SoS: May 2021

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

  1. twhite

    twhite Peeping Tom

    thank you.
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  2. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    A.S.Razor shave, May4th 2021(May the 4th be with you:rofl:)

    Razor: Everready 1914 (AKA-Little lather catcher)- MFG 1914-17,1st gen, mid range, one of the best ER A.S.R razors made IMO.
    Blade: Gem Personna SS PTFE(10) excellent blade, Very sharp, Great longevity, smooths out nicely + predictable.
    Soap: Speick, excellent lather qualities, nice mild spicy scent.
    Brush: Yaqi 24mm boar bristle- shed a lot first and has become a great brush to lather with IMO, soft tips + nice handle.
    Pre shave: brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on the cleaned beard area.
    Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG + ATG + pickups.
    Post shave: Razorock blue barber with witch hazel + a dollop of Nivea balm.
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers= [​IMG]Excellent shave with my ER 1914 LLC with a coated Gem blade.
    ASRshave, May4th 2021.jpg

    Have some great shaves! Stay & think safe in these times!
  3. ChiefShaver

    ChiefShaver Well-Known Member

    Very good looking :bounce015: Could i ask for more informations about the coffee mug? Looks like i need this :lyrtuy5:

    Thank you.

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  4. 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!


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  5. hins2jw0

    hins2jw0 Well-Known Member

  6. awk-m4

    awk-m4 Well-Known Member

    A welcome new addition: Witch Hazel!

    Day Two of the Captain's Three day voyage: Lime
    Brush: Parker Synth Brush
    Bowl: Shave Nation
    Lather: Captain's Choice Lime Soap
    Razor: Gillette 1959 E4
    Blade: Gillette Permasharp Stainless (1)
    Post: Shavex Alum Block
    Post: Thayers Witch Hazel
    Balm: Captain's Choice Lime

  7. awk-m4

    awk-m4 Well-Known Member

    That razor is definitely a keeper! Great find!!!

    Paul D
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  8. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    Ericsson razor (1931) benefits from sharp Feather and a shim, angle still narrow but very effective razor so configured. [​IMG][​IMG]

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  9. brit

    brit in a box

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  10. brit

    brit in a box

    absolutely top shelf gents..:signs154::happy096:
  11. brit

    brit in a box

    *A Bit of English*
    -1935 New-Deluxe-Belmont-2-piece-
  12. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    Thanks, Gary!

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  13. James Kleinkauf

    James Kleinkauf Well-Known Member

    :thanks: Gary
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  14. James Kleinkauf

    James Kleinkauf Well-Known Member

    Awesome New-Deluxe-Belmont shave and pic Gary. ;)
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  15. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you so much razor to use ..:):eatdrink047:
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  16. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member


    Catie's Bubbles. Jason Rudman (reknown YouTube wetshaving enthusiast) commissioned Chris Cullen (Catie's Bubbles) to make Star Wars theme set. The fragrance was to be dark. This was a limited run. Much like 322, The Dark Side is Haitian vetiver-forward but where 322 has a black currant note, The Dark Side has a dark roasted coffee note.

    Thanks, Gary!
  17. awk-m4

    awk-m4 Well-Known Member

    Thank you! I’ve only been a forum member for a few weeks and I’ve taken my daily shaving to greater heights! Thank you!!
  18. brit

    brit in a box

    :) awesome..congrats..i would still be a cart shaver if i never found this forum..:eatdrink047:
  19. ram57

    ram57 Don't Open til Christmas

    Thanks, Gary!
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  20. BBS

    BBS Well-Known Member

    C.V. Heljestrand, C.V. Heljestrand wedge blade

    First a little tidbit I never knew about these razors the ones marked Kindal are actually French designed by Magnus Kindal who bought the company from CV Heljestrand sometime between 1900 and 1907. They still made the razors in Sweden but sold them from their retail store named Kindal. The wedge was professionally honed but even having that done it still like every other time I've used wedge blades never performed as well as a Gem blade in the same razor. It did perform well but nowhere near the blood thirsty monster this razor is with a Gem blade. End result close but no BBS cigar finish. I have more blades and free time to use them so I will be seeing how much it has to do with the edge, strop passes and/or technique to fully get the best shaves from these blades.


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