"Nice find. That's a Gillette Tech, and it was made sometime between 1938 and 1945. In 1946 they changed the shape of the slots in the base plate. Yours are triangular; the later ones are oblong. After 1950 they started putting date codes on…"
"I can't think of any cleaning products geared toward men, but I would find pine-scented agreeable. Smells like the woods (in theory; how often do scented things really smell like what they're supposed to be?). Other than that, I'd…"
"A big thumbs up for "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold." One of my absolute favorites. I'm also a huge James Bond fan, so I would say Ian Fleming is a must. If I had to pick just one Bond, I'd say "From Russia With…"
Hi there Ryan. Welcome to AoM. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you with us.
"Thank you. This photograph is part of my series on manliness. I was definitely inspired by this website and try to incorporate this kind of stuff into my photography in general. Im glad it invokes some feeling. "
"Incidentally, it drives my wife mad that I very much avoid rating/evaluating things. I don't know why, but I just relish being or savoring things. To rate the bite of food, the work of art, the outing, the anything just seems to make it more…"
"I've always had difficulty with such questions, as I really dislike rating/categorizing such. I somehow feel that doing so decreases from the value of other events. Additionally, I have a very difficult time comparing events as I feel they are…"