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The Haul: May 2017

Discussion in 'Show and tell' started by RaZorBurn123, Apr 30, 2017.

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  1. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    Please share all of your new goodies here!!
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  2. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    Just got back from B&BW redeeming a 25% coupon on a buy two and get one free deal on C..O. Bigelow Shave Cream. Total damage: $16.01. Good through tomorrow.
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  3. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    That's a GREAT deal!!
     
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  4. John Beeman

    John Beeman Well-Known Member

    Now that it's May, I suppose I need to get around to posting some of the things I collected in March and April.
    I've had a busy schedule and so while I've had time to buy a few things, I just haven't had time to clean them all up and take pictures.

    A lot of Lady Schicks. A friend of the wife's wanted one and so did the wife so I had to replenish my stock. Two pink K2's and one ivory K2, one ivory K1, an ivory Eversharp Hydro-magic 500, and an ivory Eversharp Schick Golden 500. The ES Golden is darker than the Hydro but I'm not sure if that's by intent or just aging.
    I've had my eye out for an ivory 500 for a long time and didn't realize there was more than one version so I was pretty pleased to stumble onto these.

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    A few more injectors. A B2 that needs a good cleaning, a user-grade StickSchick, a chrome and black L, and a user-grade golden 500.

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    A couple of user-grade Kronas, a pink Lady Gillette, a SuperSpeed, and a GEM Junior. The Kronas and the SS will be for giveaways along with a couple of the Lady Schicks and the black Golden 500.

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    The GEM Junior is very shiny on the bottom side but there's some serious gunk on the top side that will take some careful work to not remove the finish with it.

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  5. John Beeman

    John Beeman Well-Known Member

    And then a few more things.

    A couple of travel razors. A never used Gillette and a cute little kit that looks like a book. It also looks like a Gillette but it's a knockoff from Germany. You'll also notice that what initially appears to be a full pack of blades is actually only one blade with some foam behind it. Very tricky.

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    And then a Woodbury shave stick holder and a Gillette blade case.

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    And for some reason, I can't stop buying these things... another travel kit in a brush. This one has very supple leather and everything is in great shape plus it came in it's original box.

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    And finally, an empty Currier & Ives A/S bottle, a full Cavalier A/S bottle, and a half full Old Spice Burley telescope.

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  6. Linuxguile

    Linuxguile dating an unusual aristocrat

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    Holy smokes John! Amazing finds!
     
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  7. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 Well-Known Member

    My first birth year and quarter razor, a C4 Flair Tip. Pretty good shape, nickle plating still intact and no brassing, and still haven't cleaned or polished it. Just a good wipe with a microfiber cloth. Hopefully I will have it re-finished by my birthday.

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  8. PLAla

    PLAla Bit Shy of a Full Puck

    John - amazing hauls! I really like those travel razor kits and the pristine cases.
     
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  9. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    I have been using a Parker Variant loaned to me by @Str8on2 since last week. I was offered this one by @DesertTime and I took it. It arrived today and goes into service tomorrow. The top plate was marked wrong and he was able to get a new one to replace it without giving up the old, so, he very graciously offered it to me. Thanks again to both @Str8on2 and @DesertTime for their generosity.
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  10. david of central florida

    david of central florida Rhubarb Rubber

    I'm loving mine, super smooth and easy to hold, and not bad on the eyes either.
     
  11. crackstar

    crackstar Israeli Ambassador to TSD

    It's here!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (WOO-HOOOOOOOOOO!!!)

    Now I have almost enough menthol for the whole summer!!!

    Here's what came for me today:

    1x Stirling Glacial Eskimo Tuxedo S/S
    1x Stirling Glacial Lemon Chill S/S
    1x Stirling Glacial Spearmint S/S
    1x Stirling Glacial Wintergreen S/S
    1x Stirling Frozen Tundra S/S
    1x Stirling Glacial Unscented A/S Balm

    Plus, my dear friend Rod threw in some super-nice samples:

    1x Stirling Electric Sheep S/S
    1x Stirling Sharp Dressed Man S/S
    1x Stirling Glacial Spearmint Bath Soap

    I'm one hell of a happy camper! :happy088: :happy005: :happy036:
     
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  12. Stu929

    Stu929 Well-Known Member

    I shaved with it for the first time this morning! I liked it, its my first non can goo shave with a DE. I felt like I had to use a fair amount of water but Im learning technique so prob not as much as I thought. No nicks no burn, may have to stockpile a bit next time its on sale again.

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  13. ob1page

    ob1page Frozen in Phoenix

    Love both of these scents[​IMG]
     
  14. Enrico

    Enrico Well-Known Member

    It's finally here ... Synthetic Horse hair :kngt:

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    :happy093:Wow is it soft!!! Like a kitten. Time to put together the Hardright! More to come on my post!
     
  15. ob1page

    ob1page Frozen in Phoenix

    Is that from AP Shave? If you have the tuxedo I'm curious of the comparison
     
  16. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    My "Birthday Blitz" has arrived! Happy to have the Stirling items(Sandpiper A.S. w/menthol), and the synthetic "lil brudder" brush. I have to get used to the scent of the soap from Local Gent Co..(Fields&Streams). It's kind of like sour cream in there. But then I thought the Stirling Barbershop was akin to tunafish, and THAT has turned out to be great. The Fields&Streams is nice and cool which is nice. Must be "tallow" aspect(to explain the odd smells at first). Oh, I forgot, Doc Ezlovan tossed in a small Naked&Smooth bath soap.
     
  17. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    I got one, too. It is really nice.
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  18. Enrico

    Enrico Well-Known Member

    To be quite honest; I thought the tuxedo was soft, but I think the synthetic horse hair tad softer.
     
  19. Jorvaljr

    Jorvaljr Operation Daytona 8000

    Wow what a great haul
     
  20. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

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    A 1924 and a blade starter pack, generously sent to my collection from @wchnu and our friends at TOST. Used it yesterday, and it was good! [​IMG]
     
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