SOTD: April 02 thru April 08, 2012

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nteeman
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SOTD: April 02 thru April 08, 2012

Post by nteeman »

Razor: BRW Bull Mastiff XL/Gillette Tech Head
Blade: Feather New Hi-Stainless Platinum Coated (Shave #1)
Brush: C Conk (Vulfix) #850
Cream/Soap: JM Fraser’s Original Shave Cream
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

Jonnieboy61
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Post by Jonnieboy61 »

Gillette Rocket HD
7 O'clock Super Platinum (Rus) #3
Simpson Chubby 2
TOBS Mr Taylor cream
Harris Pink
John
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paddy
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Post by paddy »

Gillette Rocket HD

Schick Plus Platinum blade

Rooney Style 1 Size 1 silvertip

Crabtree & Evelyn vintage soap

DR Harris Sandalwood AS
Remember: this is all just wasted time and lives talking nonsense to strangers about pieces of metal, hair and chemical compounds.
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Nick Freeh
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Post by Nick Freeh »

Monday, April 02, 2012

Pre-shave soap: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: 1954 Gillette Ball End Tech
Blade: Astra Keramik
Brush: Simfix Grosvenor LE Two-Band
Soap or Cream: Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet Soap (tallow formula)
A/S: Dickinson's Witch Hazel
Trumper's Marlborough Splash

A fine shave, as expected, from mostly out of production shaving products. Only the MRGLO pre-shave soap and Dickinson's witch hazel are still being produced.
Zot!
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Post by Zot! »

Böker 4/8 Extra Hollow str8
EJ Chatsworth de
Gillette 7 O'Clock yellow (4)
Rooney 3/1 Super
MWF shave soap
Ron
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Mike R
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Post by Mike R »

Monday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: T&H Sandalwood
Razor: '72 Black Handle Adjustable
Blade: Lord Platinum
A/S: Aveda
Cologne: T&H 1805

Mike
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slantman
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Post by slantman »

Monday


Weber DLC Bulldog
Feather
Mike's Natural Rose & Cedarwood Soap
Penworks Silvertip
Nivea Cool Kick Balm
KP Bay Rum
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moz68
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Post by moz68 »

FaTip
Feather
Shavemac Finest
The Mud Place Scuttle
Figaro SC
Humphreys Citrus WH w/ M-Bomb
Nivea Energy A/S


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Jesse

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Who could never begin to know " - Morrissey
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Johnny
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Post by Johnny »

Monday, April 2, 2012. Good Morning!

Morning Coffee: Hills Brothers Original Blend
Prep: Wash face with Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: Schick I2 Hydro-magic
Blade: Schick
Soap: MWF
Brush: Semogue 1305
Scuttle: Dirty Bird 1.5
Post: Cold water rinse followed by some Floid Blue A/S


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BullGoose
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Post by BullGoose »

Monday, April 2nd

Razor: Gibbs Click Pen*
Blade: Schick Chromium*
Brush: Vie-Long Beehive LE (Horse/Badger)*
Pre-Shave: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Soap: Yardley*
A/S: Yardley*

A great shave with mostly discontinued products. The VL Beehive with the mixed knot is breaking in nicely and ginned up a copious amount of lather from the Yardley soap. The Gibbs razor loaded with a fresh Schick Chromium blade glided over my face and left me with a very close and comfortable shave. A splash of vintage Yardley aftershave and I am ready for the day.
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Obie
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Post by Obie »

Gentlemen, a West African proverb says that "Without a song the bush knife is dull."
Today's shave took a note from that proverb and soared.

Razor: Gillette Fatboy
Blades: Gillette 7 O'Clock "Sharp Edge" yellow packs
Brush: Vulfix boar bristle
Soap: Tabac
Pre-shave: Castle Forbes
Scuttle: Moss
Lather bowl: Ayars/Bonnyman
Alum
Witch hazel
Balm: Bulgari
Aftershave: Old Spice
Music: John Coltrane
Finisher: Sumatra coffee and pages from Persuasion by Jane Austen
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Post by churchilllafemme »

Mournful Monday AM

Dirty Bird scuttle
Homemade frankincense & myrrh preshave oil
Somerset Simpson Persian Jar 2 Super brush
Floris No. 89 shaving soap
Wilkinson Sticky razor
Personna 74 blade (2)
Floris No. 89 aftershave

Barely a socially acceptable shave today. The Personna was dull from the gitgo, just a rare dud, I guess. But the Floris soap and aftershave were wonderful, as always.
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ShadowsDad
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Post by ShadowsDad »

Monday morning:

Cella SIS
$.50 Chinese boar
OCMM
GEM SS ptfe (7)
KF bay rum

A wonderful shave in contrast to yesterdays mild razor shave.
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
jss
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Post by jss »

Monday

D R Harris Chatsworth-Gillette 7 O'Clock Sharp Edge
Simfix Grosvenor LE
D R Harris Lavender Soap
D R Harris Pink AS

Regards,

Julian
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woodsrider
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Post by woodsrider »

Monday:

Simpson M7 Manchurian
AoS Lavender cream
Feather AS with Israeli Personna
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
AoS Lavender balm
Creed Windsor
Lynn
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Sargon
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Post by Sargon »

Monday
Brush: Turkish #6
Soap/Creme: Arko
Razor: Black Plastic 3-piece
Blade: Astra SP
Pre: Hot Towel
Post: Stephan Lilac
Hair Groom: Jeris
Result: CCS
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desertbadger
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Post by desertbadger »

Monday

Schick Injector J
Schick Platinum
MWF
Rooney Emillion super
Shulton Old Spice Cologne

:D

Regards,
David
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Squire
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Post by Squire »

Monday morning:

Jagger Georgian brush
Truefitt&Hill luxury shave soap
Gillette Super adjustable razor
Lord blade
Taylor lavender aftershave
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Squire
m2setfree
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Post by m2setfree »

Monday

Soap: Arko Shaving Stick
Brush: Vintage Erskine (was my wife's grandfather's)
Razor: Merkur Progress at 2.5
Blade: Shark
Toner: Thayers Medicated Superhazel
Aftershave: SCS Bay Rum with a Twist
Regards,
David
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Post by Thalay Sagar »

Good evening. Monday AM:

Jaggerooney w/Dorco 301, #3
BK 4
T&H Rose
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harris Pink
English Fern
Best,
Chris

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