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    Superglue for emergency wound care

    Vegemite is commonly used here in Oz for the emergency treatment of high amputation, snake bite and Drop Bear attacks
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    Proraso pre/postshave cream and alum blocks react?

    Thanks Guys. A rinse after the Osma Stone did the trick A little got lost in translation..;) When an Australian says "..a bit.." It's habitual understatement.. "Just got out of hospital. Had a bit of an amputation" Or (I'm homeless) "Had a bit of a bushfire, the house got a bit singed."...
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    Yaqi Grace Red Devil 2 Razor review.

    Yeah I learned the hard way too! ;) I always unfasten the handle head down into a facewasher/towel corner now! David from Yaqi AU seems a good bloke to deal with. He was very keen to improve the website and very responsive to queries (plus he got answers from Yaqi HQ further up the chain...
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    Proraso pre/postshave cream and alum blocks react?

    I have a small jar of proraso eucalyptus & menthol cream (green) -PRG that predates my entry to DE/Wetshaving. I'd always used it (then) as a post shave finisher which I'd always found bracing, cool and refreshing. I enjoyed the fragrance through the day as well. Until I started DE, I had no...
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    Yaqi shaving

    David from Yaqi Shaving Australia dropped me a message to say that he's updated the site to reflect new stock, including new Handles now available separately.
  6. Steve Woodhead Ceramics Suribachi Lather Bowl

    Steve Woodhead Ceramics Suribachi Lather Bowl

    Steve Woodhead Ceramics Suribachi Lather Bowl "Suribachi Shaving Lather Bowl #2 Teak" I wanted something broader and deeper than the lid of my proraso soap, have been a face latherer.. only rarely been able to hit a "meringue-y" consistency that way.. Looked around and the Suribachi style (a...
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    MARCH 2019 SCORES

    Shaving Mug / Bowl / Scuttle Steve Woodhead Ceramics Suribachi. "Suribachi Shaving Lather Bowl #2 Teak" I wanted something broader and deeper than the lid of my proraso soap, have been a face latherer.. only rarely been able to hit a "meringue-y" consistency that way.. Looked around and the...
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    Yaqi shaving

    Could be I just have vintage stuff atm.. techs of various kinds 10-32 threading I was struck by the length of the cap screw.. way way too big for my only modern (Merkur 41C/1904) the one I had was the SRH12 YAQI DE Shaving Head Combinations
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    Yaqi shaving

    vshod.com guys threw in a yaqi mellon OC head when I ordered a Razorock Old Type head.. before it hit botoom Was really disappointed it didn't fit any of my handles vintage or my 41C.. The threading isn't specified and the cap thread was so long it wouldn't mate with the base plate when it hit...
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    Done my first DE month on a U2 Tech.. next steps?

    Thanks Fellas, I'll persist. I gave my Orthotist a pack of Timors (He's German) to try out after he complimented my on my shave!
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    A quick head count

    Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
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    Done my first DE month on a U2 Tech.. next steps?

    Gidday all, I've done my first month on U2.. worked through samplers.. enjoyed the G&F Timor Solingen especially and Voskhod Teflon.. Derbys of all varieties left me "meh" I've been using the Proraso menthol soap at home and a Speick stick here in hospital and rotating through an old old...
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    How To Make A Blade Bank For Under 50 Cents….

    Yep. Sold. That's the easiest option for me given my lack of bathroom shelf space. I have at least half a dozen eclipse tins lying around. Now, how to knife the bottom of a tiny tin without a vise...!
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    Gillette Brasileira?

    Yep that was what I was guessing. It's well and good to ID razors but determining the concomitant construction material seems to be elsewhere.. might see what I can do about that, make a contribution here, if I can. Cheers Adam, appreciated!
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