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  1. Ad Astra replied to the thread No guard DE?.

    I know, right? Who needs teef? :a11: :001_07: Think you mean, "cut the REST of the teeth off." It's missing, hm, 8 of them? And the...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 1:17 PM
  2. Ad Astra replied to the thread Flint and steel.

    When you can pick up a rock off the ground, and conjure fire - the gift from the Gods - it's a great feeling. Prometheus - Wikipedia...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 1:15 PM
  3. Ad Astra replied to the thread No guard DE?.

    I have something similar, "The Great Dicatator's" razor ... guard, but no ends! Lots and lots of blade exposure. [IMG] It's rather...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 1:06 PM
  4. Ad Astra replied to the thread Great find, to good not to share :).

    Twist/Knack is a good shaver. The balance and long handle makes it fun; unusual handling characteristics. AA

    Feb 20, 2018 at 8:25 AM
  5. Ad Astra replied to the thread Gillette Old Type.

    Well. Try a 10-pack of the DPPs and see if you agree or can tell if they are thicker. I think they are. Checked my single ring OLD this...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 6:53 AM
  6. Ad Astra replied to the thread How do you switch up your razors?.

    A chosen razor gets six shaves, measured with a die/dice. Blade toss and another razor is up. Razor rotation is totally random! Just...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 5:56 PM
  7. Ad Astra replied to the thread Gillette Old Type.

    Hm, Lane, I've also been doing the one-blade thing, after buying 1K of the Dorco Prime Platinums ... These blades are somewhat thicker...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 5:34 PM
  8. Ad Astra replied to the thread Gillette Old Type.

    I rotate a razor and blade every six shaves. Since Christmas, I've used two different slants, two different Aristocrats, at least one...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 4:38 PM
  9. Ad Astra replied to the thread Zenith boar on the way...break in?.

    Hm, and if it has a funk, lather it up with something good and let it dry like that overnight. As far as tips getting softer, that kind...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 3:27 PM
  10. Ad Astra replied to the thread Should I buy an AR-15 now? (Politically neutral please!).

    + 1, What do you want it for? It's not an investment, there are a glut of them. And if you don't have a decent gun safe, then no. I...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 2:13 PM
  11. Ad Astra replied to the thread Lisa's Natural Herbal Creations.

    It really is. I tripped over her (soaps) on ebay, I think, next thing you know I had all five (though she has more now). Best small...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 4:57 AM
  12. Ad Astra replied to the thread Put all my current soaps in “Tiers”.

    This is all subjective, but put to a vote, I'd vote to move SV and Haslinger to tier one. Probably Stirling to three (and I love the...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 4:06 PM
  13. Ad Astra replied to the thread Lisa's Natural Herbal Creations.

    Finally unwrapped her Sandalwood & Patchouli. Why did I wait so long!!! Amazing performance, no surprise, but the scent is wow. Between...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 1:38 PM
  14. Ad Astra replied to the thread Valobra shaving soap company (as well as AOS NOS, and C&S).

    They are both excellent performers; scents are subjective as always. AA

    Feb 17, 2018 at 9:48 AM