#11
Razor: Feather SS in Scotch Wood
Blade: Feather Professional
Brush: Simpson Tulip 3
Pre-shave: Castle Forbes
Cream: Castle Forbes lavender
Balm: Castle Forbes lavender
Finale: Spanish Leather by Truefitt & Hill

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#12

Member
Williamsburg, KY
Sunday July 28, 2019
2019 Shave # 211 ( 264 Consecutive Shaves )
Razor : Clone of Kai Kamisori
Blade: Feather Pro Guard (2)
Brush: Paladin 26mm Disco High-rise Beehive
Soap: A&E SoCal Hipster
Aftershave 1: Humphrey's Alcoholado Maravilla
Aftershave 2 : A&E SoCal Hipster

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#13

Member
Virginia
Razor: Charcoal Goods SS L3
Blade: Gillette Rubie
Brush: APShaveCo SynBad Elegant Emerald 24mm
Soap: Southern Witchcrafts Desairology
Aftershave: Wholly Kaw King of Bourbon toner

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#14
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#15

Member
St. Louis, MO
I've been on a Stirling Soaps binge as of late. I regret I tried them out so late in my wetshaving adventures. They are tied with Dr. Jon's as my favorite manufacturer.

Razor: Feather AS-D2
Blade: Gillette 7 O'Clock SharpEdge
Brush: Maggard Razors 24mm Synthetic
Soap: Stirling Soaps Stirling Blu
Aftershave: Stirling Soaps Stirling Blu

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Ancient, Free and Accepted Wet Shaver since 2006
#16

Vintage Shaver
Seattle, WA
(This post was last modified: 07-28-2019, 05:47 PM by churchilllafemme.)
Sunday AM 2019-07-28

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney Emillion 1 Porcelain Finest (24/51)
Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet shaving soap (tallow)
Wolfman WR1-SB Titanium/UFO Little Titan
Polsilver Super Iridium (11)
Penhaligon's Racquets Formula aftershave (vintage)

A wonderful shave.  I prefer the Racquets Formula fragrance over the Blenheim Bouquet, but as far as I know, a Racquets soap was never offered.  The BB soap does make great lather.  I'm somewhat surprised that the blade is still as sharp as smooth as it is, even at the eleventh shave with it.
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John
#17
[Image: SXCpj7C.jpg]Well today I decided I would try an SE for SOTD. I recently got the El Jefe in on an eBay purchase. Beautiful shape and I matched it to a 90mm Special Edition iKon handle. First use of any single edge so I carefully loaded up a Schick ProLine AC blade and made sure everything was in alignment and the guard was forward. El Jefe has the distinct ability to be “adjusted” which is code for extremely deadly if you don’t pay attention when loading the blade. No worries.

Soap of the day was Stirling Tuscany which is a lovely scent and a slick soap which I figured I would need with this razor. Let’s not leave anything to chance except for everything!

First pass was WTG and boy I had to work the angle to get it to be smooth for me. Granted first pass with a new razor of a different type so I was expecting some work. Second pass XTG and now with the angle sorted it was singing along nicely. Third pass ATG nice and slow to compensate for the width of the blade and done indeed! Smooth as can be! However, I found far more stubble than I am used to over the first two passes which I attribute to my technique alone.

I must say the audible feedback on this razor is nuts...it doesn’t make a “cutting” sound it makes a “crunching” sound. I don’t know if it cut the stubble or ate it. No matter pretty darn close to BBS was achieved. I have a 10 pack sampler of AC blades to try so I plan on dialling El Jefe in. As far as the name goes? Well there is only one El Jefe in this house and she’s out shopping!

Happy Sunday and happy shaves all!

Rating: 4.5 / 5

Razor: iKon El Jefe
Blade: Schick ProLine
Brush: APShave Co. 24mm Silk Smoke
Lather: Stirling Tuscany
Aftershave: Stirling Tuscany
Additional Care:
  B.I.G. Co. Alum Block
  Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense

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#18

Super Moderator
San Diego, Cal., USA
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#19

AP Reserve
Sydney, Australia
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M&F 3XL
WR2

Feather

AP Reserve Torchwood

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AP Reserve

Hand Made, Small Batch, Soaps, Splash and Perfumes.
#20

Member
Virginia, USA
2019-07-28 SOTD

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......PRE:....Hot water, Grooming Dept Preshave
......BRUSH:..Brad Sears 3 Band Super (L7)
......SOAP:...Eufros Zanzibar
......RAZOR:..Gillette New Long Comb, Wizamet Iridium Super
......POST:...Pitralon Classic AS, Grooming Dept Rejuvenating Serum, Leather Private Reserve EDC

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The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our razors, but in our technique.


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