07-28-2018, 03:19 AM
  • Brad58
  • Go Penn State!
  • Berwick, PA
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 07-28-2018, 03:46 AM
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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Prep: Proraso Aloe & Green Tea Pre-Shave Cream
Razor: 1956 Gillette Red Tip
Blade: Treet Dura-Sharp
Brush: Vulfix 2234 Super Badger
Cream: J.M Fraser's Polar Ice
Post Shave: Dickinson's Witch Hazel
ASL: Pitralon Classic

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 07-28-2018, 04:11 AM
  • Coyote
  • Senior Member
  • Hondo, TX USA
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Prep: Warm Shower-Stirling Scots Pine Sheep
Soap: Reef Point Submariner
Razor: Gillette NEW Short Comb
Blade: Vintage Gillette Platinum-Plus (19)
Brush: John’s Brushes Silvertip-22mmx48mm
Aftershave: Reef Point Submariner

WTG-XTG-ATG (adjusted angles for my beard)

Reef Point Submariner today. 20 seconds to load the John’s Brushes Silvertip brush. Easy, thick, slick, lather. Gillette Platinum-Plus blade still in the Gillette NEW Short Comb. Excellent smooth, close, shave. I finished with Reef Point Submariner aftershave.
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 07-28-2018, 04:14 AM
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Timeless Ti SB .95 Razor
Personna Platinum Blade
Fine L'Orange Noir Shave Soap
PAA The Green Ray Synthetic Brush
Paul Sebastian Balm
Old Spice Spray Cologne

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 07-28-2018, 04:25 AM
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Agua y jabón :: RazoRock X :: Rubberset 400 :: Mongoose, Kai :: Myrsol, Agua balsámica

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 07-28-2018, 04:29 AM
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Agua y jabón :: RazoRock P-160 :: Rubberset 400 :: Filomatic inox, astra :: Jabonman, bálsamo

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 07-28-2018, 04:41 AM
  • clint64
  • Senior Member
  • Atlanta, GA
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July 28, 2018
Karve D Plate
Thäter Boar
AOS Ocean Kelp
Myrsol Antesol

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 07-28-2018, 05:26 AM
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Prep: Hot towel
Pre shave: Prep
Razor: ‘The Rock’ (Rockwell 6S – #3) 
Blade: Gillette Bleue Extra
Brush: 'Jade' (Rooney Heritage 2XL Jade)
Soap: Wholly Kaw: King of Oud
Post: Cold water rinse / Witch Hazel / Wholly Kaw: King of Oud Aftershave Toner
Fragrance: Xerjoff Fars

‘The Rock’/GBE combo, and my favourite Wholly Kaw soap.. finished off with King of Oud Aftershave Toner, and Xerjoff Fars... I'm just going to sit back , and let this shave speak for itself....

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 07-28-2018, 06:21 AM
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Nuàvia Blu 
Shavemac 26x50mm in Blue Marble

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 07-28-2018, 07:00 AM
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Saturday, July 28
[Image: yv0MLje.jpg]Fine Accoutrements Lavender Pour Homme~~ABC 26mm Boar (Mondial)~~1941 Gillette Ranger Tech~~Gillette 7 O'Clock Blade
Have a great day!

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 07-28-2018, 07:06 AM
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Saturday, july 28
• Proraso eucaliptus cream
• Wickham Soap Co. 1912, Le Bleu.
• Shavemac two bands badger
• Ali’s blade, 9/8 full hollow, San Mai & Ebony
• Balm after Chanel, bleu
• EdT Chanel, bleu
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 07-28-2018, 09:30 AM
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07/28/18 Shave of the Day - Vacation Disney Bay Lake Towers - Magic Kingdom
Range Travellr XL Brown Leather Toiletry Dopp Bag 
Face Wash with Disney Resorts H2O+ Sea Salt Facial Soap
RazoRock "What the Puck?!" Orange Sunrise Triple Milled Shaving Soap
RazoRock 400 Butterscotch 24 x 57mm Synthetic Noir Plissoft Brush
Crown King Polypropylene Shatterproof Travel Scuttle - FROZEN
Eclipse Model W Red Ring Razor (1938)
Astra Green Superior Platinum Blade - 7th Shave
RazoRock Alum Block 
Thayers Alcohol Free Rose Petal Witch Hazel Toner with Aloe Vera
Stirling Soap Company Glacial Lemony Orange Menthol Aftershave Splash - CHILLED
Stirling Soap Company Glacial Unscented Post-Shave Menthol Balm

Today is the last day of vacation at the resort before heading home.  I guess the fun has to end sometime!  This is the last shave with the frozen scuttle.  I will thaw it out today for the trip home.  Nevertheless today’s shave was another great repeat of the past few days.

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 07-28-2018, 09:48 AM
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Simpson Chubby 2 manchurian badger; Stirling Gin Tonic in the rocks; Tatara Masamune SB; Feather Hi Stainless #2; Fine Snake Bite AS; Eufros Lila Especies ASB.
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 07-28-2018, 11:15 AM
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By Luna Foroafeitado 2018 - Semogue TSN 2018 - Edwin Jagger Kelvin - Perma Sharp - Speick - Bulldog

 I have tried hard with other vegetal based soaps, including Martin de Candre, Saponificio Varesino, Wickham... I prefer none of them over this one, and had I have to choose a substitute, that would be a Catie's Bubbles.

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 07-28-2018, 12:47 PM
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Blackland Dart
Gillette 7 o'clock yellow
Maseto Finest
Barrister and Mann reserve cool
Epsilon Blue Mediterranean Aftershave

The shave: Hard to put into any meaningful words...

The Soap: The lather was usable but I didn't really know whether I needed to add more soap or more water? A right head scratcher. Back to the drawing board.

The Razor: Second use of the Dart. Trying a new soap wasn't ideal but I really wanted to use the soap.
I think the 'lather' or lack of one didn't help matters.
It felt pretty aggressive today. I needed the lightest of light touches.
So much so I needed a number of touch ups. The finished results were good but not as good as the first shave.

The Aftershave: To end on a positive note. I really rated it.


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 07-28-2018, 01:15 PM
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SOC 2 Band
JabonMan Violetas
Derby Premium
Avon Mesmerize Black
Gibbs Frescura Marinha


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 07-28-2018, 02:12 PM
  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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(07-27-2018, 07:25 AM)lindyhop66 Wrote: Wm Elliot & Co 21 Friday
G D Carrington Badger Brush/Applewood Handle
Omega Shaving Soap
Vitos Pre/Post Shave
Pre de Provence After-Shave Balm

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Nice razor set and I love that brush.  Would not mind having one like that.

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 07-28-2018, 02:13 PM
  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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SOTD - July 28, 2018

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 07-28-2018, 02:14 PM
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 07-28-2018, 03:29 PM
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Razor: Gibbs #17 Adjustable (5)
Blade: Modified Wizamet Super Iridium (7)
Brush: Epsilon 'Krion'
Soap: Grooming Dept. 'Coattails'

After having fallen in love with my REX Ambassador I had to seek out its inspiration. I found this one on eBay in great shape besides some brassing on the edges. I watched some videos and did some light reading to figure out how to modify a blade to fit due to the tabs at the end of the baseplate.

I went with a magnificent soap in GD's Coattails (known good) to make sure there were no variables to ruin my razor test run. I dialed it up to setting 5 because that is where I have been using my Ambassador.

I found the shave to be fantastic, I found it to glide a little better than the Ambassador probably due to the polished head but I did notice where the REX Supply Co. made major design improvements. The black handle of the Gibbs is hard plastic and so this razor (73g) is super top heavy. The REX is much more balanced, it has more heft (107g), and easier to hold on to due to the awesome knurling.

I prefer my Ambassador because of the better balance, heavier weight, and not having to modify DE blades to fit and also that it is a two piece design vice the three-piece design of the Gibbs. I did really love the way this razor shaved and will definitely continue to use it in the future.

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