2019 Traveling Box Tour

Discussion in 'The Chatterbox' started by stingraysrock, Mar 9, 2019.

  1. thevez2

    thevez2 uses Gillette's new Tarantula Razor - 8 blades!!

    Lime is one of my favorite scents.... so I doubt that will happen, lol.

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  2. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Tracking says I'll have The Box this afternoon.
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  3. John Beeman

    John Beeman Little chicken in hot water

    How many more minutes?
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  4. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    It's here.
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  5. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood


    New Deluxe head, replated
    Wizard (stropper?)
    Cooper (aggressive bugger)
    1932 Tech
    RT w/ paint
    WW2 issue Tech
    gold Star
    Colgate Cup, used exactly once
    Aramis, sealed
    Palmolive Brushless
    Barbicide shot glass
    2 new Barbasol Brisk
    Avon Blue Blazer, almost full

    And any suprises that'll fit.

    Edit: added an Old Type (I think) nickel/velvet case in excellent shape, vintage Stetson "Country " a/s, decent working fountain pens (Shaeffer, Parker, Scripto) and a full size Victorinox.
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2019
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  6. ordinaryshaver

    ordinaryshaver Well-Known Member

    That Cooper, is it a 3 piece? If so I'd put that up against any adjustable on 9. Super good shaver, just challenges your technique.
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  7. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Yep, the 3 piece. I like aggressive but it's more beastly than I want. I look forward to someone's review on it. I kept the handle, it's what I was after anyway.
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2019
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  8. Joewa

    Joewa Well-Known Member

    I am confused.. less then 2 hours with the box and he has made up his mind... the thing has not even had time to cool down :)
    Let me know how I*V 15 (the peacock) works out for you.
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  9. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Is that the colorful brush?

    And I always make up my mind pretty quick on The Box.
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  10. MR41

    MR41 Well-Known Member

    Decisiveness. I like it.:cool:
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  11. Joewa

    Joewa Well-Known Member


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  12. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Very soft, I have to try it now that my trusty old Omega it's starting to shed a little. What's the story on it? Did you make it?
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  13. John Beeman

    John Beeman Little chicken in hot water

    I was about to ask "How much longer is it going to take you to figure out what you want out of the box?"...

    Nice choices and nice additions

    I need one of those Barbicide shot glasses.
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  14. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    The full size ones are fairly common but I've only ever seen this dinky one.

    Box has a tiny bit more room but I had to save some goodies for the next one.
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  15. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    I go by smell on the soaps, and two of them my daughter (who now shaves her legs but don't tell her I told you) loved the avocado and the spicy one. The wee Rubberset is hers too.
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  16. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

    Great choices, and interesting additions! I'm into aggressive DE razors so I'll probably take that Cooper for a shave. Been looking for a Monobilt, but a 3pc might satisfy, too.

    All that in the 2nd photo was what you added, and there's still other stuff besides?
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  17. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Yes, what I added just fit and topped off the box.
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  18. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    Are you going to re-knot the cream Rubberset?
  19. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    No plans to, it seems okay as is.
  20. ordinaryshaver

    ordinaryshaver Well-Known Member

    I have the 3 piece Cooper, it is a darn fine shaver. I'll get a Monobilt one day soon as well.
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