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Old 06-19-2007, 06:00 PM   #21
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OK, now that we've solved that problem, anyone know how to squeeze out the last milligram of toothpaste from the tube?
Use baking soda and a little salt. My grandfather whose 80, has used it all his life with no cavities or missing teeth. I use it now and it also whitens teeth. Much less expensive than toothpaste and no sleep around the mouth in the morning.
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Old 06-19-2007, 07:04 PM   #22
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Old 06-19-2007, 09:36 PM   #23
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OK, now that we've solved that problem, anyone know how to squeeze out the last milligram of toothpaste from the tube?
Take the tube and run it over the edge of the sink for the end to the openning. The sharper the edge of the table/sink the better.
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For the last 2-3 years I have been buying my razor blades on Ebay. You can typically buy quantities of 25 - 100 at prices much lower than even warehouse type stores.
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Make sure you do a google on 'counterfeit mach3' or similar...seems some cheap knockoffs are being packaged as mach3's/sensor excels/etc and sold as the real thing. The knockoffs arent THAT bad, and I've accidentally bought some. Some packaging details like how the box is glued, serial numbers on the plastic case, and sometimes the blades arent as straight or well formed.

Some web sites list the ebay seller names that often unload counterfeits. Some folks have even gotten them from certain amazon sellers.

Gillette is very interested in learning about who is selling these, fwiw.
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For the last 2-3 years I have been buying my razor blades on Ebay. You can typically buy quantities of 25 - 100 at prices much lower than even warehouse type stores.
I'm going to have to try that. After 20+ years I'm starting to have trouble finding the generic twin-blade versions of the old Atras.

I think going from a twin blade to a triple would just raise my odds of self-mutilation by 50%. My "close shaves" only last for 12 hours out of every 72-96...
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Wow...I've seen some of those atra razors selling "new in box" next to the boxed action figures in collectibles stores.

Sure you cant get sensor excels for the same price or less?

Man, and I thought my razor handle started looking a little funky after 3-4 years...
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i haven't put a blade to my face in about 15 or 20 years. hated double blades; didn't like the idea of cutting hairs below the skin. and just putting a razor to your face doesn't seem all that smart anyway, unless of course you actually like bleeding. so once a week i tone it all down with an electric trimmer, like the barber uses on hair. that way no blade touches my face and i get to keep my stubble which gives me that handsome rugged look. it's always 5-o'clock somewhere.
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