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Multitool Questions...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jirby Mar 15, 2013. 5 Replies

Shoe Shine Questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael1359 Jun 14, 2010. 5 Replies

 

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Jirby replied to Matthew's discussion Multitool Questions...
"I would say any Leatherman that has both pliers ans scissors. "
Mar 15, 2013
Hercules Koutsouradis replied to Matthew's discussion Multitool Questions...
"I carry around a Swiss Army Knife. They champion plus to be specific and I have definitely gotten good use out of it. They got all sorts of models with different sizes, just browse around at the models and see what you like. Amazon has a great…"
Mar 14, 2013
John Galt replied to Matthew's discussion Multitool Questions...
"As someone who works with military-spec rifles from time to time, I've become quite fond of the Leatherman MUT. It's got blades that you can open without opening the entire tool(much like the Surge or Wave), a punch for rifle takedown…"
Mar 14, 2013
Mark Amey replied to Matthew's discussion Multitool Questions...
"I have the Swiss Army multitool (one of the bells and whistles ones). The pliers and wire cutters are very high quality, rivalling the very best. Two knives, multiple screwdrivers, and, of course, a bottle opener. I have even used the saw to cut…"
Mar 14, 2013
Paul_of_TX replied to Matthew's discussion Multitool Questions...
"I have a Gerber Suspension and it is great. Gerber products are reasonably priced and have never failed me. A feature I like it that it has a small lanyard ring that can be folded into the handle if not needed. This is not the fanciest multitool or…"
Mar 14, 2013
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Multitool Questions...

Not sure if this was ever discussed on the blog but, I am interested in purchasing a multitool. I realize there are a plethora of options available and so I was wondering what other guys thought make a good one? Or more specifically maybe my question should be what should I ask myself when selecting one? Also on that note, I'd like to hear from others who may have bought all the bells and whistles and then found out they could have bought something a lot more practical.  Does anyone find…See More
Mar 14, 2013
Michael1359 replied to Matthew's discussion Shoe Shine Questions
"I'm not surprised, and women's panty hose works very well too."
Jun 14, 2010
Steve_J replied to Matthew's discussion Shoe Shine Questions
"I had a recent revelation whilst polishing my shoes recently. I used my normal polish with brushes and slightly damp cloth as per normal, then like a mad fool I decided to experiment. I then brushed and buffed my shoes with a microfibre cloth. My…"
Jun 14, 2010
Leo Doom Occulta replied to Matthew's discussion Shoe Shine Questions
""...it will catch fire like a tiki torch if you let it go too long." This is why I don't melt my polish. I don't even want to risk it."
Jun 10, 2010
Leo Doom Occulta replied to Matthew's discussion Shoe Shine Questions
"You should not use saddle soap or mink oil on good shoes. Ideally, one brush for each color wax you use. I have a different shine cloth for each color, but I use the same horsehair brush on all of my shoes."
Jun 9, 2010
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Jun 9, 2010
Matthew posted a discussion

Shoe Shine Questions

Not sure if there was a thread started for this or not. I'm new to the shoe shine, doing it the proper way anyway, I used to just use the "instant shines." Now, Im trying to actually hone the skill of a good shine. I have a few questions though. Shine rags: Do I need a different rag for each application? For example, should I have one rag for the shine, one for the saddle soap, one for the mink oil? Should I ever launder a dirty shine rag, or do they just need replacing every so often?
Jun 9, 2010
Matthew replied to Matthew's discussion Forgive my ignorance... in the group Freemasonry
"Just wanted to thank you all for the information and clarification. It was indeed helpful."
Jun 9, 2010
Matthew replied to Travis Tomaszkiewicz's discussion when to call?
"Tomorrow. As an aside, never call more than 72 hours later."
Jun 1, 2010
Nathan Bendel replied to Matthew's discussion Forgive my ignorance... in the group Freemasonry
"Yes and no. Knights of Columbus is not part of the masonic family. They are a catholic organization. Scottish Rite, Shriners, and York Rite are part of the masonic family though. They are basically organizations that you can join once you become a…"
Jun 1, 2010

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