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  1. PLANofMAN liked gorgo2's post in the thread Beyond Repair Fat Boy?.

    The back of a butter knife, gently hammered into the retaining groove, works well too. I've fixed many a drop that way.

    Jan 30, 2023 at 1:20 PM
  2. PLANofMAN replied to the thread Convex Hones.

    The disservice happens when a razor honed in this way leaves the hands of the convex honer and enters the mainstream population. Such an...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 1:15 PM
  3. PLANofMAN liked Primotenore's post in the thread Convex Hones.

    Forgive my ignorance, but what if the person doing the honing enjoys the edges he/she is getting with Convex stones? How does that do...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 12:52 PM
  4. PLANofMAN liked JPO's post in the thread Convex Hones.

    Since this is a authoritative thread about the use of convex hones, it might be relevant to look at some old documentation that can give...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 12:03 PM
  5. PLANofMAN liked JPO's post in the thread Convex Hones.

    I do not claim to be an authority with regards to straight razor honing. However, i have done some research. Based on this research i...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 11:59 AM
  6. PLANofMAN replied to the thread Convex Hones.

    Anything is possible, however unlikely the probability is. Japanese teach Master to apprentice, so it's likely that there are a few...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 11:18 AM
  7. PLANofMAN liked BBS's post in the thread In the market for a Safety Razor ... Henson? Or?.

    Little bit of history on this, circa 1910ish. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  8. PLANofMAN liked BBS's post in the thread In the market for a Safety Razor ... Henson? Or?.

    If you want to venture into the vintage zone then 3 options that are easily obtainable and in the under $100 range are the Gillette new...

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  9. PLANofMAN replied to the thread Personna 74.

    It's possible. However, the blades tended to be more expensive than other brands, so if you tended to be on the tight side with the ol'...

    Jan 29, 2023 at 10:22 PM
  10. PLANofMAN liked gorgo2's post in the thread Personna 74.

    Interesting. So I may have used the 74 before and didn't know it.

    Jan 29, 2023 at 10:21 PM
  11. PLANofMAN replied to the thread Longtime lurker; first-time poster.

    Welcome Chris! Glad to have you!

    Jan 29, 2023 at 10:18 PM
  12. PLANofMAN liked AcreLot's post in the thread Longtime lurker; first-time poster.

    Hello everyone, I've visited the TSD forums multiple times over the past few years and have appreciated the wealth of information...

    Jan 29, 2023 at 10:18 PM
  13. PLANofMAN liked BBS's post in the thread Beyond Repair Fat Boy?.

    That issue is what they call dropped knob. Easily fixable, take a pipe cutter and cover the cutting wheel with a rubber grommet or...

    Jan 29, 2023 at 10:17 PM
  14. PLANofMAN liked AcreLot's post in the thread Beyond Repair Fat Boy?.

    I was lucky enough to pick up four vintage razors as a group for $30 at a flea market this weekend. (Gillette Gold Tech, Super Speed,...

    Jan 29, 2023 at 10:17 PM