12-08-2013, 12:44 PM
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I was PIF'd an R & D lathering bowl from Scott a few weeks ago. He sent it out to the first responder to his post with no contingencies. He even refused postage which was over $8 according to the stamp!

I thought I would post a review even though he said it wasn't necessary. However, here it goes:

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Nice swirl pattern on the interior to facilitate air into the mix.

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Using some L'Occitane and a Muhle STF 23 mm brush.

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20 second load on a dry puck with a wet brush.

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30 seconds in. Notice how the bowl is full of lather but has not gone over the edges. There is an ever so slight lip on the top edge but not enough to cause any banging of the brush. (Dimensions 11.3mm to outside edges, 4.5 mm outside height and 4.0mm interior bowl depth)

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Viola! A great lathering bowl, IMHO!

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 12-08-2013, 12:52 PM
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Nice looking bowl and brush! Congratulations and enjoy! Smile

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 12-08-2013, 04:33 PM
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  • ben74
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  • Perth, Australia
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Great bowl, great review. Thanks for sharing!

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 12-08-2013, 04:39 PM
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Beautiful bowl and olive wood brush.

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 12-08-2013, 08:33 PM
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Let me share for the sake of clarification...

I PIF'd him the bowl since it was one of several prototypes we had made during development of the bowl design that we settled on. It is a dead ringer for the finished product with two exceptions - the color and the thumb pad. Otherwise the finished products are identical.

I hope that helps.

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 12-09-2013, 06:41 AM
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It's a beautiful looking bowl, Captain

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 12-09-2013, 09:27 AM
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  • CRAusmus
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I ordered one of these last week. Can't wait to give it a run with the new Bay Rum soap.

Thanks for the review.

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 12-16-2013, 03:33 PM
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  • Triad
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  • Texas
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Cant add much more than Ronnie already has. It is a great lather bowl. I opted for Black Lapis.
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 12-17-2013, 05:42 PM
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I just received a scuttle from Scott at Captain's Choice. Damn, this scuttle is simply beautiful, it's in black lapis and perfectly finished. The design is excellent - it fits easily in the hand, has a wide water mouth and a shallow bowl for no clanking.

Thank you Scott!!

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 12-18-2013, 10:35 AM
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Beautiful bowl

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 01-15-2014, 06:52 PM
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  • JRod22
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Great looking bowl for a great price. Now I need to convince myself why I need another shaving bowl.

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 01-17-2014, 03:10 PM
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Thanks guys for your kind comments, we are presently sold out of nearly all of them but ought to be restocked in February.

(01-15-2014, 06:52 PM)JRod22 Wrote: Great looking bowl for a great price. Now I need to convince myself why I need another shaving bowl.

The reason you need another is that monogamy has no place in the world of wet shaving. This is all about polygamy - you need a rotation if you are going to do things right! Rotate razors, brushes, shaving soaps, aftershaves, etc. So why would lather bowls be any different? Wink

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 01-19-2014, 06:47 PM
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Just got my teal version and it works great, whips up lather fast and it's easy to hold onto.

Thanks Captain

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 01-19-2014, 08:15 PM
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  • JRod22
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I would get one but I just got my scuttle.

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 01-30-2014, 08:40 PM
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Awesome bowl!! Mine looks very close to that!!


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 01-31-2014, 12:33 PM
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  • Howler
  • A calamophile and vintage razor lover
  • Fort Smith AR
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Great looking bowl.

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 01-31-2014, 01:54 PM
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Nice bowl...a good deal for both of you. Love the color.

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