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Old 07-06-06, 10:57 PM   #1
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Grandpa's Pine Tar Soap?

Anyone else use this stuff? I've been using it since the early 90's when Rivendell was first formed and was strictly mail order. It may be only soap, but its the greatest!
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Old 07-07-06, 10:17 AM   #2
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Yes, it's delicious!
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E-Bay is full of imtations, some good, some not so. My wife hates it, but I like it just fine.
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what is so great about this soap?
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Old 07-07-06, 05:32 PM   #5
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what is so great about this soap?
It smells so bad, you don't notice the sweat smell anymore!
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I love grandpas pine tar soap but Kirks coconut oil and castile soap is just as good and costs much less. I can buy it for 89 cents a bar at the grocery store.
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It leaves you smelling clean and leaves no residue .Soaps made from animal fat leave residue.If you see sodium tallowate on the ingredients list it uses animal fat.
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It leaves you smelling clean and leaves no residue .Soaps made from animal fat leave residue.If you see sodium tallowate on the ingredients list it uses animal fat.
Right, and it actually smells like its name--pine tar. I alternate every few bars and when switching back to a regular deoderant soap, that latter just reeks. GPT soap is mild, effective, and has a wonderful natural aroma.

I recommend that people give it a try, if not just for fun.
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What's wrong with bathing in animal fat?
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I love grandpas pine tar soap but Kirks coconut oil and castile soap is just as good and costs much less. I can buy it for 89 cents a bar at the grocery store.
You should live out here. I can go to the 99 cent store and get, I think, 3 or 4 bars of the stuff for--you guessed it! -- $.99.
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I love grandpas pine tar soap but Kirks coconut oil and castile soap is just as good and costs much less. I can buy it for 89 cents a bar at the grocery store.
Yeah, that looks like some good stuff. Hypoallergenic, no animal testing, I'll have to give it a try. At that price I can give up modern soap.
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I love it, but only buy it once in a while. Kinda pricey, and hard to find (locally). Many years ago I use to be able to find it under the "Packers" brand at most pharmacys.
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animal fat soaps

It leaves residue and clogs your pores.
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