04-10-2012, 05:20 AM
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I must say I am so happy I found this forum! I have belonged to a few others but lately I have been disappointed in them. I will just leave it at that. I really the feel and the tone of this board.

I have been DE shaving for 3 1/2 years now. I primarily like soaps and face lathering. I have tried lots and lots of soaps and feel like I am getting to know the ones I really like. There are always more to try though. That is another reason I love this hobby. My wife thinks I am completely nuts Tongue. I have also tried lots of brushes but I am down to a 24mm TGN Grade A Silvertip with a Bubinga handle made by a nice guy on a different forum. I also have a Savile Row 3118 for travel. My top 3 soaps are MdC, Cade, and Valobra milled into a dish. My one and only razor at the moment is a Merkur 1904 with a Bob's Razorworks Bullmasiff Deluxe handle. I am about to pull the trigger on a EJ Barley though. My favorite piece of shave gear is my DB brush scuttle. I am interested in trying out creams now that I have never tried one. I just have to figure out how to face lather with a cream.

That's me and some of what I like in the shaving world. I hope to make some friends and have a good time. Thanks for having me!

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 04-10-2012, 05:26 AM
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Welcome from Ohio and glad you joined The Shave Nook.

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 04-10-2012, 05:26 AM
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Hello and welcome to The Shave Nook! Smile

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 04-10-2012, 05:38 AM
  • Leon
  • Active Member
  • Porto, Portugal
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Hello and welcome!

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 04-10-2012, 05:47 AM
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Welcome! I did a fair bit of forum-shopping before I settled here, and so far it's a very nice forum with very welcoming and including people.

Depending on where in Ohio you are, I might have driven past your town at some point... gone trough Ohio a couple of times while heading elsewhere. Looking back I wish I had taken the time to stop and look around.

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 04-10-2012, 06:48 AM
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Welcome! You're right - nice place we have here!

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 04-10-2012, 07:02 AM
  • bullgoose
  • The Enabler
  • Redondo Beach, California, U.S.A
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Welcome to the Nook. Jump on in, the water's fine.

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 04-10-2012, 07:17 AM
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Welcome aboard!

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 04-10-2012, 08:06 AM
  • gijames
  • Mile High Soldier
  • TN, USA
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Welcome Aboard the Nook!


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 04-10-2012, 08:10 AM
  • Howler
  • A calamophile and vintage razor lover
  • Fort Smith AR
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Hello and welcome aboard.

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 04-10-2012, 08:22 AM
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Hello and welcome.

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 04-10-2012, 08:36 AM
  • Johnny
  • Emeritus
  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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Welcome to The Shave Nook. We hope you enjoy your stay.

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 04-10-2012, 09:25 AM
  • freddy
  • Banned
  • San Diego, California, U.S.A.
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Welcome to The Shave Nook and enjoy your stay. Smile From where in Ohio do you hail? I used to live in Toledo.

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 04-10-2012, 01:08 PM
  • tgutc
  • Senior Member
  • Michigan
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Welcome to the Nook!

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 04-10-2012, 02:34 PM
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Nice to meet you J_R. From one Ohioan to another. [Image: _cheers__by_Stream_Sun.gif]

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 04-10-2012, 03:13 PM
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Welcome from another Ohioan!

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 04-10-2012, 03:32 PM
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Howdy. Where are you from in Ohio? I used to live outside Jackson.

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 04-10-2012, 04:01 PM
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Welcome! May I suggest TOBS Avocado shave cream as a first try?

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 04-10-2012, 04:32 PM
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Thanks for all the kind welcomes.

For all the fellow members from Ohio, I live in Norwalk but grew up in Sandusky.

@nickeasy - I will look into the TBOS Avocado. Thanks for the recommendation.

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 04-10-2012, 06:27 PM
  • Qhead
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  • Cleveland, Ohio
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JRock greetings from another Ohioan. Looks like there are a lot of us here!

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