Arizona guys - Found a little gem of a barber supply store

Discussion in 'General Shaving Talk' started by azcactus, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. azcactus

    azcactus New Member

    I was on Facebook and somehow ended up on their fan page. When I saw the picture of one of their aisles I knew I had to check them out :) I've lived here since 1998, live 10 minutes away and never knew they were here.

    Anyway, I picked up an Arko shave stick. Man that stuff stinks. A bottle of Osage Rub (stinks as well, but the burn was awesome), a bottle of Clubman aftershave, a Palmolive shave stick and some Gillette blades. Unfortunately, they were out of the green Astra's which are my favorite.

    Lots of cool old school stuff there. DE razors, straight razors, brushes, bowls, Clubman, Jeris, Stephans, Lucky Tiger, Poraso,Master,Derby, Marvis tooth paste, Coonel Conk, lather machines and the list goes on.

    Their site is http://rubinovs.com/ (tons of stuff not on their site) and they're located at basically Dunlop and 7th street.

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    Last edited: Apr 15, 2014
  2. jeraldgordon

    jeraldgordon TSD's Mascot

    Wow - great find!
     
  3. BigT

    BigT Well-Known Member

    Man I wish I had a place like that close to me.
     
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  4. DentonMajik

    DentonMajik Well-Known Member

    Looks like a great place!
     
  5. RaZorBurn123

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

    I dream about stores like that. Nice!
     
  6. markjnewcomb

    markjnewcomb Well-Known Member

    If I had one within 200 miles of me, I would run out to it tomorrow.
     
  7. Kilgore Trout

    Kilgore Trout The Smart Bunny

    Look at the big bottle of Veg!
     
  8. HolyRollah

    HolyRollah BaconLord Staff Member

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    I also like the fact if you wish to stock up for a prolonged siege, those gallon jugs of aftershave on the bottom row will come in mighty handy!

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  9. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    I'm pretty sure that much VEG in one place constitutes a major OSHA violation.

    Reminds me of our semi-local mecca: Pasteur's Pharmacy (2 location) in Manhattan. Tho, they didn't have the gallon jugs as of the last time I was there.
     
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  10. Mr. Shaverman

    Mr. Shaverman Well-Known Member

    Holy moly! What a find.
     
  11. Kilgore Trout

    Kilgore Trout The Smart Bunny

    Time to update the MSDS.
     
  12. Bristle Me

    Bristle Me Insufficient

    Did you ask them if they still keep the 5 gallon buckets of VEG in the back?
     
  13. Bristle Me

    Bristle Me Insufficient

    Wait a minute......

    I recognize that picture!

    That's not a store, that's one of the shelves in Rollah's basement!

    My God! He really did win the lotto... :bounce015:
     
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  14. GDCarrington

    GDCarrington Burma Shave

    What a nice place to shop. Too bad it is so far away from me, or maybe not!
     
  15. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    I think they keep them around to odorize the bathrooms. :rofl:
     
  16. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    'Round these parts, anything left of the Mississippi is all equally close, or equally far away. It's all the same.
     
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  17. Darkbulb

    Darkbulb Cookie Hoarder

    I wonder if they have a 2 lb stick of Arko.
     
  18. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    Now that would be something! Tho, I'd worry about having to close down the entire block with the.... uh.... aroma.
     
  19. Bristle Me

    Bristle Me Insufficient

    Where are the Haz-Mat placards for this location? Isn't there supposed to be one on each side of the vehicle building?


    Rubinov's - A Wet Shaver's Dream!

    (and a fireman's nightmare :scared007:)
     
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  20. Kilgore Trout

    Kilgore Trout The Smart Bunny

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