Respectfully not in. I’m already both blessed and self-indulgent this Christmas season.
Christmas break 1972. Self-supporting (aka broke), in trade school in Oregon. My Mom could use a little emotional support in Chicago. Dress warm, grab the pack, tarp, and the sleeping bag. Start thumbing...
DD a little practice... never hurts
Valet AutoStrop VB1, despined Gem PTFE(2)
Gem Guiding Eye Micromatic Bullet Tip, PTFE(4)
Palmolive menthol cream and brick Cella
Witch hazel and Proraso green splash
Much better AutoStrop shave today. Lesson from yesterday’s shave 1. I...
You still have time with the box. For some reason my alerts are erratic since the forum software upgrade, so I may be slow to respond to posts here.
I will put some passaround promotional posts on SE forums, but take your time and try everything.
My silver plated (surely not sterling?) VB1, purchased yesterday, looks the same. One blade stop now missing. Kit included box with pivoting strop holder, strop in good condition, blade holder, price tag and guarantee. One rusty blade mounted. Handle does not detach. Shaved with a despined Gem...
DD waiting for sunrise
An SR is in the mix whenever I’m not rushed. I just need to find a little honing time and I’ll put some new steel in the rotation. That’s Williams in its natural Mug habitat. A nice, close, comfortable and DFS grade shave today.
Dark days. I am heading off to commit acts of forestry today, but at 5 am I took my foot off the pedal and decided to let the fog lift, let the air temps to approach the 40s, and let my whiskers get chopped before the underbrush.
Cattaraugus Cutlery Yellow Boy