SOTD "FREE WEEK" February 18th - February 24th, 2019

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    Razor: Timeless Titanium
    Blade: Astra SP x4
    Soap: 1/2 face D.R. Harris Windsor, 1/2 Arko
    Bowl: Captians Choice
    Post: Thayers unscented WH.

    Take aways: smoother shave with the Windsor, like the citrusy scent of the Arko. Both soaps were new to me.​
  1. 18 February 2019

    Lancaster Razor Works Custom Bowl ~ Blackland Vector + Feather Super Pro
    Lancaster Razor Works Custom Brush ~ GD Preshave ~ Barrister & Mann C2
    GD Postshave Serum ~ Barrister & Mann C2 AS

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    Muhle Rocca Jet/PSI :: Black Eagle :: Noble Otter "Two Kings"
  3. shm



    Ikea bowl ¤ Semogue Horn Handle, size 1 ¤ Gillette G2000 + Gillette Platinum
    Myrsol Blue cream ¤ Myrsol Blue AS ¤ Myrsol Blue Cologne

  4. Monday, February 18
    Stirling Wintergreen~~Stirling 24mm Finest~~Portland 1905~~Florida Water (mentholated)~~Stirling Glacial ASB
    Have a great day!
  5. Monday SOTD

    Razor: Rockwell Gunmetal Model-T
    Blade: Super Iridium(D3)
    Brush: Muhle V2 Travel Brush
    Bowl: Collapsible Travel 5"
    Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGO Lime
    Pre-Shave Balm: Grooming Dept Patchouli & Mint
    Shave Cream: Irisch Moos
    Post: Monster Block Alum
    Aftershave: Irisch Moos

    Second day using the Rockwell Gunmetal finish Model-T adjustable razor and have to say, that after waiting almost 3 years for this thing to arrive on my doorstep and expecting a letdown, the shock is on me. Still a long way to go with trying different blades but when paired with the Super Iridium, a no touchup 2 pass shave. The finish is perfect gunmetal mirror finish, has a nice weight to it, smooth adjustment range and I like the fact I am not locked into settings like the Fatboy. I set mine at 2.7-2.8 range (max is 6) and at this setting it was like shaving with a Feather AS-D2 but the Model-T shave closer, and like the AS-D2 I could speed shave at this setting without fear of cutting myself. 2 passes, no touchup required and shave was so smooth and close that I didn't feel whiskers on my face again until 7-8 later when time for dinner and I really didn't need to shave again this morning. I was impressed with the Rockwell 6S four years ago and even more impressed with this Model-T. Patience surely paid off this time for me and at the kickstarter intro price of $79 it is a steal. Came with a nice box for storage, similar to the Feather razors, 100 Rockwell blades and a leather DE razor cover.
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    Yaqi 30mm Tuxedo
    Grooming Department Veritas
    Pinaud Clubman
  7. sarimento1

    sarimento1 Contributor

    SOTD, Monday, Feburay 18th, 2019

    Shower at gym + glycerin soap face lather and rinse
    Al's custom scented 'Canoe' shave cream
    Simpson badger brush
    Kai folding shavette + Feather Softguard blade
    Cool washcloth rinse
    Penhaligon's Racquet cologne

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    Prep: Valobra Glycerlanolina soap, Myrsol Emulsion
    Brush: M&F / Brad Sears Finest Badger
    Soap: Mysric Water Pompelmo & Fiori
    Razor: ATT SE1 / UFO Tornado
    Blade: Schick Proline P-30 (4)
    Post: Thursday Plantation Tea Tree & Witch Hazel, CRSW Alcohol-Free American Barbershop Moisturising Aftershave
    Scent: L'artisan Parfumeur Fou d'Absinthe

    I love the Mystic Water scents, and when I dial in the lather, it stands up to the best premium soaps in my den. I am never quite sure if I've got the lather right; it forms differently from any of my other soaps.
    Tonight was spot on. Even the against the grain pass was effortless - a beautiful shave!
  9. 18 Feb 2019
    OneBlade Hybrid
    Feather FHS-10 (5)
    Semogue /r/wetshaving 2017 LE
    Bath House Spanish Fig & Nutmeg
    The Shave Doctor ASB
  10. Talbot "Coles Pond"
    Dogwood Handcrafts/DG B5
    WR2 1.25
    Chatillon Lux "Vide Poche"

  11. PJO

    PJO Contributor

    Outstanding setup, Russ.
    The crimson and purple rocks — and the new brush/bowl are winners!

  12. PJO

    PJO Contributor

    OK, I know you are traveling, Guy — but, c’mon, NO PHOTO of this great new razor?!
    Good thing I know how to Google.
    You owe us.

  13. the camera on my phone is terrible, not to mention I'm relaxing :c1:
  14. Tuesday SOTD
    Repeat of Monday's shave

    Razor: Rockwell Gunmetal Model-T
    Blade: Super Iridium(D3)
    Brush: Muhle Synthetic V2 Travel Brush
    Bowl: Collapsible Travel 5"
    Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGO Lime
    Pre-Shave Balm: Grooming Dept Patchouli & Mint
    Shave Cream: Irisch Moos
    Post: Monster Block Alum
    Aftershave: Irisch Moos
  15. Ariana & Evans | NYC
    Leo Frilot Captain Marvel | AP Shave Co. Cashmere 30mm
    The New Improved Schick Injector Razor | Personna 74

  16. Monday Night

    ‘62 Ball End Tech
    Personna Med (10)
    Omega Boar
    Proraso Green Soap
    Day Logic AS

    Incredibly close shave.
  17. PJO

    PJO Contributor

    That totally works.


  18. SOTD : 19th February 2019.


    Shaving recipe for today.

    Prep: Hot shower:/ RightGuard ~ Energy Burst Shower Gel.


    Cold wet flannel to my face.

    Pears ~ Transparent Soap.

    Brush: Chinese Synthetic.

    Face Lather.

    Soap : Proraso ~ Eucalyptus & Menthol.

    Blade: Gillette ~ 7'0 Clock Super Platinum. (3)

    Razor: Parker 87R.

    Cold wet flannel to rinse my face.


    Cold Water Face Rinse./ Homemade Lavender + Tea Tree Oil Witch Hazel Mixture./ Floid ~ Mentolado Vigoroso ASL.

    Nivea Men ~ Sensitive Cooling Post Shave Balm.


    Another early morning shave.

    The parker 87r/ gillette 7'0clock S.P. blade was a superb smooth match mowing through my stubble effortlessly leaving my face super smooth...A very enjoyable 3 pass + pick ups near bbs shave with no errors to report.

    Finishing the shave off with some generous dollop of Nivea Men ~ Sensitive Cooling Post Shave Balm.

    My face is feeling smooth & smelling devine.;)

    Enjoy your day, ladies & gentlemen.:cool:

  19. Thxs for the very kind compliment.
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