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    WORKSHOP:SOTD:CUSTOMS Maximilian's Avatar
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    Thumbs up Sun December 23rd - December 29th

    Location: 36° 0'5"N - 115° 15' 21"W
    Razor: Bartman
    Brush: Simpson PJ3
    Lather: Dr Gray's Bay rum
    Astringent: Thayers Witch Hazel
    AS: Ogallala BR/Sandalwood
    Result: Awesome! (Smooth, Extremely close BBS)

    Last week of the year. Enjoy lads.

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    Default SODT -- Sunday

    Good morning friends!

    PREP: Proraso Preshave Cream
    BRUSH: 26mm Thäter LE (SRP 2011), 2-band, Silvertip Badger
    SOAP/CREAM: Manantiales de La Toja Soap
    SCUTTLE / BOWL: Georgetown Pottery Scuttle
    RAZOR: 7/8" Max Sprecher custom, 1/4 Hollow Ground, French Point,
    w/ Cobaltium M3 Mokume Gane scales + G10 Hunter Orange tapered wedge
    STROP: Kanayama Cordovan #60000
    SHAVE: 2 passes, WTG/XTG
    AS: Pinaud Clubman Classic Vanilla After Shave Lotion
    COLOGNE: Clinique Happy for men
    RESULT: Amazing shave!

    Merry Christmas to you all,
    Life is like a cup of tea... it's all in how you make it...

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    Ok. I'll try this again lol. Just realized I posted it in last weeks thread accidentally.

    A wonderful Saturday evening shave. Very relaxing with excellent music and the start of a hopefully relaxing two week vacation. Just as I was finishing up my third pass my wife came in, kissed the back of my neck and whispered "I love you" in my ear for no apparent reason. A shave just doesn't get much better than that.

    This was the first time shaving with my Bill Ellis 12/8 in quite a while. I think she will always be my favorite. A very sentimental item of mine. Air Coder honed her up for me perfectly!!!

    Macallan 18 - last bit of the bottle
    Pre-Shave: Castle Forbes
    Cream: Castle Forbes lavender oil
    AS: Castle Forbes lavendar oil balm
    Cologne: Creed Bois du Portugal
    Brush: custom handle and GN 30mm finest badger knot
    Razor: Custom Bill Ellis 12/8

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    Razor: Brian Brown, short 8/8, horn scales
    Soap: MdC
    Brush: Simpson PJ1
    A/S: Nivea balm

    Have a great Sunday!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JLStorm View Post
    Razor: Custom Bill Ellis 12/8
    I would have needed a drink too ! Seriously, the word awesome is most appropriate, well done!
    Last edited by MichaelS; 12-23-2012 at 04:09 PM. Reason: typo

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    Lookin like a crim baldy's Avatar
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    Strop: MickR's Roo Hide
    Soap: Tabac
    Brush: Silvertip Badger in Cocobolo
    Razor: Invicta 6/8 (Custom horn scales)
    Astringent: Thayer's Witch Hazel
    Balm: Nivea Replenishing
    A/S: Old Spice
    Soundtrack: Elvis Christmas Album
    My five days of growth was just getting too irritating this afternoon so I had a spontaneous mid afternoon shave.
    The Invicta is one of my best shavers and delivered an amazing 2 pass BBS.

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    Hope you've all got the Christmas shopping done. Getting close now, my kids are excited already.
    Last edited by baldy; 12-23-2012 at 11:48 AM.
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    Default Sunday Dec. 23

    Prep: Hot shower
    Brush: Martinez' custom: Chess King w/ 26mm silver tip badger
    Soap: Truefitt & Hill: Luxury Shaving Soap
    Strop: Tony Miller Heirloom tri-strop (3x25)
    Razor: Moreton & Langley's razor 13/16
    ASB: Caswell-Massey No.Six
    soundtrack: Frank Sinatra - The Christmas Album
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    Have a nice and peaceful week!
    Last edited by Otto; 12-23-2012 at 12:13 PM.

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    Default S.O.T.D. Dec. 23, 2012

    Razor: Wade & Butcher
    Prep: Hot Shower, Musgo Real Glyce Lime Oil Soap
    Strop: Lipshaw Microtome
    Brush: Hardright Anchorset (2 band re-knot)
    Soap/Cream: Cyril R. Salter (Fresh Mint)
    Aftershave: Tuscany balm

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    Have a wonderful Christmas countdown everyone.
    I Double Dog Dare Ya!!!

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    Razor – the Amazing Torrey, shoulder-less
    Brush –Semouge boar
    Soap – Mike’s natural lavender
    AST – ALUM
    AS – HESS Sweet Pea, & HESS hair tonic
    EDt - Elf Fulfilling Prophecy, by Smell Bent

    What a shave.. The Torrey never fails to perform after many shaves. Strop er up and go!. The HESS hair tonic has a really nice 1950s barber shop scent to it. The Elf Fulfilling Prophecy has nice tobacco notes to it. Ho!Ho!Ho..

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