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6/8 Filarmonica 13 Sub Cero out for it’s maiden voyage after being treated to one of my favorite Jnats. Soap and AS were Floris 89, lathered with a Tulip 3 two band. This one will make a nice pairing with my 14 Sub Cero. The boxes are originals for those who are interested. I’ll try to throw a box in the image or post when I post Fillys.

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Second shave since I cleaned up and honed the Heljestrand No.7. Why did I wait so long?

Before today's shave, I tightened the pivot pin, then stropped the whole balsa progression, then linen and horse. So now - perfection.
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>Diamond pasted balsa progression
>Tony Miller Heirloom roughout Horween vegetable tanned horsehide/linen
>CVH No.7
>Schick E
>Ever-Ready 139 Pure Badger, vintage knot, an old softy
>Croap by @aboulton1989 seriously my best soap
 
Bad news is yesterday’s shave wasn‘t that great in terms of removing whiskers.
Good news - means that I got to shave today! :)

Fantastic shave this morning from the Le Grelot 151 5/8. Writing this 12 hours post shave and I have shorter stubble right now than I did immediately following yesterday’s shave.
TOBS Lavender cream was also quite good, but I think I am still under hydrating a little. Hope to dial it in over the weekend. Photo taken after applying first pass lather. Added more water later and finished with more lather than this.
Muhle pure badger to round out the team.

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Freshly restored Towa. I think this model was designed for training new barbers (similar to the R. Saito Ribbon).
Honed on a wakasa with nagura progression (botan, meijiro, koma). Balsa strop progression (.5, .25, .1)
Kanayama (canvas, suede and cordovan) stropped. First shave with T&F 1805 cream and a trusty M&F Finest.

Effortless BBS...buttery smooth. Felt like I was cheating.

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6/8 Filarmonica 13 Sub Cero out for it’s maiden voyage after being treated to one of my favorite Jnats. Soap and AS were Floris 89, lathered with a Tulip 3 two band. This one will make a nice pairing with my 14 Sub Cero. The boxes are originals for those who are interested. I’ll try to throw a box in the image or post when I post Fillys.

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Funny that we were to choose to shave with the very same razor model.

I first acquired the 12, then the 13 and decided to stop there and not go for the 14. The 14 has very many fans, but I realised that it would have been a bit too large for me. You've got very fine specimen of both the 13 and 14.
 
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