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.

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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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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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Two brothers from different mothers:

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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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That Persian Jar is a beautiful thing!
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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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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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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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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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Buzz wins...we can all go home now! :D

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

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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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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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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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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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