What's your top 5?

Discussion in 'General Shaving Talk' started by Rob206, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

    That does help! Last I was in London, my hotel was just east of Trafalgar Square. I walked Pall Mall, High Street and Jermyn Street. I visited the Big 3 and also Alfred Dunhill. Lots of stuff to see!
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  2. jtface

    jtface Well-Known Member

    The Big Three? Trumper, TOBS, Truefitt and Hill? Have you tried Cyril Salter? I hear good things!

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  3. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

    Also D.R. Harris :)
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  4. brit

    brit in a box

    i have tobs, truefitt, and cyril r salter..the salter sandalwood is a favorite..the truefitt lime is very nice ..tobs sandalwood and cedarwood is great stuff..
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  5. BigD

    BigD Well-Known Member

    I so want to post my list, but it would be easier to post what I don't like.
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  6. Shaver X

    Shaver X Well-Known Member

    My top 5 soaps:

    Mitchell's Wool Fat
    Institut Karite
    The Soap Opera Himalaya Shaving Soap
    Cold River Soap Works Schapenmelk

    In no particular order, they are all in a heap together at the top.
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  7. Artluv

    Artluv Active Member

    1) Proraso Green (my 1st soap)
    2) Ariana & Evans (The City)
    3) Ogallala Bay Rum & Orange
    4) Murphy & McNeil Ouroboros
    5) Murphy & McNeil Green Man

    1) Gillette Platinum
    2) Voskhod
    3) Polsilver
    4) Astra Super Platinum (Green)
    5) Personna Platinum (Red)
    * Still checking out blades*

    PAA Star Craft

    After Shave
    Anything Stirling

    Will revisit post at a later date
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  8. jtspartan

    jtspartan appropriately stimulated, via Netflix

    Ok, I’ll play:

    Each is a top five, not ranked within:

    Safety Razors
    Cooper MonoBilt
    Gillette NEW LC
    Gillette Red Tip Flare Tip
    Schick G4 ‘66’
    Gillette Pre-War Canadian Tech

    Saponificio Varesino
    Jeeves of Hudson St

    Chatillon Lux
    Barrister’s Reserve

    Scents- Regardless of product quality
    First Canadian Maximo Gomez
    SV Felce Aromatica
    Terre d’Hermes dupes- esp Fine L’Orange Noir
    Stirling Gentleman
    Baker Street- Stirling or Strop Shoppe

    Tougher for me as I make all my own handles. As far as knots:
    APShave Co 30mm SynBad
    Simpsons 28mm Synthetic
    Stirling Finest fan
    Large Omega boars
    TGN Finest

    Edit- forgot Blades
    Astra SP
    Polsilver SI
    Last edited: May 18, 2019
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  9. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    That's what I said too....there may be more for me to add later, which would lead to some subtractions.
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