10-12-2018, 07:47 AM
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(10-11-2018, 10:27 PM)WegianWarrior Wrote: I love the look of machined metal... what is the tolerance between the lid and the bowl? Just curious Smile

Good question -it is something that we wrestled with. We did not want to make the tolerance too tight since there will undoubtedly be some soap scum buildup. I'll have to talk with the machinist to get the actual measurement.

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 10-12-2018, 07:55 AM
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(10-12-2018, 07:47 AM)bullgoose Wrote:
(10-11-2018, 10:27 PM)WegianWarrior Wrote: I love the look of machined metal... what is the tolerance between the lid and the bowl? Just curious Smile

Good question -it is something that we wrestled with. We did not want to make the tolerance too tight since there will undoubtedly be some soap scum buildup. I'll have to talk with the machinist to get the actual measurement.

Also worth keeping in mind that anodising will add material to the surface - hard anodising is usually more than 25 μm (0.001") thick, part of which is above the original surface - which should be taken into account. I'm sure your machinist knows all that better than I do though Smile

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 10-12-2018, 10:41 AM
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  • Garb
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This is amazing and just can see how far this has gone since I started on my journey into the world of DE wet shaving.

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 10-12-2018, 07:50 PM
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That’s simply beautiful...
I’m in !!!


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 10-12-2018, 09:03 PM
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Any idea of availability and price (ballpark), thanks

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 10-12-2018, 10:01 PM
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(10-12-2018, 09:03 PM)bijou Wrote: Any idea of availability and price (ballpark), thanks

They go into production on Monday and we hope to have them in about three weeks. They should be in the $75 neighborhood.

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 10-12-2018, 10:01 PM
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(10-12-2018, 10:41 AM)Garb Wrote: This is amazing and just can see how far this has gone since I started on my journey into the world of DE wet shaving.

(10-12-2018, 07:50 PM)Matador Wrote: That’s simply beautiful...
I’m in !!!


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Thanks guys.

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 10-13-2018, 09:18 AM
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(10-12-2018, 10:01 PM)bullgoose Wrote:
(10-12-2018, 09:03 PM)bijou Wrote: Any idea of availability and price (ballpark), thanks

They go into production on Monday and we hope to have them in about three weeks. They should be in the $75 neighborhood.

Thank you

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 10-13-2018, 01:14 PM
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This is a very special project.  I look forward to the results!

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 10-13-2018, 02:07 PM
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Looks awesome! Can't wait to see the final product  Sbathroom_grooming_shaving_100-100

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 10-19-2018, 06:25 PM
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(10-12-2018, 07:55 AM)WegianWarrior Wrote:
(10-12-2018, 07:47 AM)bullgoose Wrote:
(10-11-2018, 10:27 PM)WegianWarrior Wrote: I love the look of machined metal... what is the tolerance between the lid and the bowl? Just curious Smile

Good question -it is something that we wrestled with. We did not want to make the tolerance too tight since there will undoubtedly be some soap scum buildup. I'll have to talk with the machinist to get the actual measurement.

Also worth keeping in mind that anodising will add material to the surface - hard anodising is usually more than 25 μm (0.001") thick, part of which is above the original surface - which should be taken into account. I'm sure your machinist knows all that better than I do though Smile

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Yes, the machinist took this into account.  The bowls should be ready to be sent to be anodized this coming Wednesday. Progress is being made.

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 10-19-2018, 07:41 PM
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Will you offer any in the original aluminum finish? it’s very classy

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 10-19-2018, 08:04 PM
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(10-19-2018, 07:41 PM)mike_the_kraken Wrote: Will you offer any in the original aluminum finish? it’s very classy

It is classy looking but, the untreated finish would scratch too easily. We may offer a silver color down the line but, it would be with an anodized finish.

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 10-19-2018, 08:22 PM
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Thanks Phil!

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 10-19-2018, 08:24 PM
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(10-19-2018, 08:22 PM)mike_the_kraken Wrote: Thanks Phil!

My pleasure Mike.

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 10-30-2018, 05:56 PM
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The bowls should be back from the Anodizer the end of this week and then they go off to the laser engraver. Progress is being made.

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 11-11-2018, 06:03 PM
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The bowls are scheduled to return from anodization this week. The lids then will go for laser engraving. We are getting very close.

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 11-12-2018, 06:49 AM
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one of my prized container was a very cool billet of English raceglaze wax.  yes it does weight over a pound empty and has worked beautifully for 2 plus years.  great minds thinking alike?[Image: XGoXfVA.jpg]

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 11-19-2018, 02:59 PM
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The anodized bowls for Saponificio Varesino soap will be ready this week. My final decision was to choose the logo. We went with the BullGoose logo this time.


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 11-19-2018, 03:08 PM
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Outstanding


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