Discussion in 'Straight Razors' started by lindyhopper66, Nov 30, 2013.
I used two razors today. I am a little weird like that
Kropp Sheffield 6/8
Revisor with an Asian shaped spine, short blade
Le Pere Lucien with a dab of DR Harris Lavender
just a damned fine shave today all the way around
Very nice, just looking at it makes me want to shave with it.
TOBS Sandalwood SS
This brush is very dense and a nasty shedder. Well, I'll keep combing and see which I run out of first, patience or hair. Coticule edge again and a very nice shave. Have a good one.
I used my Sheffield only
wade& butcher 5/8 full hollow,
three passes with the straight, cleanup with the hd.
Sum Extra 88
Wow dude, awesome spine work! Love the scrolls! Never really remember seeing a Sum, how's it shave?
5/8 Grelot Lotus
Sapone Di Paolo
Sapone Di Paolo is another good artisan soap, nice stuff. Very nice shave this morning. Have a good one.
June 1st, SOTD Menthol Monday
Two days’ growth
Prep: Hot Shower
Razor: Sears Craftsman 5/8 round point
Strop: Chromexcel Horsehide- 20 laps on linen, 50 on leather
Soap: The Shave Den Lime with M-Bomb added to Lather
Brush: Eveready 100T re-knotted with 22mm TGN Synthetic
Post Shave: Cold Water Rinse, Alum Block, Thayer’s Witch Hazel
Aftershave: The Shave Den Iced Lime Aftershave Milk
Revisor 8/8 in Indian Buffalo Horn - it is big but handles easily
soap - Seifenglatt with DR Harris Marlborough
AS - Floid Vigoroso
Balm - Soap Commander Love
It's a great shaver, if you watch out for that spike. It's only one I've seen. The shave was good, but the edge needs a touchup.
I want it
It's a possibility.
TOBS Coconut SC
homemade badger, 25mm Shavemac pure
I'm in the process of putting some new scales on this one (kinda ATOR style). I'll pin it and polish it when I get the chance. Nice shave today, have a good one. BTW, sounds like my shoulder is toast so I'm going to be limited as to what I can do for awhile.
Love the transparent scales, they photograph beautifully! Are you doing something similar with new scales?
Love getting older and wiser but the old saying " the mind is willing but the body is weak " starts to make sense!! I still attempt to accomplish things like I'm 18 but by the end of the day I pay the price! Lots of aches and pains but it beats sitting around waiting for the grim reaper! Lol!
They gonna try to fix you up ( surgery )? Best of luck to ya and my thoughts and prayers are with ya!
I recently acquired an old C-Mon Blackie. This morning I pulled it out. I used my jeans as a strop, and ran it on an Arkansas Hard stone to remove minor nicks. No pre- shave oil....Simpson best badger brush, A.O.S Lavender shave soap......
OMG. I love this razor. Last time I used a straight blade to shave was 20 years ago...Buck 105 hunting knife, dry shave...
I was thinking of getting a new razor, think I'll send this off, have horn scales replace the celluloid ones on it, have it honed and polished. I have found bliss.
It's not as close as my Muhle R89 DE, and I did have to use the DE for jaw line and chin line, but like I said, this is the first time I've used a straight blade in 20 years.
7/8 J E Bleckman " Progress"
soap - Caties Le Piment De La vie = the scent is right up my wheelhouse and it lathers so slick and smooth
AS - Floid Amber - all the Floids are awesome
Balm - Soap Commander " Love"
today was a super smooth and enjoyable shave
That is the most beautiful, like new, Dubl Duck I have ever seen! Wow!
I'm sure you would find it difficult to find a better example maybe one as good but I doubt if you could find a better Duck.
I'm thinking of putting blond horn scales on mine. Keeping same color just more sturdy
The scale in the photo are new just a little rough. They need to be pinned, a little more fine sanding then buffing.
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