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  1. Fawkes007

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

    In honor of SEptember, the Blackland Vector.
  2. Fawkes007

    Tobacquisitions September 2020

    I'm afraid I don't.
  3. Fawkes007

    Single Edge SEptember 2020

    Pre: Hot shower, Stirling Pre-Shave Soap Pre /Cream / AS: Proraso Green Brush: Simpson's Chubby 2 SiLVERTiP Blade: Schick Proline P-30 Razor: Thunderbird 2 - The Blackland Vector 8.5 out of 10. I gave myself a 2mm slice under my chin. Was going too fast. Otherwise, a dynamite shave.
  4. Fawkes007

    FS Simpson + RV Brushes; E1 Fatboy; MdC Vetyver

    I concur with @It's Hedley, and would compare the SiLVERTiP favorably to the M&F Finest and Brad Sears Estate knots. I own all three. That said, I have never gotten on with Manchurian knots as I don’t like as much scrub as Hedley does. YMMV I was monitoring the Simpson’s site for months for a...
  5. Fawkes007

    Baker's Dozen - Music Edition

    1. Shooting Star, Bad Company 2. Into The Great Wide Open, Tom Petty 3. Paul Revere, Beastie Boys 4. Tangled Up In Blue, Bob Dylan 5. Thick As A Brick, Jethro Tull (do entire albums count?)
  6. Fawkes007

    Tobacquisitions September 2020

  7. Fawkes007

    FS Simpson + RV Brushes; E1 Fatboy; MdC Vetyver

    Quite. They are not floppy. I like my Chubby 2 SiLVERTiP so much, I bought one in a Duke 3. The SiLVERTiP (for me) is the perfect balance between the SUPER and the Manchurian.
  8. Fawkes007

    FS Simpson + RV Brushes; E1 Fatboy; MdC Vetyver

    Not to worry, Hedy...that SiLVERTiP Chubster is indeed a rare beast in the wild. Someone will claim it soon enough. I have one in Copper Ice and love it.
  9. Fawkes007

    Blackland just announced the Ti Blackbird and the OC Vector...

    I have been using my BB Vector exclusively this month in honor of SEptember. I freaking love that razor, man.
  10. Fawkes007

    Blackland just announced the Ti Blackbird and the OC Vector...

    ...and I thought I was done buying razors this year. Damn you, Shane!
  11. Fawkes007

    Brush Acquisition Thread

    You gonna love it.
  12. Fawkes007

    Wolfman Wednesday

    That handle looks serious.
  13. Fawkes007

    Brush Acquisition Thread

    This just arrived from the Isle of Man...SiLVERTiP Duke 3 in ivory grain.
  14. Fawkes007

    Wolfman Wednesday

    OMG, OMG, OMG! I just got my confirmation email! I'm so excited, I think I'm gonna plotz! Ordered a WR2 Basic Matte in 1.25 with the WRH2 handle (90mm solid) and the WRA1 stand!
  15. Fawkes007

    FS BL Pipe Clearance, Savinelli, Ser Jacopo, American, etc

    And a terrific purchase it was! Thanks again for the fast shipping. Very happy.
  16. Fawkes007

    Learner guitars - help

    If a song sounds good on an acoustic guitar, it will sound good on an electric (the same cannot be said in reverse). If you learn on an acoustic guitar, electric will be even easier. Learning music theory is a good thing, too.
  17. Fawkes007

    Single Edge SEptember 2020

    Pre: Hot shower, Stirling Pre-Shave Soap Cream: Simpson's unscented Brush: Simpson's Chubby 2 SiLVERTiP Splash: Shannon's Coconut Lime Blade: Schick Proline P-30 Razor: Thunderbird 2 - The Blackland Vector
  18. Fawkes007

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

    Before: Hot shower, Stirling pre-shave soap. Razor: Thunderbird 2, the BB Vector Blade: Schick Proline P-30, 5th shave Cream: CF Lavender Brush: Pally Moe (Is Their Leader) 28mm Splash: Fine Lavender Pour Homme Days since last shave: 3 Rating: 8.5 out of 10. A couple of weepers, a little burn...
  19. Fawkes007

    Wolfman Wednesday

    So...you’re the culprit who acquired that Brad Sears 2.0 Beehive. Nice work, Hedy.
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