The Haul: November 2021

Discussion in 'Show and tell' started by IAmTheJody, Oct 30, 2021.

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  1. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    Nice haul!

    Those Schick Kronas are one of my absolute favorites (along with Gillette Flares) ........ I find them hard to pass up when I see them sold dirt cheap.

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  2. SRQShaver

    SRQShaver Well-Known Member

    I'm up to six of them but I'm going to keep a few and gift the rest. Something I hadn't been aware of is the earlier, pre-Krona Schick DE razors with the metal twist knob and different lift/door mechanism are heavier and have a nicer feel in the hand. It's something like 38 grams for the newer Krona and 56 for the older ones. Not a massive difference but certainly noticeable. It makes it slightly head-heavy and I get a slightly more efficient shave with it.
     
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  3. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    Same here on the weight ..... my favorite standard Krona is the gray Eversharp Schick. I recent repaired one that was missing its knob (HERE) and with the extra weight it's become a serious favorite.

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  4. Dave in KY

    Dave in KY On second thought, Buttercup

    Mike @Aztecmike was generous to make copies of his booklet for my Berkeley Custom Shaver in color and send me 2 copies in case I mess up as I cut and sort into booklet format. Thanks so much Mike for taking the time to help a fellow shaver out. Much appreciated !!
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  5. SRQShaver

    SRQShaver Well-Known Member

    I won a giveaway from the Dougie’s Shavin YouTube channel for a Hendrix Classics & Co brush and soap. I’m not sure what type of knot is in the brush but it’s stiffer than my other brush, a PAA Atomic Rocket. It’s also a lot smaller but very nice to hold. The soap smells great. I’m not good at recognizing or describing fragrances so the best I can say is it has citrus and a nice woodsy blend. It lathers easily, is very slick, and has a pleasant residual feeling on the skin. Definitely high quality stuff.

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  6. Aztecmike

    Aztecmike Well-Known Member

    Wow! Those made it from Iowa to Kentucky in less than 48 hours... Pretty impressive for the USPS. Yup, although I have complete confidence in your handling of sharp objects I sent two copies just in case one is lost to a freak act of nature or other unforeseen circumstance. :D
    Edit: LOL. Actually made it there in under 72 hours. The older I get, the more I lose track of my days. :shocked029:
     
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  7. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

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    Terrific haul, mein Freund.
     
  8. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

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    Great score, Angelo.
     
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  9. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

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    Jim! That is a great haul. Kudos to @Dave in KY
     
  10. Avalon

    Avalon Active Member

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    These just came in last week :) Super excited to start trying different things!
     
  11. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    Mon 8th Nov.

    1 Some Feather Proguards from Japan.

    2 Pack of Ultra blades to fit Schick Super 11 which I got years ago thinking it was a Type N.

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  12. Ijustmissedthe50s

    Ijustmissedthe50s The Warnee

    Received this fine example of a Gem Clog Pruf in the mail yesterday. Compliments of a PIF from @Jim99 !!!! I'm very grateful and am excited to try it for tomorrows shave. And I'm just plain excited to own a Clog Pruf too lol!
     

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  13. Angelo85

    Angelo85 Well-Known Member

    Tuesday mail call is from Wholly Kaw, I ordered from them their Double Agent aftershave splash and shave soap in the Siero base. They even gave me a hand written thank you. AA8E85BE-2E45-4869-97A0-371B5E94C105.jpeg
     
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  14. Jim99

    Jim99 Gold Water Shaver

    Chris, I hope you enjoy it. It’s a great razor!
     
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  15. Aztecmike

    Aztecmike Well-Known Member

    Unidentified razor arrived from Russia & Wizamet W-11 arrived from Hungary. The head on the razor from Russia is almost identical to that of one of my Rotbart's and provided an excellent shave this morning 20211109_173204.jpg
     
  16. Angelo85

    Angelo85 Well-Known Member

    Yesterday I got from Italian Barber TFS Soap Opera Credential soap and aftershave and 100 packs of Gillette Permasharp blades and Vi-John Platinum blades. 127DA5CB-B328-4FEE-930E-F6F599680CBB.jpeg AA95BCAB-BE08-41F9-AE52-FBACCEF3D819.jpeg
     
  17. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    Perma-Sharps are some of my favorites!

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  18. Angelo85

    Angelo85 Well-Known Member

    Tuesday mail call is from eBay; with my casino winnings from last Thursday night I bought myself a 1962 Gillette Slim Aristocrat Adjustable. The seller even threw in extra blades both vintage and modern along with the case. 75247B75-2B20-4725-B5E0-A100C04DC18B.jpeg
     
  19. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    nice................
     
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  20. Angelo85

    Angelo85 Well-Known Member

    Thanks.
     
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