June 2020 30 Day Rule/Focus Pix & Discussion

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by NCoxSTL, May 31, 2020.


Your plan for June?

  1. I'm gonna rock a RULE!

    2 vote(s)
  2. Basic razors are my plan. Keep it simple, keep it real.

    8 vote(s)
  3. Basic aftershaves and shave cream soap. Keep it simple, keep it real.

    5 vote(s)
  4. Basic everything! Keep it simple, keep it real.

    7 vote(s)
  5. I'm just waiting for more cookies. Keep it simple, keep it sweet!

    8 vote(s)
  6. I'm just waiting for more ice cream. Keep it simple, keep it cold!

    8 vote(s)
  7. I'm going to shave. With some gear. Just keeping on like I always do.

    16 vote(s)
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  1. 9nein9

    9nein9 Guest

    Rainy for last 2 days . 10°C tonight.Striped bass are still biting . So are the black flies and mosquitoes. No complaints on this end as its not snowing and I can deal with the rain and bugs .
  2. 9nein9

    9nein9 Guest

    I missed the Zoom thing. Hope to catch next one . Jason sure does some nice work on his lathe . Heard you're still having tacos . You're a lucky man Chris!
  3. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Thanks Patrick! Spine wear is when the spine is uneven because pressure on the razor was uneven during the honing process. Sometimes, it is done on purpose because the razor's edge was chipped or the geometry was wobbly. Most of the time, it was due to poor honing technique over many decades.

  4. brit

    brit in a box

    very cool Chris,have a great monday..hope you are well.
  5. jtspartan

    jtspartan appropriately stimulated, via Netflix

    I did reply, Patrick. It has alcohol. It was the Kootenay Blue that was alcohol free.
    Edit- I see from later post you already knew that...:)
  6. 9nein9

    9nein9 Guest

    Very interesting. Thanks Joe.

    I knew it was one or the other Jason, I just couldn't remember. Thanks for answering Tim's question for me.
  7. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    It was so long ago I do not remember.

    Exactly, I was hedging my bets.

    Taco Time
  8. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    June 8th
    Razor: Alpha Outlaw
    Blade: Astra SP (2)
    Brush: Grizzly Bay PureMagic
    Pre-shave: PAA The Cube
    Soap: N.O. Northern Elixer
    PAA Galactic witch hazel
    Stirling Glacial balm
    AS: N.O. Northern Elixer

    Good morning!

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

    Have a great day!


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  9. Norcalnewb

    Norcalnewb Magnanimous Moos

    Wonderful picture, Jim!
  10. Norcalnewb

    Norcalnewb Magnanimous Moos


    June 8 SOTD:

    Razor: Gillette '41 Ranger Tech
    Blade: Polsilver
    Brush: PAA Peregrino
    Lather: Tabac
    Aftershave: Tabac

    After a no-shave weekend, I was ready for a nice one this morning. I got the Ranger Tech out last night, so I was ready. The Tabac whipped up a great lather and the shave was smooth. Two passes and DFS. A little matching AS, and I smell a little like an old man, but I am ready for my day. I hope everyone had a great weekend and has a great day!
  11. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    Thank you, Jim! Same to you!

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  12. JACarbone

    JACarbone Well-Known Member

    Fantastic double shave with the pain stick Neil. Living on the adventurous side. Well it is 2020.
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  13. JACarbone

    JACarbone Well-Known Member

    Wonderful Monday morning shave.
  14. JACarbone

    JACarbone Well-Known Member

    Beautiful set up Jim. Have a great Monday.
  15. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    Thank you, Joe!
    You have a great Monday as well.

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  16. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    First of all, I apologize for the shavette-fu and for not properly responding to the kind comments and excellent posts. Yesterday was the rare visit from both of my children at the same time and we spent the day working in the garden; trimming dog nails; cooking a bit and ignoring the rest of the world.
    Thanks, Jeff. My photography is rudimentary at best, but you're kind. The slant is completely unnecessary for a great shave, but I have enjoyed the Fatip razors in the past, so I gave this one a try. The price is very reasonable.
    :signs011: You are so right, Joe.
    ...and I have heard them all, Jason. :scared003:
    Thank you, Sensei. :yoda Looking forward to your restoration project.
    Thanks, Tim. To be honest, it drops a hair or two with each shave, but I figure, in my rotation, it should last another 50 years. :)
    The juice inside that bottle is what reminds me of my father, Andrew. He went from AV to Aramis, until he quit shaving all together.
    Thank you, Clint. I hope you had a great weekend, too.
  17. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    Big day today starting at 530 am. Up at 3 am getting everything together. No shave, though.

    Hope you all are well. Can't wait to come back and stir up some trouble. Has @Primotenore experienced any more granules? :angry021:
  18. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    Prayers sent, Charlie.

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  19. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    No fair. I seriously need some good tacos.
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  20. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    Awesome Jim. Love the colors.
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