January 2020 30 Day Rule/Focus Pix & Discussion

Discussion in 'Shave School' started by NCoxSTL, Dec 31, 2019.

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What year did you join our happy band of shavers?

  1. 2015 - CHARTER MEMBER - I was here the day we began!

    6 vote(s)
    10.7%
  2. 2015 - February or later

    4 vote(s)
    7.1%
  3. 2016

    4 vote(s)
    7.1%
  4. 2017

    7 vote(s)
    12.5%
  5. 2018

    8 vote(s)
    14.3%
  6. 2019

    17 vote(s)
    30.4%
  7. I'm brand new in 2020

    5 vote(s)
    8.9%
  8. I don't remember. I've inhaled too much shaving soap for my brain to function.

    8 vote(s)
    14.3%
  9. Not sure but it's been longer than a day

    6 vote(s)
    10.7%
  10. So we still get cookies, right? And ice cream? I heard rumors.

    16 vote(s)
    28.6%
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  1. MrEE

    MrEE Well-Known Member

    Nice shave Perry! Good luck with the in-laws. I like my in-laws but they do make things awkward at times. I'm pretty sure they feel the same way about me.
     
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  2. brit

    brit in a box

    snow is almost gone,rain forecast for the next few days with mild temps..:eatdrink047:
     
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  3. 9nein9

    9nein9 El Scratcho

    I dont think alot of people liked them. Probably weren't a top notch blade . Think they were Chinese made if I remember correctly.
     
  4. brit

    brit in a box

    i hear the bolzano blades are made in germany..
     
  5. 9nein9

    9nein9 El Scratcho

    I almost bought them then found 200 Zorrik for under 15 bucks. Woooo
     
  6. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    I have used the Rockwell blades in my safety razors and my Dovo shavette. I like them and always got a good shave with them. Really, it's a ymmv sort of thing.
     
  7. 9nein9

    9nein9 El Scratcho

    Black pack or white?
     
  8. brit

    brit in a box

    was toying with the idea.bought another 100 gillette platinum blue box ones instead..
     
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  9. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    White and gray packaging.
     
  10. 9nein9

    9nein9 El Scratcho

    Are those same as Silver Blues?

    Same as I have . They claim they are better than the first batch with black. I think I gave my nephew the last of the 5 pack I had when he started wet shaving. Should look in the blade box and see if any there .
     
  11. NCoxSTL

    NCoxSTL AAACK!

    :shocked003: Boy, this has been a rough day! Ok, well, so I will admit if you were a fan of the original Saturday Night Live it is definitely a must watch movie. It does have a great R&B soundtrack to it and it's classic John Belushi.
     
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  12. 9nein9

    9nein9 El Scratcho

    I've watched it well over a dozen times .
     
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  13. brit

    brit in a box

    the ones i bought were nick named the swedes? not sure,made in russia but have a british address on them. download (18).jpg these blades have the etched arrows on them like they were meant for the plastic dispensers of the early 70s.the other more common ones are these download (19).jpg .they are ink stamped and don't seem to last as long..
     
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  14. 9nein9

    9nein9 El Scratcho

    Ah ok. I seen the last ones ( more common) on there . At first glance I thought they were Silver Blues .
     
  15. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    :eatdrink047:
     
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  16. brit

    brit in a box

    loved animal house as well.snl was a cool show..
     
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  17. Terry

    Terry Tool Admirer

    Good Monday morning everyone!
    A chilly morning, even outside.

    20200120_055444.jpg 2 passes head and face, no issues.
    Used my Fernch razor with a desplined Personna GEM blade.
    It was sold to me as a Radium, but I think its an OBLYC .
    Regardless of what it is, it shaves almost as well as a MMOC, that's nice.
    All
    Enjoy!
    tp
     
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  18. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    Great shave and cool razor, Terry!
     
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  19. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    January 20th
    Razor: Charcoal Goods LvL2
    Blade: Feather NHS (2)
    Brush: Zenith Manchurian badger
    Pre-shave: PAA The Cube
    Soap: PAA (Praise) John Frum
    PAA Galactic witch hazel
    PAA unscented Star Jelly
    AS: PAA (Praise) John Frum

    Good morning

    Excellent shave to start the day! Three passes for near BBS. Nearly silent alum.

    Another terrific scent from PAA. I wish I was better at describing scents because this one is a winner. I'm thankful for all the choices made available by this soap maker and others out there. I'm also thankful to those that push the envelope with their soap bases and scent concoctions. What a great time to be a wet shaver.

    From PAA:

    Scent Profile: Sicilian Cedrat, Black Pepper, Sea Salt, Ambergris, Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood, Vetiver, White Musk & Animalic Musk.

    Have a great day!
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  20. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    Very cool looking razor Terry.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
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