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Charmin Plus The Scent Of Chamomile 48 Double Rolls
Charmin Plus The Scent Of Chamomile 48 Double Rolls
Price: $40.58

5.0 out of 5 stars very nice scent!, September 20, 2014
Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?)
OK, as a guy i'm not really into bathroom decor or much of the hunting and gathering for household staples - but i have to say that i really like this stuff - it smells good, not too girly, and is a nice addition to my throne room

we all know that this brand is quality, but i think you'll like the chamomile scent thrown off by the rolls... the scent won't replace the utility of using a burnt match to obviate the smell of low tide from your 'front office' after a post-coffee session, but in a small enclosed guest bath this product could replace a separate atomizer or Renuzit...

thumbs up from this dude!


Scotts EZ Seed Sun and Shade Seed Mix, 3.75-Pound Jug
Scotts EZ Seed Sun and Shade Seed Mix, 3.75-Pound Jug
Price: $15.49
7 used & new from $15.49

3.0 out of 5 stars sprouted in 72 hours, September 8, 2014
Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?)
sprouted in 72 hours after sprinkling on the barren, sandy patches of the front lawn - i have to point out that the advertised coverage of this seed mix may be a bit optimistic - i barely got five square feet of coverage and i don't think i applied it too thickly

this may be good if you have to cover a small patch by the walkway or a front door, and the fact that it sprouted so quickly tells me the seed was good...


Wacom Gen. 3 Bamboo Stylus Duo with ballpoint pen for Kindle Fire, iPad & Samsung Galaxy - Gray (CS170K)
Wacom Gen. 3 Bamboo Stylus Duo with ballpoint pen for Kindle Fire, iPad & Samsung Galaxy - Gray (CS170K)
Price: $29.95

5.0 out of 5 stars functional and neat, September 8, 2014
Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?)
i don't use this with an iPad, so i cannot verify some of the faults others have written about... however, i have used this with my LG phone for crafting text messages, and it makes my life a lot easier (says the 'sausage-fingered' phone user)... :-)

i also like the style, color, and heft of this stylus and the fact it is also a pen - i keep it clipped next to my phone in its holster - handy to have a pen around too!

the only thing i don't understand is why this is called 'Bamboo' Stylus? made in China? heck, there's bamboo growing all around the world!


Merkur 39C Slant Bar DE Safety Razor (one razor blade included)
Merkur 39C Slant Bar DE Safety Razor (one razor blade included)
Offered by Nuvo Products
Price: $49.85
16 used & new from $48.63

4.0 out of 5 stars the 'Sledgehammer' is a two-piece razor!, September 8, 2014
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just finished my first shave with my new 'Sledgehammer'... a bit quirky, a bit non-standard, but the fit and finish was just fine (no evidence of bad QC underneath the head...

like others have mentioned, this is a 'rattler,' due to the loose head-tightening mechanism in the handle... and you will NOT be able to swap out the head - this is a TWO-PIECE razor... the base plate remains fixed to the handle - only the top cap separates - not a problem for me...

the shave? don't be intimidated by the slant or blade exposure - i got a great two-pass shave with my made-in-Verona, Va. Personna blue blade... just take it slow, let the weight of the razor do the work... i liked the balance... out of my seven razors, only one 'bites' me every time (Parker A1R travel), and another once (Razorock 'Jaws')... my others, a Parker 99R, a Utopia silver, and two Webers, all give great shaves with little worry or care..

this is a curious character of a razor... it's not the dog's bollocks, but it's fun enough to get the job done!


Premium Wooden Test Tube Rack, (6) 22mm Holes, 9.5" Long
Premium Wooden Test Tube Rack, (6) 22mm Holes, 9.5" Long
Offered by hBARSCI
Price: $11.67
2 used & new from $8.88

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars absolutely perfect!, September 8, 2014
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
as others have chimed in here - this is a wood rack that is just perfect for one's small collection of double-edge safety razors... my long-handled Weber sits up, my bulldog-handled Weber hangs a little... the indentations are nicely rounded, and your razors will line up like a platoon in formation! each hole is big enough to accommodate the thickest razor handle - and my Merkur 'Sledgehammer' likes its new place in the line up!

fyi: the wood is nicely finished - no need to lacquer - but if you want to paint it, you'll need to strip (i was going to paint mine with a gloss white enamel, but the finish is so nice i left it... the wife unit also likes it, as the rack makes the 'shave-cave' look neat and attractive...

the rack comes securely wrapped and boxed - no need to worry about shipping damage - a definite bonus for such a low-cost item!


Proraso New Shaving Soap Pot Sandalwood - 150ml
Proraso New Shaving Soap Pot Sandalwood - 150ml
Offered by The Original Shaving Co.
Price: $10.90
14 used & new from $8.40

4.0 out of 5 stars good stuff, September 8, 2014
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excellent soap - not as good as the domestic-Germany Nivea cream in a tube, but good nonetheless...

i apply some to each cheek, but lather up with a nice hot, wet brush... works very well for me (lathering in the tub is a bit messy for my tastes)


Derby Extra Double Razor Blades, 200 Count
Derby Extra Double Razor Blades, 200 Count
Price: $15.00

5.0 out of 5 stars spanking good deal!, September 8, 2014
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a spanking good deal on razor blades - some folks don't like these, but honestly, unless they're totally blunt or corroded, you'll still get a shave or two - and at this price, they're one-offs for the tonsorials!


TWIN PACK - Parker Safety Razor Premium Sandalwood & Shea Butter Shaving Soaps in Watertight Container - 1.76 oz (50 gm) each
TWIN PACK - Parker Safety Razor Premium Sandalwood & Shea Butter Shaving Soaps in Watertight Container - 1.76 oz (50 gm) each
Offered by Super Safety Razors
Price: $21.50

3.0 out of 5 stars tiny cakes, September 5, 2014
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nice packaging; kinda neat that you can use this soap right away for travel... the soap, with a bit of work, does lather up, but nowhere near as rich as tube cream from Nivea or Proraso

i took off a star due to the 'non-standard' size of the cake - many soaps are drop-in for mugs and these cakes are much smaller... i also took off another star for the cost, as these are twice as much as most soap cakes (although there are some absurdly expensive ones out there)...

if you need a travel soap in a small package, this product will do just fine... i gave it one star for the fact that it does lather, another star for the nice fragrance, and a third star for the emollient - shea butter


Fatip Piccolo Double Edge Safety Razor
Fatip Piccolo Double Edge Safety Razor
Offered by Bellezz
Price: $22.99
2 used & new from $22.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Initially Intimidating but Ultimately Satisfying!, September 5, 2014
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
this small, chrome-plated 3-piece open-comb razor comes packed in a blue-and-white box...i found no plating problems or tool marks, but comparing the top head w/others in my stable clearly shows the lack of polishing to a fine luster before plating - a bit of rough work...

you should know that this razor does not use standard internal threading in the handle or on the head - this means that some of your other razor handles may or may not be interchangeable (unlike most on the market, aside from obvious design, such as the Merkur 39C, or due to unforgivable engineering mistakes as with some iKon razors); i found my Weber stainless handles to work with the Fatip head but the reverse to not be true!

this is a very light open-comb razor, and you may be rather shocked by the amount of exposed blade above the open comb... kinda intimidating, to say the least! a combination of a lightweight handle and aggressive blade exposure could lead one to believe that this instrument is a face ripper! i screwed apart the razor, dropped in a made-in-USA Personna, then tightened the head... there is some slop, as with most Third World razors, so i was careful to even the blade edges.. WHOA! lots of blade showing!

i lathered up, then ever so carefully drew down the side of one cheek, letting the razor get its own feel... hey! not bad! using a light touch, and carefully covering the face, i found that i ended up with a nice, smooth, clean two-pass shave! aggressive? yes! so take it slow, my friends, and take your time - do not shave in a hurry with this razor! you will be rewarded for your patience!

fortunately, the head of this razor fits the tiny two-piece handle of the Parker A1R razor - that kit's head features an absurdly aggressive that has bitten me every time i've used it - and i know how to shave (being a former straight razor and DE user from way back)

so, all in all, a good deal... inexpensive, small, lightweight (i'd term this one a travel razor), open-comb design, aggressive (good for removing a couple days' worth of stubble) - but temperamental and meant to be guided with a light touch... i take off one star for non-standard threading (silly Italians!) and lack of polish


Griot's Garage (10615) Orange 6.5" Foam Correcting Pad
Griot's Garage (10615) Orange 6.5" Foam Correcting Pad
Price: $13.99
2 used & new from $13.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars large size makes short work!, September 1, 2014
Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?)
car fanciers know that Griot's makes some good stuff, but i was surprised to see that it has really branched out with new products... i don't have a fancy car (used to in a former life, but the big house, boat, and British sports car went bye-bye with the last wife)...

nowadays i try to make do with what i have and to take care of my ride... this pad helped me eliminate quite a few scratches from the finish of my late-model Japanese crossover; i used just a tiny bit of watered-down compounding on the pad, spun it up and used a light touch - voila! a nicely restored finish, ready for waxing!

this size pad will make short work of your job, especially if you have to do a larger area, such as a roof or a hood... door panels are a snap, as well as quarter panels... (i tape over decals, emblems, etc. to make cleanup easier)

i think you'll like this product!


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