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by aircraft_electrician
Mon Jan 20, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Sherlock
Replies: 40
Views: 2901

Re: Sherlock

The wife and I watched an episode on PBS' Masterpiece Mystery last weekend and thoroughly enjoyed it, so we searched Netflix and have since watched another episode We enjoyed that as well. We will be watching the rest. I thought Cumberbatch over-acted a bit as Khan in the latest Star Trek film and w...
by aircraft_electrician
Wed Nov 14, 2012 5:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Straight shave in "Skyfall"
Replies: 20
Views: 5152

This is one of the movies on my "Must-See" list, as soon as I can squeeze the time in between work and home renovation projects.
by aircraft_electrician
Wed Nov 14, 2012 5:28 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Wool Pants and Suspenders
Replies: 26
Views: 3469

Ahh, I'm not so sure about the old part...at least I don't believe I'm old yet at 37, and I would definitely wear those. Alas, wool gives me a blasted rash after only a few minutes of contact with my skin.
by aircraft_electrician
Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Skunks Under Our Back Shed
Replies: 36
Views: 3523

Racoons are kept away the same way any vermin are kept away. You inject them with a piece of lead traveling between 1100-4000 fps and then bury, or cook and eat them. I've heard Raccoon is delicious but I can't confirm or refute that. They will never return after being given that treatment. I think...
by aircraft_electrician
Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Skunks Under Our Back Shed
Replies: 36
Views: 3523

Wendell, the wife and I recently went the route of prefab with our new shed, and I'm very happy with it. Not only did I not have to build it, the builders put a lifetime warranty on the floor and siding, a 30 year warranty on the roof and a 10 year warranty on door and window hardware. We haven't ha...
by aircraft_electrician
Sun Aug 19, 2012 8:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Supplies in San Juan
Replies: 3
Views: 1159

I guess I'm just going to have to wander around the shopping areas of Old San Juan and see if I can find anything. So far I've been taking Squire's advice a bit too much, perhaps, and haven't had time for much else, aside from work, of course.
by aircraft_electrician
Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:43 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Parking Lot Dings
Replies: 27
Views: 2670

Or better yet, drive a beater after you have taken down the description of the vehicles that you know have dinged you in the past and reciprocate --- a tad more harshly :wink: I've done something similar, only it was while the other driver was there. I had an old Trans Am that was a driving project...
by aircraft_electrician
Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Supplies in San Juan
Replies: 3
Views: 1159

Supplies in San Juan

The Air Force has decided I need to spend 6 weeks in San Juan Puerto Rico...I know, it's a rough life, but since they've put me in a hotel on Isla Verde beach I'll find a way to deal with it. Anyway, a web search hasn't been helpful at all, and I'd like to find a place to buy some nice shaving gear....
by aircraft_electrician
Tue May 29, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Memorial Day 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 526

A salute rendered is a salute returned, good Sergeant. Thank you sir.

Tom
Staff Sergeant, USAF active duty 1999-2007
Staff Sergeant, USAF National Guard 2007-present
by aircraft_electrician
Mon May 28, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: How would you respond to thia student?
Replies: 22
Views: 2317

I agree wholeheartedly with the above posts on the current costs (nothing short of robbery) of textbooks, the syllabus does use the word required, and considering this, I would respond this way: "Dear Student, In reference to your question, I believe the answer is found in one word, a word contained...
by aircraft_electrician
Sat Mar 10, 2012 7:26 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Any Belgian beer recommendations?
Replies: 40
Views: 4148

I also enjoy Chimay. Last time I had some though was sitting at the piano bar in Belagio and people watching. A cheap but acceptable to me substitute is Fat Tire Belgian style ale. It is made somewhere in Colorado I think. Yes, the folks that make Fat Tire makes some other really good stuff too. Th...
by aircraft_electrician
Sat Feb 25, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Any Belgian beer recommendations?
Replies: 40
Views: 4148

Chimay, brewed by Trappist monks in Belgium is one of my favorites. They brew 3 commonly available ales, Red (Premiere), Blue (Grande Reserve) and White (Triple). There is also one that is brewed only for the monks themselves and their visitors, called Golden. This one is not commercially available ...
by aircraft_electrician
Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: NOS Old Spice shave soap
Replies: 6
Views: 1577

The company I work for manufactures a good deal of P&G's aerosol products, and we were told yesterday P&G are planning to eliminate over 5000 jobs over the course of this year. We aren't sure how this will affect our contracts with them yet. Maybe business wouldn't be so bad if they listened to the ...
by aircraft_electrician
Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Worst single shave???!!!
Replies: 49
Views: 11044

My worst shave was the only time I've ever paid someone else to shave me. I'd had a pretty bad motorcycle accident (an SUV pulled out in front of me on a rural highway) and had both arms in casts from my fingertips to my elbows and couldn't even dress myself, much less shave. My wife was great, help...
by aircraft_electrician
Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:38 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: R.I.P. - My beloved dog, Mikki
Replies: 47
Views: 3375

Sam, as a pet owner (3 dogs and 2 cats) I am truly sorry to hear of your loss. The grief of losing a friend is hard enough without adding guilt to it, don't beat yourself up about it. Yes, dogs miss lost friends as much as we do. Our Rottweiler/Dingo mix wasn't herself for quite some time after we l...
by aircraft_electrician
Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:17 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Which of two watches
Replies: 21
Views: 2000

My body has issues with batteries (drains a quartz watch battery in a week or so) so I would choose the automatic for myself. However, for you, I think it would depend on the size of your hands and wrists. A 40mm watch may seem overly large if you have smaller hands or skinny forearms. I do think th...
by aircraft_electrician
Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:47 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Number One Song On the Day You Were Born
Replies: 36
Views: 3281

Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain & Tennille
by aircraft_electrician
Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: New Year's Resolutions, anyone?
Replies: 10
Views: 937

Another year of keeping the New Year's resolution I made 5 years ago...the only resolution I've ever been able to keep...and that resolution was? Not to make anymore New Year's Resolutions!
by aircraft_electrician
Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:19 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: GINS!!!
Replies: 52
Views: 6302

I've tried Hendrick's Gin and like it --- and Trader Joe's sells it. :) Very distinctive taste, but good. I am a big fan of Hendricks Gin. If I make a martini with Hendricks, I like to substitute cucumber slices for the olives. Very refreshing! Hendrick's recommends cucumber as the garnish for G & ...
by aircraft_electrician
Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:01 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: GINS!!!
Replies: 52
Views: 6302

Hendrick's is my favorite, but it's not easy to procure in this area, so I generally stick with Bombay Sapphire, but I'm beginning to really enjoy Gordon's as well. I always drink my gin with tonic and lime or in a martini when out, but if I can get another bottle of Hendrick's I plan on trying on t...