10-14-2015, 05:56 PM
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Wanted to say hello. Been wet shaving a little over a year now, been lurking here a tad bit longer, although a registered member about half that time. Guess I got started same way many guys do, gotta be a better shave  out there. Used to be I never shaved on the weekend unless I had to, now I look forward to my weekend shaves the most.

I have had some time to try a few soaps, blades and brushes, but so much more to try. Started with a inexpensive kit from Edwin Jagger. Soaps to date a couple of Razorocks, jar of Tabac, and a couple of Dr.Jon's. I like them all, though Tabac always feels a bit dry to me at the end. I do not have a great sense of smell, so Dr.Jon's have been my favorites as the scents are a bit stronger. My most recent additions are a couple of matching products from William Neuman & Co. I got the Absolute Zero in cream(my first) and the Peppermint Clove in the soap. I got the matching AS with both. Love the Absolute Zero cream. After a few tries of to get the lather correct I am amazed the slickness and thickness of this. Wish I could report on the Peppermint Clove, other than an amazing scent. I have not been able to get a good lather yet, but will keep trying. It is a much harder soap than I have tried to date.

Anyway, wanted to say hello and thanks for all the information I have gleamed from your posts.


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 10-14-2015, 06:53 PM
  • SCOV
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I am another long time lurker that recently joined.  Several years ago I thought I was a big time shaver - Mach 3, $14 NOS Jagger eBay brush, Jack Black cream.  I enjoyed shaving back then, enjoy even more now with some "newbie" knowledge.   While I like be independent and like smaller family owned/artisan vendors, this site really has useful plus educational info.  Most of all, the responses are polite and friendly.

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 10-14-2015, 06:55 PM
  • MHWood
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Welcome Fred! I look forward to reading your posts throughout the forum!

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 10-14-2015, 07:05 PM
  • evnpar
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Hello Fred, welcome to The Shave Nook.

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 10-14-2015, 07:33 PM
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Welcome to TSN .

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 10-14-2015, 08:37 PM
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Welcome, Fred! Hello

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 10-15-2015, 12:09 AM
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Hello Fred, welcome to: " The Shave Nook "  Relax & Enjoy.

Charles  U.K

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 10-15-2015, 01:08 AM
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Welcome to TSN, Fred.

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 10-15-2015, 03:33 AM
  • Johnny
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Fred, welcome to TSN.

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 10-15-2015, 03:35 AM
  • eengler
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Hi Fred, Glad your enjoying the Forum!

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 10-15-2015, 05:03 AM
  • racebmx
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Hello and welcome.

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 10-15-2015, 06:37 AM
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Welcome aboard, Fred!

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 10-15-2015, 08:20 AM
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Welcome to TSN!

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 10-15-2015, 09:20 AM
  • Snuff
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Welcome to the forum!

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 10-15-2015, 09:28 AM
  • TheMonk
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Welcome to TSN, Fred!

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 10-15-2015, 11:25 AM
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Welcome to TSN!

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 10-15-2015, 03:05 PM
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Welcome, Fred!

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 10-16-2015, 10:43 AM
  • chrisbd
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Welcome to TSN. If you've been watching you know this is a good place.


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 10-16-2015, 03:19 PM
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Welcome to TSN. Enjoy !


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 10-20-2015, 02:04 PM
  • naiyor
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Welcome to TSN!

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