May 2021 30 Day Rule/Focus Pix & Discussion. All are welcome!

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What's your plan for "Mayhem" May?

  1. I plan on shaving with a DE blade, duck taped to a popsicle stick.

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  2. I plan on shaving with a Bowie Knife.

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  3. I plan on shaving with a Stihl chain saw.

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  4. I plan on shaving with a rusty tin can lid.

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  5. I plan on NOT contracting tetanus.

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  6. I plan on eating many cookies.

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  7. I plan on, once again, ignoring stupid polls.

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  1. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Thanks Clint. I had a great first run with it this afternoon. I just need more grill time. ;)
     
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  2. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    Great pickups, Danny, especially the Schmidt & Ziegler.

    Cool beans on your Son's Farmall purchase. I look forward to photos during and after the spa treatment. These old beauties clean up nice.
     
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  3. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Joe, I'm so sorry for the shave but I'm sure the next one will be better. Awesome job on the brush and I'm glad you are enjoying it. Take care.
     
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  4. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Awesome shave and a very nice straight Joe! Glad you were able to spend time with your mom.
     
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  5. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Thanks Danny. Both events were great.
     
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  6. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Thanks Joseph! I brushed this shave aside because it has been a very long time since I had this type of shave. The good thing is that I know what I will do the next time I will shave with this blade in this razor to prevent a repeat performance.
     
  7. b1hart

    b1hart Speed Racer


    Quick test.....a brand new Feather Hi-Stainless measures out to .0035" repeatedly with my micrometer.

    Drew Dick extra full hollow razor I acquired from @Keithmax back in June 2019. Hmmm :signs002:.

    I need to make a video when things calm down.......
     
    Last edited: May 17, 2021
  8. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Thanks Danny!
     
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  9. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Thanks Clint. We had a great day but a busy one.

    I used to love going with dad and dragging a tractor home and now I'm doing it with my son.

    The Farmall engine seems like it will work out. We found a starter in dad's pile of stuff he had put back. Removed the valve cover and spark plugs. Poured some oil over the rocker arms and put some oil down the some spark plug holes. Compression test looks great. A new set of points, condenser, plugs, plug wires, oil change and carb rebuild and I think she will run like a kitten.

    We checked the date code on the engine block which is 1948 and the tractor is a 1940 model. The engine has been replaced at one time and was run on propane at some point in its life. It still has some if the hardware on it for the propane system.

    Take care.
     
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  10. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Simple never goes out of style! Take care Gary!
     
  11. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Great shave and hope the remodeling goes smooth. Take care, Clint
     
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  12. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Congrats on picking up those straights Danny! I can't wait for you to start shaving with them.
     
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  13. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Awesome shave and I'm glad you had some time with mom. Take care, Joe.
     
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  14. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Lol! I don't mind the ribbing Bill. I just was surprised that I would get a shave like this by using a DE razor. I look at this shave as a learning experience.
     
  15. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Thank Gary. I like tinkering with these old Farmalls....simple and no computers. :)
     
  16. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Gorgeous shave and I love the picture, Gary. Take care.
     
  17. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Thanks Danny! I am glad that I picked the right color scheme for your handle. The Timberwolf knot really makes it look great to me. As far as the shave, I can't complain with a great run of 30 years.
     
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  18. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Thanks Bill. I appreciate the advise. I have a lot to learn with this grill. It amazed me at how little charcoal I used this afternoon and how well it held the heat. I need to get one of those fancy Bluetooth temperature thingies that I see a few of our high tech red necks using. :D
     
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  19. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    It will probably go out some time this week. I'll give you a heads up. I have to send a razor back to Dave so I'll get to the post office sometime this week.
     
  20. b1hart

    b1hart Speed Racer

    Great looking Sunday Shaver Bill, very nice setup after the yard duties!

    I'm going to need a memory card to hold all this fraghead bookmark research once I'm done with this NB'21. Awesome everything Joseph!

    Super image and combo Jim! I can't ever do any facial hair....1) Don't want a divorce. 2) Don't want to look like Jeremiah Johnson.

    addendum: Long head hair = perfectly ok, and see item 1) for the outcome if I cut it....

    Ouch, Joe! There's always another shave coming soon.....I'm sure it'll be a completely different outcome.

    THAT. IS. SO. COOL. Danny! Also, great score on those two straights. Congrats.

    Bathroom remodel? Oh my, I did one of those on the girls bathroom last spring. No fun! Great setup and image Clint!

    Sounds like a lovely time with Mom. Very nice Frederick Reynolds Joe! Chores...bleh. :D

    Fun shave combination and high contrast filter Gary!
     
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