SoS: March 5th, 2012 ~ March 11th, 2012

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by Dridecker, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. ztirf1953

    ztirf1953 Active Member

    preshave: Floid Sandolor
    soap: Tabac
    brush: Omega boar
    After shave: Blue Floid
    razor: my favorite big blue 13/16 straight!
  2. BassTone

    BassTone Well-Known Member

    Monday March, 5:
    Brush: DoRosso super silvertip
    Razor: EJ DE89L
    Blade: Treet blue blade, 2
    Cream: Taylor's Lavender
    Toner: Thayer's Lavender WH
    Finish: Speick splash/Prep pre-post cream

    Even though I got some tugging from the nearly spent Treet blade, I got a close and smooth shave. Happy Shaving :shaver
  3. madmedic

    madmedic Resistance Is Futile

    The 1250 is one of my favourite boar brushes. The hair is actually a grade lower than the 1305 and 830 which are both premium grade.
  4. fishcrow

    fishcrow Birdman of TSD

    Great picture. Also like the choice of your fountain pens. I collect fountain pens also.
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  5. fishcrow

    fishcrow Birdman of TSD

    Monday's Shower and Shave
    Long hot shower.
    Next in the brush line-up was the Omega 48.
    In honor of "Menthol Monday" I choose Viking Shave Cream :Animatedfrozensmily:.
    Today was day three for the "new style" Gillette Open Comb with the 7'o clock blue. This combo has had great shave results.
    After three passes I followed up with a polar water splash, toned my face with Thayer's Witch Hazel, to seal a great shave a splash of Colonia Agua.

    :wave:returning from the weekend of they were happy to rate this DFS a 10

    Everyone have a great week.

    Will be posting my PIF for March very soon. The Den is a:git:with PIF. Does anyone have doubt that this is the BEST Shave Forum to be a member of.
  6. macaronus

    macaronus Sir Nice-a-Lot

    Nice setup!
    I've got an Esterbrook on my wish list for some years now. Have to be careful about choosing the type of tip, though, as I.m a southpaw! :) One fine day...
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  7. macaronus

    macaronus Sir Nice-a-Lot


    Prep: hot water splash, hot water rinse
    Music: Vangelis, L'Apocalypse des Animaux
    Brush: DVH boar :love029::love029::love029:
    Soap: Williams :love029::love029::love029:
    Razor: Gem OCMM
    Blade: Stanley (local hardware store!)
    Shave: 3-pass + touch-up
    Post: hot water rinse, cold water rinse
    SoS 2012-03-05.jpg

    Despite the blade (I clean forgot to buy the right ones in itme for SE week... D'oh! :angry032: ) a nice shave despite only attaining a DFS-. But the Williams made it a nice shave. And I like the weight and balance of the OCMM!

    Have a great week all!
  8. Slivovitz

    Slivovitz Well-Known Member

    I knew about fishcrow, but figured I'd flush out a couple of other FP users in this traditionalist group.:) This LJ and a J Esterbrook are my favorites, but the Parker 51 is pretty close.
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  9. Jeltz

    Jeltz Well-Known Member

    Monday Night

    No Picture as this week my setup will be the same all week so just the same as Sunday's pic.

    Gold Dollar 66, Vie Long Brush, Tabac Stick, Alum, Old Spice Whitewater

    Since honing this is shave #3 with this cheapest of the cheap blade. Still very sharp and smooth and giving a close, comfortable shave. Of anything that let me down tonight it was the Tabac. The lather was drying on my face faster than normal. Odd but didn't effect the shave much.
  10. Neolithium

    Neolithium I am Canadian, eh

    Monday Morning - Forgot about Menthol Monday, my bad!
    Gillette Flare Tip SS + Bolzano Superinox (D4)
    Simpsons Berkeley
    Cold Water Rinse + Brut A/S

    DFS, though I'm not tempting fate, the blade had day 4 this morning so I'll gracefully retire it. Blades that hated my other razors seem to work like a dream in this vintage Gillette...not complaining at all!
  11. Sargon

    Sargon Well-Known Member

    Mon Mar 5
    Brush: Vie-Long Horse
    Soap/Creme: Arrko
    Razor: Merkur Futur
    Blade: Astra SP
    Pre: Hot Towel
    Post: Witch Hazel.
    Hair Groom: Vitalis
    Result: DFS
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  12. ShortStrokes

    ShortStrokes Well-Known Member

    Monday 3/5/12 1937hrs

    Prep: Face Wash with Old Spice Pure sport
    Razor: 1906 Merkur
    Blade: Vokshod (3)
    Soap: De Vergulde Hand extra fris
    Brush: Tweezerman
    AS: Gables Bay Rum

    Holy Moly, I just got the best lather I have ever done in my short time wet shaving. So I just had to do at least a two pass shave to use the extra lather. The misses really likes the way the Soap smells also. DFS+
  13. dinatali

    dinatali Well-Known Member

    Hot Shower
    Merkur 11C
    Derby extra blade
    Shavemac Silvertip D01
    Cella red jar
    Speick lotion
  14. awake2shave

    awake2shave Crazy Sharp Melon Baller

    Today my set up was:

    Ship brand el cheapo razor (it last use before I give it away)
    porasso pre and post shave
    Williams soap mixed with belea shaving cream
    omega pure brush
    swiss army after shave
  15. marcel

    marcel Well-Known Member

    Gillette Popular #47
    Voshkod (2)
    Semogue 2011 LE Finest badger 1
    Institut Karite shaving soap
    Speick AS and 444 balm
  16. Mechguy

    Mechguy Well-Known Member

    Tuesday 6 March

    TSD Iced SubZero Soap
    Simpsons Berkley 46, face lather
    GEM Micromatic, GEM Stainless SE
    TSD Iced SubZero splash, and Proraso ASB

    There, I corrected yesterdays problem and pulled out the GEM SE. I continued with Steve's TSD soap lathering technique and it worked well again. This was a three pass smooth and chilly shave, DFS+.
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  17. DLreno

    DLreno Well-Known Member

    Tuesday, March 6

    Gem Push Button
    GEM (T. Pella SS PTFE ) (d2)
    L'Occitane Cade
    Tweezerman Badger
    Stephans Bay Rum

    Got a nice, high grade, 3 pass DFS this morning. I give it a 4.7.
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  18. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

    And now you know I use and collect, as well.
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  19. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©


    Prep: Hot shower
    CD: Petra ~ Not of This World
    Coffee: Home roasted, fresh ground Kenya Safari Ridge, BLACK
    Soap: TOBS Lavendar
    Brush: Ever Ready 250PB with original knot
    SE: Gem Clog Pruf
    Blade: Gem, day 3, 3+ passes
    Post: Cold water rinse, Dickenson's WH, B&BW Oak, hand strop blade

    Shave Rating: 4 Blades

    Opened up a nick I got Saturday with my str8. Bled worse today than it did when I first nicked myself!
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  20. fatkid

    fatkid Well-Known Member


    hot shower
    omega badger
    feather as/feather yellow
    cold water rinse

    2 pass DFS
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