SOTD: October 15 thru October 21, 2012

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nteeman
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SOTD: October 15 thru October 21, 2012

Post by nteeman » Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:28 am

Razor: iKon OSS
Blade: Personna Lab Blue (Shave #1)
Brush: C Conk (Vulfix) #850
Cream/Soap: JM Fraser’s Original Shave Cream
A/S: Nivea for Men Sensitive Extra Soothing A/S Balm
-Neal (DE user since 1998)
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Johnny
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Post by Johnny » Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:22 am

Monday, October 15, 2012. Good Morning!

Morning Coffee: Dunkin Donuts
Prep: Wash face with Martin de Candre Fougére
Razor: Schick I1
Blade: Schick
Soap: Martin de Candre
Brush: Vulfix Mayfair Boar
Scuttle/Mug: Sara Bonnyman Bowl
Post: Cold water rinse followed by some Speick After Shave

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Nick Freeh
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Post by Nick Freeh » Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:48 am

Monday, October 15, 2012

Pre-shave soap: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: 1948-50 Gillette Superspeed*
Blade: Astra Keramik*
Brush: Simfix Grosvenor LE Two Band*
Soap: Penhaligon’s English Fern (tallow formula)*
A/S: Dickinson's Witch Hazel/G.F. Trumper Marlborough Splash*

Another fine shave with some items that are no longer in production (indicated by asterisks). The Superspeed, with a decent blade, never fails to deliver a nice shave, and the Grosvenor LE brush and Penhaligon’s soap seem to have been made for each other. The result this morning was superb.

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Post by Zot! » Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:57 am

Boker 4/8 Extra Hollow str8 (CNat)
Merkur 33c
Feather Hi-Stainless (1)
Simfix Grosvenor le 2-Band Super
Haslinger Meeresalgen shave soap
Ron

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Post by Thalay Sagar » Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:59 am

Good morning. Monday:

Jaggerooney w/Dorco 301, #1
BK 4
TOBS Coconut
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harris Pink
English Fern
Best,
Chris

“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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Mike R
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Post by Mike R » Mon Oct 15, 2012 5:08 am

Monday

Brush: Rooney Stubby 1
Cream: Taylor - Shave Shop
Razor: '72 Black Handle Adjustable
Blade: Lord Super Stainless
A/S: Proraso Liquid A/S
Cologne: SCS Sandalwood

Mike

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slantman
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Post by slantman » Mon Oct 15, 2012 5:34 am

Monday

Cadet OC
Gillette Black Label 7 O'Clock
Vie-Long Beehive Dyed Horsehair
TOB Lavender Shave Cream
Nivea Sensitive Post Shave Balm
TOB St James After Shave

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Squire
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Post by Squire » Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:04 am

Monday morning:

Jagger Georgian brush
Salter sandalwood shave cream
Schick Krona razor
Treet DuraSharp blade
Taylor sandalwood aftershave
Regards,
Squire

jss
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Post by jss » Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:48 am

Monday

'70 Gillette Super Adjustable
Treet Dura Sharp
Somerset Simpson Beaufort
Real Shaving Co. SC
D R Harris Pink AS

Julian

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Post by Shave4Fun » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:08 am

MONDAY:

Razor: '65 Gillette Slim - set on 5
Blade: Wal-Mark Wilkie - shave #6
Soap: WILLIAMS
Brush: Vintage no-name boar
A/S: Lucky Tiger Face Tonic and A/S
EdT: TOBS "Shaving Shop"

Regards,

Roger
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Post by BullGoose » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:12 am

Monday, October 16th

Razor: Gillette Norfolk*
Blade: Schick Plus Platinum*
Brush: Simpson Ehsan*
Pre-Shave: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Soap: Old Spice*
Scuttle: Moss Scuttle
A/S: Floid Blue*

An excellent shave with mostly discontinued items (marked with an *)
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druphus
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Post by druphus » Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:45 am

Monday, 15 October 2012

C&E Sienna Shaving Soap
Simpson Isle of Man Tulip 3 2-band Super Shaving Brush
EJ Chatsworth Faux Horn with Merkur Head
Super Iridium Blade
D.R. Harris Pink Aftershave Splash

Tauer Incense Extreme EdP

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Regards,
Andy

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Post by churchilllafemme » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:21 am

Monday AM 10-15-2012

Ach Brito Glyce preshave soap
Dirty Bird TSN LE Bill Bowl #2/50
Somerset Simpson Harvard 3 Best (19/44)
Floris Santal shaving cream (vintage)
Wilkinson Sticky
Personna 74 (1)
Floris No. 89 aftershave balm (vintage)

A great shave. Everything is vintage or discontinued. I like the Bill Bowl, but I really miss the lather warmth of a scuttle. The H3 is one of the Bests that feels like a Super to me, and Santal is very rich and moisturizing. The 74 is a truly great blade, but no better than a Light Brigade. And the No. 89 is a wonderful finish, fresh but slightly peppery.
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Post by Dale » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:04 am

EJ Chatsworth Barley razor
Feather blade
Omega boar 10051 - Chunky Chub
DRH Windsor Cream
Krampert's Bay Rum
Regards,
Dale

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Post by Slow Shaving » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:26 am

Monday 10-15-12. MUSIC: Graham Parker & The Rumour_LP Howlin Wind (1976). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeidgasM4Wg



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Soap from Aleppo - Morris & Forndran 25X53 - Merkur 25C - Astra green #3 - Pre JASÖN - Valobra stick shaving soap - Alum block - Thayers Original - ASB Truefitt & Hill Classic - ASL Myrsol Antesol.

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Post by brothers » Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:07 am

Monday

Stephan Stay Smooth brushless
Barbasol razor Kai blade
444 ASB
Speick AS splash
Gary

SOTD 99%: 12 soaps & creams, SilkSmoke synthetic, General V2 by Colonial razors, Kai & Schick, Superior 70 aftershave splash + menthol + 444 asb

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Post by vtmax » Mon Oct 15, 2012 3:59 pm

Monday:

Thater 4125/2 two band
DR Harris Rose cream
Gillette Slim (on 3)
Super Iridium
Coral Skin Food
Trumpers Skye

Max

This rose cream is a real delight and no sign yet of staining the Thater as of yet. Great all around soft brush for face lathering.

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Post by Squire » Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:50 pm

Monday evening:

Kent BK4 brush
Taylor lavender shave cream
Schick Krona razor
Treet DuraSharp blade
Harris lavender aftershave
Regards,
Squire

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Post by bernards66 » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:50 pm

Monday:

Gillette Model #58 & Gillette 'Swede'
Simpson Duke #2 Best
Trumpers Almond shave cream
D R Harris's Pink A/S
Taylors Sandalwood

Gordon

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nteeman
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Tuesday's Shave

Post by nteeman » Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:27 am

Razor: iKon OSS
Blade: Personna Lab Blue) (Shave #2)
Brush: none
Cream/Soap: Barbasol
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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