#61

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Toronto, Ont. Canada
(This post was last modified: 05-27-2017, 12:23 PM by Mickey Oberman.)
Tras Krom

Those are lovely cameras but don't begrudge them the time. They will reward you with splendid pictures.

I'll wager you don't rush when you are using your cutthroats.
I have tried them over and over again and always wind up with the same results - red lather.
The Rolls, however, is a section of a straight blade. I am using some that have been used for three generations and are still as good as new.

I have been wet (traditional) shaving for about 5 years now after 60 or so years of a tedious daily chore.
I have been converted almost exclusively to old single edge razors.
Rolls, Schick and a herd of GEMS. I would match them against any of today's 2 to 6 edge blades.
They make me look forward eagerly to each morning.

Mickey
#62

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Toronto, Ont. Canada
(This post was last modified: 05-23-2017, 04:57 AM by Mickey Oberman.)
Cincinnatus,

It looks pretty good.

The shutter can be repaired and bring it back to life.

Mickey
#63

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Toronto, Ont. Canada
(This post was last modified: 05-23-2017, 11:15 PM by Mickey Oberman.)
Soft synthetic or some poor badger's winter coat?

Mickey
#64

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Toronto, Ont. Canada
(This post was last modified: 05-29-2017, 03:14 PM by Mickey Oberman.)
VPK  aka Vest Pocket Kodak  Model B.
Although they may look identical, each of these cameras  differs from the others in one or more ways.
eg: Film advance key, location of tripod socket, leathr covering, number of bellows folds, viewfinder finish, lens, lens surround information, stylus (perhaps?).
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#65

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Toronto, Ont. Canada
(This post was last modified: 06-06-2017, 07:25 AM by Mickey Oberman.)
Brownie Box Camera No. 2.
Until I saw this box I thought Brownie was a stout little boy.
Now I see he is a stout little man with a blond mustache.[Image: IMGP8632_1.jpg]

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#66

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Toronto, Ont. Canada
(This post was last modified: 06-11-2017, 01:15 AM by Mickey Oberman.)
The Darkroom.
An invisible but integral part of almost every film camera.
Unseen is the sink and the wastepaper basket and the aching back.

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#67
Leica M (film and digital; M7, M8, M9 and MM). Fujifilm X-T1. Hasselblad 503CWD. Mamiya 7II. Canon A-1.

I think that covers it. :p
#68

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Toronto, Ont. Canada
(This post was last modified: 07-02-2017, 06:39 AM by Mickey Oberman.)
My Three home made brushes.
The outer two were made from maple lathe turnings that I salvaged from an old lamp. They have synthetic fibers with a rather stiff backbone. Firm but gentle.
The white middle brush is made from two pill bottles. with the excellent Frank's Finest Badger with a softer backbone.
I have no lathe so had to use makeshift tools. The razors were made extra large to accommodate my arthritic hands. That way I can change the ways I hold them throughout the shave as my hands grow tired.

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All three have withstood the rigors of the shave for almost 4 years - no complaints.
The brush on the right has a genuine artificial gemstone on its end'. The one on the left is left is adorned with a genuine Canadian Twoonie a $2 ccin on its base.
Mickey
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#69

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Very clever, Mickey. The one on the left is a beauty.
#70

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Toronto, Ont. Canada
Thank you Freddy.

Us old retired guys have to do something to keep boredom at bay.

Mickey
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