What Straight Razor Did You Use Today?

Discussion in 'Straight Razors' started by lindyhopper66, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    You’re killing me - that’s where I live. I guess I gotta get up to Fruitville more often... :happy088:
     
  2. Briscoe

    Briscoe Well-Known Member

    Wade and Butcher 6/8
    Grooming Dept Shaving Soap
    Jayaruh #311 Boar Brush
    Sandlewood Preshave
    Pinald Clubman Aftershave

    Enjoy your evening gentlemen!
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  3. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    A fine shave from the big Kropp. :happy088:

    Hot water preparation
    AOS Lavender PSO
    Declaration Grooming Pure Lavender
    T&H Wellington Super Badger
    Kropp 7/8
    AOS Lavender After Shave Balm

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    Happy shaving - Karl
     
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  4. TestDepth

    TestDepth Well-Known Member

    W. Koniger “Rondinella” 14
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    Enjoy your shave!
    Tom
     
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  5. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    First shave with my new 'pimp stick', Edward @Edward Brice made this baby custom for me and it arrived on Black Friday. I was blown away by this razor, it looks better than pics and the first shave was fantastic. Edward but a killer edge on it.

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    PS: The good pics are from Edward
     
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  6. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    Cold Water Wash
    Proraso Sandalwood
    Jayaruh #39
    J.R.Torrey 5/8
    CWR
    Aqua Velva 5 in 1 AS Balm

    My prep was just a cold water rinse. The Proraso Sandalwood Shaving Soap face lathered well with the Jayaruh #39 brush. I did two passes with the J.R.Torrey 5/8 Razor and ended up with a close, comfortable shave. After a cold water rinse, I finished off with Aqua Velva 5 in 1 AS Balm. I am clean, smooth, and refreshed...
     
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  7. TestDepth

    TestDepth Well-Known Member

    Beautiful, classy modern art Keith! :happy088:
    I know you like shoulderless, thumbnotched, heavier grinds. Was there any other specs from you for the build, or did you let him do his thing?
     
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  8. lindyhopper66

    lindyhopper66 Well-Known Member

    Tanifuji Cape Kennedy 77

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  9. lindyhopper66

    lindyhopper66 Well-Known Member

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  10. M14Shooter

    M14Shooter Well-Known Member

    6/8 Cattaraugus
    Had a lovely shave with this Little Valley N.Y. Blade.Took a super keen edge .Was finished on a Charnley Forest.
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  11. TestDepth

    TestDepth Well-Known Member

    13/16” J.R. Torrey Co.
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    Enjoy your shave!
    Tom
     
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  12. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    Thanks guys. It was very collaborative, Ed gave me lots of options and good suggestions. The spine work and the scales we are his ideas.
     
  13. Paul76

    Paul76 Well-Known Member

    Dubl duck goldedge
    Freshly honed and stropped
    Perfect shave last night. Still pretty smooth this morning 5C850EA1-EFE7-43F2-944E-D952E6F004C7.jpeg
     
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  14. mrchick

    mrchick Odd, Terrible Avatar

    H & J.W. King[​IMG]
     
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  15. Spyder

    Spyder Well-Known Member

    Five days in Michigan’s north woods deer hunting, without a shave. Hot scuttle full of Tabac and FW Engles took care of that problem lickety split:)

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  16. Briscoe

    Briscoe Well-Known Member

    Puma 232
    Razorock F-400
    Wholly Kaw Vegan Soap
    Pinald Clubman Aftershave
    Sandlewood Preshave


    Enjoy your evening gentlemen![​IMG]

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  17. TestDepth

    TestDepth Well-Known Member

    6/8” Wade & Butcher
    Not a chopper but a pleasure to use :happy093:
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    Enjoy your shave!
    Tom
     
  18. mrchick

    mrchick Odd, Terrible Avatar

    How was the hunting?
     
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  19. Heljestrand23

    Heljestrand23 Well-Known Member

    I love the bolsters on those scales, FWE had the classist ones too!


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  20. Paul76

    Paul76 Well-Known Member

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