Hi there! I am a 46 year old man from Norway who has been struck by the realization that there are more boys than men out there, even at my age! I was also struck by the realization that my own…Continue
"I would recommend not just one, but several stones of increasing fineness. My suggestion is something in the neighbourhood of
Followed by linen strip and then hide strop. You will eventually also need a lapping…"
"I use 1K, 4K, 8K, 12K, 16K, 30K ... but the point of using a progression is that while you in theory could hone the straightedge to perfection on a 30K, it would take forever and a half life. So you do bigger pieces of work with a rougher stone…"
"I am a neophyte, but I use a whole range of stones, starting with 1000 and ending with 30000, whereupon the various strops take over. Is this a rational decision? Not really. If I was looking for practicality, I would probably not even use a…"
"Thank you for a thoughtful reply, Bryan. I often hear people cite "apocryphal" or other writings that probably should have been in the Bible as grounds for such a belief. I have yet to come around to checking this out, but thought this…"
"Thank you for your reply, Cisco. I do not know, but have only heard by rumour, so I wondered if more knowledgeable gentlemen than I would happen to know.
As for the belief in Hell, I do read the odd bit of theology, and notice that there is a…"
"There is no support for reincarnation in the Bible. The only verse that has been dragged out of context to spuriously "support" such a doctrine is John 8:58, "Jesus said to them, 'Truly, truly, before Abraham's coming, I…"
"I just have to chime in with the rest: you need heavier weights if you want to accomplish your goals!
I would primarily advocate you get a barbell and at least 100kg. Then train deadlifts, press - find a bar to do chins. Those 3 exercises alone…"
"When I turned 16 I decided to let myself grow a soul patch combined with a goatee. I loved how it made me older. Back then ordering a drink never required showing my ID, but when I was clean cut, suddenly they asked. :p Aah well now I'm a…"
"I'm honestly not very sure on just what it is you are trying to ask young man.
Let me just say that the best thing, is to just leave the girl alone. Forget her name, forget her number, forget her. Whatever there is or is not, both…"
"As the other two said, ask your bank for the exact method they calculate interest. Most banks do so in an Annual Percent Yield (APY). Exactly how they apply ("compound") this makes a difference.
If you want to calculate it out…"
"I've heard from other guys that while Michum is pretty powerful stuff, it has a tendency to bleach your clothes in the armpit area. Because of that, I've never given it a chance. My issue with all the Old Spice stuff is that to…"
"Join us this week for a memorial to Illustrius Brother L. Scott Niccum 33°. We read a couple of Bro. Scott's papers as well as a memorial piece done by the Illustrious Bro. Todd E. Creason. App extras include a Masonic wallpaper for your…"