November 2018 30 Day Rule/Focus Pix & Discussion

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


So what is your "NO" plan for this NOVember?

  1. No Variation. Gonna RULE like a BOSS!!

    5 vote(s)
  2. No Repeat. Gonna run through gear like it's my last month to ever shave!

    9 vote(s)
  3. No Plan. Gonna wing it big time. Just do what seems right!

    22 vote(s)
  4. No shaves for me. Gonna be heretical and follow the rest of the world.

    0 vote(s)
  5. No clue. Seriously. I don't know, and won't know until it happens.

    9 vote(s)
  6. I'm just excited to have Donuts!!!!! Yummmmmmmmmmm!!!!

    7 vote(s)
  7. I'm just going to say NO to anything you ask. NO! NO, I say!

    3 vote(s)
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  1. 9nein9

    9nein9 El Scratcho

    Arko soap
    JR#29 badger
    Shick G2 Louisville slugger
    Dickinson witch hazel
    Skin Bracer original

    Arko lathered well, I really enjoy using it. This was a very refreshing smooth shave after a long day.
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  2. NCoxSTL


    Ahhhh Arko. Turkey's greatest gift to the modern world.
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  3. 9nein9

    9nein9 El Scratcho

    Damn good stuff. I need to use it more often.
  4. jtface

    jtface Well-Known Member

    I would have said this was the ultimate gift from a turkey! :happy102:
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  5. Screwtape

    Screwtape A Shaving Butterfly

    Should have gotten a safety razor tossed in with your new car, Neal. Then this bloodletting might not have happened....
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  6. jtface

    jtface Well-Known Member

    Gotta love zee wordplay

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  7. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    Thanks, Patrick! I'd enjoy seeing a photo of your Schick G as well.
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  8. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    Thanks, Jim!
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  9. 9nein9

    9nein9 El Scratcho

    Its in the pic I just posted with the Arko
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  10. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    Congrats, Neal. Nice looking ride! Best wishes to Jennifer as she begins her practicum in January.
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  11. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    That is one sweet set up, Patrick. I really like the Slugger handle on the G2. I might could go for one of those. :signs002:
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  12. PLAla

    PLAla Bit Shy of a Full Puck

    SOTD November 30, 2018

    Prep: Cold water and Stirling mentholated pre-shave soap
    Blade: Personna
    Razor: Schick B1 repeater
    Brush: Omega 10049 boar
    Soap: Mitchell's Wool Fat
    Post: Witch hazel, Fine American Blend aftershave

    Smooth and comfortable shave this morning with The Fat and the B1 repeater. This is a home run combination for me. I tried bowl lathering today after some of the conversation this week. Got some nice lather that I painted on but I missed the scrubbing action of face lathering. I have some nice bowls for lathering and should bowl lather more often, but today's efforts do not make me a convert.

    Fine shave in the end. Happy Friday, everyone!

    SOTD 11-30-18.JPG
  13. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    November 30, 2018
    Supply V2 with No 2 Plate
    Schick Proline
    Elite Ironwood with Envy White
    C&S Oxford and Cambridge
    Fine Lavender Aftershave


    A fantastic shave to start the day. This brush is a joy to use face lathering. The Envy White has great backbone and flow through with just a touch of scritch. A traditional 3 pass shave had the baby in sight so I decided to do a 4 pass on my lower right neck. The shave would have been Epic were it not for the one operator induced weeper. A splash of Fine Lavender and I think I am ready for the day. I hope everyone has a great Friday.

    November 2018 Recap


    I started the with the plan of rotating through my 3 beehive brushes. However watching all the great gear coming up daily in the No Repeat November, I decided to rotate through all my brushes using each just once. I primarily used SE razors this month revisiting old favorites like the Cobra Classic and Brass General. I finished up the month with my newly acquired Supply SE injector. No soaps finished this month but I did continue to move a few closer to the finish line.

    As usual the best part of the month was the banter and friendship with the member of the 30DC. It was nice to see new members join like Terry and returning members like Patrick. Thank you all for another good month and thank you for allowing me to participate. See you next month.
  14. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    Great shave and photo Perry. Happy Friday.
  15. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    Fat Friday!
    Great shave and picture, Perry!
    I bowl lather and scrub, not to the extent of face lathering though. I too like the feel of the brush.

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  16. PLAla

    PLAla Bit Shy of a Full Puck

    Thank you, Clint! Quite glad it's Friday. Wonderful photo and recap. That Oxford & Cambridge soap looks fairly close to the finish line. Hope your commute goes well and that you can perhaps knock off early for a beer or two!
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  17. PLAla

    PLAla Bit Shy of a Full Puck

    Thank you, Jim!
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  18. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    Beautiful photo, Clint! Excellent recap.

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  19. Terry

    Terry Tool Admirer

    Oh so true!
    This morning was another one of those WOW shaves.
    More later....
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  20. Norcalnewb

    Norcalnewb Magnanimous Moos

    Excellent picture, Perry!
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