Browsing Archive: November, 2015

Just how clean are your Horse Clippers?

Posted by Simon Harrison on Saturday, November 14, 2015, In : Clippers 

Are you one of these people that keep their horse clippers clean? or are you one of the ones that just blow the hair away and leave it until next time? Do you always brush all of the hair off after every use? Take the filters off and clean them?

Whatever you do you will be surprised by just how much hair and muck can find its way inside your horse clippers. Here are just a few of the ‘worst’ ones I have had for servicing.

Horse Clipper heads have changed over the years. Airflow from the mot...


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How to use a Conway Buckle

Posted by Simon Harrison on Sunday, November 1, 2015, In : Belts 
So you want to buy a Conwy Handmade Leather Belt but you are worried about how to buckle it?
Well check out this post on how the traditional Conway buckle works

Firstly pass one end of the strap through one of the loops. Pass the leather through from the back of the buckle with the grain side out (The nicest side of the leather)

Secondly pass the same point on the belt back through the other loop on the buckle.

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