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20220114
365 Shaves in 2022: 14 for 14 = 100%
Clubman Friday
Fatip Friday
Steep Angle Shaving Alliance (SASA)
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Razor: Fatip Piccolo SE (Roedter 1909 Handle)
Blade: German Bolzano (3)
Brush: Omega EVO
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper
Lather: Van Yulay Puros La Habana (Tallow + Emu Oil)
Aftershave: Pinaud Clubman

The combination of the Fatip Piccolo SE + the German Bolzano is a total pleasure to use. Efficient, Smooth and Effective. I really like this razor/handle/blade combination! :thumbup:
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The Omega EVO is an outstanding synthetic brush that performs wonderfully. :thumbup:

Van Yulay Puros La Habana (Tallow + Emu Oil) soap is excellent! Top Tier soap! :thumbup:
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For Clubman Friday, I went with the classic - Pinaud Clubman. My face is happy! :thumbup:

A Superb Fatip Friday Shave! :thumbup:
 
2024 you get a chance to tie a record.

I'm gonna go out on a limb and say there are few alive that enjoy a leap year as much as you. Maybe a shave enthusiast with a birthday on 29 Feb? Ah well. One day at a time.

Well done, sir.
I do love my daily shave. :)

2024 does give me the opportunity to enjoy a "Leap Shave". ;) :cool:
 
20220115
365 Shaves in 2022: 15 of 15 = 100%
Steep Angle Shaving Alliance
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Razor: Charcoal Goods Brass Gen 1 Level 3
Blade: Feather (3 and retired)
Brush: Wild West Brushworks Volcanic Ash Handle (TNS 26mm Original BOSS Fan)
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper
Lather: Martin de Candre Nature
Aftershave: Pinaud Clubman Virgin Island Bay Rum

Two words to describe the Charcoal Goods Brass Gen 1 Level 3 razor: WHOA BABY!!!!! Paired with a Feather blade, this gorgeous razor is a lean, mean, whisker slicing machine! Used my standard 3-Pass plus Touchups process with my preferred steep angle. The Gen 1 Level 3 is highly efficient, smooth and highly effective. Superb results. The Charcoal Goods Gen 1 Level 3 razor is a Big Dog. In the hands of an experienced shaver, no reservations or caveats. This is one great razor! :thumbup:
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The Wild West Brushworks Volcanic Ash Handle (TNS 26mm Original BOSS Fan) is one of my top synthetic brushes. Very capable and enjoyable brush! :thumbup:

Martin de Candre Nature is as good as soap gets. Period! :thumbup:
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Pinaud Clubman Virgin Island Bay Rum is one of my favorite aftershaves. My face is happy! :thumbup:

Superb shave! :)
 
20220116
365 Shaves in 2022: 16 of 16 = 100%
Knights of the Veg Table
Steep Angle Shaving Alliance
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Razor: Charcoal Goods Mixed Metal Gen 2 Level 3
Blade: Feather (1)
Brush: Wild West Brushworks Invasion Handle (TNS 26mm Original BOSS Fan)
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper
Lather: Martin de Candre Nature
Aftershave: Pinaud Clubman Lilac Vegetal

The Charcoal Goods Mixed Metal (Brass Cap and Handle, Stainless Plate) Gen 2 Level 3, paired with a Feather blade, is up to bat for today's shave. Used my standard 3-Pass plus Touchups process with my preferred steep angle. The Gen 2 Level 3 is very close to the Gen 1 Level 3 in efficiency, but is not quite as smooth. Both the Gen 1 and Gen 2 are highly effective razors, but I give the effectiveness nod to the Gen 1. The Charcoal Goods Gen 2 Level 3 razor is also a Big Dog and a wonderful razor! :thumbup:
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The Wild West Brushworks Invasion Handle (TNS 26mm Original BOSS Fan) is one of my top synthetic brushes. Very capable and enjoyable brush! :thumbup:

Martin de Candre Nature is as good as soap gets. Love it! :thumbup:
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Today, this humble Knight of the Veg Table has again chosen the wonderful Pinaud Clubman Lilac Vegetal as my aftershave. Proud to be Rocking The Veg! :punk: :Veg: :thumbup:

Superb shave! :)
 
20220117
365 Shaves in 2022: 17 of 17 = 100%
MdC Monday
Steep Angle Shaving Alliance
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Razor: Charcoal Goods Brass Gen 3 Level 3
Blade: Feather (2)
Brush: Rudy Vey B&B 2020 Contributors Handle (TNS 24mm Original BOSS)
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper
Lather: Martin de Candre Nature
Aftershave: Old Spice Classic

The Charcoal Goods Brass Gen 3 Level 3, paired with a Feather blade, is up to bat for today's shave. Used my standard 3-Pass plus Touchups process with my preferred steep angle. The Gen 3 Level 3 is highly efficient - on a par with the Gen 1 and Gen 2 Level 3 plates. The Gen 3 plate is smooth, at least as smooth as the Gen 1 plate and quite possibly smoother. All three Level 3 plates, Gen 1, Gen 2 and Gen 3, are excellent and highly effective razors. Right now the Gen 1 and Gen 3 are running pretty darn even, very slightly ahead of the Gen 2. One thing for sure, the Charcoal Goods Gen 3 Level 3 razor is a great razor and is, without any reservations or caveats, promoted to Big Dog! :thumbup:
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Love my Rudy Vey B&B 2020 Contributors brush! :thumbup:

Martin de Candre Nature is as good as soap gets. Love it! :thumbup:
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Today, I'm going with one my long time favorite scents - Old Spice Classic! :thumbup:

Superb shave! :)
 
20220118
365 Shaves in 2022: 18 of 18 = 100%
Bootlegger's Brigands
Steep Angle Shaving Alliance
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Razor: Charcoal Goods Brass Gen 3 Level 3
Blade: Feather (3 and retired)
Brush: Turn-N-Shave Chess (25mm BOSS)
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper
Lather: Martin de Candre Nature
Aftershave: Bootlegger's El Dorado

Doing an encore today with the Charcoal Goods Brass Gen 3 Level 3, again paired with a Feather blade. The Charcoal Goods Gen 3 Level 3 razor is a great razor. Efficient, Smooth and Effective. The CG G3 L3 is definitely in my Big Dogs Category! :thumbup:
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The Turn-N-Shave Chess 25mm BOSS brush is an awesome $10 brush. Ridiculously good brush for the money! :thumbup:

Martin de Candre Nature is as good as soap gets. Love it! :thumbup:
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Today, I'm going with one of my absolute favorites - Bootlegger's El Dorado! :thumbup:

Superb shave! :cool:
 
20220119
365 Shaves in 2022: 19 of 19 = 100%
Steep Angle Shaving Alliance
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Razor: Tatara Nodachi SB (Masamune Handle)
Blade: Feather (1)
Brush: Yaqi Dandelion Green (24mm Cashmere)
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper
Lather: Cella Extra Extra Bio
Aftershave: TFS Linea Intenso - Bergamotto Neroli

The Tatara Nodachi SB is a fine razor. Well constructed. Nice finish. Good looking. Well balanced. The Feather blade is a wonderful match for the Nodachi SB and the combination produces excellent results! :thumbup:
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The Yaqi Dandelion Green 24mm Cashmere brush is another really nice, very reasonably priced brush! :thumbup:

Cella Extra Extra Bio is excellent soap. Slick, cushioning and protective! :thumbup:
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TFS Linea Intenso - Bergamotto Neroli aftershave matches the Cella Extra Extra Bio soap wonderfully. My face is happy. :thumbup:

Superb shave! :cool:
 

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Lounging On The Isle Of Tugsley.
David,

Is there a class of dog with which the Tatara Masamune Nodachi might run? Perhaps a size-related morphology?
 
David,

Is there a class of dog with which the Tatara Masamune Nodachi might run? Perhaps a size-related morphology?
I have three categories:
  • Big Dogs
  • Runs With The Big Dogs
  • Extended, Occasional Use
I'm shaving with the Nodachi/Feather combination again tomorrow. If my shave is as good as the one I got today, the Nodachi will at least be in the Runs With The Big Dogs Category. :)

Feathers have been coming through for me recently. :)
 
20220120
365 Shaves in 2022: 20 of 20 = 100%
Steep Angle Shaving Alliance
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Razor: Tatara Masamune Nodachi SB (Masamune Handle)
Blade: Feather (2)
Brush: RazoRock Hive 24 Mokasoft HD Synthetic
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper
Lather: Barrister and Mann Barrister's Reserve Lavender
Aftershave: Old Spice Classic

The Tatara Masamune Nodachi SB plus Feather blade is a wonderful combination and produces excellent results! :thumbup:
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Really like the RazoRock Hive 24 Mokasoft HD Synthetic. A great brush and an excellent value! :thumbup:

Barrister and Mann Barrister's Reserve Lavender is one of the best soaps in my Den. Slick, cushioning and protective with great post shave face feel! :thumbup:
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Going with one my long time favorite scents today - Old Spice Classic! My face is happy! :thumbup:

Superb shave! :cool:
 
20220121
365 Shaves in 2022: 21 of 21 = 100%
Clubman Friday
Fatip Friday
Steep Angle Shaving Alliance (SASA)
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Razor: Fatip Piccolo SE (Roedter 1909 Handle)
Blade: German Bolzano (4)
Brush: Omega EVO
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper
Lather: Barrister and Mann Barrister's Reserve Lavender
Aftershave: Pinaud Clubman
Fragrance: Bourbon by B&BW EdT Spray

The combination of the Fatip Piccolo SE + the German Bolzano is a total pleasure to use. Efficient, Smooth and Effective. I really like this razor/handle/blade combination! :thumbup:
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The Omega EVO is an outstanding synthetic brush. Great performance! :thumbup:

Barrister and Mann Barrister's Reserve Lavender is one of the best soaps in my Den. Slick, cushioning and protective with great post shave face feel! :thumbup:
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For Clubman Friday, I went with the classic - Pinaud Clubman. My Bride was out shopping yesterday and bought me a 1.7oz EdT Spray bottle of Bourbon by Bath & Body Works. This EdT works really well with my body chemistry and with Pinaud Clubman. My face is very happy! :thumbup:

Superb Fatip Friday Shave! :thumbup:
 
20220122
365 Shaves in 2022: 22 of 22 = 100%
Steep Angle Shaving Alliance (SASA)
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Razor: Blackland Razors Vector SB
Blade: Kai Captain Titan Protouch MG (2)
Brush: Rudy Vey Emerald Green AS3M (Mühle 25mm STF)
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper
Lather: Barrister and Mann Barrister's Reserve Lavender
Aftershave: Fine Lavender
Fragrance: Ach Brito Lavanda Eau de Cologne

The Blackland Razors Vector is a thoroughly impressive razor and an absolute joy to use! :thumbup:
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The Rudy Vey Emerald Green AS3M is a great handle. Very ergonomic and easy to grip. The Mühle 25mm STF is one of my favorite synthetic knots. Great combination. Great brush! :thumbup:

Barrister and Mann Barrister's Reserve Lavender is one of the best soaps in my Den. Slick, cushioning and protective with great post shave face feel! :thumbup:
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Fine Lavender aftershave and Ach Brito Lavanda Eau de Cologne are a great match for each other and also for the Barrister and Mann Barrister's Reserve Lavender soap. My face is in "Lavender Heaven"! :thumbup:

Superb shave! :thumbup:
 
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