That's not a big brush, THIS is a big brush.

What kind of shaving brush do you use? Tell us all about it!
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That's not a big brush, THIS is a big brush.

Post by jar » Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:22 am

From the left; a Truefitt & Hill Simpson Chubby 3, a Kent H 12, what I am pretty sure is an old Rooney Persian Jar, an old Simpson #58

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Post by Bill_K » Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:15 am

Yikes, that's a big brush! It seems unwieldy except for only the largest necks and faces (or perhaps for head shaving).

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Post by jar » Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:16 pm

Two brothers from different mothers:

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Post by jww » Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:02 pm

My C&E Super Badger -- which is a Edwin Jagger clearly branded item - is also huge, showing similar proportions to my Wee Scot 9 - a wonderful little latherer in its own right. :D
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Post by brothers » Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:18 pm

That Persian Jar is a beautiful thing!
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Post by drmoss_ca » Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:23 am

A big brush? How about this one on the left:

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That's a Vulfix window display brush (the other two are Shavemacs for those who like long handles. The one in the middle has an XXL knot for size reference).
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Post by fallingwickets » Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:24 am

for a second or two i thought DrP was back in town!

Big brushes are nice to look at and nice to hold, and nice to sit back with a beer and imagine the lather, but they are not that great to use.

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Post by M6Classic » Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:54 pm

My vintage seventies #24 Plisson HMW set in plexi shown next to an ivory handled Chubby 3. You want a big brush? Accept no substitutes.
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Post by drmoss_ca » Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:49 am

Ah, good old Portra 160 VC. The newer stuff's not bad, though. What? There was a brush in there somewhere?

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Post by fallingwickets » Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:18 am

Buzz wins...we can all go home now! :D

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Post by M6Classic » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:43 am

Greetings Chris! I dearly miss the short-lived but truly wonderful Portra 25. (Insert heavy sigh here.)

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Post by TheMonk » Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:55 am

M6Classic wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:54 pm
My vintage seventies #24 Plisson HMW set in plexi shown next to an ivory handled Chubby 3. You want a big brush? Accept no substitutes.

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This brush has always made me envious... superb!
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Post by brothers » Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:10 am

Razorock THE HULK Plissoft Synthetic Shaving Brush

They just keep getting bigger for those among us who like big synthetic brushes.

Weight: ~9 oz

Total Height: ~150 mm

Handle Height: ~78 mm

Knot Size: ~34 mm x ~72 mm
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Post by CMur12 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:38 pm

M6Classic wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:43 am
Greetings Chris! I dearly miss the short-lived but truly wonderful Portra 25. (Insert heavy sigh here.)

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Buzz, I never even knew there was a Portra 25!

I have never really fancied color negative film. I have long been a shooter of color positive/transparency/slide film. What I have always liked about slide film is that what I got back from the lab reflected exactly what I did with the film in-camera. In the case of color negative film, I couldn't control the resulting print, since I didn't print it, myself.

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Post by woodsrider » Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:44 pm

I've been off the radar some over the last few months, but here's some more big brush entertainment - a couple of Plissons dwarfing a tallish Simpson Chubby 3. The Plissons are almost large enough to wash my truck with...

jar, that's a nice curvaceous handle on that brush....beautiful.

Buzz, that's a great vintage Plisson you posted. I love the old Plisson font.

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