08-04-2013, 09:34 AM
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  • Jeff
  • Stingraysrock
  • Lakeland, FL
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Certainly I am not going to the extent with restorations that others have been doing, but here are two that I completed recently. Up to this point I have been cutting and drilling the knots out. With these two, I used the steam method and find it easier, less messy, and vastly superior.

These are TGN Finest at 18mm. The bores are filled with five nickles each.

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 08-04-2013, 09:45 AM
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Those look quite classy, Jeff. I especially like the contrast of the black/white of the knots with the bright colors of the handles and stands. Well done!

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 08-04-2013, 09:53 AM
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Absolutely gorgeous!! I'll take the yellow one, PLEASE!!Wink

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 08-04-2013, 10:23 AM
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  • MickToley
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Those look great. Cool

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 08-04-2013, 10:59 AM
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Very nice looking brushes! Great job and enjoy them!Biggrin

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 08-04-2013, 11:04 AM
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Nice restores, they look great.

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 08-04-2013, 12:07 PM
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  • Coyote
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  • Hondo, TX USA
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Good job! That first photo nearly blinded me though! Biggrin

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 08-04-2013, 01:54 PM
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A great job on the restoration of both brushes. The colors are so bright for their age. Thanks for sharing the pictures.

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 08-04-2013, 03:23 PM
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  • Johnny
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Great job Jeff. Surely they are worth more that $.25 each. Biggrin

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 08-04-2013, 04:23 PM
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(08-04-2013, 09:34 AM)Jeff Wrote: Certainly I am not going to the extent with restorations that others have been doing, but here are two that I completed recently. Up to this point I have been cutting and drilling the knots out. With these two, I used the steam method and find it easier, less messy, and vastly superior.

These are TGN Finest at 18mm. The bores are filled with five nickles each.

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Jeff, the plastic on those is good and thick so steaming would work with those well. Excellent work!

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 08-04-2013, 04:25 PM
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  • Jeff
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Thanks Y'all!

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 08-04-2013, 08:28 PM
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  • mikeperry
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Hi Jeff

Both restorations look excellent, nicely done sir! Thumbsup

What loft height(s) did you end up with?

Take care, Mike

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 08-04-2013, 08:46 PM
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Nice! And the TGN Finest is one heck of a knot! You'll love them!

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 08-08-2013, 06:45 PM
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  • Shanman
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  • NE Florida
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Love it, I have that green psycho booger set myself.

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 08-10-2013, 12:13 AM
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Congratulations !
Nice fancy unique colours,enjoy them.

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 08-10-2013, 08:07 PM
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  • ben74
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Great restore Jeff!

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