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  1. Am I really blogging about wet shaving?!?!

    by , 04-20-2012 at 09:28 PM
    Seriously, have I come this far in only a few months? :rofl2: Is this progress or just plain crazy. :hmmm: A couple of weeks ago I completed my leg shave entirely with straights (what, you don't use more than one at a time?!?) No DE assistance required on that shave. Yay! It was pretty funny because I forgot to bring my DE into the bath and I wasn't willing to get out and grab it. Kinda forced the issue there. LOL.

    I can't wait to try that challenge again, it REALLY is ...
  2. How not to contact us...

    by , 03-26-2012 at 07:14 AM
    Hey guys,

    I thought I'd share this with you, so that you can see some of the people we have to deal with.

    A member had an issue with posting classifieds ads. As it turns out, there were a number of items in a separate area, which were moved there because there was an issue with them (for example: the ads did not follow the rules). As it happens, these ads count in the max number of items you can have up for sale. So if we forget to remove them (because they were still ...

    Updated 03-26-2012 at 07:18 AM by Bruno

  3. Gebrüder Weyersberg, 1787-1883, 1902-1925.

    by , 03-06-2012 at 01:10 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by manah View Post
    Gebrüder Weyersberg, 1787-1883, 1902-1925.
    Solingen-Höhscheide (1787-1883),
    Solingen (1902-1909),
    Solingen-Ohligs (1925).
    Gebrüder Weyersberg was founded on 1st January 1787 by the brothers Wilhelm, Peter and Johann-Ludwig Weyersberg. The company initially manufactured large quantities of knife ans sword blades - indeed, it's recorded that in 1786 the Weyersberg family had produced 17% of Solingen's blades - and with the receipt of orders from France and Italy, a permanent
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  4. Landers, Frary & Clark.

    by , 03-03-2012 at 08:18 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by manah View Post
    A short history of the company:
    The Landers, Frary & Clark company was formed in 1862, when the firm of Landers and Smith ourchased Frary and Carey.
    They were reorganized in 1865 as Landers Frary & Clark.
    In 1866 they purchased a factory from the Meriden Cutlery Co., and began making table cutlery, and fixed blade knives.
    In 1909, they purchased the trademark Universal from Levi T.Snow of New Haven, Conn.
    In 1912, Landers Frary & Clark purchased the
  5. C. Lütters & Co.

    by , 02-23-2012 at 01:48 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by manah View Post
    The C. Lütters & Co., Löwenwerk was founded in 1840 by Carl Lütters, registered 28th May 1862.
    Located Solingen, Bismarckstrasse 3-7.
    The company is still in business.
    Stamp: a couchant lion.

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