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SE SOTD- What was your tool of choice today?

SOTD, March 26th 2020

Razor: Oneblade Core Version 2 - MFG 2018> great daily driver!
Blade : Gem SS PTFE modified(7)
Soap: Razorock XXX
Brush: Razorock Noir 400 synthetic- great brush.
Preshave: Brush wash the whole face with CeraVe hand bar soap + a dollop of clear Aloe vera gel on beard area.
Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 3.
Postshave : Razorock XXX aftershave :001_wub: witch Hazel + Nivea balm.
Results : CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers =:a17:great shave after 2 day growth.
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Have some great shaves!
 

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Shave 20200326

Working from home, three full days of growth! :)

Continuing my 2020 Resolution to stop chasing BBS!

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Prep: Splashed water on face
Pre-shave: Cremo
Brush: @Graydog Full Moon
Soap: RazoRock XXX
Bowl: n/a (face lathered)
Razor: GEM Featherweight Deluxe
Blade: Ted Pella GEM Personna (9)
Post-shave: Dickinson's Hydrating Skin Toner
Aftershave Balm: Bath & Bodyworks Hyaluronic Acid Gel
Aftershave: RazoRock XXX
Cologne: L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme

WTG, ATG & XTG. Minor touch-up.

DFS++ with no weepers, nicks, cuts or irritation. Really outstanding shave!

Went through a full four days of growth flawlessly. :)

Great combination of hardware and software. :)

YMMV
 
SOTD, Friday March 27th 2020

Razor: Oneblade Core version 2 - Mfg 2018> , a excellent daily driver+ one of my favorites!
Blade : Gem Personna SS PTFE Modified (8) YY  Gem blade (2).jpg YY OB  (2).jpg
Soap : Razorock Amici
Brush: Yaqi rainbow 26mm synthetic brown whiskers.
Preshave : Brush wash my whole face with CeraVe hand bar soap :001_wub: + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on beard area.
Prep : cold water rinse after each pass of 3.
Post shave : Italian barber Amici aftershave with witch hazel + Nivea balm.
Results : CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers = :a17: excellent shave in my books!
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Have some great shaves!
 
'14 Ever Ready Little Lather Catcher
Pella/Personna GEM (4)
WK Washington's Blend
Yaqi 24mm Sagrada Familia

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I have two of these now. first shave with this one that has a different handle. stellar combination of all things this morn!!!! BBS with no effort.

be well.

9.7/10

camo
 
'14 Ever Ready Little Lather Catcher
Pella/Personna GEM (4)
WK Washington's Blend
Yaqi 24mm Sagrada Familia

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I have two of these now. first shave with this one that has a different handle. stellar combination of all things this morn!!!! BBS with no effort.

be well.

9.7/10

camo
I hope you enjoyed the audio feed back as you shaved and it sang its song chopping those whiskers. Its the most audible of all my safety razors I enjoy when listening to razors indicating slicing beard growth. Some folks would say that is a blade not clamped properly but regardless it works like a charm and I have lots of good clamping razors that do not shave as good.
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SOTD, Sat March 28th 2020

Razor: Gem Junior Parade with baton handle variant - Mfg 1943 one of my favorites!
Blade : Gem Personna SS PTFE (9) great blade!
Soap: Razorock Don Marco - excellent citrus scented soap.
Brush : Razorock Plissoft synthetic going strong for the last 3 1/2 yrs. Excellent brush!
Pre shave : brush wash my whole face with CeraVe hand bar soap + a dollop of clear aloe vera gel on beard area.
Prep : cold water rinse after each pass of 3.
Post shave: Razorock Emperor aftershave with witch hazel + Nivea balm.
Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers = :a17: just a great shave today!
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Have some great shaves!
 
I hope you enjoyed the audio feed back as you shaved and it sang its song chopping those whiskers. Its the most audible of all my safety razors I enjoy when listening to razors indicating slicing beard growth. Some folks would say that is a blade not clamped properly but regardless it works like a charm and I have lots of good clamping razors that do not shave as good.
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sure did enjoy the music. blade secured very well. I believe it is the way the frames resonate with a stout blade......more than any claim to loose blade. all of my GEMs are pretty secure......or I would be hesitant to shave with them.

I have bad hearing with permanent ringing.......the 1907 gem bar and star #4 sound louder to me.......but then again.....hearing impaired.

either way the music singing is good!!!!!

camo
 
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