'MURICA! Tomorrow is 4th of July!

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by BigD, Jul 3, 2019.

  1. BigD

    BigD Well-Known Member

    I'm planning on doing an "All American" shave tomorrow for the 4th of July. Anyone with me? I'm going to use the following;
    Modern Williams or Van der Hagen Shave Soap
    Blackland Sabre
    VdH Brush (Old Surrey)
    Gillette Coolwave AS and ASB
    Gillette Coolwave Deodorant
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  2. ordinaryshaver

    ordinaryshaver Well-Known Member

    I too shall be parting in Murica Independence day shave!
    Unsure of exact products just yet, however they will all be U.S.A made.
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  3. BigD

    BigD Well-Known Member

    God Bless you, sir.
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  4. ordinaryshaver

    ordinaryshaver Well-Known Member

    Most folks call it "Happy 4th if July"
    I tend to call it "Happy treason day"
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  5. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    Tea party at the harbor? what tea party? How come I wasn't invited?

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  6. BigD

    BigD Well-Known Member

    • Van der Hagen Deluxe Shave Soap
    • Blackland Sabre
    • GEM PTFE (8)
    • VdH Brush
    • Fine Lather Bowl
    • Gillette Coolwave AS and ASB
    • Gillette Coolwave Deodorant
    Good shave.
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2019
  7. Bird Lives

    Bird Lives Future Root Beer King of Turkey

    I'm in....Happy Birthday America Shave !!
    Prep: Shower in my American Tub
    Lather: Williams (first Mug Soap, USA)
    Brush: TOST LE made by a US Vet: Sir Jay
    Razor: ER Lather Catcher-American Safety Razor Co.
    Blade: GEM Stainless
    W-H: Thayers (originally from Cambridge MA)
    Post: Skin Bracer and Aqua Velva Musk, American Classics.

    Pics to follow

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    Last edited: Jul 4, 2019
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  8. urrlord

    urrlord Well-Known Member

    i used for the 4th
    a shavette with american flag handle
    avon gentlemans regiment brush(i need to get that thing reknotted one day)
    williams soap
    that most american of toiletries --m&l Florida Water w/added glycerine
    2 passes
    cool water rinse
    florida water splash with no burn!!
    a decent shave
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  9. BigD

    BigD Well-Known Member

    Thank you for participating. I loved your video.
    You always have a standing invite.
    @Bird Lives
    Fantastic. You went almost complete old school American Shave.
    Very nice. You have a link to that awesome razor you speak of?
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  10. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    My all American shave was:

    Hart Steel straight razor

    Elite Razor Brush

    Stirling shaving soap, AS and ASB

    Even my cologne was American, Sonoma Scent Studios Winter Woods.
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  11. Bird Lives

    Bird Lives Future Root Beer King of Turkey

    The actual shave went down exactly as planned with one exception...
    The razor....At the last minute I picked up my 1914 Stoll Improved/Star Super Six...a lovely design by Richard Kampfe. It's actually a Kampfe Star Cru Steel lather cather with a 1914 shaped blade cover mounted reversed in a shovel head style...But for shave feel, I imagine this one feels just like the cru-steel and the blade cover makes it look cool, and makes finding the perfect angle a piece of cake....I love this one veddy much!!

    4 of July Shave pic:

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