Favorite bargain buys.

Discussion in 'General Shaving Talk' started by Moose, May 17, 2019.

  1. bayercy

    bayercy Active Member

    Great aftershave lotion. A bottle is empty now. I also like Proraso's soaps but this lotion is the best for me.[​IMG]
     
  2. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

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    disturbance-in-the-force.jpg ...as if there's going to be a lot of those large bottles of Green Proraso AS purchased. ;)
     
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  3. bayercy

    bayercy Active Member

    Absolutely yes :)
     
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  4. jtspartan

    jtspartan Well-Known Member

    For me, the best deals in wetshaving are Omega 49 boar brushes, which are often on sale for about $11 CDN or $8 USD, Palmolive Shave Sticks for literally under $3, Nacet or Astra SP blades when they come on sale for $12 a hundred and Stirling soap samples, which are well priced but last long enough to go well beyond being a ‘sample’.
    Any combination of those that get you to $20 is what is the best bargain to me.
     
  5. 9nein9

    9nein9 Well-Known Member

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    20 bucks cdn
     
  6. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

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    Since they play those shell games, I thought I'd untangle the spaghetti. Wilkinson is currently owned by Edgewell Personal Care who recently split off from Energizer corporation. They also own Schick, Playtex, Stayfree, Hawaiian Tropic, Banana Boat, Jack Black, Bulldog, Wet Ones, Skintimate and Edge.
    No entanglements with Jillette. ;)
     
  7. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

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  8. Tallships

    Tallships Well-Known Member

    12 Arko stick $11.99 @Amazon
    100 Wilkinson Sword blades $18.13 @Amazon
    100 Astra blade $11.95 @ Maggard Razor
     
  9. Lancre

    Lancre Well-Known Member

    Williams - $0.99 @ Wegman's
    240 Wilkinson Sword blades - $20.00 from liquidator
    Gillette Fatboy Adjustable (1961 G1) - $10.00
     
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  10. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    Barbasol Floating Head, under $5. Antique Shop.
     
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  11. Moose

    Moose Well-Known Member

    That's a good deal!
     
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  12. Angelo85

    Angelo85 Well-Known Member

    100 pack of Voskhod blades costed me about 8 bucks on Amazon a few months ago. They’re for me the best de blades ever. Throw in Proraso red shave soap for $7 on eBay and you have a great soap and 100 count of blades for $15.
     
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  13. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

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    If you're OK with alcohol based splashes, the Red AS is great. There are others that cost more, but from my research it's supposed to be as close to straight sandalwood as you can get on a budget. Very little "other" scents that I can discern.
     
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  14. PanChango

    PanChango Not Cute

    Superior 70 Bay Rum is a great bargain.
     
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  15. MR41

    MR41 Well-Known Member

    Gillette Nacet blades- I found them for $12/100 on eBay
     
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  16. Shaver X

    Shaver X Well-Known Member

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