Personna Pathology blades arrived, so ...
Wash & T&H No.10 Cleansing Scrub
T&H No.10 Pre-Shave Skin Protector
T&H No.10 Finest Shaving Cream
Pure Badger 23mm
Durham Duplex T Type
Hot Rinse, Cold Rinse & Alum Wash
Pinaud Lilac Vegetal
Three Pass - WTG, XTG & ATG
What a shave! Certainly the best this month ...
I borrowed a Durham Duplex T-Type from a pal on another forum and really enjoyed it. He popped a honed and stropped vintage blade in and while I found it smooth, I did not find it especially sharp. These blades are sharp! Hand stropping took some of the edge off, but this first run was very sharp and very efficient, and I nicked myself a couple of times. I think the next on this blade will be smoother.
But, I loved it!
After rinsing, applying the Veg was a sheer delight.
Seriously, I cannot wait to shave with this again ...