01-26-2013, 09:25 PM
  • bullgoose
  • The Enabler
  • Redondo Beach, California, U.S.A
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Let's see those shaves!

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 01-26-2013, 09:28 PM
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Pre: MDC vetyver face wash
Scuttle : Schwarzweisskeramik XL
Brush : Semogue OC Boar
Razor / Blade : Merkur 1904 classic close comp with red personna # 2
Soap : Dr.Harries Windsor in original bowl
Post shave : Thayers witch Hazel (lavender) + Nivea Balm sensitive

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 01-26-2013, 09:38 PM
  • fonthunter
  • Passed Away 2/4/14 RIP
  • Budapest / Hungary
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Good morning friends! Smile

PREP: Proraso Preshave Cream
BRUSH: 27mm SIMPSON Polo PL10 Best Badger
SOAP/CREAM: Acqua Di Parma Collezione Shaving Cream
SCUTTLE / BOWL: Fitjar Lathering Up Shaving Bowl
RAZOR: 7/8" J.A. Henckels Friodur, stainless steel, square point,
w/Worked back and White Ebony scales
STROP: Kanayama Cordovan #60000
SHAVE: 2 passes, WTG/XTG
AS: Acqua Di Parma Collezione After Shave Balm
COLOGNE: Acqua Di Parma Colonia Intensa
RESULT: First-class, BBS shave!

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Have a nice week,

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 01-26-2013, 10:07 PM
  • Arcadies
  • Senior Member
  • Greeneville, TN
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  • Prep: Clearly Natural glycerin soap w/aloe (not really digging this stuff, MRGLO it is NOT)
  • Razor: Edwin Jagger DE89 w/Sabi T2 handle
  • Blade: Derby Extra
  • Brush: WSP Prince 3-band
  • Soap: Mike's Natural Barbershop
  • Aftershave: Pinaud Clubman and a very slight bit of unrefined shea butter

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 01-26-2013, 10:38 PM
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Prep DR Organics Manuka Honey Soap
Razors Vintage Merkur Stainless steel 6/8
Strop Kanayama Cordovan #8000
Brush Simpson Chubby 1 in Super
GFT Coconut Oil Shaving Cream
Alum & Witch Hazel
Una Brennan Neroli Moisturiser
Penhaligon's Castile Edt


What a great shave very smooth and the very first shave for this NOS Merkur stainless steel razor.

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13 2,077
 01-27-2013, 01:24 AM
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iKon Bulldog Standard Bar Safety Razor - 2013 model.
Feather New Hi - Stainless Platinum Coated Blade (Ninja Sharp).
Shavemac Shaving Brush Ref.167-26-2B, Extra Silver Tip Quality Badger (Fan Shape) D01 2-Band Knot: 26 mm / Loft: 50 mm.

Shangri-La (Hotels and Resorts) Glycerin Soap (before shaving).
Truefitt & Hill West Indian Limes Shaving Cream.
St. Johns West Indian Lime After Shave.
St. Johns West Indian Lime After Shave Balm.

Parrot Zik Headphone: Touch Control, Bluetooth or 3,5 mm Cable, Noise Cancellation. Design by Philippe Starck (2012).

Have a nice Sunday !

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 01-27-2013, 02:44 AM
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EJ Chats + Bleue Extra
Semogue 1250
Woods of Windsor AS
[Woods of Windsor EdT]


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 01-27-2013, 03:06 AM
  • DoubleB
  • Active Member
  • Zeeland, The Netherlands
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Joseph Elliot, 6/8 Near Wedge with Barber's Notch
Simpson Tulip 3 Manchurian Badger

Edwin Jagger Aloe Vera Shaving Cream
Floïd 'Black' Fragancia Moderna y Masculina After Shave
Geo. F. Trumper Sandalwood Skin Food

My first encounter with a near wedge blade. I really had to adjust to not having any audible feedback. Although it was a great shave, I think I need to have a few more shaves with this razor to adjust to it's grind.

Have a nice day!

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 01-27-2013, 03:36 AM
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Predopobarba Proraso
Frank Shaving Finest Badger 30mm
Mike's Natural Soaps Orange, Cedarwood & Black Pepper
SuperMax Blue Diamond
Merkur Progress Long Handle
Thayer's Witch Hazel Lemon
Lucky Tiger After Shave & Face Tonic

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 01-27-2013, 04:21 AM
  • Dave
  • Moderator Emeritus
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Omega 10066
Coates Tea Tree and Rosemary Sample
Schick Injector and Chinese Schick Blade (3)
CO Bigelow Barbershop Balm
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 01-27-2013, 04:58 AM
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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Pre-shave soap: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: Merkur Futur
Blade: Super Iridium (old version)
Brush: Vie-Long LE Beehive Natural Horse
Soap: Klar Kabinett
A/S: Thayer’s Lavender Witch Hazel/Mr. Taylor Splash

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 01-27-2013, 05:33 AM
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Semogue 730
Palmolive Shaving Soap Stick
Edwin Jagger DE89 Barley
Personna Red
D.R. Harris Sandalwood After Shave Lotion

0 3,341
 01-27-2013, 05:33 AM
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Fatip Gold OC Head/Griest 360 Brass Handle
Gillette Super Thin
Proraso Sandalwood Shave Cream
Frank Shaving Finest Badger
Nivea Replenishing Balm
Old Spice Classic After Shave

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 01-27-2013, 05:34 AM
  • jcmy53
  • Senior Member
  • Cincinnati, OH
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Razor: Goodfella
Blade: Super-Max Super Platinum
Brush: Vulfix 2234
Cream: Geo. F. Trumper Violet
Aftershave: Imperial Bergamot
Cologne: Roger & Gallet Jean Marie Farina


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 01-27-2013, 05:56 AM
  • Israeli Ambassador
  • Montreal, Canada
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#6 Horsehair
Dovo Bismarck 5/8
Ginger's Garden Ice Mint SS
Anherb AS Conditioner
Alcolado Glacial Menthol Splash
Brut Cologne

I'm sitting here with a coffee and enjoying the smoothness, or rather I should say the mega-BBSness of this beautiful shave with my wonderful Dovo Bismarck. I think it took me more than hour to complete it between my shower and my pre-shave prep. To this day I cannot believe how nice Irena's Ice Mint soap smells, and how great it lathers, and its menthol effect is STRONG. The Anherb conditioner is plenty chilly also, and it does wonderful things for sensitive skin. This might sound strange, but I find the Penguin to be slightly colder than the Rubby Dubby.

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 01-27-2013, 07:21 AM
  • Agravic
  • Emeritus
  • Pennsylvania, USA
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Sunday, 1-27-13

Polsilver SI
Frank Shaving Synthetic 24mm
Jabonman Lavanda Cipres Bergamota
Myrsol Antesol
unrefined shea butter

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 01-27-2013, 07:21 AM
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Sunday, January 27

Simpson Chubby 2 (best)
MNS Coconut
Imperial 6/8 Extra Hollow
RupRazor El Toro
Captain's Choice Cat O' Nine Tails

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 01-27-2013, 07:21 AM
  • Johnny
  • Super Moderator
  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Morning Coffee: Dunkin Donuts
Prep: Wash face with Martin de Candre Fougére
Razor: Feather AS-D1
Blade: Polsilver Super Iridium
Soap: Proraso
Brush: Semogue Il Rasoio 2012 LE #68
Scuttle/Mug: Moss
Post: Cold water rinse followed by some Floid Blue


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 01-27-2013, 07:29 AM
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Sunday morning, January 27, 2013

Schick E2 Injector with Schick blade (7)
Semogue 1305 boar bristle brush,
TABAC shaving soap with hot water lather,
finish with cold water rinse for a DFS!


0 1,377
 01-27-2013, 07:45 AM
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Sunday 1/27/13

Pre: Clearly Natural glycerin soap w/ aloe
Razor: Gillette Tech
Blade: Gillette Silver Blue (1)
Brush: Semogue IB LE Tricolore
Soap: DR Harris Arlington
Post: witch hazel + Nivea Sensitive balm

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