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Finished MWF today. I might have one shave left, but the loading was such a hassle today that I decided to call it done. I added the little soap pieces to my facial soap. It lasted exactly 3 months (10/25 to 1/25).

Undecided in the next soap. Maybe CF Lavender, DR Harris Sandalwood soap, or DR Harris 29 perhaps.

I'll pick tomorrow.
I decided to go with Razorock Saturnia. Its about 50%. It should go quick.
 
I strayed away from 3017ing CRSW Shapenmelk for a bit, partly due to a business trip, and partly due to boredom. Shapenmelk isn't a bad soap, but for me its just not hitting the mark. The only way I can get a decent lather is to put a layer of water on the soap for several minutes, then use the full-blown Marco method to lathering. An effective method to be sure, but it just doesnt seem like it should be necessary with this soap. Water water water...then more water is needed. If not, it dries and disappears like lathering modern Williams in Death Valley during the dry season...outside...on a windy day.

If properly lathered, shapenmelk is a pretty decent soap, but I wont repeat it. I am going to keep using it all the way through to the end, its too good to cut short. Best guess....2-3 weeks left on this one.

On a side note...during my last trip I forgot to pack my shaving cream and quite by accident stumbled across a Cremo Shave Stick at the local Wally World. Apparently its a failry new product being marketed at select stores(?). I posted some pics and a review on another thread. Suffice to say I found it to be a very effective travel soap. The misspacked cream will be 3017'nd soon and the Cremo stick has replaced it in the Dopp kit.
 
Hit bottom on the AoS tallow sandalwood today. Probably a couple more weeks which would make it just shy of 3 months of daily usage. Nothing short of a spectacular soap in all respects!

Time to start thinking about what's up next.
 
I've been using my lilac scented home made shave soap the last few days and may just go ahead and use it up. Probably take six or seven months -- I may never have to buy or make soap again!
 
After a week with RR Saturnia, it's an useable soap. Far from MWF. We are attending a wedding today and I am going to use CF Lavender. Not going to risk any weepers.
 
I called PdP yesterday and started a Speick stick this morning. PdP is a good soap with a great scent. Impressions from first shave with Speick: a great soap with an okay scent.

 

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I called PdP yesterday and started a Speick stick this morning. PdP is a good soap with a great scent. Impressions from first shave with Speick: a great soap with an okay scent.

Please don’t tell me that I’m staring at 5 months with PdP, Jeff.
 
Please don’t tell me that I’m staring at 5 months with PdP, Jeff.
Bob, it will take 5 months only if you load and build on the puck two or three times what you need every day. If I was a little more stingy that easily could have been 10 months.
 

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Bob, it will take 5 months only if you load and build on the puck two or three times what you need every day. If I was a little more stingy that easily could have been 10 months.
Me, stingy? Perish the thought


Shhh, You'll give him a heart attack :tongue_sm
too late!

Yah, Looking at 1.5 pucks of PdP and a puck of PdP 63 still in backstock...
This was a 2015 impulse buy in Pasteur’s, so I’m not in the same situation. Nice problem to have though.
 
After a week with RR Saturnia, it's an useable soap. Far from MWF. We are attending a wedding today and I am going to use CF Lavender. Not going to risk any weepers.
RR Satrunia vs. CF Lavender..... it's not even close. I am not going back to Saturnia. I planned on using it as a bath soap, but I don't like the scent. I tossed it. I have too many excellent soaps that need some love. :001_wub: I am going to stick with CF Lavender.
 

rockviper

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My Modern Williams became crumbly after yesterday's shaves and today marked the last use of it. :thumbup:
As I continue along my "use up my yucky stuff" adventure, next up is a tub of Pitralon soap; works well but smells more than strange. :tongue_sm

???????- Oct.14.2012.....Col.Conk Amber (small puck)
Oct.15 - Dec.19.2012.....VDH Deluxe
Dec.20 - Jan.07.2013.....Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet (partial tub)..... Wowwee!!!!
Jan.08 - Mar.06.2013.....C&E Sienna cream
Mar.07 - Mar.28.2013.....Mama Bear Aged Spice (mug soap; they're so tiny, they're cute!)
Mar.29 - May.25.2013.....Palmolive Classica Naturale cream
May.26 - Jun.22.2013.....Proraso Green tube (partial tube, old formula)
Jun.23 - Sep.27.2013.....TOBS Sandalwood cream (I love sandalwood products)
Sep.28 - Nov.02.2013.....Mama Bear Northwoods (partial puck)
Nov.03 - Dec.14.2013.....Mama Bear Amber Romance (partial puck)
Dec.15 - Jan.31.2014.....Klar Kabinett (partial, suspended to 3017 D.R.Harris PIF)
Feb.01 - Aug.29.2014.....D.R. Harris Arlington ........ Nope, no typo; 215 shaves from that puck
Aug.30 - Sep.29.2014.....Klar Kabinett (back in use after the Arlington finished)
Sep.30 - Oct.15.2014.....Rose of Bulgaria cream (partial tube)
Oct.16 - Oct.20.2014.....D.R. Harris Almond (partial tube)
Oct.21 - Oct.31.2014.....RazoRock XXX (partial tub)
Nov.01 - Dec.24.2014.....Blue Willy (grated Williams soaked in Aqua Velva)
Dec.25 - Feb.20.2015.....Dr Dittmar
Feb.21 - Mar.31.2015.....12 cream samples from Mr Bingle Secret Santa
Apr.01 - Apr.19.2015.....Mama Bear Lime Ice (partial puck)
Apr.20 - Jun.22.2015.....Captain's Choice Bay Rum (1/2 container)
Jun.23 - Aug.13.2015.....Mama Bear Winter Grapefruit (partial puck)
Aug.14 - Oct.10.2015.....Godrej round
Oct.11 - Nov.20.2015.....Mitchell's Wool Fat (partial puck)
Nov.21 - Jan.05.2016.....Mama Bear Cucumber Mint (partial puck)
Jan.06 - Feb.15.2016.....Mama Bear Dragon's Blood (partial puck)
Feb.16 - Apr.17.2016.....Cella, Crema da Barba all'Olio di Mandorla
Apr.18 - May.22.2016.....Klar Kabinett (partial puck) **** converted to Nougat blend with 5 other soaps
May.23 - Jun.07.2016.....Proraso Sandalwood (partial tube)
Jun.08 - Sep.27.2016.....nougat (partials of Klar Kabinett, Valobra stick, La Toja stick, Mama Bear's Hydrogen, Mama Bear's Hazelnut, and Arko)
Sep.28 - Oct.28.2016.....Samples (Stone Cottage Hesperides, Mama Bear Spicey Lime)
Oct.29 - Nov.10.2016.....WSP Tobacco, travel puck
Nov.11 - Nov.21.2016.....WSP Matterhorn, travel puck
Nov.22 - Jan.10.2017.....Monsavon
Jan.11 - Feb.01.2017.....Godrej round (suspended to participate in 3017 WILLIAMS thread)
Feb.02 - Apr.07.2017.....Vegan Willy (grated Williams soaked in Lilac Vegetal)
Apr.08 - May.14.2017.....Godrej round (continuation)
May.15 - Apr.29.2019.....P.160 Tipo Morbido (650g).... 23.5 months!!
Apr.30 - May.06.2019.... Mystic Water Coconut Sandalwood sample
May.07 - Jul.21.2019......Shaving Yeti Mamacita on the Rocks
Jul.22 - Sep.27.2019......Through the Fire Fine Craft Sue Moore Pink Grapefruit
Sep.28 - Oct.03.2019.....Dove Shave Gel, travel size
Oct.04 - Oct.09.2019......Williams (Suspended to perform some soap testing)
Oct.10 - Dec.14.2019......CBL Tonsorial samples (Jeris, SIR Fougere, Oatmeal Stout)
Dec.15 - Feb.04.2020......Williams (resumed)
 

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My Modern Williams became crumbly after yesterday's shaves and today marked the last use of it. :thumbup:
As I continue along my "use up my yucky stuff" adventure, next up is a tub of Pitralon soap; works well but smells more than strange. :tongue_sm

???????- Oct.14.2012.....Col.Conk Amber (small puck)
Oct.15 - Dec.19.2012.....VDH Deluxe
Dec.20 - Jan.07.2013.....Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet (partial tub)..... Wowwee!!!!
Jan.08 - Mar.06.2013.....C&E Sienna cream
Mar.07 - Mar.28.2013.....Mama Bear Aged Spice (mug soap; they're so tiny, they're cute!)
Mar.29 - May.25.2013.....Palmolive Classica Naturale cream
May.26 - Jun.22.2013.....Proraso Green tube (partial tube, old formula)
Jun.23 - Sep.27.2013.....TOBS Sandalwood cream (I love sandalwood products)
Sep.28 - Nov.02.2013.....Mama Bear Northwoods (partial puck)
Nov.03 - Dec.14.2013.....Mama Bear Amber Romance (partial puck)
Dec.15 - Jan.31.2014.....Klar Kabinett (partial, suspended to 3017 D.R.Harris PIF)
Feb.01 - Aug.29.2014.....D.R. Harris Arlington ........ Nope, no typo; 215 shaves from that puck
Aug.30 - Sep.29.2014.....Klar Kabinett (back in use after the Arlington finished)
Sep.30 - Oct.15.2014.....Rose of Bulgaria cream (partial tube)
Oct.16 - Oct.20.2014.....D.R. Harris Almond (partial tube)
Oct.21 - Oct.31.2014.....RazoRock XXX (partial tub)
Nov.01 - Dec.24.2014.....Blue Willy (grated Williams soaked in Aqua Velva)
Dec.25 - Feb.20.2015.....Dr Dittmar
Feb.21 - Mar.31.2015.....12 cream samples from Mr Bingle Secret Santa
Apr.01 - Apr.19.2015.....Mama Bear Lime Ice (partial puck)
Apr.20 - Jun.22.2015.....Captain's Choice Bay Rum (1/2 container)
Jun.23 - Aug.13.2015.....Mama Bear Winter Grapefruit (partial puck)
Aug.14 - Oct.10.2015.....Godrej round
Oct.11 - Nov.20.2015.....Mitchell's Wool Fat (partial puck)
Nov.21 - Jan.05.2016.....Mama Bear Cucumber Mint (partial puck)
Jan.06 - Feb.15.2016.....Mama Bear Dragon's Blood (partial puck)
Feb.16 - Apr.17.2016.....Cella, Crema da Barba all'Olio di Mandorla
Apr.18 - May.22.2016.....Klar Kabinett (partial puck) **** converted to Nougat blend with 5 other soaps
May.23 - Jun.07.2016.....Proraso Sandalwood (partial tube)
Jun.08 - Sep.27.2016.....nougat (partials of Klar Kabinett, Valobra stick, La Toja stick, Mama Bear's Hydrogen, Mama Bear's Hazelnut, and Arko)
Sep.28 - Oct.28.2016.....Samples (Stone Cottage Hesperides, Mama Bear Spicey Lime)
Oct.29 - Nov.10.2016.....WSP Tobacco, travel puck
Nov.11 - Nov.21.2016.....WSP Matterhorn, travel puck
Nov.22 - Jan.10.2017.....Monsavon
Jan.11 - Feb.01.2017.....Godrej round (suspended to participate in 3017 WILLIAMS thread)
Feb.02 - Apr.07.2017.....Vegan Willy (grated Williams soaked in Lilac Vegetal)
Apr.08 - May.14.2017.....Godrej round (continuation)
May.15 - Apr.29.2019.....P.160 Tipo Morbido (650g).... 23.5 months!!
Apr.30 - May.06.2019.... Mystic Water Coconut Sandalwood sample
May.07 - Jul.21.2019......Shaving Yeti Mamacita on the Rocks
Jul.22 - Sep.27.2019......Through the Fire Fine Craft Sue Moore Pink Grapefruit
Sep.28 - Oct.03.2019.....Dove Shave Gel, travel size
Oct.04 - Oct.09.2019......Williams (Suspended to perform some soap testing)
Oct.10 - Dec.14.2019......CBL Tonsorial samples (Jeris, SIR Fougere, Oatmeal Stout)
Dec.15 - Feb.04.2020......Williams (resumed)
That’s good work by you. Any chance you go back to modern Williams again?
 

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Yes, I do have another puck..... but I really don't plan on buying any more of it.

It worked VERY well while I was on vacation in Mexico for a week, but reverted to being sub-par upon my return home.
 
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