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    SOTD - 1 - 7 July 2013

    No shave today!
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    FAVOURITE SOAP, SOTD "themed week" January 9th - January 15th 2012

    Hot Shower: KissMyFace Pine & Ginseng Shower Gel Lather: 12Gents Shave Soap Cream Pine/Musk Brush: Rooney 1, 3 Scuttle: R.Becker Razor: Merkur Futur Blade: Gillette Platinums Aftershave: 12Gents Moisturizing Shave Balm Cologne: 12Gents Pine Bouquet Musk
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    FAVOURITE SOAP, SOTD "themed week" January 9th - January 15th 2012

    Hot Shower: 4711 Shower Gel Lather: 12Gents Shave Soap Cream w/Shea Butter Scuttle: R.Becker Razor: Merkur Futur Blade: Gillette Platinums Aftershave: 12Gents Moisturizing Balm Cologne: 4711
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    Scuttles and Hot Lather

    I use a Robt Becker and was considering a G5 from georgetown pottery. It seems all the soaps and creams I've used break down due to the heat. So I only use the hot water from the faucet. I have my hot water heater turned up so when I run it for a moment or two it starts to steam. I would not put...
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    JAPAN, SOTD "themed week" January 2nd - January 8th 2012

    Hot Shower: D-Line Shower Gel Fern Scent Lather: 12Gents Shave Soap Cream Tallow Brush: Simpson Commodore X3 Scuttle: R.Becker Razor: Merkur Futur Blade: Gillette Platinums Aftershave: 12Gents Moisturizing Balm Cologne: 12Gents Spiced Fern
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    Some interesting Gibbs razors

    Speaking of Gibbs Adjustables , I asked Bob at Bob's Razorworks could he make a longer bottom knob to make the razor longer. It's a very short stubby razor. So he worked his magic as he always does and came up with this design for it! Go Bob! It's longer now (not quite 4 inches. ) and very...
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    JAPAN, SOTD "themed week" January 2nd - January 8th 2012

    Lather: 12gents Shave Soap Cream Tallow-based Brush: 28mm Silver-Tip custom handle Razor: Merkur Futur Blade: Gillette Platinums Aftershave: Pinaud Clubman Virgin Island Rum + 12gents moisturizing balm
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    JAPAN, SOTD "themed week" January 2nd - January 8th 2012

    Hot Shower: D-Line Shower gel Reserve scent Lather: 12Gents Moisturizing Shave Soap Cream Tallow-Based/ Cedar scent Brush: Tubby 2 2-band Razor: Merkur Futur Blade: Astra Platinum Aftershave: 12gents Witch hazel/AloeVera/FloralWater Cedar scent Cologne: 12Gents My Reserve
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    CHRISTMAS 2, SOTD "themed week" December 26th - January 1st 2012

    Hot Shower: Every Man Jack Cedarwood Shower Gel Lather: 12Gents Moisturizing Shave Soap Cream Cedar & Lemon Scent (Tallow-Base) Brush: Rooney 1, 3 Scuttle: R.Becker Razor: Merkur Vision Blade: Gillette Platinums Aftershave: 12Gents Cedar scented WitchHazel/AloeVera/FloralWater + 12Gents...
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    What do you drive?

    98' Lexus GS300 w/ SRT chip & cold air-induction & 3"drop! Still drive it after 13 long years.
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    Am I The Lone Merkur Futur User?

    I Use my Futur in my rotation. I consider it a Modern razor and not vintage, after a few years of all vintage razors it gives Great BBS shaves! I found what I consider is the right Blade match.
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    CHRISTMAS 2, SOTD "themed week" December 26th - January 1st 2012

    Lather: Proraso Green Tea & Aloe Soap Brush: 24mm Finest 2-band w/zebra handle Scuttle: R.Becker Razor: Vintage French Gibbs Adjustable Blade: Rapira Platinum Lux Aftershave: 12Gents Moisturizing Balm Cologne: 12Gents Green Tea
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    What is the deal with Birth Year razors?

    I had a 53' President, sold it last christmas.(mistake) I do however have another, but it's not in the mint condition like the other. I could come close in the Diplomat dept is a 55' in mint condition down to the lacquer on it. 53' Super Speed in mint with no case. So any razor with Y-2, makes...
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    CHRISTMAS 2, SOTD "themed week" December 26th - January 1st 2012

    Hot Shower: D-Line Shower Soap Pine Bouquet Lather: 12Gents Shave Cream Soap Brush: Rooney 1, 3 Razor: Progress Mergress Blade: Gillette Platinums Aftershave: 12Gents Moisturizing Balm Cologne: 12Gents Pine Bouquet Musk
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    Christmas Eve: home from a heart attack

    Just 2 years ago on the 23rd, I too suffered like you. Although they were not so keen on the idea to let me go home. with only 1 stent. I came home after New Years, and for a time there, I thought I was not coming home at all. 2 Christmas's later, here I am. It's been quite a struggle for me...
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    CHRISTMAS 1, SOTD "themed week" December 19th - December 25th 2011

    Shower: D-Line Shower Gel Reserve scent Lather: 12Gents Shave Soap Cream W/Shea Butter Brush: 28mm Silver-Tip Scuttle: R.Becker Razor: Progress Mergress Blade: Gillette Platinums Aftershave : 12Gents Cedar witch hazel + 12Gents Moisturizing Balm Cologne: 12Gents Reserve Merry Christmas to All!
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    Help me choose a Robert Becker scuttle

    I had Robert to make 2 ex-large brush holders for my larger brushes.Only one is pictured.I have 6 holders total. I have a Kent bk12 hanging on 1 there, but I also have a 28mm custom handle and 24mm finest custom handle thats larger than the average size brush. I matched that with the shave caddy...
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    CHRISTMAS 1, SOTD "themed week" December 19th - December 25th 2011

    Hot Shower: 12Gents De Naissance Royale Shower Soap Lather: 12Gents Moisturizing Shave Soap Cream w/shea butter & Tallow Based Brush: 24mm Finest 2-band w/custom zebra handle Scuttle: R.Becker Razor: Merkur Futur Blade: Gillette Platinums Aftershave: 12Gents Cedar scent witch...
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    CHRISTMAS 1, SOTD "themed week" December 19th - December 25th 2011

    Hot Shower: Lemongrass Soap Lather: 12GENTS Moisturizing Shave Soap Cream w/ Shea Butter Tallow Based Brush: Tubby 2 2-band Scuttle: R.Becker Medium Razor: Merkur Vision Blade: Gillette Platinums Aftershave: D-Line AS Splash + 12GENTS Moisturizing Balm Cologne: 12GENTS "My Daily" scent
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