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What is your opinion on fine shaving creams and hard soaps? Do you like Trumpers, Coates, Taylors, Truefitt & Hill? Post your reviews and opinions here!
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Ooooohhhhhh Gordon......

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Wow.

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Well, I'll be damned!..... :shock: .....I might have to give it a try!

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When Gordon has a chance to review it, and if he recommends it, then I'll buy it.
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Advanced apologies for being "that guy."

Anyone willing to describe the scent of Spanish Leather? I'm intrigued. I imagine something like Old Spice.
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Interesting indeed.
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I just love this hobby!
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Dapper Dad wrote:Anyone willing to describe the scent of Spanish Leather?.
The formula is exceedingly simple - Patchouli and Musk. Mainly patchouli with musk for longevity. I find it rather "uplifting" in the beginning and it mellows down to a nice warm, but not powdery glow. Not particularlly long-lived (on me at least).
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Nate, I hate you a little bit for posting this. :lol:

Nah, I'll be able to resist unless/until it's available as a soap puck.
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Interesting..may have to try it. I'm still hoping for an Eau de Quinine soap/cream someday but not holding my breath on that one.
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TRBeck wrote:
Nah, I'll be able to resist unless/until it's available as a soap puck.
Yeah, but it will still be Trumper's soap.
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I hope the plastic tube is not the new norm. The one reason I prefer using the Trumpers tubes is because they are metal. If they put this in the tub I will be all over it:)
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My shopping list just got a little longer.
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chris fisher had two tubes up for sale in the sales subforum
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brothers wrote:When Gordon has a chance to review it, and if he recommends it, then I'll buy it.
Gordolotry :shock:
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LouisIII wrote:
brothers wrote:When Gordon has a chance to review it, and if he recommends it, then I'll buy it.
Gordolotry :shock:
Not really, he seldom if ever reviews new products, even though he does recommend them, and at the present time he's not posting much. So I figure I can kill two birds with one stone. I can declare that I'm possibly interested, but you notice I didn't say I am going to buy it. I only said if two things happen, both centered around a knowledgeable but seldom seen participant, then I'd buy it afterwards. I've given myself credibility at no current obligation to act. I thought of this clever plan only after I caught myself with 2 tubes in my shopping cart at the GFT website, and came close to spending over $40 on a blind impulse. I've done that WAY too many times, and am now finding ways to "talk about doing something, but not really DOING it." That's what politicians do, universally, and it works every time for those folks.
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brothers wrote:
LouisIII wrote:
brothers wrote:When Gordon has a chance to review it, and if he recommends it, then I'll buy it.
Gordolotry :shock:
Not really, he seldom if ever reviews new products, even though he does recommend them, and at the present time he's not posting much. So I figure I can kill two birds with one stone. I can declare that I'm possibly interested, but you notice I didn't say I am going to buy it. I only said if two things happen, both centered around a knowledgeable but seldom seen participant, then I'd buy it afterwards. I've given myself credibility at no current obligation to act. I thought of this clever plan only after I caught myself with 2 tubes in my shopping cart at the GFT website, and came close to spending over $40 on a blind impulse. I've done that WAY too many times, and am now finding ways to "talk about doing something, but not really DOING it." That's what politicians do, universally, and it works every time for those folks.
So when do your tubes arrive? The best predictor of future behavior is past behavior after all. :wink:
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Very funny Andy. :lol:
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Post by 95% »

In naming this thread, Nate was undoubtedly aware that Spanish Leather is one of Gordon's two favorite colognes (the other being English Fern.) But our friend is not particularly fond of "cologne-scented" creams, as I recall. Trumper creams tend to be highly perfumed, more so than Trumper soaps, and for that reason I'll take a pass on this one.

Dapper Dad - I can't compare the Spanish Leather scent to anything else I know - perhaps Taylor's Sandalwood or Knize Ten? Tim and others could be more helpful than I. It's a nice fragrance, but I find it too assertive to wear as a cologne. Of course, as a shaving cream, its scent wouldn't last long enough to become oppressive.
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A must requisite for "Trumperman"!



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