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  1. ackvil

    My Return

    Welcome back.
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    Scuttle, is it a must once you tried it?

    I used a scuttle for a few years. Now that I face lather 95% of the time it rests peacefully under the sink!
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    Fishing advice

    I lived in St. Petersburg for 8 years and fished quite a bit. As others have said, you will need different rods for different purposes. The salt water rods I used in St. Pete were not suited for the fresh water fishing I did on Lake Okeechobee and other lakes. I had good luck shopping at the...
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    I want to put my head through a wall you Synthetic Brush you!

    My favorite synthetics are with a Muhle Silvertip Fibre knot, Shavemac knot, or boar synthetic variety.
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    What DE Blades Have the Best Edge Retention?

    For me, a lot depends on the razor. For example, today I got my 12th excellent shave with a Personna Lab blade in a Timeless SS SB .68 razor. I will probably get another three shaves with that combo. In a Karve SS with a D plate I get at most 7 shaves.
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    Razor rotation. Which razors have you used the last 5 shaves?

    Wolfman WR2-SB 1.05 Timeless SS SB .68 Wolfman WR2-SB 1.05 Wolfman WR2-SB 1.05 Timeless SS SB .68
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    Fragrance / Scent of the day.

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    What razor blade did you use today? How many days?

    12th shave!
  9. ackvil

    What did you use today? +Rate the shave 1-10 (10 best)

    Thursday’s Shave Today I used my Timeless SS .68 razor with a Personna Lab blade for the12th shave. The soap is GD Mallard RC. The brush is a Shavemac 28 mm synthetic. I did my usual four-pass shave on my face and two-pass on my head. The aftershave was Thayers Rose Petal WH and...
  10. ackvil

    What razor/blade did you use today

  11. ackvil

    What Aftershave did you use today?

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    What's your soap for today?

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    What's Your Brush Today?

  14. ackvil

    SOTD "FREE WEEK" July 6th - July 12th, 2020

    Thursday’s Shave Today I used my Timeless SS .68 razor with a Personna Lab blade for the12th shave. The soap is GD Mallard RC. The brush is a Shavemac 28 mm synthetic. I did my usual four-pass shave on my face and two-pass on my head. The aftershave was Thayers Rose Petal WH and...
  15. ackvil

    Yaqi brushes: a "candy store" for wet shavers.

    This big guy.
  16. ackvil

    What was your first concert?

  17. ackvil

    What was your first concert?

    In those days you had numerous acts for a concert.
  18. ackvil

    Introduction from Maine

    Welcome to B&B.
  19. ackvil

    Questions about loft and shape.

    Many of the vintage shaving brushes were made of horse hair or boar bristle hence the long shape of these brushes.
  20. ackvil

    Razor rotation. Which razors have you used the last 5 shaves?

    Timeless SS SB .68 Wolfman WR2-SB 1.05 Timeless SS SB .68 Wolfman WR2-SB 1.05 Wolfman WR2-SB 1.05
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