OK guys, I have a fashion/function conundrum for you. I'm officially an office worker in a business casual office. But, my job entails spending a fair amount of time in environments where gloves,…Continue
"Obscenely rich oligarch turned pennyless refugee turned bootlegger. Never put your fortune in fiat money of a country with severe economic and social polarization. They're too prone to civil war and revolutions."
"just about anything is going to be an improvement on a Taylor Brand (including S&W) knife.
For a good basic servicable knife, you would be hard pressed to beat the Buck 110 with the wood/brass or paperstone handles. For premiun steels, the…"
"Wear a polo or camp shirt with jeans or a camp shirt with shorts. T-shirts are too casual for first impressions. Bring zoo appropriate gear (water bottles, camera, snacks, sunhats, etc). Save the flowers for occasions…"
"I assemble my own arrows. I'm not going to say I make them because I buy the components and glue them together myself. In regards to spine, there is a considerable variation in the stiffness of the wood, and you will need to make or…"
"As much as I would like a distressed leather or waxed canvas "dress" briefcase, and a cheap Rothco for "field" work, I'm having a hard time working out the logistics of two bags. I'm afraid that the pragmatic…"
"Check out eBags.com for a mind-numbing variety of business cases/bags. The site has fairly extensive filtering capability. Personally speaking, have had success with the house-brand - well thought-out designs and durability, for the…"
"You need to clean. Straight and simple. Also, unless you're a gym rat, dirty laundry doesn't stink that bad. The main culprits are in the kitchen and the bathroom. IMHO, prepackages scents are like icing on a cake. If the cake is bad, the…"
"David and Monte - Filson makes great stuff, but at $300 it's more then I care to risk. I'm not exaggerating about the dust and oil coated surfaces.
Corey - I had not considered laptop bags previously. I know Ful, Targus, and Wenger make…"
"I agree with David. I've had this bag for over 10 years. It has travelled the world with me, including some not-so-nice places. It is scuffed, but showing the charactar of age. I wouldn't trade it for any…"
OK guys, I have a fashion/function conundrum for you. I'm officially an office worker in a business casual office. But, my job entails spending a fair amount of time in environments where gloves, earplugs, and safety glassses are required.I need a briefcase, attache, or messenger bag that's nice enough for office casual environment, but can be taken into environment I mentioned above. I'm not plunking a $$$ briefcase down on a dust and oil coated surface.I need the ability to stuff a 3 ring…See More
"one of my favorites from the Edda -
'Brothers will battle to bloody end,
and sister's sons their sib betray,
woe's in the worlk, much wantonness;
[axe-age, sword-age- sundered are shields -
wind-age, wolf-age, ere the world…"
"Definitely Agincourt for me as well!
After Agincourt, the French cut the fingers off of every English Longbowman they could find. To this day, the English show off their two shooting fingers at the French ('Up Yours!') in defiance."
I thought it would be polite to introduce myself before diving headlong into the heart of the community.My name is Simon O'Brien, I hail from Hampshire in the UK.I am the very proud father of three beautiful daughters and have a Grandson and a Granddaughter.I ride an old V-twin motorcycle in all weathers and almost every day of the year.I have studied Wado-Ryu Karate for nearly 25 yearsI play guitar (as the song says 'Strictly rhythm, I don't want to make it cry or sing')Other than that I work…See More