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    by , 07-19-2011 at 06:10 AM
    A lot of these mini articles originate from customer enquiries. At least once a week I get an email that goes something like this... “Joe, I'm new to Italian shaving products and I can't figure out why the Italians would make shaving soap in 1 Kg loafs? That is a lot of soap!”

    In Italian barbershops, these loafs of wonderful soaps are referred to as “Panetti”. The most popular of these soaps is called P.160, but these can also be found under brand names such as Cella, Vitos and ...
  2. Dovo Bergischer Lowe!!! :D

    by , 07-15-2011 at 08:22 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by sigit666 View Post
    I love this razor, I just wish they make the 6/8, that'll be perfect
    I agree with you whole-heartedly!
  3. Blog from above :)

    by , 07-14-2011 at 07:44 AM
    At first I didn't think I would use my blog. I am not a collector, don't have much gear, and in all categories there are people with more expertise than me, so what would be the point, right?

    But then I thought about the one thing where I could say something useful: SRP itself. I can write about the way we run things, and some of the concepts and principles that guide us in the decisions we make. The forum itself is not the proper place to do this. This blog is. Or at least it can ...

    Updated 07-14-2011 at 09:41 PM by Bruno

    Tags: general
  4. So You Want To Buy A natural Japanese Stone...

    by , 07-14-2011 at 04:19 AM (JimR--Eastern Smooth and Kanayama Strops)
    You've been reading posts about the latest greatest hone, the Shobudani or the Oozuku, the Maruka or the Maruichi, and all those people talking about velvet squeegees and crazy great shaves, and you think "Man, I sure want me one of them there rocks!"

    But you don't know where to start, right? The names are foreign and scary sounding, and they're so expensive, you don't want to get the wrong stone. Indeed, you really really want to get the RIGHT stone, RIGHT NOW.
  5. Packwood razors.

    by , 07-14-2011 at 01:25 AM
    It's very difficult to find any info about the Packwood razors maker. I vainly spent much time to find some info.
    More importantly, Henry L. Lummus, in his article wrote:
    "Date 1828. Maker, unknown, Sheffield. Trademark "Packwood".

    Updated 07-15-2011 at 09:17 AM by manah

    History of razors manufacturers.