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    June 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Still In Pre-Shave: Hot Shower, Lather: Soap Commander Endurance, Brush: Omega Green 10065 boar, Razor: Gillette B2 Red Tip, Blade: Gillette Silver Blue (2), Post-shave: Avon Spicy, A short visit back to Soap Commander's old spice clone. I'm determined to finish the oversized tub this year...
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    June 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Still In Pre-Shave: Hot Shower, Lather: Mike's Natural Orange, cedarwood & Black Pepper , Brush: DS Jade Maggard 24 mm 2-Band, Razor: Maggard V3 Barberpole, Blade: Super-Max Super Platinum (2), Post-shave: Stirling Orange Chill, Summer citrus baby! Citrus shave soap, cream or aftershaves...
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    June 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    First shave of June is in the books. Pre-Shave: Hot Shower, Lather: Mike's Natural Orange, cedarwood & Black Pepper , Brush: DS Yellow Marble Maggard 24 mm 2-Band, Razor: Maggard V3 Barberpole, Blade: Super-Max Super Platinum (1), Post-shave: Stirling Orange Chill, With the exception of a few...
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    May 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Still In, finishing strong. Pre-Shave: Hot Shower, Lather: Soap Commander Endurance, Brush: DS Maggard Blue Ocean 24 mm 2-Band, Razor: Gillette Red Tip B2, Blade: Gillette Silver Blue (1), Post-shave: Avon Spicy, Soap Commander Endurance balm, This month, I've enjoyed seeing everyone's fine...
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    June 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Month number 2. 1) FoolishMortal 2) henrickd - GRUYERE 3) Roedeer 4) SharpieB 5) Owen Bawn 6) Contact_vs_Feedback - GRUYERE 7) hopper_64 8) Sotiris_A 9) Doti B 10) Tomo 11) Schnitzel 52 12) Cino 13) cryhavoc - GRUYERE 14) wmadoty - GRYYERE 15) FL shaver 16) Sandorfi 17) 'Bout Time 18) linty1...
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    May 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Haven't posted in awhile due too some life stuff (all good), but am pleased to say, that I'm still in. With a few exceptions, I've been hanging with my Soap Commander Endurance shave soap, various razors, and blades (including 2 Shark Stainless and 2 Shark Chromes). I do have to thank everyone...
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    May 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Owen, you make me want to dig out my Simpson 58 in Best and Red Tip. Still in....despite Stirling dropping some interesting stuff. I haven't shaved in two days. But have bought a new refrigerator and started restocking l the stuff that went south with the old fridge, helped a pal navigate some...
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    Personna blades testing

    Thanks Abz88. Following the intricacies of The contemporary Personna brand is akin to studying ancient Aramaic.
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    May 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Still in. Pre-Shave: Splash of Hot Water, Lather: Soap Commander Endurance, Brush: Yaqi 24 mm Moka express synthetic, Razor: RR Game Changer ikon 84p, Blade: Gillete 7 o'clock SharpEdge (2), Post-shave: Stirling Spice, Some days, the shaving Gods smile at you, and other days, not so much...
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    gillette slim adjustable

    In the category of "Things I learned on B&B", I recall being impressed by a particular thread that said (I'm paraphrasing now), "if you really want to learn to shave effectively, holding the razor at that sweetspot angle, where the blade slices perfectly through those whiskers. You need to...
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    Personna blades testing

    It will be interesting to follow your testing. Personna Red IP's were an early favorite for me. I haven't had any of the new German manufactured Personnas.
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    gillette slim adjustable

    One of my favorite razors. The last few years, I've set the adjustment between 4-6. Years ago, I used to simply keep it at 9.
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    May 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Still In Pre-Shave: Hot Water Splash, Lather: Soap Commander Endurance, Brush: Frank Tortoise G4 24mm synthetic, Razor: Merkur 34c, Blade: Shark Super Stainless (1), Post-shave: Avon Spicy, Being intrigued by the idea of Arko Sharko in August if for no other reason than illiteration, I thought...
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    Anyone here prescribed Jardiance (empagliflozin) for T2DM?

    Glad it worked out for you. A good night's sleep is a blessing. It makes filor a more enjoyable morning shave. :)
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    May 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    A walk on the Mild Side Still In Pre-Shave: Hot Shower, Lather: Soap Commander Endurance, Brush: Stirling Boar, Razor: Wilkinson Sword Classic, Blade: Polsilver Super Irridium (1), Post-shave: Florida Water, Apologies for going AWOL this weekend. Distracted with some family fun and good...
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