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  1. Inter forum rivalry

    by , 08-29-2011 at 07:35 PM
    Perhaps a rather touchy subject to be writing about, but let's be honest, the world is not all sunshine and rainbows. And if I am going to write about running SRP, I can hardly pretend that this subject is not a big elephant in the room that noone usually talks about. To be honest, there is a reason we don't usually talk about it.

    Let's start with a simple axiom: the people that make up the membership of an online community are no different from the people that make up the actual ...
  2. A Closer Look at Shaving Soap

    by , 08-25-2011 at 07:36 AM
    Literally - a closer look.

    As part of my vintage vs. new Williams experiment, I made some slides and took a look at the soap under a microscope.

    The white spots in the picture are bubbles - the areas that look a little like lather on some of the bubbles are where the bubble is pressed against the slide.

    At this point, I speculate that lots of little bubbles make for a better lather. I need to try out a few more soaps and get some more pictures to be sure. ...
  3. Shaving Community

    by , 08-15-2011 at 01:14 PM
    This is an "At-A-Boy" for the shaving community. I have rarely witnessed a group of folks that are so willing to step up and help folks. It is a bright spot in our world.
  4. New Paddles !!!!

    , 08-13-2011 at 01:21 AM
    I've been playing around in my garage with my new Dremmel scroll saw. The best part was, it was a gift from a friend at work, who received it in lieu of payment for a job, but has no need for it.
    I borrowed it once or twice, and it works well, especially for those of you making scales. The last time I borrowed it, He told me to just keep it...Very good friend indeed.

    Anyway, I have some soft pine, and decided to make a few paddles.
    I have some nice English Bridle leather, ...
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  5. How to Build an Accurate Hunting Load - Or Honing in the Nth degree

    by , 08-12-2011 at 05:04 PM
    Yep thought that title would get yer attention

    I wanted to take some time to explain the difference between just shaving, and when Straight Razors become an actual hobby...I often relate two of my favorite hobbies Shooting and Straight Razors as both can be taken to the extremes, or can be purely functional, the choice is always yours...

    How to build an Accuracy load for hunting...

    First you buy at least 200 pieces of brass in the correct caliber ...

    Updated 08-12-2011 at 05:11 PM by gssixgun

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