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2020 Shave Purchase Sabbatical - Those Daring Men with their Jaunty Razors & Jalopies

Hi Olegunnar,

Rule seems to be that someone will step up to help you make it through. In this case, that could be me. I have a small collection of perfectly good slightly used soaps that are taking the airs in a cabinet, because I have tried them and found the scents too strong or lingering for my tastes. If you’d like them say the word.
  1. Lea stick
  2. Arko stick
  3. Mitchell’s Wool Fat
  4. Tube of Proraso Blue (sealed)
Thanks man! Very generous of you offering up those items. But I will wait and see until next winter. Also this is a trial in itself to make the soap I have last. So do not wait for me to "panic" so feel free to pass it to others if in need. Again thank you. My thoughts: If Arko lasts 3 months I should be ok until July on that (I have 2). The piece of Klar Kabinett is maybe around 100 grams should work for 3 more months. So yeah November and December is a little tricky. Could use the old Body Shop synthetic that is not a super-great brush but is quite effective consumption wise.
 
Thanks man! Very generous of you offering up those items. But I will wait and see until next winter. Also this is a trial in itself to make the soap I have last. So do not wait for me to "panic" so feel free to pass it to others if in need. Again thank you. My thoughts: If Arko lasts 3 months I should be ok until July on that (I have 2). The piece of Klar Kabinett is maybe around 100 grams should work for 3 more months. So yeah November and December is a little tricky. Could use the old Body Shop synthetic that is not a super-great brush but is quite effective consumption wise.
Looks like AAA is on duty. We can send a man out with a soap can if needed.
:smile1:
 
Gentlemen,

My number came up and I couldn’t say no. I meant to claim this Wolfman as an exception, but did not. My plan is to hold to my sabbatical on everything else. I bought this and a plastic washer. Accordingly ...

I am out.

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Still in! A fantastic shave even with an older blade.

SOTD - 29 JAN 2020

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Brush - Yaqi 26mm Tuxedo
Lather - Body Shop Maca Root Cream
Razor - Razorock Hawk V2
Blade - Feather AC Pro (10)
Post-shave - Stirling WH Tea tree
 
SOTD (# 20/2020)
30-01-2020

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Preshave: Proraso White pre-shave cream
Brush: WestCoastShaving Two Tone Tall Synthetic 26/56
Soap: MWF
Razor: Gillette Pre War Tech (Canada)
Blade: Rapira Platinum Lux (7)
Postshave: ice cold german tap water, Alverde After Shave Balm Sensitive.

JAHE - still in
 
Update


#
Name
Exception
Car


Team One
1
Pepin
Vintage razor
Citroën Traction Avant
2
pbrmhl
Stirling razor
Audi Type SS
3
CzechCzar
Stirling's new efficient razor
1933 Duesenberg II SJ Boattail Speedster
4
jim99
Stirling Christmas soap
1937 supercharged Cord
5
garyTha
No Exception
Austin 12
6
JAHE
No Exception
Audi 920 black drop-top


Team Two
7
JeffJ
No Exception
Lancia Dilambda
8
deafficianado
Wolfman razor
Bentley Speed Six
9
martym
No Exception
Renault GS
10
tsimmns
Tub WK Fern Concerto Menthol
1929 Alfa Romeo 6C
11
Ruva
No Exception
1936 Ford Model C Ten
12
Ruckin
No Exception
1937 ford pickup


Team Three
13
Sotiris_A
Shaving scuttle
Bugatti Type 57S
14
AZBronco
No Exception
1933 Derby (French car)
15
Invicta
No Exception
Jensen H type
16
VerbaVolant
one stainless razor
Bugatti 55 Roadster
17
Chandu
No Exception
Rolls-Royce Twenty
18
T.Orso
witch hazel
Triumph Gloria Vitesse


Team Four
19
ByDoms
No Exception
MG 14/28
20
Keen Edge
No Exception
Scuderia Ferrari Alfa 8C-35
21
Emwolf
No Exception
Opel Kapitan
22
AlphaFrank75
Red Tip Rocket refurbished
Mercedes-Benz SSK
23
RTM
No Exception
Bentley 8 Litre
24
02fhhtci
(1) tub of Murphy and McNeil Nantahala
Cadillac 355


Team Five
25
CJB3
grail razor
Studebaker President
26
GeromimoWSB
No Exception
Packard 8
27
JohnYaddy
OneBlade razor
Datsun type 11
29
Noodles
Wolfman razor
1937 Cord 812 Phaeton
30
JohnnieTime
witch hazel
Cadillac Series 60


Team Six
31
bobmsp
stainless steel razor
Dusenberg SJ Speedster
32
Brian C.
No Exception
1937 Ford Convertible
33
mikelz777
No Exception
Mercedes Benz 320A
34
Timeclo
One artisan brush
Mercedes Benz 500K
35
Atlantic59
One pack travel razors
Alfa Romeo 6C 2300B Mille Miglia
36
Carm10
No Exception
GAZ-M1


Team Seven
37
5Cantonas
Fatip slant
Chrysler Imperial
38
ShavingPanda
Brush
1937 Jaguar SS
39
Ryanshh
Bingle Buddy Gift Exchange
1936 Lincoln Zephyr
40
Drquantum
DR Harris Arlington soap
1932 Nash Ambassador Eight
41
olegunnar
Travel Cart(s)
Peugeot Type 183
42
Doc_S
strop replacement
Steyr 220 Gläser Roadster (1939)


Team Eight
43
Geneaut
Old Spice Shave Mug
Wolseley Hornet 6 ( 1930 )
44
AKH223
CNC Milled SLOC
Bugatti Type 35B Grand Prix (1925)
45
Chesty
No Exception
Hispano-Suiza H6
46
Earcutter
Mentholated aftershave
Fiat 518
47
Meanpr
Travel Razor
1935 DeSoto Airflow
48
Mr_Houston
No Exception
1931 Hillman Wizard


Team Nine
49
Azwetshaver
Straight razor
Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster
50
It's Hedley
Grail Razor
Moon-Ruxton 1930 Model C
51
Silky Glide
No Exception
1933 Pierce Silver Arrow
52
MuhleShaver
No Exception
1938 VW Beetle
53
karhu
Semogue Mistura Brush
1928 Morris Minor
54
Thomas Darkblade
No Exception
1925 Mercedes W05 SSKL


Team Ten
55
kaidecologne
Pils 101 NE
39 Opel Kapitän Cabriolet
56
jamesearthdrum
No Exception
1930 KJ Henderson
57
Raven Koenes
Fatip Slant
1939 Fiat 1500 B
58
Neffarious
No Exception
Mercedes Benz 710-SSK
59
Wtd1911
Simpson Chubby 2 or 3 Manchurian
Adler 2 Liter
60
Heron
Shave soap
Datsun 17
61
Esetter
eplate one razor
Morris Oxford


Team Eleven
62
bjm
Timeless razor
1930 Cadillac V-12
63
Rvshave
No Exception
'29 Ruxton Roadster
64
_Stormin_
No Exception
32 Duesenberg Model SJ
65
147_Grain
No Exception
Alfa Romeo P3
66
Aziraphale
King Cobra SE
'36 Lincoln K-Series (Zephyr) V-12
67
KQY61
No Exception
1917 Disbrow Special
68
gcconspiracy
OC plate for Karve CB
Bugatti Royale
 
Gentlemen,

My number came up and I couldn’t say no. I meant to claim this Wolfman as an exception, but did not. My plan is to hold to my sabbatical on everything else. I bought this and a plastic washer. Accordingly ...

I am out.

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Nice. Now we know why your credit card has been charged with an exorbitantly high sum... that wicked washer!:lol:

Sad to see you leave the race.
 

emwolf

Contributor
Had to do a two razor shave this morning and still ended up with less than stellar results. I keep trying my rollerblade baseplate with different caps and keep getting very mediocre results. It feels great, but there's no whisker reduction. So I finished with the ATT G1 I had on deck, which is also a pretty mediocre Gem blade razor. I'd love to try a Starling to see if they work at all, but I think the peak of Gem razor production ended with the depression.
 
Had to do a two razor shave this morning and still ended up with less than stellar results. I keep trying my rollerblade baseplate with different caps and keep getting very mediocre results. It feels great, but there's no whisker reduction. So I finished with the ATT G1 I had on deck, which is also a pretty mediocre Gem blade razor. I'd love to try a Starling to see if they work at all, but I think the peak of Gem razor production ended with the depression.
Trying a Starling now. First shave with the OC was very good. Rushed my last shave and had a couple weepers. Very light razor. A polished Sabre is on my short list since it's stainless. I agree the 1912's are very nice.
 
The Rules

1.Read all of the rules. From #1 through to, and including number 15.
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15.Read rule number 1.

As an aside, I don't know if I missed this discussion, but between the difficulty with signing up and the fact that your infinite loop didn't get the appreciation I feel it truly deserves, I am sorry for failing to follow rule #1 as well as I should.

This gave me a hearty chuckle today when I went to double-check some rules for a different thread. So thanks for that Pepin.
 
SOTD (# 21/2020)
31-01-2020

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Preshave: Proraso White pre-shave cream
Brush: Semogue 830 (Boar)
Soap: Tcheon Fung Sing ~ Danidevil Revolution
Razor: Gillette Pre War Tech (Canada)
Blade: Rapira Platinum Lux (8)
Postshave: ice cold german tap water, Alverde After Shave Balm Sensitive.

JAHE - first month completed. Feels right...
 
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