May 2021 30 Day Rule/Focus Pix & Discussion. All are welcome!

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by Primotenore, Apr 30, 2021.


What's your plan for "Mayhem" May?

  1. I plan on shaving with a DE blade, duck taped to a popsicle stick.

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  2. I plan on shaving with a Bowie Knife.

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  3. I plan on shaving with a Stihl chain saw.

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  4. I plan on shaving with a rusty tin can lid.

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  5. I plan on NOT contracting tetanus.

    4 vote(s)
  6. I plan on eating many cookies.

    8 vote(s)
  7. I plan on, once again, ignoring stupid polls.

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  1. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Thanks Dave! It was a great session with Artie!
  2. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Excellent shave Clint! Enjoy your day!
  3. palmolive fox

    palmolive fox The British Birdman

    Thank you Clint...I'm doing fine thanks,I hope the same applies to your good-self. Take care. yours-Barry.:cool:
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  4. Troy M

    Troy M Prep: Mephitis mephitis musk

    I could not face another cold water shave this morning, so back to warm water. I pay my electric bill every month. Everything worked perfectly and near BBS once again.
    Prep: Shower and face wash
    Lather: Proraso Green
    Brush: synthetic
    Razor: ATT Windsor
    Blade: Astra (3)
    Post: cool rinse and Proraso Green.
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  5. jtspartan

    jtspartan appropriately stimulated, via Netflix

    May 4th (and may the forth be with you...)
    Lord plastic shavette (1)
    Omega Evo
    Highland Springs Kootenay Blue
    Barrister's Reserve Cool
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    I guess Mayhem has turned into a 'plastic razor apparently/actually made for shaving' focus pour moi. Also from @brit is this Lord disposable (?) shavette. Gary sent me two...and I thought we were friends. Anyway, thought I'd give it a run. Full disclosure- while I've used a CJB Kami (and attempted to use a Sayuri Kami) this is the first folding shavette I've ever tried. Gave it an arm hair test to ensure that it will, in fact, cut and gave it a go.
    Whipped up a slick lather from this local soap. Looks like they aren't quite so local anymore (and are now making hand-rendered tallow based soaps) and the soap is certainly slick enough. If you've already figured out that I'm able to type this, then you know the shave didn't go that badly...but I did stick to one pass with it and then a tidying up pass with a Canadian prewar Tech. It has enough weight to it to know that it is there and the blade was sharp enough. I didn't filet myself, but did take a long time on that one pass. I'm not nearly as smooth as I usually am, even with the Tech pass, but it was basically incident free. Nowhere near as sharp as a fresh Feather Pro in a CJB, methinks. I'll probably give it another go tomorrow, if I start early enough to not rush it.
    Finishing with the nice Cool is always a good idea.
    Have a great day all!
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  6. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Colibri (Hummingbird) safety razor / 0.80 mm plate.
    Astra SP (3)
    Dscosmetics handle with Shave Forge horse hair knot.
    Cella soap and aftershave splash.

    Gorgeous Cella lather this morning.

    I completed three passes with the 0.80 mm plate and was really impressed with this razor. The guilloche pattern is real grippy, even more so than the brass Karve handle. There is absolutely no blade feel with this plate. The razor is solid and smooth. I would probably compare it to the B plate in a Karve, very mild. Even after three passes with a few touch up spots the alum was quite. Overall it was an enjoyable shave but definitely on the mild side. A very nice work acceptable shave. The razor does feel a little smoother than the 0.84 SB Gamechanger. I'll amp it up with the 1.10 mm plate in the just needs a little more horsepower. The 0.80 mm plate would be an excellent beginners plate.

    Take care gentlemen!
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  7. ischiapp

    ischiapp Well-Known Member

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    Finest Badger 3-band, 23x54x114mm
    Kakashi Soap Calendula *
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    RTL18, 21x65mm (⅞”), 85g, Spine 6mm, Quarter Hollow, French Point,
    No Jimps, Shoulderless, Brown Water Buffalo Horn Scales
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  8. JACarbone

    JACarbone Well-Known Member


    SRS # 499

    Rating: 5 / 5

    Razor: Taylor Eyewitness 1000
    Brush: Shore Shave Blue Nebula w/ Paragon 25 mm Boar
    Lather: Loose Screw Uncomfortably Numb (1508.5)
    Aftershave: Wholly Kaw King of Oud
    Additional Care:
    Stirling Alum Block
    Stirling Tea Tree Witch Hazel
    Stirling Unscented Glacial Balm

    Fantastic shave with the Taylor Eyewitness 1000. The razor is well balanced and comfortable to hold. @Trigger, I will bring it to our next meet up. I should be finished with this soap, via the Edmund Fitzgerald, by the end of the month if not sooner. I easily could have been satisfied with a two pass shave, yet I could not help myself so I did the third pass. It is my alone and Zen time so to speak. Just love the straight shaving process.

    Have a great day gentlemen.
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  9. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    Keeping the Mayhem tradition alive :eatdrink047:
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  10. JACarbone

    JACarbone Well-Known Member

    Wonderful shave Blair. Have a good day.
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  11. b1hart

    b1hart Speed Racer

    Super cool setup Barry!

    Always enjoy seeing that Osiris example Keith! There is a really cool Osiris example in the recent BST threads at B&B....but, not quite worthy of breaking my NB'21. Cavendish CK6 is great stuff for Tobacco Tuesday.

    Very nice Simon!

    Thank you Joseph!

    Sweet ER (handle switcheroo?) setup and combo Dave! Love that Paladin too.

    Love the image and details Clint!

    Cold water shaves....bleh. Good choice and setup Troy!

    Fun MayHem plastic shave thingy Jason!

    Cella huh? 'bout time for a rotation of it here. Very nice looking razor and combination Danny!

    Super nice PierPaolo!

    Kudos on that acquisition Joe, very nice! Straight shaving definitely equals Zen time in my book too.
  12. b1hart

    b1hart Speed Racer

    Thanks so much Joe!
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  13. palmolive fox

    palmolive fox The British Birdman

    Thank you Blair.:cool:
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  14. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    It is a nice shave Troy.
  15. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Nice one Jason!
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  16. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Great shave with the mild setting Danny! I would need the 1.5 gap. Lol! Enjoy your day!
  17. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Wonderful shave Joe! I am good on the 15th or the 22nd.
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  18. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    May 4th
    Razor: H&S Co NO75LE
    Blade: Bolzano Superinox (1)
    Brush: Omega Evo
    Pre-shave: PAA Cube
    Soap: Tabac
    PAA Galactic Witch Hazel
    PAA Astra Planeta Star Jelly
    AS: Tabac

    Good morning!

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

    Have a great day!


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  19. ischiapp

    ischiapp Well-Known Member

    Thanks, Blair.
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  20. Dave in KY

    Dave in KY On second thought, Buttercup

    Thanks Blair and yes I have an adapter so I can use regular handles too. This is a Razorock
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