Benjamin Wagner
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Hair product?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jett Utah Watson Jan 20, 2011. 7 Replies

I require a pomade or hair balm that doesn't dry to a crisp and smells neutrally or complements bay rum.  Does anyone have any suggestions? Extra points if it's easily accessible through a brick and…Continue

Christmas Presents: The duds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Arthur May 7, 2012. 19 Replies

As I was unwrapping a present from my sister this Christmas, everything seemed fine.  That is, until I opened it.  A Jagermeister gift set?  She knows that I hate that bottled vomit with a seething…Continue

Letters in the modern age

Started this discussion. Last reply by Danny E. Mason Jan 13, 2011. 39 Replies

I love writing letters.  I try to write letters whenever I have the opportunity.  The really unfortunate problem is that everyone else responds back with email, facebook, text or telephone.  To this…Continue

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TR's Journal

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rice Apr 14, 2010. 1 Reply

Brett, Where'd you find this?  I'd love to read a copy of TR's Journal and I've been scouring the interwebs to try and find it.Continue

 

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Latest Activity

Karl Helweg replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion Brain Tanning
"One of our reenactors considered deer to stupid to tan their own hides so he added pig brains. "
Oct 9, 2013
John A. replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion Brain Tanning
"We learned how to brain tan in survival school.  Equal part brain to water.  Need to work it into the hide.  It works remarkably well."
Oct 9, 2013
J Wilson replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion Brain Tanning
"Here is an alternative method I found doing some research on fur handling and trapping. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ansChF88bC8   Jump to the 6min 30 sec mark for the receipe."
Oct 9, 2013
Liam S. replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion Brain Tanning
"Some butcher shops carry them, just not bovine.  "
Oct 2, 2013
Liam S. replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion Brain Tanning
"brain tanning, and smoke. "
Oct 2, 2013
Peter Miller replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion Brain Tanning
"Read plenty about brain tanning, but was wondering if there was either a good alternative to brain tanning or where to get a brain or two in order to tan some hides I have stored. I've tried contacting local slaughter houses, but they…"
Oct 2, 2013
Rebekah replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion I am so confused.
"It's often more complicated than that. 1) Yes, if you search for something specific, or visit a particular online retailer, you are likely to get ads for that specifically. 2) But the advertising algorithms also match up what non-retail sites…"
Jan 18, 2013
Nick H replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion I am so confused.
"I keep getting this ad that switches from a fat to thin belly wanting to give me tips for a tiny belly."
Jan 18, 2013
Rebekah replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion I am so confused.
"Actually, it's a continuous-release application that must be removed after 3 weeks and replaced with another a week later. After those 3 weeks, there's 0 to minimal medication being provided. It's just an intimate accessory."
Jan 18, 2013
Rebekah replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion I am so confused.
"Even I don't get that one, but I see this is from before my time on AoM."
Jan 18, 2013
Russell Yount replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion Christmas Presents: The duds
"I know this is an old thread, but I was thinking about starting a similar one.  One year when I was in my 20s, my Mom--with the best of intentions, I'm sure--gave me a pair of Peanuts boxer shorts, showing Charlie Brown about to fall on…"
May 7, 2012
Connor Lawrence replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion Straight Razor
"Straight razors have a harsh learning curve, but one you get it down it makes a dreary morning ritual into a great way to start your morning. The focus required to shave makes me sharp and alert first thing in the morning. I like what Troy Riggle…"
Oct 1, 2011
Benjamin Wagner replied to Albert Wells Jr's discussion Do women like facial hair?
"Women like Men who don't care if they like his facial hair or lack thereof.If they don't like what you like, they can either live with it or they aren't for you."
Mar 27, 2011
Benjamin Wagner replied to Joseph's discussion Watch
"Citizen for me. It's a graduation present from my girlfriend's parents."
Mar 26, 2011
Will Littell replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion Beginning pipe smoking
"I have been smoking a Dr. Grabow that my uncle passed onto me for my graduation present, and I feel great and at ease after smoking a bowl after dinner of cavendish or whatever I have at the time. I made three corncob pipes to smoke sagebrush, yes…"
Feb 27, 2011
Travis A. Young replied to Benjamin Wagner's discussion Hair product?
"High Life. They make a bunch of different holds. All of them have a coconut scent, and the heavy hold is also available in a vanilla. It's only available online, unless you live in Phoenix, but it ships the next day. It's only about 8…"
Jan 19, 2011

Profile Information

Interests
Whittling, Electronics Design, Pocket Knives, Arm Wrestling, Wilderness Survival, shooting things, worksmanship, carpentry, three-dimensional-non-realistic-bastions-of-bloodshed, manners, reading, and saying Bully!
Books
Almost all of the Star Wars novels
Sherlock Holmes
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Frankenstein
Around the World in Eighty Days
Beowulf
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Ethan Frome
King Solomon's Mines
Looking Backward
The Nibelungenlied
Movies
V for Vendetta
Star Wars
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
The Patriot
Black Hawk Down
Broken Arrow
Ocean's Eleven
Ocean's Twelve
Ocean's Thirteen
The Bourne Trilogy
Anything with George Clooney in it.
Anything with Sean Connery in it.
James Bond (All of Them)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Last Castle
Minority Report
Mission Impossible
Gangs of New York
Music
A little of this and a little of that. Not too big on music. I prefer listening to the world.
Quote
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.

--Benjamin Franklin

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At 11:02am on July 6, 2010, Michael S. Hilton said…
Happy birthday!
At 12:08am on July 6, 2010, Brett McKay said…
Here's wishing you a very happy and manly birthday, Benjamin!
At 1:23pm on December 9, 2009, Herb Munson said…
Hi there Benjamin. Welcome to AoM. I would also like to invite you to take a look at one of the most active groups here. It's my new group called The Great Debate. It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. In any case, good to have you here and welcome aboard.
At 7:15am on December 9, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
Hello and welcome to the site Benjamin !!!!
 
 
 

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"Amazing, Johnny - something we can agree on."
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"J.L.P:  "In contrast to you, I could not possibly care less about your opinion of me. Positive or negative." On the contrary, Johnny.  You crave attention.  You are just as narcissistic as you claim Josh to be, and who you…"
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