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    FS: LASSC, XXX, B&M soaps and samples

    For Sale: $40 or trade for below CONUS Shipping included in price If I was to trade anything I'd be looking for: B&M Roam B&M Saeryan B&M Hallows My stuff - - - LA Shave Soap: CCXIII (only took small pea size sample with scooper for a test lather) - Razorock XXX (new) - B&M Dickens (used...
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    WTT: Feather Non-folding Artist Club SS

    Looking to trade my Feather non-folding AC for a folding Feather AC. Each sender pays own shipping CONUS Here is what I have: -Feather non-folding AC -Feather razor guard I want a folding Feather AC
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    Mixing EDT/C with unscented Thayer's to make AS?

    I had a sample of ADP Colonia Essenza (5ml) that I mixed with 35ml of Thayer's Unscented Witch Hazel/Aloe. It smells great. Is this a cheap way to make your own scented AS? I was looking for a YSL la Nuit AS and I guess I could just add it to Thayer's? Is this just stupid home cooking here?
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    WTT: Catie's and Strop soap

    CONUS Each pays own shipping I'd like to trade away three soaps. All have at least 90+% left. I had a reaction to the LPV and the other two are scents I don't need. What I have: Catie's Bubbles LPV Catie's Bubbles Black Bergamot (TRADED) Strop Shop Date Night I'm looking to trade for...
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    PIF - RazoRock Kiyara

    PIF closed - winner is ncfyrfyter I recently was PIF'd a RazoRock Kiyara from VelocityBoy. I'd like to keep the good karma flowing by putting this razor back out there. Rules: To be eligible please submit a tasteful riddle with answer. Entries close Sunday night 12/14 when the...
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    Similar scritch to Wee Scott?

    I used a Simpson Wee Scott last weekend and loves the stiffness and scritch. Can anybody recommend a full size hybrid fan/bulb brush off similar feel? Or any brush of a different shape you think should be included in the comparison, I'm not picky. I just love the stiff scritch. How about...
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    Is this a Dovo Special 5/8?

    Is this: A Dovo Special 5/8? http://www.classicshaving.com/dovo-special-tortoise-5-8-factory-edge.html#.U-fMKNm9K0c I don't know anything about straights and I want to understand what I have as a starting point. I haven't tried this razor yet, I just want to understand my equipment...
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    Under 50 Posts PIF (conus)

    CLOSED. 2 PIFs for members under 50 posts, conus. To enter, type "share the road" I will pick 2 lucky winners this Sunday as the Tour de France wraps up. Both lots have TOBS which is cool, blades which a lot of people enjoy, and a mystery product. Everything is new except the Taylor's...
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    Why are they called 7 o'clock?

    Why are the Gillette called 7 o'clock? I wonder this every time I shave.
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    Razorock AS leaving pulp behind?

    I've been going through the new Razorock aftershaves (XXX, One-X, Freedburg, etc) and noticed little whitish hairs/pulp left behind on my face. It sweeps off easily after dry down but I thought I'd ask what it is? Anyone else have same issue? I just have to make sure to give myself a final look...
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    New Fine Accoutrements AS - Platinum

    A new interesting scent for all you Fine fans. I'm all stocked up on other AS but this is interesting. If success has a smell, this is it. Big meeting? Job interview? Power Lunch? Start the day with Platinum and you're sure to make a good impression. A smokey, citrus fragrance, Platinum is...
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    Why I waited 2 years to DE shave

    As my 100th post I'll share how I got here 2 years ago I inherited a 1962 Gillette Slim. Coming from a cartridge razor this was a serious tool capable of injury. Respect must be given. I examined the adjusting barrel (1-9) which sets the aggressiveness. I didn't know if 1 was aggressive or 9...
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    1962 Gillette Tech?

    I went through the stickie and I think I inherited a 1962 Tech? Stamp is H2 Once confirmed I'll share my "first DE shave story" which was with this razor.
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    Gillette is coming to save me from... Gillette?

    An article I found about the Gillette Guard razor states: "Today, nearly one billion men are shaving using technology invented by King C. Gillette more than 100 years ago, double-edge razors, because there is no better affordable alternative – until now. Many of these men shave without running...
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    All TOBS perform the same?

    I've gone through a Maggard TOBS sampler and I wanted to hear other opinions on this question. Do all TOBS perform the same for you? In more detail; if you couldn't smell the scent would you notice a difference in performance among the TOBS cream line? My lathering technique is inconsistent...
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    Maggard Razors - new soft soap

    Maggard announced 3 new soft soaps today. I'm looking forward to some reviews. http://www.maggardrazors.com/product/maggard-razors-artisan-shave-soap-limes-bergamot-5oz-jar/ "Our soaps are made through the hot process. Their consistency is a soft soap, similar to an Italian soft soap."
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    Feather AS-D1 handle on ATT head?

    Is the Feather AS-D1 handle compatible with ATT base plate/caps?
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    Seattle - Admitting you have a problem is the first step.Newbie Admission

    My father has shared his wet shave addiction with me... He started off innocently giving me "gifts". Fatboy, Feather, Vulfix, Merkur... After I started experimenting he started me down the darker path. Mike's Natural soaps, Provence... A straight razor... Now I'm making purchases. I come...
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