3-in-1 Fragrance Free Lotion
-Neal (DE user since 1998)
I shave therefore I am


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slantman
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Location: Florida

Post by slantman » Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:52 am

Tuesday


iKon OSS
Personna Prep
KMF Cool Mint Shave Cream
Darma Woodcraft Silvertip
L'Oreal After Shave Balm
Old Spice Classic Cologne

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Nick Freeh
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Location: Chicago, IL

Post by Nick Freeh » Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:56 am

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Pre-shave soap: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: Merkur 23C
Blade: Ladas Super Stainless
Brush: Vie-Long Gonzalo Boar/Horse (04102)
Soap or Cream: Proraso Classic (Green Pot) Soap
A/S: Dickinson's Witch Hazel, Proraso Balm

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Mike R
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Location: Twin Cities

Post by Mike R » Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:21 am

Tuesday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Soap: RazoRock XXX
Razor: '72 Black Handle Adjustable
Blade: Lord Super Stainless
A/S: SCS Sandalwood
Cologne: SCS Sandalwood

Mike

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ridgerunner
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Location: A ridge in Southern Appalachia -Georgia

Post by ridgerunner » Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:46 am

Tuesday, February 7


Razor: EJ Plaza
Blade: Iridium Super
Brush: Semogue 2011LE Finest Bristle
Soap/Cream: RL Safari

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moz68
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Post by moz68 » Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:06 am

Fatip
Iridium
M&F 3/1
Dr.Selby SS
Barbasol Pacific Rush A/S
RazoRock A/S Wax

Caron - L'Anarchiste
Jesse

"But to you I was faceless I was fawning, I was boring Just a child from those ugly new houses
Who could never begin to know " - Morrissey

Zot!
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Location: Inland Empire, California

Post by Zot! » Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:16 am

Dovo Silver Steel str8
EJ Chatsworth de
Gillette 7 O'Clock yellow (1)
Simpson Berkeley 46 Best
C&E Sandalwood shave soap
Ron

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Johnny
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Location: Wausau, WI

Post by Johnny » Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:27 am

Tuesday, February 7, 2012. Good Morning!

Morning Coffee: Hills Brothers Original Blend
Prep: Wash face with Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: Schick G1
Blade: Schick
Soap: Proraso
Brush: Omega 10005
Scuttle: Dirty Bird 1.5
Post: Cold water rinse followed by some Proraso After Shave

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Johnny

"Younger than some, older than most" - Wet shaving for 50+ years

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Alebrewer
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Location: Central California

Post by Alebrewer » Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:25 am

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Prep: Hot shower
Soap/cream: Portman Square English Style Cream - Tropical Coconut
Brush: Ever Ready C40
Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5)
Blade: Derby (3)
Cold water rinse
Dickinson's Witch Hazel
Superior 70 Bay Rum

Today I used a sample I received from Phil @ BullGoose - the Portman Square English Style Cream in
the Tropical Coconut scent. Last week I tried the Orange Vetiver scent, and found that face lathering
was best for me, though I normally bowl lather. The Orange Vetiver scent tingled my skin a little, but
didn't cause any real irritation. Today's Tropical Coconut scent felt very comfortable for me, could be
a better choice than the Orange Vetiver for someone with sensitive skin.

Really great shave today - this "croap" performs! Good cushion during my 3 passes, and really slick
during touch-ups afterwards. Used some bay rum aftershave to top of the tropical experience!

80% BBS, 20% DFS

:D
-Mike

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Rockford
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Post by Rockford » Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:03 am

Chubby 2
MWF
Futur
Rapira (2)
Classic Old Spice After Shave Lotion

I love the Fat!
"That'll be $200 a day plus shaving expenses."

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churchilllafemme
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by churchilllafemme » Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:14 am

Tuesday

Moss scuttle
Homemade frankincense & myrrh preshave oil
Somerset Simpson Commodore X3 Best brush
TOBS Mr. Taylor's shaving cream
Wilkinson Sticky razor
Schick Plus Platinum blade (2)
TOBS Shaving Shop aftershave

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John

brothers
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Location: Oklahoma City USA

Post by brothers » Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:33 am

Tuesday

Fraser's Polar Ice SC
Plisson
Filarmonica 14
444 After Shave Balm
Booster's Polar Ice after shave lotion
Gary

SOTD 99%: soaps & creams, synthetic & badger brushes, General V2 by Colonial, Kai & Schick blades, Superior 70 aftershave splash + menthol + 444

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BullGoose
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Post by BullGoose » Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:55 am

Tuesday, February 7th

Razor: Gibbs Click Pen
Blade: Polsilver
Brush: Vie-Long BGS 2012 Prototype (Horse)
Pre-Shave: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Soap: DRH Almond Shave Stick
A/S: Proraso Balm

I wanted to see how the Vie-Long prototype handled a shave stick and it passed with flying colors. The horse hair does have a little scritch but it really whipped up some great lather...enough for 3 passes. The Gibbs loaded with a fresh Polsilver mowed down the stubble with ease leaving me baby faced. A little Proraso balm and I am ready for this relatively rare rainy southern California day.
http://www.bullgooseshaving.com -Czech & Speake, H.L. Thater, Mergress, Rocnel, Boellis Panama,Castle Forbes, Asylum Shave Works and more.

- Phil

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Teiste
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Location: Utah

Post by Teiste » Tue Feb 07, 2012 10:36 am

Tuesday
Edwin Jagger with Astra/Semogue 820 /Geo F. Trumper violet SS/Weleda Balsam
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Squire
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Post by Squire » Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:04 am

Tuesday morning:

Jagger Georgian brush
Erasmic shave soap
Schick Krona razor
Tiger blade
Taylor Mr. Sidney Original Aftershave
Regards,
Squire

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desertbadger
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Location: Southern CA desert

Post by desertbadger » Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:31 am

Tuesday

Cobra Classic SE
Feather Pro Blade
MWF
Chubby 2 super 2 band
TOBS 74 Lime Cologne

:D

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

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kronos9
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Location: UTM Zone 16T

Post by kronos9 » Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:37 pm

C&E BBB
Ogallala Bay Rum, Lemon Grass Shaving Soap
Z3 Super Speed
Gillette 7 O'Clock Super Platinum (Dark Blue)

Fourth day with this blade and it still laughs at my whiskers. :?

Today I tried the "GeoFatboy" grip: Higher up on the handle with the little finger (pinky) supporting the handle from below. Far more stable than the "Kyle" grip (two/three fingers at the base of the handle) but you really need to be aware of pressure.

One pass was all it took. I would not recommend this for beginners.

Pinaud Bay Rum to finish.
Ed

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