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  First SE Shave - The Real SOTD?!
Posted by: Arun - Yesterday 14:28 - Replies (6)

Just finished my first SE Shave using a 1912 Eveready with a Gem blade and Jaboman Mountain. Best shave ever!

No sight of blood or any burn! BBS!

It is like an evangelical moment. I read lots of posts here. I started in June,so I thought it was too early to get into SE shaves but with a mongoose on the way I just felt I had to. And reading Paul (pjgh), NorfolkDick,antdad and others made me take the plunge.

Thanks guys.

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  Gillette aristocrat adjustable razor
Posted by: animallover - Yesterday 13:16 - Replies (1)

Hi, im new here and not sure if im posting this in the correct area, and apologise if im not.

I have a gold coloured Gillette aristocrat adjustable razor that is in mint condition. Its still in its original box. I am selling it, as urgently need to raise some money for a emergency vet for my sick horse. If anyones interested in buying it, please let me know, and make a sensible offer. It comes with original case and box. This is only for sale as I need the money.

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  S.O.T.D. Saturday 25th October to Friday 31st October 2014
Posted by: Norfolkdick - Yesterday 09:12 - Replies (25)

Greetings

Saturday 25th october 2014
Prep: Shower
Razor: GEM 1912 Damaskeene Open Comb
Blade: GEM Blue Star Carbon
Brush: Semogue 2012 SE OC Mixed
Soap: Klar Kabinett
Aftershave: Astral Cream (light)
EDT: Lalique Encre Noir

Regards
Dick.

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  What is Bay Rum
Posted by: carper2k - 24-10-2014 16:46 - Replies (16)

I am just wondering what is Bay Rum
Paul

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  What's your favourite straight razor and soap/cream combo?
Posted by: Nishy - 23-10-2014 17:45 - Replies (5)

As the title suggests what is your favourite? For me it's my filarmonica sub cero or japanese FONE razor with icoloniali cream. Smooth razors and the cream ticks all the boxes, beautiful scent and doesn't over lather allowing for the right contact.

What's yours?

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  I swear I didn't buy any.
Posted by: Oomer - 23-10-2014 00:39 - Replies (14)

But I mightBlush
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sparkling-Clea...20ea381ba3

sorry if already posted.


Item has been removed from ebay jokes over lads sorryIcon_cry2

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  PIF queen charlotte soap
Posted by: themilkman - 21-10-2014 21:38 - Replies (29)

Evening all,

I have a puck of queen Charlotte key lime soap that I got from the USA but I prefer creams and MWF, so m going to PIF it as I don't use it.

Will post anywhere in the UK, add your name below by 7.00pm Friday and I'll draw a winner at random if anyone fancies it.

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  Schick NZ ad's
Posted by: Fox - 21-10-2014 14:10 - Replies (1)

I don't know if anyone has seen these but I thought they were quite clever and worth sharing. Schick in New Zealand obviously trying to win back business with their Gone Feral campaign.

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Anyone wishing to support them. https://www.facebook.com/SchickNZ

Some more ad's from Schick.

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  Yardley soap
Posted by: fly3k - 20-10-2014 19:12 - Replies (3)

Hopefully someone on here got this. I forgot to bid.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/221574755663

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  Acquisitions w/c Monday 20th - Sunday 26th October '14 incl.
Posted by: N_Architect - 20-10-2014 07:13 - Replies (20)

Allow me step in and open this thread today.

On Saturday, following another few (intense) months of trying tens of pieces:

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Patek Philippe Calatrava 5196J, just because simplicity is timeless.

My second Patek, couple of weeks short of the first six months after acquiring my first one (5712/1A). Never thought I'd do a second one so soon.

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Plus, last Friday, picked up my custom Pilot strap (IWC OEM alligator w/ OEM deployant buckle) for the Archimede Pilot 45 Handwound I have. Truly excellent work from Jason (jns-strap.com, I paid S$350).

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Also:

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This one for me...

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...and this one for my sis, fresh from my trip back from Perth this past Thursday.

And here in Singapore, this past Saturday:

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Last but not least, a Col. Conk brush together with an American Crew pre-shave oil. Both at a very nice and quite full with all kinds of wet shaving stuff, shop in Perth, WA.

Carry on!

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