03-24-2015, 01:44 PM
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Now you can get a Plisson synthetic brush with an acetate handle for only $28.00. Full price including shipping to the USA is only $43.73.
Check it out:

  http://blaireauxplisson.com/en/shavingbr...34801.html 

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 03-24-2015, 01:48 PM
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Take advantage of this offer and the tanking euro. 

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 03-24-2015, 02:03 PM
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  • Agravic
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(03-24-2015, 01:48 PM)SharpSpine Wrote: Take advantage of this offer and the tanking euro. 

Agreed.

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 03-24-2015, 02:26 PM
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  • Johnny
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What is Acetate? Is that different than their normal resin handles?

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 03-24-2015, 03:46 PM
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Is that fiber similar to the one used in the Plisson brushes? Huh

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 03-24-2015, 04:51 PM
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(03-24-2015, 03:46 PM)oversaturn Wrote: Is that fiber similar to the one used in the Plisson brushes? Huh

I believe it is the same as used on the Plisson Cade brushes that were selling for $55.00 not to long ago.

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 03-24-2015, 05:04 PM
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  • ben74
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Made by Plisson, same as Plisson (size 12, Plisson synthetic), rebranded "The House of Barber", better price, moulded as opposed to turned, acetate and resin are much the same.

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 03-24-2015, 05:43 PM
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Boy, they have some luscious brushes! Thanks for the link.

Update: Interesting: the price was €45 but dropped after I entered my shipping address in the US; but the checkout is all French: they didn't go for English there. Smile Still, I made it through, and thanks again.

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 03-24-2015, 07:53 PM
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Thanks for sharing the link. Out of curiosity, did anyone else read the brush description closely? I like a soft brush with emulsifying power, but was entirely clueless that I should have been looking for nervousness too. You learn something new every day....[Image: 0de2b017bf5f832017abb3c2d52a4362.jpg]

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 03-24-2015, 08:16 PM
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(03-24-2015, 07:53 PM)poonjaji Wrote: Thanks for sharing the link.  Out of curiosity, did anyone else read the brush description closely?  I like a soft brush with emulsifying power, but was entirely clueless that I should have been looking for nervousness too.  You learn something new every day....


I think it just means that it will help aggitate the lather get it to whip up. If I am reading the Italian forums, I see words like charging when they refer to loading the brush so maybe it is just something lost in translation.

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 03-24-2015, 08:38 PM
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(03-24-2015, 08:16 PM)zaclikestoshave Wrote: I think it just means that it will help aggitate the lather get it to whip up. If I am reading the Italian forums, I see words like charging when they refer to loading the brush so maybe it is just something lost in translation.

Agreed it was a translation issue. However you want to describe it - nervousness, agitation, awesomeness - I agree my Plisson has the characteristic. I am glad my friend convinced me to give one a try.

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 03-24-2015, 10:11 PM
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  • Teiste
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I had the same handle with pure badger hair.It was very common to find 'La Maison du Barbier" in French supermarkets like Auchan , not too long ago.In fact the shaving soap was the same than the Plisson one , as well as the shaving cream.This brush looks gorgeous with the synthetic fibre on it.

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 03-25-2015, 03:42 AM
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Thanks for that info guys..............Ernie

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 03-25-2015, 06:50 AM
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At today's rate of exchange: $40.00

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 03-25-2015, 07:52 AM
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  • Johnny
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I would get one but I already have these two.

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 03-25-2015, 01:33 PM
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  • grump
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Nice price for a wonderful brush!

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 03-25-2015, 01:46 PM
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You really can't beat the price of these. The Plisson Cade was a nice deal for $55.00 but now this is even better. The total price after shipping charges is only $40.00.  And the brush looks really nice. This is what I ordered:

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 03-25-2015, 01:49 PM
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Mr. Johnny Sir! Which Plissons are those? I can't find them on the Plisson website. Similar handled ones have a different "blocky" logo.

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 03-25-2015, 01:59 PM
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  • Johnny
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Well, it appears they no longer have the ivory and ebony brushes like mine. Just the tortoise and a few others. Darn them.

http://blaireauxplisson.com/en/39-shavingbrushes-fiber

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 03-25-2015, 02:36 PM
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  • ben74
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(03-25-2015, 01:59 PM)Johnny Wrote: Well, it appears they no longer have the ivory and ebony brushes like mine.  Just the tortoise and a few others.  Darn them.

That's a shame. 

The latest incarnation represents a much better investment, but I'm glad I secured a pair like Johnny's.

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