01-02-2020, 08:42 AM
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Gentlemen, let's see those acquisitions in January!

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 01-03-2020, 09:24 AM
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The new Simpson synthetic.

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 01-04-2020, 03:55 PM
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One of the last of the Flying Mango.

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 01-06-2020, 09:51 AM
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(01-03-2020, 09:24 AM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: The new Simpson synthetic.

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This thing is a beauty. Is this a limited special edition run?

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 01-06-2020, 10:06 AM
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(01-06-2020, 09:51 AM)tsimmns Wrote:
(01-03-2020, 09:24 AM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: The new Simpson synthetic.


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This thing is a beauty.  Is this a limited special edition run?

It's a regular production item, available on the Simpson website.

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 01-06-2020, 02:53 PM
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A couple Boellis shaving creams arrived today.  I've been wanting to try them.

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 01-07-2020, 06:42 AM
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Joserra Viriato Set



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 01-07-2020, 08:19 PM
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(01-07-2020, 06:42 AM)lu20vt Wrote: Joserra Viriato Set



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Luis, I wish soaps by Los Jabones de Joserra were available from a USA vendor.   I have his Rodrigo de Jerez soap, which I learned about from you last year, and it's excellent.  I had to get that from a UK vendor, but have not been able to locate other releases anywhere.   He does not seem to have a website,  and his soaps are difficult to find, even in Spain.  Does one have to reach out to him personally through Facebook or email?

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 01-07-2020, 09:43 PM
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Nothing terrible exclusive, but four of these dropped into my mailbox recently.
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 01-08-2020, 02:27 PM
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 01-08-2020, 02:29 PM
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(01-07-2020, 08:19 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote:
(01-07-2020, 06:42 AM)lu20vt Wrote: Joserra Viriato Set



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Luis, I wish soaps by Los Jabones de Joserra were available from a USA vendor.   I have his Rodrigo de Jerez soap, which I learned about from you last year, and it's excellent.  I had to get that from a UK vendor, but have not been able to locate other releases anywhere.   He does  seem to have a website,  and his soaps are difficult to find, even in Spain.  Does one have to reach out to him personally through Facebook or email?

Yes Ricardo the contact is very easy on his FB page  "Los jabones de Joserra  

On January 20th there will be new releases and a very promising new base Smile

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 01-08-2020, 02:36 PM
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(01-06-2020, 10:06 AM)TheLegalRazor Wrote:
(01-06-2020, 09:51 AM)tsimmns Wrote:
(01-03-2020, 09:24 AM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: The new Simpson synthetic.




[Image: YYRjUop.jpg]

[Image: YC4OgG2.jpg]

This thing is a beauty.  Is this a limited special edition run?

It's a regular production item, available on the Simpson website.

I was admiring this a few weeks ago. Is the handle substantially solid, Ricardo? What about the knot? I’m guessing the Sovereign fibers are different from those in the newer Chubby brushes? The Simpson site is now calling those ‘Platinum’ grade. I bought one of the £17 black handle Simfix brushes when they came out, but the fibers felt different from the original Chubby fibers. Have you found (as have I) the newer Chubby synth fibers look and feel different from those made a few years ago? My first brush is labeled ‘synthetic badger,’ the new 100 yr LE CH2 fibers are labeled ‘synthetic bristle.’ They look and feel different to me.

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 01-09-2020, 04:49 AM
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Remember this advertiment I posted a while ago? Well, now this is in my den:

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 01-09-2020, 11:10 AM
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 01-09-2020, 12:45 PM
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(01-08-2020, 02:36 PM)chazt Wrote:
(01-06-2020, 10:06 AM)TheLegalRazor Wrote:
(01-06-2020, 09:51 AM)tsimmns Wrote: This thing is a beauty.  Is this a limited special edition run?

It's a regular production item, available on the Simpson website.

I was admiring this a few weeks ago. Is the handle substantially solid, Ricardo? What about the knot? I’m guessing the Sovereign fibers are different from those in the newer Chubby brushes? The Simpson site is now calling those ‘Platinum’ grade. I bought one of the £17 black handle Simfix brushes when they came out, but the fibers felt different from the original Chubby fibers. Have you found (as have I) the newer Chubby synth fibers look and feel different from those made a few years ago? My first brush is labeled ‘synthetic badger,’ the new 100 yr LE CH2 fibers are labeled ‘synthetic bristle.’ They look and feel different to me.

Charlie, you ask a lot of good questions!  I'll be posting a review of the brush, including a comparison to the Chubby 2.  It is a substantially solid handle, but not as much as the Chubby 2.  The knot is very different than the Chubby 2.

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 01-09-2020, 07:25 PM
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Interesting. I’m looking forward to reading your impressions. Thanks Smile

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 01-09-2020, 07:28 PM
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(01-09-2020, 11:10 AM)blexa Wrote: [Image: 37631011fh.jpg]

This looks beautiful! Thanks for sharing and enjoy your shaves.

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 01-14-2020, 04:36 AM
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 01-15-2020, 12:03 PM
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One of my best mail calls in recent memory!

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 01-15-2020, 03:28 PM
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I received my first Oku brush this afternoon -The Madrid. I am really looking forward to taking it for a spin tomorrow.

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