04-06-2014, 06:21 PM
  • ben74
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  • Perth, Australia
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Semogue 3 band SilverTip in Horn

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This is a copy of the Semogue 2013 Foro Afeitado Limited Edition brush.

It features the same whiter and softer Selected Silvertip Badger hair
and is equally densely stuffed.

The knot displays good backbone and the tips possess a luxurious softness.

The knot is 24mm in diameter and 52mm tall.

The handle is Asian Water Buffalo horn and it is 47mm tall.

It differs from the FA brush in that it is sans engraving on the base
and it is wearing the older decal.

Here is it's maiden use...

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The feel on the face is Simpson Chubby-esque (Super) in relation to density,
perhaps equivalent to a CH 1. 5, but not quite the same "wall" of badger (and definitely not a CH 2).

The hair has been likened to Shavemac D01 SilverTip hair and I tend to agree.

For me however, it most strongly resembles the extra densely stuffed (and recently discontinued) Theirs Issard brushes.

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 04-06-2014, 06:25 PM
  • Agravic
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  • Pennsylvania, USA
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Nicely done series of photos ... of a very elegant brush, Ben.

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 04-06-2014, 08:02 PM
  • tgutc
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  • Michigan
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Beautiful brush Ben. The Selected Silvertip that Semogue offers paired with that handle makes a brush that can go toe to toe with any of the other high end brands.

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 04-06-2014, 08:17 PM
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Beautiful series of pics, my friend!
I would love to have that handle in 26mm! Biggrin

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 04-06-2014, 10:52 PM
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Thanks Ben, i have been eagerly waiting to check out your take on this brush. It is a truly stunning brush in person, but you have a way of making the truly beautiful surreal with your photography. Thanks for sharing!
(04-06-2014, 08:17 PM)celestino Wrote: Beautiful series of pics, my friend!
I would love to have that handle in 26mm! Biggrin

Oh, Now your going to get me in trouble if they release a brush like that Smile a semogue select silvertip or 2-band in close to a chubby 2 size Smile

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 04-07-2014, 12:22 AM
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Nice to see the water buffalo taking a Spa (1st Photograph ) And is always a joy to see your collection in action.

Charles U.k

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 04-07-2014, 04:18 AM
  • Balj86
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Nice Review Ben! I have the Foroafeitado version of this brush. Although I never tried the Chubby 2, i've had other brushes close to them to say the least. The FA version is pretty densely packed and feels like a wall of badger which is a joy use for face lathering.

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 04-07-2014, 07:14 AM
  • TheMonk
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  • Porto, Portugal
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Mine looks very much like yours, Ben, and it is definitely one of my favorites.

According to my digital calipers, the knot on that baby is 26,20mm, so way above the supposed 24mm. Cool

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 04-07-2014, 08:32 AM
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Beautiful brush Ben.

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 04-07-2014, 09:12 AM
  • Leon
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Great photos Ben!

Enjoy this truly great brush.

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 04-08-2014, 04:54 PM
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Great pics, Ben

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