SOS: September 2020.

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

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  1. ilts

    ilts Well-Known Member

    Thanks Gary!
     
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  2. ram57

    ram57 Don't Open til Christmas

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  3. ram57

    ram57 Don't Open til Christmas


    Tabac Tuesday SOTD

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    Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-4 Steampunked
    Blade: Gillette 7 o’clock Black (D9)
    Brush: Thäter Cocobolo 2-band 24mm
    Bowl: Symmetrical Sheet Metal
    Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGO Lime
    Pre-Shave Balm: TSD Oakmoss Sandalwood
    Shave Soap: Tabac
    Balm: Tabac
    Cologne: Tabac

     
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  4. brit

    brit in a box

    fabulous tabac tuesday set up and pic Guy..:cool:
     
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  5. theFAT98

    theFAT98 Well-Known Member

    Great face and head shave tonight [​IMG]

    Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
     
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  6. brit

    brit in a box

    fine tech shaves and pic Clint..simple is good..:cool:
     
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  7. theFAT98

    theFAT98 Well-Known Member

    I love my techs. Great razor that is super smooth. I get very close shaves with techs
     
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  9. Droo78

    Droo78 Well-Known Member

    Thank you!
     
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  10. theFAT98

    theFAT98 Well-Known Member

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  11. ram57

    ram57 Don't Open til Christmas

    Thanks, Gary!
     
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  12. brit

    brit in a box

    very cool ..they have pretty much dried up around here.folks scoop them up and flog them on ebay..
     
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  13. theFAT98

    theFAT98 Well-Known Member

    Same thing is happening around here but i have one store i still have some luck at.
     
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  14. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    I’ve always thought the 1914 Ever-Ready is one of the finest shaving SEs out there but that handle is so small. I have an extra user grade one that jumped right out at me. Perfect choice for testing out how a different handle can make a difference. So, I decided to use if for my first test of the TAH - Tom’s Adjustable Handle. Here’s some pics comparing the weight and length:
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    I decided to put it at the shortest length but before shaving with it I tried holding it at different lengths. This is a very solid handle and well made. However, at some point the length allows a little play and is probably going to be counter-productive. But, this would be a very long handle at that point since you can see it’s a decent length even at it’s shortest.

    Anyhow, I did the first pass on the right side with the traditional handle. Wow, I forgot how much I like the 1914. I then used the adaptor screw to attach the TAH for the left side. Wow and wow - even better. In fact, it was so good I forgot to try adjusting the length. It was as good as it gets. I think the added heft was part of that happy result and I know @twhite is working on a handle with adjustable weight so you can bet I’ll sign up for that should/when it sees the light of day. :happy088:

    At this point I can only think of two suggestions - one, for purely aesthetic reasons make a version in stainless steel to match most of the older SEs out there. The other would be to include extra adaptor screws. I can see where I would want to have the heads pre-loaded with an adaptor screw to quickly accept a TAH. That would simplify things in the den for sure.

    Net net, this is a very nice accessory and I can see how a lot of shavers would really appreciate it. I joined the pass-around mostly out of curiosity but now I’m sold on the utility! :happy036:
     
  15. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member

    TUESDAY'S SHAVE

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    Perfumed by:
    Henry Creed III
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    Razor - Merkur 45 Bakelite
    Blade - [​IMG] *5th Shave
    Shave Brush - YAQi R1605-S Synthetic
    Razor/Brush Stand/Shave Soap Mug Mud's Evolution Pottery
    Pre-shave Oil - Lather & Wood "unscented"
    Shave Soap - Citrus Dusk (Vegan soap formulation by Country Club for Men & "Black Magic" Scent by Shannon's Soaps)
    Aftershave - Citrus Dusk (Vegan soap formulation by Country Club for Men & "Black Magic" Scent by Shannon's Soaps)
    Deodorant - Lucky Girl Boutique's Pure Body Delights Black Magic (Scent by Shannon's Soaps)
    Fragrance - Creed Sélection Verte
     
  16. palmolive fox

    palmolive fox Well-Known Member


    SOTD : 29th September 2020.

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    Shaving recipe for today.

    Prep: Warm shower / Original Source ~ Tingly Mint & Tea Tree Shower Gel.

    Pre:
    Cold wet flannel to my face.
    Simple ~ Sensitive Bar Soap + Wilko Men's shave Oil.
    Brush : Omega 48.
    Face Lather.
    Soap : Palmolive Classic Shave Sticks (Grated)
    Blade: Indian Gillette ~ 7'0 Clock Super Platinum. (3)
    Razor: 1950's Gillette Ball End Tech. (US)

    Post:
    Cold Water Face Rinse./Homemade peppermint lavender, eucalyptus, + Tea Tree Oil Witch Hazel Mixture./ P&G ~ Old Spice Classic ASL./ Aloe Vera Gel.


    Greetings,

    Everything in my shave set up worked together superbly this morning resulting in a enjoyable 3 pass + pick ups near BBS shave with no errors to report.
    Finishing to the shave off with a generous dollop of Aloe Vera Gel.

    My face is feeling super smooth & smelling divine.;)

    Stay safe and enjoy your Day ladies & gentlemen.:cool:
     
  17. BigD

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  18. BigD

    BigD Well-Known Member

    Love me some Black Magic from Shannon's.
     
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  19. ilts

    ilts Well-Known Member

    Good Morning Everyone SOTD 09/29/20

    Gillette Ball End Tech (ndc)
    Gillette Nacet (2)
    Synthetic
    Col. Conk Bay Rum
    Cold Water Rinse, Alum Block
    Suavecito Bay Rum A/S

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  20. Electrif

    Electrif Well-Known Member

    Tuesday 29th September
    Yaqi Heavy Metal - Monsavon - GEM Contour I - GEM SSC #2 - Boots Freshwood A/S - Aloe Vera Gel
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