Savile Row Brushes Ruled Out:

It's a very hard and disappointing decision that I had to make, but unfortunately it had to be made. Due to budget reasons, I have decided not to purchase any Savile Row badger brushes. They simply are too expensive for my budget. Yes I've placed huge orders at various suppliers for shaving soaps and aftershaves but when a single item such as a brush trumps the costs of one of my orders, I have to rule it out. Most of the soap that I've ordered in the past year is still in use to this day. In fact some of them look like I've barely touched them nearly a year after purchasing some of them and that's with daily use over a period of several weeks. How long will a Savile Row brush last is anybody's guess. But I have purchased some very expensive brushes before and about 2 weeks later, they would have to be tossed. I've had them fall apart on me and I've also had some to just simply break after 2 uses. My Omega 10049 Boar hair brush has outlasted many of expensive brushes and this particular brush was only $10 dollars so what does that tell you. You don't need to spend a lot of money on a brush.

Mildot Master:

My analog ballistics calculator has arrived and it's awesome. This is called a Mildot Master  and requires no batteries to operate. It ...