Hoppes 9 by PAA

Discussion in 'Shave Soaps' started by DentonMajik, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. DentonMajik

    DentonMajik Well-Known Member

    Anybody ever use 9 by PAA? I'm curious.
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  2. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

    I haven't. And while the smell of Hoppes 9 brings back some great memories, I wouldn't want to shave with it.
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  3. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

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  4. ARGH

    ARGH Well-Known Member

    Hoppes may be the best smell on earth...

    For guns.
  5. Double Edge Dougy

    Double Edge Dougy Well-Known Member

    Use it on the firearms
  6. Mbg75

    Mbg75 Well-Known Member

    They should have named it Tackleberry
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  7. chrisf8657

    chrisf8657 Active Member

    Shave with it right before going Hunting or Target practice LOL!
    Actually I might just buy one as a novelty item...
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  8. Col C

    Col C Well-Known Member

    I love the smell of Hoppes 9. As I am very active in the shooting sports I go through a large quantity of Hoppes 9. I think the scent would do well in a shave soap. However the chemical makeup may not work well with standard soap chemistry.
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  9. ohbrian

    ohbrian Well-Known Member

    What next WD-40? Turpentine? Varnish?
  10. Bill G

    Bill G Well-Known Member

    I just tried it and I like it a lot. A very good quality slick lather with good cushion. The PAA 9 has hints of vanilla or vanilla overtones along with a faint sweet solvent smell. It is no were near as strong as a bottle of hoppee no 9 solvent but it is very reminiscent of it in scent in a mid to mild way. The cologne after shave is nice to and last for a while.

    Happy Shaves All,
    Bill G
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  11. BamaT

    BamaT Well-Known Member

    I'm also active in the shooting sports, so I may have to pick up some of this.
  12. Bobcat

    Bobcat Well-Known Member

    Me too................
  13. Bezoar

    Bezoar Active Member

    the scent of #9 comes from the most toxic ingredient in that wonderful product.
  14. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Testors model enamel and/or glue scented soap for me, with a side order of major organ shutdowns.
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  15. Smooth Steve

    Smooth Steve Well-Known Member

    Couldn't agree more. Love it. My favorite. Last shave was Veterans Day - posted in SOTD. I use both the aftershave and soap.
  16. DentonMajik

    DentonMajik Well-Known Member

    Man, it seems like I've been on a binge lately, but I need to pull the trigger on this soap and aftershave combo.

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  17. Smooth Steve

    Smooth Steve Well-Known Member

    You won't regret it and will enjoy. Have a nice Thanksgiving.
  18. RetLEO-07

    RetLEO-07 likes his penguin deep fried, with pink sparkles

  19. pbrmhl

    pbrmhl Well-Known Member

    I've never held a gun, but given my love for all things PAA, I'm sure I would love this scent.
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  20. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

    Not necessarily. If you've never smelled Hoppes 9...
    Not a bad smell, just something I wouldn't want to slather all over my face.

    I like Jelly Beans, doesn't mean I would like these ---> http://spoonuniversity.com/lifestyle/jelly-bellys-grossest-flavors-ranked
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