05-24-2012, 03:13 PM
  • ajc347
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  • Exeter, UK
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My new brush arrived yesterday.

It's a Kent BLK12 and it's massive.

It's by far the biggest brush I've ever seen (I know that there are a few bigger ones out there), but this brush is as much as I can comfortably handle.

I've only had chance to do a test lather with it so far and will give it a whirl tomorrow for the first time.

It feels very soft and seems to be quite floppy so it will be good to see how it performs.

Here's a picture of it next to my PJ2 and Tulip 3:

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 05-24-2012, 03:24 PM
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That thing is a monster, but a luxurious monster I'm sure. Enjoy it in good health and I look forward to hearing how it works for you.

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 05-24-2012, 03:30 PM
  • MaxP
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It's a beast, for sure! Enjoy.

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 05-24-2012, 03:33 PM
  • Howler
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  • Fort Smith AR
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Great looking brush, looking forward to how it performs for you.

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 05-24-2012, 03:34 PM
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Yeah, that's huge. Did you check it for a pulse? LOL
The handle looks comfortable, very nice brush. I'd like a Kent, but the moths in my wallet just shake their little heads at me.

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 05-24-2012, 04:40 PM
  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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I had a BK12 but finally sold it as it was just to large for me. It was a soft luxurious brush and worked quite well with creams.

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 05-24-2012, 05:07 PM
  • ben74
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Congratulations on a fine acquisition, use in good health!

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 05-24-2012, 05:42 PM
  • wlmcad
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That brush looks big enough to paint walls with... 24
Amazing brush I hope you enjoy it.

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 05-24-2012, 06:06 PM
  • DLP
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  • Missouri
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Too big for me. I expect it will serve you well and I hope you enjoy it.

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 05-24-2012, 06:08 PM
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The definition of luxury! Congrats and enjoy!

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 05-24-2012, 09:49 PM
  • Teiste
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Enjoy it,Andy,but its a monster,man!Apply the KI!

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 05-24-2012, 10:03 PM
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Holy cow, Andrew, that thing is a monster!! i can see your whole head being covered by that thing!! Hehe. i hope you come up for air in between lathers!

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 05-25-2012, 12:00 PM
  • Crag
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Ahh...The BK12...like shaving with the whole Badger's tail....You'll go through a ton of cream with that "big fella"!

Enjoy it!


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 05-25-2012, 12:20 PM
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WOW, that looks huge. What's the loft and diameter of the knot?

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 05-25-2012, 12:43 PM
  • Persius
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  • Reading, England
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Yikes! That's huge; I could hide behind that brush. Hope you enjoy it.

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 05-25-2012, 01:02 PM
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I think using the brush is the most luxurious part of the shave. Find what you enjoy the most and lather up. That's something that I think more would use if they would try it.

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 05-25-2012, 01:11 PM
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I had a BLK 12 for a short time, but it was too much of a beast for me. But for the most luxurious brush I've ever used? It took the cake easily. I found a BLK 8 to be a great alternative to the BLK 12, but I admit, I still toy with the idea of getting one again here and there. I just chalk it up to one of those unreasonable moments. Biggrin

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 05-25-2012, 03:16 PM
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Wow, what a giant!Shok

Enjoy it in good health!

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 05-25-2012, 11:04 PM
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That looks massive Andy. It dwarfs the Tulip!

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 05-26-2012, 05:59 AM
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A great looking brush. I owned a BK12 once and truly enjoyed how it was a true monster on whipping up a lather with creams. Such a huge brush that I could cover my face after about four passes.

Enjoy the brush!

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