SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Prep: Village Barber Oil
Razor: PILS with Personna Med Prep Blade
Soap: Mitchell's Wool Fat
Brush: Muhle hjm Black Fiber
Scuttle: N/A Face Lather
Post: Village Barber Balm

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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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December 10, 2013

1912 was not a good year for me.

• Pre: Tiki Bar Soap -- Dead Sea Facial
• Razor: EverReady 1912 then EverReady 1914
• Blade: GEM PTFE (3)
• Brush: Elite7 Tortoiseshell + WSP Super HMW
• Soap: Tiki Bar Vegan "Woodsy"
• AS: Krampert's Finest Bay Rum

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A very strange shave today. I loaded up the EverReady 1912 for the first time since I acquired it recently. I was looking forward to revisit this razor after not having flag rest results with it a year or so ago. I used the same blade I used for the last two days in the ER'24 so this was shave #3 which is nothing on a SE blade. However, the first pass felt horribly tuggy. The razor was very efficient as there was little stubble left after I completed my pass; it was just not an enjoyable feeling as it went to work. I was worried that I trashed the edge removing it from the '24 so I grabbed the '14 to see if it made any difference on the second pass.

My jaw is still on the floor as I type this because I can't believe what a difference the razor switch made. The blade was fine and shave super smooth on my second pass in the '14 even though I was now going ATG. For how similar these razor heads appear it is stunning just how different they perform for me.

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Despite the less than stellar first pass I'm irritation free and only received a single wittle weeper which was stymied with a cold water rinse. I give the cushy & slick Tikified lather the credit for that.
> Brian < Shave On & God Bless!!

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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Tuesday AM 12-10-2013

Georgetown Pottery G5 scuttle
Rudy Vey true ivory Chubby 1 D01 2-Band (23/47)
Penhaligon's Lords shaving cream (vintage)
Feather AS-D2
Gillette 'Swede' (6)
Chanel Allure aftershave
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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Tuesday night

XPEC unscented
Omega brush
Ever Ready '14
Gem PTFE
Krampert's Frostbite splash
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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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Tuesday:

Gillette Model #58 & LB Wilkinson blade
Simpson Duke #2 Best
Taylors Rose shave cream
D R Harris's Pink A/S
Trumpers Spanish Leather

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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Tuesday Night:

Razor: Feather AS-D1
Blade: Schick Plus Platinum

Brush: Semogue 740 (pure badger)
Soap: TRBeck

Lather made in a bowl, as always.
2 1/2 passes.

Cold water rinse.

I make my lather to complement the characteristics of the razor. I haven't used the AS-D1 in a long time, but I remembered that it is very mild and that it clogs very quickly with lather. So, I made a very tightly structured, wet, slick lather with very low viscosity, which worked very well. Cushion would have defeated this razor.

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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Tuesday 12-10-13. MUSIC: The Who: Greatest Hits. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeCAiValucE

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Soap from Alepo - Chubby 1 best badger - Gillette Rocket HD 500 - Israeli Personna #2 - Pre JASÖN - Shaving soap Avon Gentelman's Regiment - Alum block - Thayers Original Astringent - ASB Korres - ASL Lilac Vegetal.
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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Pre-shave soap: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: Merkur Long Handled Progress
Blade: Rapira Swedish Supersteel
Brush: H.L. Thäter 4125/2
Cream: Proraso Sandalwood
A/S: Dickinson's Witch Hazel/Captain's Choice Bay Rum
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Wednesday December 11

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Hart Steel 6/8 str8
EJ Georgian de w/NOS Feather (4)
EJ Med Super Badger
C&E Sandalwood shave cream
Oak Moss Scuttle
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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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ATT Atlas H1
Derby
Green Mountain Nick's Red Jacket Soap
Frank Shaving Finest
Every Man Jack Signature Mint Post Shave
Bowling Green After Shave
Yoresh Scuttle
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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Da Vinci UOMO 293 Silvertip
D.R. Harris Windsor Shaving Cream
Tiffany Bowl
Muehle R89 Rosegold
Gillette Silver Blue
D.R. Harris Windsor Aftershave Milk
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Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

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Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

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H. Henry Hill "Favorite"
  • Pre-shave: Myrsol Emulsión
  • Soap: Valobra Almond Shaving Cream
  • Brush: Omega Badger Brush 63167
  • Bowl: Old Italian Barber Brass-Nickel Bowl
  • Strop: Mastro Livi Loom Strop and Hand Palm Stropping
  • Razor: H. Henry Hill "Favorite", 5/8 Half Hollow, Spike Point
  • Post-Shave: Umbria Extravirgin Olive Oil
  • After Shave: Myrsol Agua de Limón
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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Good morning. Tuesday:

Jaggerooney w/Dorco 301, #2
BK 4
Valobra stuck w/lavender
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Simpson's Skin Food
Alpa Fougere EDC


Wednesday:

Jaggerooney w/Dorc0 302, #3
Otherwise the same as Tuesday
Best,
Chris

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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Wednesday morning:

Jagger Georgian silvertip brush
Taylor lavender shave cream
Krona razor
Derby blade
Santa Maria Novella Colonia Russa cologne used as aftershave
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Squire
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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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December 11, 2013

Drifting Away

• Pre: Tiki Bar Soap -- Dead Sea Facial
• Razor: GEM OCMM
• Blade: GEM PTFE (4)
• Brush: RV Arabian Knight Black Fibre
• Soap: Tiki Bar Vegan "Woodsy"
• AS: Krampert's Finest Bay Rum

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I think that I've been away from the OCMM too long. Either that or I'm just getting spoiled by that Little Lather Catcher. Definitely got some blade burn today but fortunately the KFBR has calmed it down nicely leaving me with a very smooth feeling face.

I think that I'll just keep the OCMM for those times when multiple days of growth just need a weed whacking. The daily manscaping job appears to be securely in hand for the MCMXIV. Next razor on the list to revisit is the Cobra. Things really have been shaken up in my ShaveCave since the MCMXIV arrived.

Hump DAAAAAeeeeeeyyyyyyy!
> Brian < Shave On & God Bless!!

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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Prep: CADE Oil
Razor: PILS with Personna Med Prep Blade
Soap: CADE Soap
Brush: Simpsons Case Best Badger
Scuttle: N/A Face Lather
Post: CADE Balm

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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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-- Wednesday--

Prep: hot water wash with Stirling bath soap
Razor: Frankerazor made of Hallmark top plate, Fatip base plate and Ikon Bulldog handle
Blade: Ладас Суперсталь (1)
Brush: Simpson P8 TSN LE (59/200)
Soap: Mike's Barbershop
Scuttle: Georgetown Pottery G5 in Hamada glaze
Post: Thai Crystal deodorant stick and Simpson Aftershave Balm

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Result: BBS in 3+ passes. First shave with the Simpson P8. I like it! I am not a fan of large brushes, or so I thought, but this brush is awesome! Somehow it does not feel huge during lathering. It's very soft and flows the lather amazingly well. I've been using Mike's Barbershop to inaugurate my new brushes. This is my touchstone soap for making amazing lathers and the scent usually gets rid of what animal smell there may be in a new brush. This Simpson had a slight badger funk to begin with, but not too strong. Wonderful shave with excellent results and no irritation.
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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Wednesday AM 12-11-2013

Moss scuttle
Rooney 3/2 ebony Finest (24mm/62mm)
Penhaligon's Opus 1870 shaving cream
Feather AS-D2
Super Iridium (1)
Creed Silver Mountain Water aftershave (homemade)
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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Wednesday A.M.
PRE: QED Red French Clay soap
SHAVE SOAP: Czech & Speake Oxford and Cambridge soap... first time
BRUSH: QED Saville Row 22mm silvertip
RAZOR: Gem 1912 with GEM PTFE SS blade (2)
POST: Crystal deo as after-shave astringent
GFT Eau de Portugal edt pour as after shave
Clinique For Men Post Shave Healer
It just gets better and better. Took advantage of the recent BullGoose free shipping offer to grab a puck
of the C & S soap and couldn't be happier. Performance right up there with the AOS Tallow, DRH soaps
and the new Valobra hard shave soap... which is to say FABULOUS. Nick free and smooth DFS+ results
with just 2 1/2 passes. The kind of shave that will still feel close and comfortable in 8 or more hours.
Enjoying wet shaving, again.
jr/John
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Re: SOTD December 9 - December 15

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Razor: Toggle Rhodie
• Blade: Iridium vintage
• Brush: iKon SS with Scottish Lion engraved
• Soap: Charles Tyrwhitt (CF Lavender from earler this week)
• Edt: Eucris
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