05-12-2013, 08:20 PM
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  • ben74
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Manchurian quintuplet...

Five bespoke Manchurians left the Isle of Man back in late March
They made it to Australia
But due to an error with the shipping address
They were returned to their place of origin.

Finally, this morning I took delivery...

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 05-12-2013, 08:22 PM
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Oh Ben, you tease! A black Rover in Manchurian? Surely you must show us!

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 05-12-2013, 08:26 PM
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Nice boxes! Biggrin

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 05-12-2013, 08:28 PM
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Ben, the suspense is killing me here! Angry
Open the d@m# boxes and reveal these beauties ... Biggrin

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 05-12-2013, 08:33 PM
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I figure I had to wait so long, so too does everyone else! Tongue

In truth, I should be super excited about these. All feature non standard rod stock for the handles. All feature my favoured handle shapes and of course all are filled with wonderful Manchurian hair.

But I think the long wait and associated concern with such a sizeable investment of difficult to replace brushes going missing has tarnished my anticipation of these beauties.

So I'm hoping by appealing for the collective excitement of our membership, my own passion will be reignited too...

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 05-12-2013, 08:39 PM
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Ben, have it your way then ... you've got one eager vote of excitement here ... but just to let you know, I don't enjoy anticipation and waiting either! Tongue

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 05-12-2013, 08:40 PM
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Hee hee! i love it, Ben!
You should open the lids of the boxes, one at a time, then remove the brushes one at a time for each subsequent days! Biggrin
Oh, congratulations on the new family! Smile

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 05-12-2013, 08:49 PM
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Ben, you're such a tease... Please do share with us the secrets embedded within those sweet boxes!Biggrin

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 05-12-2013, 08:56 PM
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Wow Ben. I really look forward to seeing these beauties!Cool

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 05-12-2013, 09:00 PM
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(05-12-2013, 08:33 PM)ben74 Wrote: So I'm hoping by appealing for the collective excitement of our membership, my own passion will be reignited too...

He's a crafty one... I know I would be absolutely thrilled to have these arrive, I can't wait to see how they look!

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 05-12-2013, 09:19 PM
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I like your style Ben.

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 05-12-2013, 09:22 PM
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(05-12-2013, 08:40 PM)celestino Wrote: Hee hee! i love it, Ben!
You should open the lids of the boxes, one at a time, then remove the brushes one at a time for each subsequent days!

Good idea Celestino, but does anyone else think this is the way to go?

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 05-12-2013, 09:27 PM
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Pardon my language but, hell no. Plop those beauties out there for all to see.Smile

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 05-12-2013, 09:42 PM
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"The Duke" 3 Manchurian Coral

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 05-12-2013, 09:45 PM
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Wow! Thank you for sharing this distinctive beauty, Ben! Biggrin

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 05-12-2013, 09:48 PM
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"The Duke" 3 Manchurian Jade

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 05-12-2013, 09:50 PM
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Very nice! I was about to retire for the evening, but now ...Undecided

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 05-12-2013, 09:55 PM
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"The Duke" 3 Manchurian Cobalt

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 05-12-2013, 09:56 PM
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 05-12-2013, 10:02 PM
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And the hits just keep on coming. I really like that Jade one.

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