SOTD: November 14 thru November 20 2011

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Post by ShadowsDad » Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:21 am

Wednesday AM:

Simpson Special Best Badger
Valobra stick
Slim set to 9
Gillette 7 O'Clock black (7)
Bay Rum

The 7th shave on this blade puts it onto a pretty exclusive list of blades that meet my specs. One very nice blade.

One very nice BBS shave.

I decided my plan after my blade testing is finished is to retest the very best blades. That's just a few. That shouldn't be as distasteful as testing a Dorco for instance. I've had enough of blade testing, but the final round should be OK; almost not like testing anything and just revisiting old friends.

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Post by Thalay Sagar » Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:26 am

Good morning. Wednesday:

Jaggerooney w/Dorco 301, #3
BK 4
QCS Provence soap
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harris Pink

“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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Post by churchilllafemme » Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:29 am


Moss scuttle
Homemade Frankincense & Myrrh preshave oil
iKon Jade Silvertip brush
Floris No. 89 shaving cream
Wilkinson Sticky razor
Personna 74 blade (5)
Floris No. 89 aftershave

A great smooth shave. The Floris creams lather beautifully, better than any others I've used.

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Post by druphus » Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:32 am

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

AOS Sandalwood Hard Shaving Soap
Isle of Man Simpson Polo 8 Super Shaving Brush
1968 Gillette Knack Razor (N-2)
Gillette Bleue Extra Blade
D.R. Harris Pink Aftershave Splash (rose version)
Geo. F. Trumper Sandalwood Skin Food

½ GFT Sandalwood Cologne + ½ LV Sandalo EdT

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Post by changabang » Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:14 am

iKon S3S
Perma Sharp Super (4)
Vulfix 514 Hyde Park boar
PdP cream
Humphreys Citrus Toner
James Nicks

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Post by m3m0ryleak » Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:34 am

Rain, rain and more rain :(

Polsilver blade
iKon Open Comb Bulldog
Proraso Pre-shave cream
Proraso Green Tea & Aloe Shave Soap
The Genuine Floid A/S

"They say that dreams are growing wild just this side of Burma Shave" - Tom Waits

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Post by RazoRock » Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:13 am

Razor : Parker 99R with a Supermax blade. The razor is ok, quality is kind of low, doors don't close 100% straight, shave was decent; the Indian supermax blades are ok, tugging on the third pass, I'm guessing these are only good for 1-2 shaves.

Brush : Omega 10029 baby pro.

Soap : New RR tester soap with a tobacco scent. Very nice, will have to consider this one.

Pre-shave : RR shave gel

Post : RR test A/S lotion followed by a tester of a milk balm I'm consider. The balm might be the best I've ever used, need to work on the scent though.

EdT : spray of Eucris by Trumpers.
Last edited by RazoRock on Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:59 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Post by BullGoose » Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:46 am

Wednesday, November 16th

Razor: GIBBS Adjustable "Click Pen"
Blade: Super Iridium
Brush: Thater Stout
Pre-Shave: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Cream: Tabula Rasa Vetiver and Tangerine
A/S: Trumper Marlborough

Another great shave! -Czech & Speake, Taylor of Old Bond Street, Geo F. Trumper, D.R. Harris, Kent, Edwin Jagger and More

- Phil

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Post by desertbadger » Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:06 pm


Schick Injector N1 (black handle)
Schick Platinum (NOS)
Chubby 2 super 2 band
Shulton Old Spice A/S


Gotta have the "Fat"!

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Post by Sodapopjones » Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:52 pm


Razor: R102
Blade: Yellow 7 O'clock
Brush: Ebon EW #12
Soap: Muguet De France
ASB: Nivea
Cologne: Elixir Green
Hi, my name is Aaron and I'm the poster boy for Omega.

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Post by brothers » Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:45 pm


RazoRock XXX
Merkur Slant HD
Personna Prep
444 After Shave balm
Vintage Mennen Skin Bracer After Shave

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Post by Teiste » Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:09 pm

Vulfix VS5 brush/Taylor of old Bond Street lavender SC/Merkur Progress with Astra/Alum/RazoRock Balsam

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Post by Squire » Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:26 pm

Wednesday evening:

Kent BK4 brush
RazoRock Classic shave soap
Schick Krona razor
Gillette Bleue Extra blade
Trumpers Ajaccio Violets used as aftershave

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Post by nteeman » Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:17 am

Razor: Merkur 38C
Blade: Personna Lab Blue (Shave #2)
Brush: none
Cream/Soap: Barbasol
A/S: Nivea for Men Artic Freeze After Shave
-Neal (DE user since 1998)
I shave therefore I am

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Thursday´s shave

Post by Flash G » Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:11 am

Floris No. 89 Shaving Soap
Vulfix #2235 Super
Merkur HD 34G
Super Iridium
Castel Forbes 1445 Aftershave Balm

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Post by LouisIII » Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:19 am

Muhle R41/ Rapira
Thater Perspex '1' Silvertip
GFT Sandalwood Soap
Nivea asb mixed with 5 drops of Jojoba Oil

Trumpers soap, scent aside, does not impress me. Slight post shave irritation again today. Lather doesn't seem to hold water well enough. Back to Tabac, Cella et al

This aftershave 'mix' is really excellent. Jojoba oil, by itself, can eventually cause dryness, as it is very similar to your own skins sebum. Your body will compensate by ceasing production of sebum (stasis) - so while in the short term its a excellent moisteriser, it may have unwanted effects long term.
ps, for the same counter-intuitive reason, jojoba is often excellent at reducing acne.

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Post by cryhavoc » Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:25 am

Thursday November 17,2011

Razor: Gillette NEW
Blade: Personna Red Pack @4
Soap: C&E Nomad
Brush: OMEGA boar 10290
A/S: Clubman Special Reserve
"Hello Floyd, this is Barney Fife. Who's in the chair...well
get rid of 'em. I'm coming over and I'm ready for action!
That's right, I want the works...shave, haircut, witch hazel,
O.D. cologne, toilet water...If it smells I want it!"

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Post by Nick Freeh » Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:40 am

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Pre-shave soap: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: Edwin Jagger DE87
Blade: Astra Superior Platinum
Brush: EJ Best
Soap or Cream: Erasmic Cream
A/S: Dickinson's Witch Hazel, Ogallala Bay Rum, Limes & Peppercorns

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Post by Zot! » Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:43 am

Dovo Silver Steel str8
Gillette 7 O'Clock SharpEdge (4)
Simpson's Berkeley 46 Best
C&E Sienna shave soap

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Post by Squire » Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:45 am

Thursday morning:

Jagger Georgian brush
RazoRock Classic shave soap
Jagger Chatsworth razor
Gillette Bleue Extra blade
Trumper Ajaccio Violets used as aftershave

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