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SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby Mike R » Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:48 am

Monday

Brush: Simpson Chubby 1 Best
Soap: Tabac
Razor: Van der Hagen
Blade: Derby
A/S: Nancy Boy
Cologne: GFT Sandalwood

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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby poppi » Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:27 am

Rotbart #15 razor
Treet 7 Days blade
Plisson/L'Occitane brush
Palmolive Mentholated SC
Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe
M&L Florida Water Cologne w/added menthol

Day #4 with the Treet 7 Days blade and another smooth, close and comfortable shave. This blade feels like new and is doing pretty darn well I think. Plenty of face freezing products this morning too. Great start to the day. Now go enjoy your day folks.
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby brothers » Mon Aug 22, 2016 11:29 am

Yesterday's experience with the 1951 SuperSpeed and Super Stainless blade went so well that I used it again today with equally satisfying results. Kramperts Frostbite still kickin'. That's the story of today's SOTD.
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby smoothshaver » Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:06 pm

RazoRock Fresca soap
Rooney 2/1 super silvertip brush
Feather AS-D2 razor
Gillette Platinum Plus blade from Brazil (2)
Thayers witch hazel
unscented AoS ASB
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby poppi » Tue Aug 23, 2016 6:07 am

Lord Smart razor
Treet 7 Days blade
Shave Revolution Evolution brush
CO Bigelow SC
Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe
Skin Bracer A/S w/added menthol

Day 5 on the Treet 7 Days blade and got another nice comfortable shave today. Had to do more touch up than usual though. Not sure if the blade is falling off or if the Smart/Treet combo just isn't quite the right one. At any rate, it was another nice shave and I'm ready to go. Now go enjoy your day folks
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby brothers » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:17 am

Today's SOTD involved 2 changes. I was delighted to use the new Hulk Plissoft synthetic brush from Razorock. Wonderful lathermaker. I also decided to use my recently acquired estate sale razor, the 1956 Red Tip SuperSpeed from Gillette. Very nice results, looking forward to tomorrow's shave now.
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby smoothshaver » Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:44 pm

Tallow-based AoS unscented soap
Rooney 3/1 super silvertip brush
Feather AS-D2 razor
Gillette Platinum Plus blade from Brazil (3)
Lucky Tiger AS and face tonic
unscented AoS ASB
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby Mike R » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:09 am

Tuesday

Brush: Simpson Chubby 1 Best
Soap: QED Special 218
Razor: Van der Hagen
Blade: Derby
A/S: Nivea Sensitive
Cologne: SCS Sandalwood

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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby Mike R » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:12 am

Wednesday

Brush: Simpson Chubby 1 Best
Soap: QED Sandalwood
Razor: Van der Hagen
Blade: Derby
A/S: Nivea Sensitive
Cologne: T&H Limes

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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby poppi » Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:14 am

Weber DLC razor
Treet 7 Days blade
Maggard Synthetic brush
TSD Lemongrass SS w/2X menthol
Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe
TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2X menthol

Another face freezing shave for sure! Like it! The Treet is not a 7 Days blade for me. It quit working today. Didn't get harsh or tuggy/pully, just quit cutting. I will say that I really like this blade though. It's a very good blade. Still, I ended up with a very fine shave and am ready to go. Now go enjoy your day folks
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby brothers » Wed Aug 24, 2016 7:20 am

Today's post-shower shave was excellent. Just as planned. Again, I used the Hulk synthetic to face-lather the Frostbite soap, and the vintage Gillette Red TIp SuperSpeed and Gillette Super Stainless blade delivered a close and smooth end product.
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby Haymaco » Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:43 pm

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SOD.

Prep: Early Cardio, hot shower.
Shaving Cream: Proraso, very soothing eucalyptus coolness.
Brush: Opal original knot pure badger R400 ( I think
Bowl: Walmart $2.50 porcelain.
Shaving oil/ balm: AOS lavander
Razor: Merkur Progress with polsilver super iridium. Derby blade on straight razor for beard edges.
Scent: Cartier Declarations.
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby CMur12 » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:08 pm

Welcome to SMF, Haymaco!

- Murray
Give me Soap or give me death!
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby smoothshaver » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:13 pm

AoS unscented soap
Rooney 2/1 super silvertip brush
Feather AS-D2 razor
Gillette Platinum Plus blade from Brazil (4)
Lucky Tiger AS and face tonic
unscented AoS ASB
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby brothers » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:38 pm

CMur12 wrote:Welcome to SMF, Haymaco!

- Murray


Nice first post!
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby Mike R » Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:15 am

Thursday

Brush: Simpson Chubby 1 Best
Soap: QED Sandalwood
Razor: Van der Hagen
Blade: Feather
A/S: Nivea Sensitive
Cologne: SCS New Spice

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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby poppi » Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:50 am

Star 3 piece razor
Astra SP blade
WD Synthetic brush
CO Bigelow SC
Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe
Skin Bracer A/S w/ added menthol

1st use of a Star 3 piece (that I can recall) and it was good. Nice close comfortable shave that left me DFS with no problem. And I love CO Bigelow SC, it just works so well for me. It could be my one and only. Wait...nah but I sure do like it. Now go enjoy your day folks
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby smoothshaver » Thu Aug 25, 2016 1:38 pm

Valobra unscented soap
Rooney 3/1 super silvertip brush
Feather AS-D2 razor
Gillette Platinum Plus blade from Brazil (5)
Lucky Tiger AS and face tonic
unscented AoS ASB
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby brothers » Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:18 pm

My SOTD for Thursday. Inspired by my recent successes with the Gillette SuperSpeeds, 1951 and 1956 Red Tip, I decided to take a fresh look at two more old Gillette treasures. This morning's razor was the (a rare postwar very limited run) 1946 Ranger Tech. I also changed blades today. Out with the Super Stainless and in with the Personna hospital use for a week or so. For my brush, I returned to the Monster synthetic after taking a couple of inaugural shaves with the Hulk. That was fun, and I'm glad to have it. Only the Krampert's and the Superior 70 remained the same. (Ranger Tech + P.h.u.= success!)
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Re: SOTD : August 22, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Postby Antique Hoosier » Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:44 pm

Evening of the 25th

C.V. Heljestrand MK No.31
Kanayama #3 25 laps suede 50 laps shell
OMEGA #48 Boar
Antica Barbieria Colla Soap
Floris Santal Balm
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