Archive for March, 2013

Gillette Super Speed Double Edge Safety Razor Review

Gillette Super Speed Double Edge Safety Razor Review

There are many great vintage razors out there, and a lot of them were made by Gillette. The Executive, Fat Boy, New, Slim, Tech, and Tuckaway can be found in the collections of double edge safety razor collectors everywhere. One of the most prolific and well-rounded razors made by Gillette is the Super Speed. It […]

Check Your Desiccants

Check Your Desiccants

About a year ago I wrote about how to make your own desiccant packs to help stave off rust and moisture-related damage. I was doing some inventory over the weekend, and it occurred to me to look at the different silica bags I had in each container. Some of them were getting saturated, and one […]

Posted in: preparedness
Images from older posts temporarily unavailable

Images from older posts temporarily unavailable

About two weeks ago I upgraded the Web server software that runs Gibberish as well as a few of my other sites. When I did so, it broke the configuration of Gallery2, the image server I used for several years. This means that a lot (probably 80%+) of my old posts have broken images. I […]

Posted in: site news
Life In the Fast Lane

Life In the Fast Lane

“Eat big to lift big,” my weight trainer said to me in 2003. That year I radically changed my diet and went from eating a pasta and bread rich diet twice a day to eating a meat and nuts rich diet five to nine times a day. I adjusted my diet and eating practices again […]

Posted in: fitness & grooming
Zombicide: Season 2 Cooperative Zombie Boardgame Kickstarter

Zombicide: Season 2 Cooperative Zombie Boardgame Kickstarter

My friends Ajar and ElJay come over for our weekly burger and game night on a regular basis. Sometimes we play games that we own, sometimes they bring over games. I bought a few games thanks to them, including Ascending Empires and Elder Sign, which I should really get around to reviewing. They also own […]

Posted in: games, zombies
A Major Setback: Prvi Partizan 7.62x39mm Soft Point Ammunition Problems

A Major Setback: Prvi Partizan 7.62x39mm Soft Point Ammunition Problems

Tens of millions of AK-47 pattern rifles have been made and sold throughout the world. Shooters will benefit from this economy of scale: parts, ammunition, and accessories are widely available. There has been a big hiccup thanks to Obama’s re-election and the latest anti-gun campaigns in the US, but even now you can buy practice […]

Posted in: guns