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    Predictably Unpredictiable Mvcrash's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by carlmaloschneider View Post
    Nothing wrong with a DE, dude, esp a Fatboy from '60...
    I agree on many levels. I have a Fatboy from '59-'60. I am a Fatboy from '59-'60.
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
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    Default Sunday

    Prep: Hot shower
    Brush: Martinez' Custom: Chess King w/ 26mm silver tip badger
    Soap: Mama Bear's Aged Spice
    Strop: Tony Miller Heirloom tri-strop (3x25)
    Razor: Moreton & Langley's razor 13/16
    ASB: Mama Bear's Winter ASB Aged Spice
    soundtrack: Anne-Sophie Mutter: Johannes Brahms Violin Sonata Nº 2 in A major, Op. 100 #1

    Unhurried, comfortable and relaxing shave.
    More snow. I'm glad I don't have to go anywhere today.

    "Cheap Tools Is Misplaced Economy. Always buy the best and highest grade of razors, hones and strops. Then you are prepared to do the best work."
    - Napoleon LeBlanc, 1895

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    Well Shaved Gentleman... jhenry's Avatar
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    Default Sunday Morning

    Prep: Hot shower -- followed by Vitos pre-post-shave cream
    SC: LaToja
    Brush: Omega #636 Lucretia Borgia Series “Best Silvertip”
    Strop: VB Red Latigo 50 fabric; 60 leather
    Razor: 5/8” W. H. Morley and Sons - Clover Brand “Hollow Ground”
    Toner: Thayers “Original” Witch Hazel w/ Aloe Vera
    ASB: Chanel (Paris) “Pour Monseiur”
    EDT: Penhaligon’s "Opus 1870”
    Result: Nothing foolish about this shave.

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    "Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." Mark Twain

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    Nic by name not by nature Jeltz's Avatar
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    Palm Sunday

    When Jesus road on an ass from "The Mount of Olives" and the people laid Palm Branches o the road in front of him

    Really there can be only one soap today

    Razor, same old ugly German razor which I have been testing AJ's stones on
    Brush, Simpson 57
    Soap, Palmolive (grated into a ramekin)
    Post, Alum the Pashana Original

    Today the razor was honed on the Possible Cutlers Green, I don't like the name as nobody knows what the Cutlers Green actually looked like so I've nicknamed it the Cambrian Green as thats where AJ says they are from.

    As it stands the edge on 1st usage wasn't quite as keen as from the green stone from the Tri Hone set, but it was a very smooth mellow edge more akin to my coticule than my Naniwa 12k A great shave and I think the stone has more to yield with practise.

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    Hahaha brilliant! I just own not one I am however looking for a Black Handled Super Speed 1985 if anyone has one!?? Its my birth year!

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    Razor – French frameback, James H. Flagg
    Brush – Semouge badger
    Soap – GFT Limes
    Ast – ALUM
    ASB – GFT Limes Skin Food
    AS – Penhaligons BB
    Good day to all,
    I went with the little French frameback this day. A few passes on the Vosigene stone and away we go. This is a light nimble little minx. Great shaver too from 1899 turn of the century. Have a wonderful week.

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    Lookin like a crim baldy's Avatar
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    No shave for me tonight.
    I usually never miss a Sunday shave and post, but tonight I got a little distracted with my first ever attempt at hollow grinding.

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    I did have gear selected and a picture taken, so I'll be shaving with my Puma tomorrow night instead.
    Great posts and pics already boys. Enjoy you weeks.
    "I aint like that no wife, she cured me of drinking and wickedness"
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    Default Sunday Noon

    After doing some chores around the house and garden, a warm shower and a shave was real good

    Today I went with a Toyo Special razor in Swedish Supersteel. Floris was the choice for soap and Edt, while Captain Smith's Island spice Bay Rum finished the shave off with his wonderful aroma.

    Have a great week/Easter Gentlemen!

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    Um, all of them, any of them that have been in front of me over all these years....

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    Gentlemen, here's today's shave menu:

    Razor: MoDoSo 6/8 (a Dorko-produced razor)
    Razor: Muhle R89
    Blade: Personna red
    Brush: Thater 22 mm
    Cream: Herbs of Bulgaria Lavender
    Pre-shave: Castle Forbes
    Scuttle: Moss
    Lather bowl: Ayars/Bonnyman
    Witch hazel
    Balm: Bulgari
    Aftershave: Agua Lavanda Puig

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    Señor Member (the name is Dave) DFriedl's Avatar
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    I'm not shaving today. Or ever. I give up wet shaving and am go back to a Norelco.

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