Gillette Adjustable Friday ; Toggles, Fat Boys, Slims, and Black Beauties welcome!

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  1. Dansco

    Dansco Well-Known Member

    Don't often post here as I try to use a straight on a Friday, but I'm busy today, so...

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    Man Cave Sensitive Face Wash
    JR168 Tuxedo Synthetic
    Phoenix and Beau Oberon soap
    Gillette 195 E4
    Gillette 7O'Clock Black blade
    A little alum
    Nivea Sensitive Balm
    Fine Accoutrements American Blend After Shave Lotion

    Have a great Friday!
     
  2. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    Fatboy Friday's Shave
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    Proraso Pre Shave
    PSC Caffeinated Shave Cream
    Semogue SOC
    Gillette 195
    Gillette Silver Blue
    CWR
    Thayers Peach WH
    Florida Water
    I started off with Proraso Pre Shave. The PSC Caffeinated Shave Cream face-lathered well with the Semogue SOC brush. I did two passes with the Gillette 195 Razor with a Gillette Silver Blue blade and ended up with a close, comfortable shave. After a cold water rinse, I finished off with Thayer's Peach WH and then Florida Water. I am clean, smooth, and refreshed...
     
  3. kfbrady

    kfbrady Well-Known Member

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    A Slim and a Feather. Perfect!
     
  4. stuartganis

    stuartganis Well-Known Member

    Gillette fatboy / Gillette silver blue [​IMG]

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  5. Zed117

    Zed117 Member

    Replated fatboy, GSB, B&M soap. Stirling synthetic.
     

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  6. Michael_W

    Michael_W Well-Known Member

    I shaved yesterday with my Fatboy on Setting #5 for my first two passes, and Setting #3 for my third pass. Since my neck requires two additional passes, I put it back on #5 to finish. I only got two small weepers that closed up right away and afterward used my new jar of Nivea Sensitive Cooling Post Shave Balm. The blade was the last use of a Gillette Nacet. I got a smooth, irritation-free shave out of it, and I really like the Nacet a lot. It gave me great, close smooth shaves every time and by yesterday I had gone to my sixth or seventh on the same blade. I have to say, the Gillette brand blades are fantastic. Ordinarily I can't use the Fatboy without nicking myself up (still trying to figure out the best setting and angle on that monster), but yesterday it worked wonders, although the BBS effect didn't last as long.
     
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  7. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    What setting do you use? None of that silly dial twisting during the shave I hope.
     
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  8. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    July 8

    G3 Gillette Fatboy
    Astra SP (3)
    Kent BK4 Silvertip
    Le Père Lucien - unscented
    Thayers Lavender witch hazel, unrefined shea butter, and Terre d’Hermès Parfum


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  9. Zed117

    Zed117 Member

    Setting 3 usually. Seems to work best for me.
     
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  10. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Awesome!
     
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  11. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Gillette Fatboy (G3) Razor
    Blue Bird Hi-Stainless Blade
    Frank Shaving Badger Brush
    Love My Skin Tobacco & Bay Leaf Soap
    Dickinson's Witch Hazel
    Aqua Velva Musk After Shave


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  12. BBS

    BBS Active Member

    1960 sure was a good year for adjustable razors. Imagine going to the store and seeing both these on display for sale. Only question is which one is getting used this Friday? F4 on the left, F1 on the right.
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