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    WORKSHOP:SOTD:CUSTOMS Maximilian's Avatar
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    Thumbs up Sun April 15th - Sat April 21st

    Location: 36 0'5"N - 115 15' 21"W
    Razor: Gebr Geldmacher 86
    Brush: C2
    Soap: Ogallala BayRum
    Astringent: Thayers Witch Hazel
    ASB: Ogallala BayRum/Sandalwood

    For today's shave I pampered myself with BayRum. Got a new Hansgrohe raindance wide shower head and took a very long shower. The rain effect on your skin is very relaxing. Very nice. Totally different as opposed to those high pressure waterpik shower heads. Paired with the Bay Rum hand soap the whole shower smelled divine. Whipped up some lather when I was done and was totally BBS after my usual 3 passes + a few touch-ups on those few rebelious growing beard patches. A splash of the BR/Sandalwood and my skin was extremely smooth and slick feeling. Got a very nice compliment from the misses and Vivi's tail was wiggling when I came out of the bathroom.

    Wishing all my brothers an excellent SOTD.

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    " Atta Boy!!" sharptonn's Avatar
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    Great shave from an Ern Crown and Sword. Musgo lime pre-soap, Awesome Thater and Razorock lather. Typical Afta and AQV after.
    Sick end to a 3 day beard!

    Everyone have a GREAT WEEK!
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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: Wacker "Jungmeister" 7/8
    ASB: Mama Bear's Winter ASB Aged Spice
    soundtrack: Anne-Sophie Mutter: Johannes Brahms Violin Sonata N 2 in A major, Op. 100 #1

    A nice start of a Sunday, an unhurried, comfortable and relaxing shave.

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    Default SODT -- Sunday

    Good morning friends!

    PREP: Proraso Preshave Cream
    BRUSH: 26mm Thter LE (SRP 2011) 2-band, Silvertip Badger
    SOAP/CREAM: Mama Bear's Polynesian Red Glycerin Shave Soap
    SCUTTLE / BOWL: Fitjar Lathering Up Shaving Bowl
    RAZOR: 6/8" Mastro Livi, Half hollow ground, Round Point (w/ Boxwood scales)
    STROP: Kanayama Cordovan #60000
    SHAVE: 2 passes, WTG/XTG
    AS: Alt-Innsbruck EDC
    RESULT: Awesome shave

    Have a nice week,

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    Buenos Dias! GFT Coral Skinfood, Dr.Harris Arlington, Pre de Provence, BLK8, Thiers Issard.. Have a great week everyone!
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    Lookin like a crim baldy's Avatar
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    Location: Coffs Harbour Australia
    Strop: MickR's Roo Hide
    Brush: FS fine Badger
    Soap: Proraso
    Razor: ERN 1166 Crown & Sword 6/8
    Toner: Thayer's Witch Hazel
    Balm: Nivea Replenishing
    A/S: Wahl Bay Rum
    I felt the C&S tugging a little when I shaved with it last week and under the microscope found a few microchips.
    So it went back to the BBW with slurry diluting to water followed by the Coticule with water.
    A beautiful 3 pass BBS shave was my reward. I'll give it a few laps on the Thuri tonight, but I just wanted to feel the Coti edge.

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    Thanks for the great posts and pics boys, some awesome razors on display already this week

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    Senior Member blabbermouth Mikael's Avatar
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    Prep: Hot shower
    Brush: Le Tuft, horn handle, Abalone and Simpson knot in super
    Razor: Three Crosses
    Cream: Vulfix English Rose
    AS: TOBS Victorian Lime
    Strops: Neil Miller
    Result: Fantastic

    Nice one, top gear all around today as well Yesterday morning it had snowed + 10 cm , but today it's sunny

    ... and some:

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    JabonMan Tierra Humeda // Plisson EW 12 // Bull Mastiff // Thayers // Pinaud Clubman

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    Plausibly implausible carlmaloschneider's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikael View Post
    Cool razor, Mikael. Do you know if these were made in a French or Spanish toe? I think one of these with a French toe would be really nice...
    Snow! Shouldn't you be coming in to Spring?

    Quote Originally Posted by fonthunter View Post
    ...RAZOR: 6/8" Mastro Livi, Half hollow ground, Round Point (w/ Boxwood scales)...]
    Nice scales! How are they joined at the non pivot end? Or are they a single piece of wood? I'm not sure I've ever seen scales of a single piece of wood...
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