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  1. J.E.

    Dollar General Blades

    A few months ago on a whim I bought a package of Dollar General blades. I just now got around to trying one and I've got to say it worked very well for me. Sharp and smooth. I figured I would struggle to get through one shave with it and end up throwing them away. The package says made in...
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    Master Bay Rum Aftershave

    I went to town for a haircut today but my regular barber was closed so I went to a different barber. I've never been in his place and was surprised to see he had a small line of Clubman products and Master aftershave lotion. After the haircut, I left with a bottle of Master Bay Rum and a bottle...
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    Bought Some Blades Locally Today

    I've been DE shaving for about a week now and have used 1 Merkur (came with razor) and a Van Der Hagen that I put in the razor yesterday. While in town today I made a few stops for blades to try. I got a 10 pack of Walgreens store brand made in Israel. Then I went to Sallys Beauty Supply and got...
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    Boker DE Razor

    I came across some Boker DE razors the other day on a knife website. I haven't seen much talk about them here. The website says they are made in Germany. Anybody have any experience with them?
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    New Merkur 34C

    I ordered a new Merkur 34C that should arrive in the next day or two. At 55 years of age I'm certainly not new to shaving but I have never used a DE razor. I've just used disposables all my life. Mostly Schick and I also have a Harrys that I use. I'm looking forward to the Merkur but I'm also a...
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    Clubman Brandy Spice

    I've been using Clubman Pinaud After Shave daily for the past couple weeks and love it. I've been curious about the other scents they have so I ordered some Clubman Brandy Spice. Did I make a good choice?
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    J.E.'s Entry to the Hall of Fame

    What is your real name? James What are your nicknames/aliases? None Where do you live? Southeast Missouri What is your age (or) generation? 55 What are you in the real world? Semi-retired What is your favorite shave setup? Barbasol and Gillette What are your hobbies...