10-20-2012, 07:58 PM
  • bullgoose
  • The Enabler
  • Redondo Beach, California, U.S.A
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Let's see those shaves.

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 10-20-2012, 08:44 PM
  • fonthunter
  • Passed Away 2/4/14 RIP
  • Budapest / Hungary
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Good morning friends! Smile

PREP: Proraso Preshave Cream
BRUSH: 26mm Thäter LE (SRP 2011), 2-band, Silvertip Badger
SOAP/CREAM: Taylor of Old Bond Street The St. James Collection Luxury Shaving Cream
SCUTTLE / BOWL: Fitjar Lathering Up Shaving Bowl
RAZOR: 6/8" J. R. Torrey Co, "Our 136", Worcester, MA, Shoulderless, Full Hollow Ground, Square Point
SHAVE: 2 passes, WTG/XTG
AS: Pinaud Clubman Classic Vanilla After Shave Lotion
RESULT: Wonderful shave

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Have a nice week,

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 10-20-2012, 10:41 PM
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Gillette Tech Fat Handle
with Gillette Bluebird (1)
Thäter 49125/1
Dr. Selby`s SS
Edel 45 ASL

Have a nice day! Shy

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 10-20-2012, 11:25 PM
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Prep L'Occitane Soap
Razor Vintage Hishikaku Kamisori Western Style
Brush Simpson M7 LE Finest Silvertip
Vito's Coconut & Almond
Alum & Witch Hazel
Clinique Moisturiser
Creed Santal Edt


Perfect start to my day, two pass shave BBS.

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 10-21-2012, 12:12 AM
  • DoubleB
  • Active Member
  • Zeeland, The Netherlands
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21 october 2012

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Feather All-Stainless Double Edge Razor
Feather New Hi-Stainless Blade
TGN 22mm Silvertip Grade A

Speick Shave Stick
Speick Aftershave Lotion
De Vergulde Hand Aftershave Balm

Have a nice sunday!

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 10-21-2012, 01:21 AM
  • Elbe
  • Member
  • Wolfsburg, Germany
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- D. R. Harris Arlington soap and Simpson Duke 1 in Pure
- Frankenrazor, DE89 head with iKon bull dog handle, blue Gillette (4), 3 passes
- D. R. Harris Arlington after shave

Very nice shave!

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 10-21-2012, 01:39 AM
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iKon 2PB Bamboo Solid 316L Stainless Steel Razor, 2-piece model with dual head.
Shark Super Stainless Blades.
Simpsons Limited Edition Tulip 3 Manchurian Badger 2 band Knot: 23.5 mm / Loft: 50 mm.

Geo. F. Trumper Extract of West Indian Limes Skin Food (before shaving).
Truefitt & Hill West Indian Limes Shaving Cream.
Royall Lyme Aftershave.
Truefitt & Hill West Indian Limes Aftershave Balm.

Have a nice Sunday !

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 10-21-2012, 03:33 AM
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Sunday, October 21, 2012

Pre-shave soap: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: Merkur Futur
Blade: Gillette Super Thin
Brush: Simpson Emperor 2 Two Band
Soap: Taylor’s Sandalwood
A/S: Dickinson's Witch Hazel/Taylor’s Sandalwood Splash

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 10-21-2012, 03:47 AM
  • Johnny
  • Super Moderator
  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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Sunday, October 21, 2012. Good Morning!

Morning Coffee: Dunkin Donuts
Prep: Wash face with Martin de Candre Fougére
Razor: Schick I1
Blade: Schick
Soap: Martin de Candre
Brush: Plisson European Grey Badger
Scuttle/Mug: Sara Bonnyman Bowl
Post: Cold water rinse followed by some Alt Innsbruck


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 10-21-2012, 04:29 AM
  • jcmy53
  • Senior Member
  • Cincinnati, OH
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Derby Extra
Vulfix 2234
Proraso Pre Shaving Cream
Proraso Shaving Soap
Krampert's Finest Bay Rum
Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme EdT

Hairdressing: Geo. F. Trumper Eucris


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 10-21-2012, 04:36 AM
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Antique NOS Bakelite Slant (made in Germany Merkur?)
Gillette Super Thin
KMF Key Lime Shave Cream
Semogue LE TSN 2012
Nivea Sensitive Post Shave Balm
TOB St James After Shave

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 10-21-2012, 05:18 AM
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Prep - Hot Towel, Palmolive S/S
Razor - Muhle '11 R41
Blade - Astra S/P
Brush - Duke 3
Soap – Mike's Unscented
Cold Rinse/ Witch Hazel/ Pacific Shaving ASB

I was beginning to find the 'Somerset' D3 Best a little too scritchy and uncomfortable, but Mike's Unscented manages to cushion it out really well, yes it really is that good!!... Another BBS shave!! Wink

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 10-21-2012, 05:53 AM
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Sunday morning, October 21, 2012

Schick E2 Injector razor w/ Schick blade (3)
Semogue 1305 boar bristle brush,
MWF shaving soap w/ warm water lather,
finish with cold water rinse for a DFS!


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 10-21-2012, 05:56 AM
  • jfmii
  • Active Member
  • Pittsburgh PA
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Simpson Chubby 2 Best
DR Harris Arlington soap
Bakelite Slant Made in Germany
Gillette yellow blade
Razorock alum stick
Floid Blue AS

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 10-21-2012, 06:03 AM
  • Israeli Ambassador
  • Montreal, Canada
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Turkish Horsehair
Dovo Bismarck 5/8
Agressia Fresh SC
Hega AS
Chabrawichi 555 Cologne

Not even a professional barber with 50 years of experience could have given me a better shave than this - I think I did it absolutely perfectly this morning. 2 hot towels, a good long face massage, then I splashed some more hot water on my face, then I started the lathering process. The Agressia Fresh cream from Bulgaria was sent to me by my man Dmitry. This cream smells classy and nice, what a lather it gives, and the post-shave feeling is great. The only thing I cannot understand is, menthol is listed as an ingredient but it's undetectable either during or after the shave. I love the Hega aftershave so much - not so much for the scent, (it's almost unscented) but for the great skincare it gives.

Have a great Sunday!

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 10-21-2012, 06:33 AM
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21 OCTOBER 2012

* L. Martin 13/16 wedge for the first pass
* Weber DLC to finish the shave
* Chubby 1 two-band super (here you go, Johnny)
* Jabonman Soap Rose/Vetiver
* Thayers
* Unrefined Shea Butter


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 10-21-2012, 07:42 AM
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Sunday morning:

Handcrafted badger
GEM SS ptfe (7)
Kramperts Finest Acadian Spice Bay Rum

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 10-21-2012, 08:20 AM
  • Dave
  • Moderator Emeritus
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Brush: Semogue 2011 LE #1
Cream: RazoRock Classic
Razor: Tradere Standard Bar
Blade: Astra SP (1)
Post: USB and Boosters

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 10-21-2012, 08:20 AM
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Sunday AM 10-21-2012

Homemade frankincense & myrrh preshave oil
Schwarzweisskeramik XL scuttle
Somerset Simpson Tulip 4 Super (25/60)
Gillette Sensitive shaving cream (Argentine)
Wilkinson Sticky
Personna 74 (7)
Yardley Black Label splash aftershave

Another great shave.
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 10-21-2012, 08:22 AM
  • geezer
  • Senior Member
  • Menomonie, Western WI
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Hot shower prep
Razor: Autostrop "VALET"
Soap: ARCO creme
Brush: ARCO "Lider" ( Leader)
Aftershock: none
Splash: TABAC (JADE)

The Arco cream is very smooth, lathers well, and gave my skin protection from the scratchy blade. That "Lider" is a huge brush and very pleasant and smooth from the wrapper with only a soak while i showered. The working ends of the bristles are all split and soft as nice as an old cabinet maker's varnish brush..
The little razor that could. a first for me. I found some NOS blades and dug the wee beasty from my to-do box and cleaned it well. Results: The blade needs some outside the razor honing and stropping. No cuts nor abrasions on my face. A close shave, but not very comfortable.

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The fun of trying things makes the day go a bit better and quicker!


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