Hello from Texas

Discussion in 'Welcome Center' started by bigsam1957, Jul 3, 2019.

  1. Edison Carter

    Edison Carter Goo-bloomin' Stankster

  2. bigsam1957

    bigsam1957 Member

    Hi Rev. I think I talked to you on another forum.
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  3. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

    Hi there! Welcome sir.
  4. Rev579

    Rev579 Well-Known Member

    Yes you did.
  5. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Hi @bigsam1957 ...Welcome to TSD. I have shave soaps from two Texas-based companies-The Soap Exchange, and Central Texas soaps.
  6. bigsam1957

    bigsam1957 Member

    Hello Paul. Of the two, would you recommend one over the other?
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    MR41 Well-Known Member

  8. BaylorGator

    BaylorGator MISTER Fancypants

    Welcome, and Sic ‘Em Bears! Not trying to steal Paul’s thunder, but if you are looking for a home grown soap with a Texas vibe, Noble Otter out of Houston is, in my opinion, your best bet. It’s a top tier soap.
  9. 178-bplatoon

    178-bplatoon Well-Known Member

  10. bigsam1957

    bigsam1957 Member

    Tks. I'll check em out.
  11. José Santos

    José Santos Active Member

    Welcome from Portugal!
  12. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    @BaylorGator DID walk off with my thunder, but I won't bring that up. Anyway, he's right...but Noble&Otter is a little too expensive for me. The other two fit my budget better. I'd say all 3 of those companies have "Texas vibe"(I feel better now, I walked off with HIS thunder.)
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  14. steve207

    steve207 Well-Known Member

    hello from Washington state and welcome to the den
  15. dmshaver

    dmshaver Well-Known Member

    Welcome to TSD, glad you decided to join up. We have a good time here talking 'bout a little bit of everything!
  16. bigsam1957

    bigsam1957 Member

    Thanks to everyone for welcoming me to the forum. Looking forward to being a member here.
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  17. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Hard to say. With Central Texas Soaps, you have the option of getting a soap and aftershave of same scent. I will be making such a purchase later in the summer(Week-end Rodeo). It's been a while since I've used my soaps from the two companies, but only because I don't consider them comfortable enough for me in warm weather(although there are warm weather choices offered by each company). The Soap Exchange product prices are a little less expensive than Central Texas Soaps, depending on which types you buy(at TSE). I'd say both are very good-maybe a slight edge to The Soap Exchange for the fact that they have natural ingredients-perhaps more "skin-friendly", and, as I say, some of the products are less expensive than most CTS products. But I like both companies and will continue to buy from both. Hope all this helps. Oh, I should add that when I bought my CTS soap(Grandpa's Barbershop)the soaps still had Bentonite Clay-but since my purchase the owner replaced the clay with other ingredients. The Soap Exchange offerings have Kaeolin Clay.
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2019
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  18. bigsam1957

    bigsam1957 Member

    Gonna try them out on my next soap purchase. May be a few months. Also thinking about trying my hand at making my own. Researching it at this point. May be as far as I go with it. Thanks for the info.
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  19. john zeiger

    john zeiger Well-Known Member

  20. geogil

    geogil Member

    Welcome along!

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