01-05-2016, 03:20 PM
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So I love everything about my Shave Den - great razor collection (with custom handles), plenty of brushes that I love using, and more (awesome) soaps than I could probably finish in my life time.  Gave up my aftershaves because I prefer to focus on colognes, and just not into pre-shave oils, post-shave balms, etc.

In short my problem is that I can't find anything I'm excited about buying! Think I have a serious case of withdrawal (don't even have any packages incoming!).  What's a guy to do?  

Literally have spent hours researching soaps to try and find one that gets me excited, but it ain't happening.  Major case of 1st world problems here, is there some kind of support group?  Smile

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 01-05-2016, 03:55 PM
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...then it's on high time to dive* into straight razors & hones Biggrin


*of course in full armor

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 01-05-2016, 03:57 PM
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 01-05-2016, 04:02 PM
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shoes or boots?

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 01-05-2016, 04:54 PM
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organic Witch Hazel.

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 01-05-2016, 04:56 PM
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  • Triad
  • Triad Razor Handles
  • Texas
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Drunk Shaving is definitely the next step Smile 
It really creates a new challenge!! Haha

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 01-05-2016, 05:38 PM
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  • jtmke
  • Ex shaving hater
  • milwaukee
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Custom cordovan strop and a couple straights will put you on hone chasing for a lifetime.

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 01-05-2016, 06:07 PM
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As said above, golf. I play probably 500-800 rounds a summer. I wish I lived in a warmer area so i could play year round.

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 01-05-2016, 06:11 PM
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  • Shanman
  • Reserve Collection Squirrel Hair
  • NE Florida
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(01-05-2016, 04:56 PM)Triad Wrote: Drunk Shaving is definitely the next step Smile 
It really creates a new challenge!! Haha

I think I saw a post years back about a you tube vid of a guy cart shaving all wasted obviously, funny stuff!

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 01-05-2016, 06:30 PM
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  • ben74
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  • Perth, Australia
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For me, "the next" was consolidating. By downsizing I've come to understand what I really appreciate. There are a few items I regret parting with, but its also encouraged some new purchases too.

I used to love regularly receiving packages, but now my wife is happier!  Tongue

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 01-06-2016, 03:16 AM
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Thanks guys, probably just need to get back to my Racquetball.  Been laid-up for a few months with knee and foot problems, but slowly getting back on my feet.

Been tempted to try straights, but haven't really enjoyed the concentration necessary for the aggressive razors I've tried, so thinking that doesn't bode well for straights.

I've really consolidated down my razors and brushes already, but it just ain't going to happen with my soaps.....

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 01-06-2016, 08:35 AM
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  • chazt
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  • Bayside, NY
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buy guitars.

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 01-06-2016, 11:17 AM
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Maybe collect vintage razors?

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 01-06-2016, 02:53 PM
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  • Mel S Meles
  • On the edge, ouch
  • 44.4899° south of the North Pole
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(01-06-2016, 08:35 AM)chazt Wrote: buy guitars.

build guitars.

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 01-06-2016, 04:24 PM
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(01-06-2016, 02:53 PM)Mel S Meles Wrote:
(01-06-2016, 08:35 AM)chazt Wrote: buy guitars.

build guitars.

Smash guitars.

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 01-06-2016, 04:34 PM
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  • MaxP
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  • Madison, WI
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(01-05-2016, 03:20 PM)david1201 Wrote: ... is there some kind of support group?  Smile

You're asking that here?  lol  Kinda like looking for AA support in a bar, eh?

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 01-06-2016, 04:39 PM
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  • Entasis
  • Atop the Razor's Edge
  • Southern California
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(01-05-2016, 03:55 PM)tonsorius Wrote: ...then it's on high time to dive* into straight razors & hones Biggrin


*of course in full armor

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Signs011  Straight razor shaving will enhance all the skills needed for shaving no matter what razor you choose to use.

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 01-06-2016, 04:48 PM
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  • Devilanche
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  • Singapore (CONUS post address)
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Converting your closest friends into wet shavers.

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 01-06-2016, 04:59 PM
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(01-06-2016, 04:48 PM)Devilanche Wrote: Converting your closest friends into wet shavers.


Okay, this is the best answer,  hands down.  

Well played.

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 01-06-2016, 05:23 PM
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The more body parts you shave, the more product you'll go through. Smile

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