Ad Astra's Recent Activity

  1. Ad Astra replied to the thread .45-70 musings.

    One that I don't have! Though I reload 6.5x50sr Arisaka... AA

    May 24, 2018 at 6:32 PM
  2. Ad Astra replied to the thread .45-70 musings.

    Points awarded for style! Many thanks. Wish I had the dual-cylinder revolver rig in "From Dusk till Dawn!" AA

    May 24, 2018 at 6:30 PM
  3. Ad Astra replied to the thread Chatillon Lux noob-Impressed!.

    I have the Declaration Grooming/CL Pure Lavender soap ... it smells and works amazing. I'd bet the matching AS is, too. AA

    May 24, 2018 at 1:30 PM
  4. Ad Astra replied to the thread .45-70 musings.

    I do the milsurp thing, and have a number of WWII-vintage Mausers ... Oberndorf, Sauer und Sohns, etc. I do load and cast for 8mm...

    May 24, 2018 at 1:28 PM
  5. Ad Astra replied to the thread Mosquito Repellent.

    Got both Sawyers 20% Pic and the Sawyers permerethin, too. Also DWO 40% DEET. Those chiggers gave me leg scars last time ... fool me...

    May 24, 2018 at 12:17 PM
  6. Ad Astra replied to the thread Gillette old type.

    Yes. Gillette got it right first time! AA

    May 24, 2018 at 12:15 PM
  7. Ad Astra replied to the thread .45-70 musings.

    Ah. :a14: If they gave that rifle to me, I'd craft some mousefart/gallery loads. I do shoot 8mm, .30-06, 303 Brit, 7.7 Arisaka and...

    May 24, 2018 at 12:08 PM
  8. Ad Astra replied to the thread toilet paper - apparently there is a right & wrong way and I've been doing it wrong.

    Just checking! AA

    May 24, 2018 at 11:20 AM
  9. Ad Astra replied to the thread DIY AS Chronicles; Crystallized Mt Gay.

    Yeah, I'm surprised there isn't a "Herbie Hemp Shave Soap" yet. :1eye: :alien: :confused1 :cool1: Unless there is ... :07: AA

    May 24, 2018 at 7:00 AM
  10. Ad Astra replied to the thread Fragrance / Scent of the day..

    Yataghan. AA

    May 24, 2018 at 6:04 AM
  11. Ad Astra replied to the thread DIY AS Chronicles; Crystallized Mt Gay.

    FW makes a great (though stinging) aftershave, when you add a few drops of glycerin to it. It's alleged FW causes vivid dreams; it's...

    May 24, 2018 at 6:03 AM
  12. Ad Astra replied to the thread Has anyone tried Proraso Azur Lime cologne or TOBS Victorian Lime? Best barbershop lime cologne?.

    Pinaud Lime Sec? Not long-lasting, but a great vibe when used with a lemony or lime soap. As with all Pinauds, I add some glycerin to...

    May 24, 2018 at 5:58 AM
  13. Ad Astra replied to the thread .45-70 musings.

    That gun belongs in a Quentin Tarantino movie! BFR, it certainly is! I'll stick with .45 Colt. AA

    May 23, 2018 at 7:24 PM
  14. Ad Astra replied to the thread DIY AS Chronicles; Crystallized Mt Gay.

    Sounds great! I do the night time splash thing too, usually Florida Water. AA

    May 23, 2018 at 7:18 PM
  15. Ad Astra replied to the thread Fitting an Arko stick into a shaving mug.

    Hm, I used the Arko puck/bowl today, and no matter which form, the soap takes, what a great, lemony, lather! Arko may be a bit...

    May 23, 2018 at 4:25 PM