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SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
06-15-2013, 06:40 AM
Post: #301
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
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The FS Pur-Tech simply behaved like a larger Muhle V2. It picked up lathered up the Füme quickly and easily. I had enough for two head passes, two face passes and still enough for maybe two more of each. It does generates the lather, and then some.
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06-15-2013, 06:41 AM
Post: #302
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
Gentlemen, here is today's shave bill:

Razor: Focus 13/16 square point
Strop: Illinois 127
Brush: Thater 22 mm silvertip
Soap: Harris Marlborough
Pre-shave: Edwin Jagger
Scuttle: Moss
Face lather
Alum
Witch hazel
Balm: The Art of Shaving lavender
Cologne: Vetiver Guerlaine
Music: Mozart piano quartets
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06-15-2013, 06:44 AM
Post: #303
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
Saturday morning, June 15, 2013

Schick E2 Injector with Personna blade (4)
Semogue 1305 boar bristle brush,
Arko shaving soap with hot water lather,
finish with cold water rinse for a DFS!

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06-15-2013, 07:08 AM
Post: #304
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
15 June 2013

* The Cobra
* Feather Pros
* WSP 2-band + Elite Razor Blue/Brown Mallee
* Mike's Lemongras & Eucalyptus
* Unrefined Shea Butter



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06-15-2013, 07:25 AM
Post: #305
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
Saturday AM 06-15-2013

Becker scuttle
Somerset Simpson Polo 14 Manchurian (34/70)
Tabula Rasa Olibanum shaving cream soap
Rotbart (plastic handled)
Personna 74 (1)
Dolce & Gabbana splash aftershave

This was a great shave. The old Manchurian was luxurious, and the blade, unlike some 74s, was both very sharp and very smooth.
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06-15-2013, 07:40 AM
Post: #306
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
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15.vi.2013

Pre barba Proraso
Semogue 1305 "Fat Boy"
Monsavon
Ladas Super Stainless
Gillette New + UFO Goliath
Thayer's Witch Hazel Peach
Bozzano Mentolada ASL
444 Gel
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06-15-2013, 07:54 AM
Post: #307
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
-- Saturday--

Prep: hot water wash with hand soap
Razor: Merkur Progress set to 4-ish
Blade: Personna Super (Lab) (3)
Brush: Omega boar knot in the Fuller clear handle
Soap: Palmolive stick mushed into a wooden bowl (sorry, Floris)
Scuttle: Georgetown Pottery G5 in Hamada glaze
Post: Thai Crystal deodorant stick and Thayers Witch Hazel with Aloe

Result: BBS on face and neck in 3.5 passes. A few cuts that were my own fault, but nothing that didn't close up by the end of the shave with help of a styptic stick. Great shave otherwise. Close and comfortable. I love the Progress with a Personna lab combo!
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06-15-2013, 07:58 AM
Post: #308
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
(06-15-2013 07:08 AM)celestino Wrote:  
15 June 2013

* The Cobra
* Feather Pros
* WSP 2-band + Elite Razor Blue/Brown Mallee
* Mike's Lemongras & Eucalyptus
* Unrefined Shea Butter



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Beautiful Elite7 Celestino.
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06-15-2013, 09:23 AM
Post: #309
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
* Brian, thank you for your kind words, my friend!
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06-15-2013, 09:49 AM
Post: #310
SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
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Saturday morning, June 15, 2013

Schick E2 Injector w/ Schick blade (8)
Omega 20102 Pro boar w/ CO Bigelow cream,
Hot water and bowl lather for a DFS,
Finish with Gillette Cool Wave, aces!
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06-15-2013, 10:20 AM
Post: #311
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
Saturday 06/15

Hot shower
Fliod pre-shave oil
TSD Monkey Farts
Semogue 1460
Gillette SS
Red Persona day four
Kanaga Water, Fitness balm
Three passes for a superior DFS
Everyone have a great Father's Day weekend.
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06-15-2013, 10:25 AM
Post: #312
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
Saturday Afternoon:

Homemade test croap (not my home)
TGN 22mm Finest Fan
Muhle '11 R41
Med Prep ( 3 )
Kramperts Finest Frostbite
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06-15-2013, 11:25 AM
Post: #313
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
Saturday Morning

Merkur 34C
Personna Med Prep (3)
Semogue 830
Mike's Natural Barbershop
Cold water rinse - no after shave needed after this great soap this morning.
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06-15-2013, 11:59 AM
Post: #314
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
Saturday
Perfecta (French) SE Razor, Gem SS PTFE blade
Fatnash 30mm Silvertip
Dr Dittmar shaving soap flakes (sample)
Witch hazel
Shea Butter
Clubman original AS
Clubman talc


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Fairly aggressive razor, but it does give a very smooth shave.
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06-15-2013, 01:16 PM
Post: #315
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
Saturday June Icy Afternoon Shave
RR King of the Castle "Brain Freeze"
Strong Set TGN Finest
Lil Bastone
Krampert's Finest Summer Series Frostbite
Alt Innsbruck
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Light freeze and heavy frost predicted in low lying areas tonight Wink
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06-15-2013, 02:39 PM
Post: #316
RE: SOTD: June 9th Thru June 15th, 2013
Date
  • Prep: MRGLO
  • Razor: Weber Polished w/UFO Goliath
  • Blade: Gillette Blue Super Platinum (2)
  • Brush: Edwin Jagger 23mm Synthetic
  • Cream: Edwin Jagger Cooling Menthol (sample)
  • Aftershave: Spiked Witch Hazel

Decided to use the EJ cream sample I've had for a while now and was pleasantly surprised, it has a very nice, moderate cooling sensation and it's very creamy, super super slick lather...the scent I couldn't place..I got a fleeting whiff of citrus in there but the scent was predominantly menthol.
I used a synthetic, so that probably helped with the creaminess but this stuff is crazy slick and left a slick film between passes that took quite a few splashes after the shave to wash off completely..I normally do not care for creams but I might grab a tube of this in the future.
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