Today is "Soap Commander & DE Sunday" and now that I've cycled through all of my Soap Commander products, I get to use my favorite soap out of my entire collection which is their "Vision" scent line and it's epic. I also just happened to find an unopened 5 pack of Gillette Silver Blues which I used almost exclusively last year. It was a decent shave this morning. I'm more than certain that it would have been better if I had used my "go to" DE blade which is the Perma-Sharp blades in my DE 89. For me, these Gillette Silver Blue blades are decent at best and need to be used in either a slant bar or an adjustable safety razor. I'll keep using it until the blade goes bad and the pack is gone, because I don't want to waste stuff:

Overall the shave was good, but could've been much better and smoother. I'm still waiting on my lapping film so I can experiment with honing. It'll be done from start to finish.

Brush Repair Failed:

Well crap is all I can say about this but that's okay, I've got plenty of brushes and it's not like I can't get anymore bru...