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by Squire
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Need to replace phone, Iphone 7, Galaxy 7 or 8
Replies: 5
Views: 1155

Re: Need to replace phone, Iphone 7, Galaxy 7 or 8

It seems you have a number of choices there Sam, may I suggest the frugal approach. Walmart sells a cell phone for $14.59. Mine's a dandy that makes phone calls (can't imagine what else I'd use it for) and survived a mauling from a very energetic puppy.
by Squire
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: BBC: "How a razor revolutionised the way we pay for stuff"
Replies: 2
Views: 939

Re: BBC: "How a razor revolutionised the way we pay for stuf

Great link. The guy may have had Utopian ideas but he created and ran a helluva business.
by Squire
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Another $300 razor, with a surprising blade
Replies: 51
Views: 12517

Re: Another $300 razor, with a surprising blade

. . . . Just because one "can" afford it, doesn't mean one "should" afford it. Personally, I would rather send my granddaughters to college than have a $300 razor. I understand that $300 won't send them to college, but you get the point. Same here. When I retired 5 years ago I started looking at th...
by Squire
Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: WSP Formula T BarberShop
Replies: 6
Views: 1523

Re: WSP Formula T BarberShop

I also like that it includes tallow and emphasizes the fact on the tin.
by Squire
Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Review - Retro Shave Shop - The Black Pearl
Replies: 2
Views: 940

Re: Review - Retro Shave Shop - The Black Pearl

Of course Cavendish is a process (rather than a flavor) that was developed to remove harshness from lower grade tobacco. It involves heat, pressure, steam and usually a period of fermentation. The resulting somewhat neutral tobacco then serves as a base for added flavorings that can be anything from...
by Squire
Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Longevity of Penhaligon's shaving soap
Replies: 13
Views: 2752

Re: Longevity of Penhaligon's shaving soap

I know exactly how long each of my shave soaps last. To the last ghost of a sliver from which lather cannot be coaxed.
by Squire
Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: Cologne/Aftershave of the Day
Replies: 1812
Views: 93577

Re: Cologne/Aftershave of the Day

Taylor Shave Shop aftershave this morning.
by Squire
Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: Safety Razor of the Day
Replies: 1870
Views: 98982

Re: Safety Razor of the Day

Jagger ivory handle Chatsworth razor with vintage Wilkinson blade.
by Squire
Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: Brush of the day
Replies: 969
Views: 63537

Re: Brush of the day

Yager Georgian ivory handle silvertip.
by Squire
Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: Shaving soap or cream of the day
Replies: 2174
Views: 114289

Re: Shaving soap or cream of the day

Harris Almond shave soap this morning.
by Squire
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Colognes & Aftershaves
Topic: Alcohol based aftershave
Replies: 16
Views: 4190

Re: Alcohol based aftershave

Yes, I still use them, this morning in fact, Taylor Shave Shop to be specific.
by Squire
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Your Favorite DE Blade Currently Available
Replies: 26
Views: 4983

Re: Your Favorite DE Blade Currently Available

Still Feather, of the ones available. Came across a pack of old Wilkinsons the other and darn, those are good blades.
by Squire
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Why buy Simpsons brushes?
Replies: 32
Views: 7244

Re: Why buy Simpsons brushes?

Your presence is always welcome Gary.
by Squire
Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Joke of the Day
Replies: 697
Views: 79105

Re: Joke of the Day

Top notch Russ.
by Squire
Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Asheville, NC
Replies: 14
Views: 1586

Re: Asheville, NC

Jim I've also heard them wax poetic about the Big Bend country which I view as a perfect home for scorpions.
by Squire
Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: One of many favorite songs from the past
Replies: 39
Views: 8624

Re: One of many favorite songs from the past

I've outlived the artists but still have the memories.
by Squire
Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Asheville, NC
Replies: 14
Views: 1586

Re: Asheville, NC

40 some odd years ago I was kicking around the Texas Hill Country with my then girlfriend (who was reared in New Braunfels) when some of the old timers told me on the QT they believed God himself created the area for his personal vacation spot.
by Squire
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Asheville, NC
Replies: 14
Views: 1586

Re: Asheville, NC

Gene wrote:
fallingwickets wrote:
Plenty of room for you in Texas!!

I think you would like Austin or San Antonio.

Kerrville is on my short list as well.
by Squire
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Asheville, NC
Replies: 14
Views: 1586

Re: Asheville, NC

fallingwickets wrote: . . . . Squire, I have recently started to look into moving to more temperate locales....NC because of taxes etc, comes up on the list of not so good places to pitch a tent!
More than 60 breweries within an easy drive . . . Clive.
by Squire
Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: gillette silver blue blades
Replies: 15
Views: 3937

Re: gillette silver blue blades

Good post thw, welcome to the Board.