06-12-2013, 05:07 PM
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Like many here I keep a bunch of soaps in rotation.
It seems like I rarely get to see the bottom of a bowl. It makes me happy as I can choose a new soapShy

So for those in a similar situation THIS is what an almost empty bowl looks like.

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 06-12-2013, 05:14 PM
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I'm envious. I haven't finished a full size shaving product since I started participating in shave forums a year and a half ago.

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 06-12-2013, 05:33 PM
  • Teiste
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What soap is that ? Trumper or Taylor Sandalwood ?

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 06-12-2013, 05:33 PM
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Congrats! It took me almost 2 1/2 years to finish my first cream I bought (TOBS St James) and just a couple weeks ago at that.

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 06-12-2013, 05:35 PM
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Even with a small rotation it is nice to see that sight. I only keep three in rotation and it seems like forever before I get to pick something else out.

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 06-12-2013, 05:36 PM
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(06-12-2013, 05:33 PM)Teiste Wrote: What soap is that ? Trumper or Taylor Sandalwood ?

Crabtree & Evelyn Sandalwood.
I am a big fan of C&E. Enjoyed your post about the reformulation.

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 06-12-2013, 05:40 PM
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I don't think I'll be seeing this for at least another year!

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 06-12-2013, 05:51 PM
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With the number of soaps I have, it's a rare sighting but I noticed the contents of one of my wood bowls of MdC is starting to shrink rather quickly. Undecided

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 06-12-2013, 06:01 PM
  • Elendil
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There are few things as satisfying as being confronted with an empty soap bowl.

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 06-12-2013, 06:15 PM
  • turtle
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I don't know. It seems that as soon as one is empty a puck jumps in there when I am not looking and I have to start all over again

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 06-12-2013, 06:15 PM
  • MickToley
  • Hi, I'm Mike and I'm a shave soap addict
  • Brooklyn, NY
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Wow! This is something I will probably never get to see, I have way too many soaps. Congratulations.

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 06-12-2013, 07:57 PM
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Phil, great job! Mine never look like that as i always press the soaps down onto the bottom or keep them even, at all times. Blush
However, i usually see the bottom of my bowls as i always finish the soap i am using, then move on to the next scent!Biggrin

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 06-12-2013, 07:59 PM
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Congrats on a job well done & many, many wonderful shaves. Will you be replacing it or going with a different scent?

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 06-12-2013, 08:11 PM
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Amazing! So they actually are not immortal beings from another universe... Who knew?


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 06-13-2013, 05:21 AM
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I keep a rotation, but once a soap or cream start showing signs of weakness I tend to focus in on it.
Since I started using a brush last September I've finished off:
A puck of DR Harris Arlington
A tub of RazorRock Classic
A small tube of C.O. Bigelow cream
A tube of Body Shop Maca Root cream

And I'm about a week away from finishing off a tub of Proraso White soap. After that I'll go back to a 7-day rotation for a while, but the next one I focus on will probably be the Art of Shaving Sandalwood cream.

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 06-13-2013, 05:42 AM
  • Johnny
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The only soap that I've made look like that is MWF and I've done it a dozen times. The rest seem to last forever.

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 06-13-2013, 08:38 AM
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 06-13-2013, 10:46 AM
  • Crag
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Yes...I have gotten to the bottom of three soaps and 1 cream since I started on the boards in 2007, (not counting the glycerine soaps or small tubes). I used the cream straight through, Taylor's St James, and the soaps were Trumper Limes Tallow, and DR Harris Marlborough, Tallow first. I have Boellis Panama in the Marlborough bowl and ABCBA in the Trumper Bowl.

I also used the last bit of a Yardley Black label that I found at an antiques store, but it was half used so that doesn't really count.

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