30 Day Rule/Focus; Sept 2022

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  1. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you Danny.:):eatdrink047:
     
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  2. palmolive fox

    palmolive fox The British Birdman


    24th September 2022.

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    Shaving recipe for today.

    Prep: Warm shower: /Asda Mandarin & Lemongrass Shower Gel.
    Pre:
    Cold wet flannel to my face & head.
    Pears with Mint Extracts Transparent Bar Soap.
    Brush: Omega 10066.
    Bowl Lather.
    Bowl: Home Bargains Stainless Steel Side Bowl.
    Lather: Proraso Sensitive Shaving Cream.
    Blade: Dorco Prime Platinum 'Snapped in 1/2'. (D1)
    Razor: Yaqi Katana.

    Post:
    Cold water face & head wash with brush squeezing's, Cold Water Face &Head Rinse. /Homemade (~Autumn/Winter mix~) peppermint lavender, eucalyptus, + Tea Tree essential Oils Mixed Together With 200ml of Care+Witch Hazel. /Benjamin's mentholated bay rum. /L'0REAL Soothing Birch Sap PSB.

    Greetings,

    (Face & head Shave.)

    A new eclectic shave set up to start the weekend...

    It's been a while since i last used the efficient yaqi katana of which i will be using with all my shave sets this week...The Dorco Prime Platinum blade paired together wonderfully with the assertive katana making a smooth efficient duo...The Katana is one of the very few razors i found my shaving angle after the first 5-7 seconds feeling comfortable shaving with it throughout the shave.

    What i like about the Katana is the audio feedback which tells me it's cutting through my stubble and i have found the right shaving angle, the efficiency of this razor is amazingly good.

    The recently acquired Omega 10066 boar brush is breaking in wonderfully. My rekindled love for my humble boar brushes is growing with each use.

    A phenomenally close comfortable head/dome shave from the Katana! WOW.... 'It's the best that I've had with the Yaqi Katana to date'. On equal par to my Supply V2 and Injector razors.

    I now have second thoughts of putting in an order for the Leaf Twig razor as a Christmas gift to myself do i really need It? I think not as my Supply V2 & other injector razors Gillette Guard & Yaqi Katana are now my chosen razors for head/dome shaving.

    A new batch of Schick Twin Injector blades a Semogue 2000 boar brush & a refill puck of Mitchell's Wool Fat is now on my Christmas list to the big fella with the white beard instead.

    A very close comfortable face & head shave with no errors to report.

    Finishing the shave off with a few small few small dollops of L'0REAL Soothing Birch Sap PSB.

    My face & precious swede are feeling smooth & smelling divine. ;)

    Enjoy the start of the weekend, ladies & gentlemen. :cool:
     
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  3. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

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    Ikon B1 OSS razor head.
    Lemonwald stainless steel handle.
    Feather blade (3).
    Delrin synthetic brush.
    Lakewood Soap Company Smokeberry shave soap.
    Timeless Razor shave bowl.
    Cremo Bourbon and Oak EdT.

    Awesome Saturday shave. I hope everyone has a great Saturday.
     
  4. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Fantastic shave and setup Barry. I toyed with adding the Twig, but like you, I came to the conclusion that I have enough razors to shave my face and dome.
     
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  5. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Wonderful shave and setup Danny. Have a super Saturday.
     
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  6. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    And I suppose each day E eats a bola cereal for breakfast. But, good one!!
     
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  7. brit

    brit in a box

    awesome saturday affairs gents..:cool::bounce017:
     
  8. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Just before writing this, I received a post telling me what "OSP" means.He said they make great soaps. I agree, after the first use. The report was that it is a thirsty soap, and there too I agree. Just a few swirls made it look as if it had been used for a week. 2 passes. No Cuts, Knicks, or Polka-dots. The only Spice aftershave I had was Doc Ezlovan's brand(brew??), It's too strong for the OSP, which isn't saying it's bad, as I love Stoylin, but I need a lighter Spice A.S. for the "Old Gold" soap. If I can find one soon(yes, I'll lower myself to get a "New Spice" if I have to), I'll return the Stoylin Spice A.S. to be used with the Stoylin Spice soap. Hawkridge is my favorite of the New Spice brands. Outta This World Excellent.
     
  9. brit

    brit in a box

    saturday
    brit #44 rfb
    platinum
    soc boar
    geo.f.trumper's
    proraso red

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    good morning gents
    sandalwood saturday shave.
    lovely trumpers lather built with the Semogue boar
    smooth 2 passer with the rfb/platinum combo
    proraso red to finish.
    awesome
    have a fine weekend everyone
    :eatdrink047:
     
  10. brit

    brit in a box

    awesome shave Paul.:cool:
     
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  11. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Thank you Gary....bad timing on my part as you just completed your "rounds" before I printed my shave. But, glad you got me(aaaaahhhh...long lung breath)
     
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  12. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Yer just a "Smokeberry" kinda guy, Danny :)
     
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  13. brit

    brit in a box

    all good.:):eatdrink047:
     
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  14. Hogie

    Hogie Well-Known Member

    Old fashioned Saturday Shave. I swear this 1907 Lather Catcher is one of the most efficient razors I own! Lots of blade feel and feedback from such a featherweight razor! No pressure at all when using this one. I love the blade feel I get. I also warmed up my scupper by filling it with HOT water and enjoyed warm lather. It was 35 degrees when I got up!

    Razor - 1907 Ever Ready "Lather Catcher"
    Blade - GEM Personna SS (2)
    Pre-shave - Proraso Red
    Soap - MWF "Original 1893 Formula"
    Brush - Classic Shaving synthetic
    Post shave - Thayers Toner "Lavender" & Geo F Trumper "Skin Food" Sandalwood
    AS - Pinaud Clubman

    This razor is always a joy to shave with. It is even trying to knudge the Hawk from it's top spot of the single edges! They just didn't improve on this razor! (IMHO) I did a 2-pass shave WTG & ATG with no cleanup needed. Super smooth and feelin' clean! Alum bar raised no feedback.

    This razor is NOT for beginners. I can really feel that blade! Angle must be steep and very light touch. It is even lighter than my GEM Featherweight! I find it to be a most efficient razor that does not require multiple passes. I could stop after one pass if I was in a hurry but, who wants to hurry with such a pleasant tool to use? I look forward to enjoying this one again tomorrow! ;)

    Of course my buddy was supervising.

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    Last edited: Sep 24, 2022
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  15. brit

    brit in a box

    fine old school shave and pics Gary.:cool:
     
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  16. JACarbone

    JACarbone Well-Known Member

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    Shavette Shave # 180

    Rating: 5 / 5

    Razor: Razor Retro Shavette
    Blade: Kai Captain Pro Titan Pro Touch MG
    Brush: Wolf Whiskers 24 mm Maggard Tux Synthetic
    Lather: PAA Meta Nectar
    Aftershave: PAA Meta Nectar Star Jelly
    Additional Care:
    Stirling Alum Block
    Humphreys Cucumber Melon Witch Hazel
    Wonderful Shavette shave before I freeze my bins off at Anthony’s soccer game. Three passes did the trick.

    Have a great day gentlemen.
     
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  17. JACarbone

    JACarbone Well-Known Member

    Thank you Danny.
     
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  18. brit

    brit in a box

    cool way to start the day Joe.:cool:
     
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  19. JACarbone

    JACarbone Well-Known Member

    Wonderful shave Barry.
     
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  20. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Nice session Joe. Enjoy your son's game. Yes, Fall is here.
     
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