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    Senior Member sashimi's Avatar
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    Sunday morning
    Hot water prep
    Ali's Blade 9/8 Raptor razor - Custom Silvertip Badger brush - Acca Kappa 1869 SC - cold water splash - Acca Kappa 1869 asb - hot shower - Acca Kappa 1869 AdC

    This razor arrived yesterday in the mail and though I had enough stubble for it, I decided to save it for the Sunday shave. I can't get over the beauty of this razor. The lines are perfect. Elegant, yet aggressive. Stylish, yet deadly. It's like a De Pew's on steroids, it's organic, it's, it's... whatshammacallit... Well, it sure shaves like a dream and the all-Acca Kappa sure made me feel like a million. Here's to a great week gents!

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    And the Magnolia has finally started flowering. Spring has started. Now it's waiting for the first swifts in the sky.

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    Default Sunday

    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 Number Six
    soundtrack: Anne-Sophie Mutter: Johannes Brahms Violin Sonata Nº 2 in A major, Op. 100 #1

    Smooth shave.

    "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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    Couldn't take a pic as the camera is packed up with the rest of the car for me to head out spending the week playing Army Soldier. But the shave was divine:

    Blade: EPBD
    Suds: Jabonman Haitian Vetiver
    Brush: Manchurian Rover
    ASB: Lucido
    Smellgood: CdG Vettiveru

    Have a great week gentlemen. I'll catch you on the other side!
    He saw a lawyer killing a viper on a dunghill hard by his own stable; And the Devil smiled, for it put him in mind of Cain and his brother Abel.
    -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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    Hi all,

    It's been a while since I posted in the forum. Life been busy lately. So here's today shave setup..

    PREP: Hot shower, Nivea face wash followed by T&H preshave oil
    BRUSH: Whipped Dog's no nonsense badger. Works every time
    SOAP/CREAM: Crabtree & Evelyn Sandalwood Shaving Soap
    SCUTTLE / BOWL: Vintage copper tankard
    RAZOR: Jernbolaget 11/16 Stainless Steel, Ivory Scales
    STROP: Homemade English Bridle strop
    SHAVE: 3 passes, WTG/XTG/ATG
    AS: L'Occitane Cade
    RESULT: Smooth shave with a small nick

    Enjoy your shave guys!

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    21st April 2013

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    Pre : Hot water, Proraso pre-post cream
    Soap : Arko
    Brush : Progress Vulfix 404
    Razor : Merkur 15C
    Blade : Personna
    Post : Cold water, Proraso pre-post cream
    A/S : Bulgari Black

    Finish : Smooth
    ~ Dave ~ ... back to lurking...

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    21 April 2013

    * Weber DLC + UFO U2V1 Red Bronze
    * Super Iridiums
    * WSP 2-band + oscar11 handle
    * Mystic Water Sandalwood
    * Unrefined Shea Butter

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    May I wish you all a week of success and enjoyment in all your pursuit
    Hot shower prep
    Razor: >1890 “Pipe”
    Soap: vintage Williams
    Mug: two piece
    Brush: Ever Ready boar
    Splash: Lyme

    The day? >4ºC snow / rain. The shave. I finally got the pipe sharp! A good shave was enjoyed and nick. Yup I let my mind wander and my hand didn’t!
    The fun of trying things makes the day go a bit better and quicker!

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    Got the house to myself today. Nice shave with my Fred Reynolds Buckeye ... he never dissapoints
    VDH soap, No Name Boar Brush, Home made Bay Rum
    listening to Blues Classics- - Chicago, IL - Listen Online
    Have a great Sunday Gents !
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    Hot shower,Warm Oil
    Dirty Bird Scuttle
    Custom Badger brush
    Castle Forbes Lavender shave cream
    Fily DT 13, 6/8 Full Hollow (Antique store find)
    Naniwa 5,8,12K, CroX, SRDP1 Strop
    Razorock Aluminum
    Pinaud Bay Rum AS
    Vaseline for men

    It was a gorgeous morning for a ride up the Palisades to have coffee with a few friends.

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    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
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    Case Temperite / Omega Boar / Speick / Alum Bloc / Speick A/S

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    A nice relaxing shave with a blade I haven't used in awhile. Have a great week Gents!

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