January 2019 30 Day Rule/Focus Pix & Discussion

Discussion in 'Shave School' started by NCoxSTL, Dec 31, 2018.


What is your New Year shaving related resolution?

  1. I'm going to do the hardest of all - a No-Buy '19

    8 vote(s)
  2. I'm going to try shaving with straight razors (pain sticks included)

    8 vote(s)
  3. I'm going to reduce the number of soaps in my den

    13 vote(s)
  4. I'm going to buy everything in sight and build an addition to hold it all!!

    4 vote(s)
  5. I'm going to shave. Simple, right?

    24 vote(s)
  6. I'm going to eat more cookies. Or donuts. Or ice cream.

    16 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. mrchick

    mrchick Odd, Terrible Avatar

    It was. Thank you. I let my like for Japanese razors spill over into my fishing gear. I bought a Tenkara rig and look forward to trying it out.
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  2. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    labels play a good part in soaps i buy..wouldn t buy this one..
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  3. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

    Thanks Charlie. Yes, there are some talented people there. I have other things around the house too.
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  4. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

    Thanks Terry!
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  5. Hembree

    Hembree Well-Known Member

    Interesting......I learned something today.
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  6. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

    Thank you Bruce!
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  7. Trigger

    Trigger Well-Known Member

    The day doesn't get any better. Glad your day was awesome!
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  8. jtspartan

    jtspartan Well-Known Member

    Hey, wait a minute, I own that...:lam:
    Decent juice, the worst graphics. TFS Farinik is almost as weirdly labelled:sick002:
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  9. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    I got the popcorn ready!
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  10. mrchick

    mrchick Odd, Terrible Avatar

    Thank you! It was a great day.
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  11. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

    Adult Male American Bald Eagle
    Prairie HQ, Henderson, CO, USA

    Most people never get the opportunity see a wild eagle. About 12:30, after the snow, appeared that he was scouting the large snow-covered open area just to his right. Bad time to be a lost chihuahua.


    ~35 foot Oak.
  12. NCoxSTL


    Very cool. Although for the lost Chihuahuas in the area - all is NOT quiet in Colorado.
  13. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

    I have seen a eagle take a prairie dog. He circled at such height, the colony had no clue until it was way too late. "Eagle Eyes" is a real thing.
  14. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    First, I am thrilled to see so many making their way over to the Dark Side. Not on focus but I felt like having a Teutonic shave and went all German products.

    Irritation A+ Closeness A Smoothness A+ Sharpness A+

    Razor: Koraat 7/8 with a 1/2 grind
    Strop: Herold
    Brush: Thäter
    Pre: Nivea
    Soap: Tabac
    AS: Speick AS, Speick ASB
    Scent: Tabac

    ID - 1.jpg
  15. FaceScraper

    FaceScraper Well-Known Member

    If it makes you feel any better, it's not made with otter tallow. ;)
    I see that Jason did comment to this. I remember him mentioning that despite the horrible graphics, the product itself is good.

    I would expect nothing less.
  16. FaceScraper

    FaceScraper Well-Known Member

    Now that you mention it, it has been awhile since the "Weapon Jr." has made an appearance. ;)
  17. FaceScraper

    FaceScraper Well-Known Member

    Thank you!
    I was pretty excited when I saw the little pile of razors on a table at the auction. I was not only hoping that they'd be sold as a lot, but that there might not be much interest in them. Turned out I was right...sold as a lot and only one person bid against me. Actually, it was amazing how cheap everything was going that day. You could tell the auctioneer was getting annoyed as the sale went on. Each and every item he was selling, people were waiting until he dropped down to a dollar before bidding. I only walked away with the two lots of razors, but there were some incredible deals to be had.
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  18. FaceScraper

    FaceScraper Well-Known Member

    Another wonderful report on the blade trial, Neal! Did you already place your order for 1000 of them? :D
  19. FaceScraper

    FaceScraper Well-Known Member

    Great photo and shave (mostly ;)), Brian! And, congrats on the new fishing rod. Going to a location this week where you can put it to use?
  20. FaceScraper

    FaceScraper Well-Known Member

    Beautiful setup and photo, Keith! Tabac soap and a Thater. Such a wonderful combo. Then you went "grandma's purse" all the way with the Tabac cologne. Nice.
    Darn nice straight too!

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