SOS: September 2020.

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by Boojum1, Aug 31, 2020.

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  1. brit

    brit in a box

    awesome..:cool:
     
  2. Manumik

    Manumik Well-Known Member

    IBC Shavette
    Yaqi Shaving Brush Synthetic Hair
    Proraso Shaving Cream Sensitive
    Barba Italiana Tiziano Beard Oil

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  3. AlfredoT

    AlfredoT Well-Known Member

    You did it?
    Outstanding job...
    I'm not patient enough!
     
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  4. AlfredoT

    AlfredoT Well-Known Member

    :thanks:
     
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  5. brit

    brit in a box

    yes sir,thank you.been a hobby since childhood.being a mechanic/car builder helps with many realistic details as well.hobby has dropped off a bit since the shaving hobby started..;)
     
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  6. DIRVING79

    DIRVING79 Well-Known Member

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    Burak Kucukler Well-Known Member

  8. brit

    brit in a box

    thursday shave G7dc #6
    1949 schick "66"
    schick
    rr 400 synthetic
    stirling lemon chill
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  9. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Aaaand..here we go for this week's Throwback Thursday:

    prep-Suave 4 Men Body Wash(in shower)
    shave-Barbasol Original*
    razor-Gillette Sensor Deuce Pivot Plus DisposeABLE
    A.S.-Mennen Skin Bracer**

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    1919
    **1931
     
  10. ajc347

    ajc347 Well-Known Member

    Great photo Gary.


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  11. ajc347

    ajc347 Well-Known Member

    Today’s SOTD:

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    Razor: Henson AL13
    Brush Turn N Shave Tuxedo
    Soap: Black Ship Black Beard
    AS Balm: Sudsy Soapery Pumpkin Spice
    Blade: Feather

    First shave with the Henson tonight and I wasn’t disappointed.

    I loaded it with a Feather and it mowed down my stubble with ease. This is not as mild a razor as I thought it would have been, based upon some reports I have read.

    I deliberately chose a Feather as this is the blade I prefer to use when testing razors for the first time.

    The razor has a very slightly blade forward feel to me and the characteristic drag of aluminium was present. It was really easy to find the correct angle and the result was a very enjoyable and close shave.

    It’s clear that a lot of thought and design has gone into this razor and the addition of a tungsten insert on the underside of the baseplate where the handle connects is an inspired choice.

    The fit of the razor is excellent with very tight tolerances and rigid blade clamping. The finish of the razor is very good (the only thing that lets it down slightly is some uneven anodising on the side of the baseplate).

    I have come away from this shave having the same feeling I had when I used my first Blackbird. Everything felt spot on in terms of the design and efficiency of the razor and it feels like a very cleverly designed piece of shaving equipment.


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  12. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you Andy..:)..
    awesome shave and pic.glad you are enjoying your modern razors..:)
     
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  13. brit

    brit in a box

  14. ajc347

    ajc347 Well-Known Member

    Thanks mate.


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  15. James Kleinkauf

    James Kleinkauf Well-Known Member

    Great pic and review Andy. I've been reading up on the Henson, but haven't pulled the trigger yet.
     
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  16. ajc347

    ajc347 Well-Known Member

    Thanks James.

    I’d definitely recommend giving one a try - I was surprised at how good a shave it gave for an aluminium razor.


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  17. dmshaver

    dmshaver Well-Known Member

    9/16/20 SOTD

    WR1 .67 SB
    Timor
    Ethos Melange d' agrumes
    Paladin 26mm El Dorado
    Thayers
    Ethos Melange d'agrumes Skin Food splash
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  18. brit

    brit in a box

    awesome shave and pic David..:cool:
     
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  19. ischiapp

    ischiapp Well-Known Member

    THIS is the best Henson AL13 Dual Tone !!!
    :happy093::happy093::happy093:
     
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  20. ischiapp

    ischiapp Well-Known Member

    SOTD 20200916 PLshaving
    by IschiaPP @ Forio
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    BSB2 by Dr Dulcamara
    Barcelona Shaving Brushes, Polished Aluminium, Finest, 25x50x90mm, 84g
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    PLshaving by Paky33@ilRasoio
    Delta Prototype Shaving Soap
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    Oneblade Genesis V2
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    Feather SE FHS-5
    Hi-Stainless, Platinum & PTFE Coated, #1
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    Clubman Pinaud Reserve “Gent’s Gin” Aftershave Lotion 177ml
    •••
    #Shave #WetShaving #WetShavers
    #ShaveOfTheDay #ShaveLikeaMan
    #ShavingSoap #Test

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    Soundtrack:
    Pentatonix - Somebody That I Used to Know
     
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2020
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