09-09-2016, 12:19 AM
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Hi gents ! Here's a presentation of the brushes I use in my rotation :


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- Omega, black badger
- Semogue "Italian Barber"
- Tadé silverplated handle, boar bristles
- Simpsons Chubby 2 Best
- "The Big Shave" LE 2014, silvertip
- Ruberset 400, silvertip

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- Dubl Duck TGN synthetic
- Simpson "Samson", well it's actually a Vulfix ! Super Badger
- Hommage to the Rubberset 400 by JO, grenadilla and padouk, muhle silvertip fibre knot
- "Dalton" box tree and walnut by JM, Muhle silvertip Fibre knot
- Paladin PK-47, LE TheShaveNook 2015
- Simpson Major Super
- Simpson Classic 1 Synth

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- Rubberset 200-4, TGN silvertip (thanks to Dan !)
- Wilde & Harte "Eltham", silvertip fibre (Muhle)
- Darth Vader, Plissoft knot, by Local Gent Co.
- Simpson "76", two-band silvertip from Simpson
- Custom handle from JM, ziricote and zebrano, TGN Finest 30mm (won the handle in a contest !)
- Horn Plisson, original knot (near mint ! and uber soft, found in the wild)
- The Holy Black "Old Thunder", pure badger 36mm

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- Simpson vintage "The Hive", two-band silvertip from Simpson
- Valencia horn and plastic, Muhle silvertip
- Omega LE for IlRasoio, silvertip
- Gibbs 204 Crystal, TGN synth
- Gibbs white, Muhle silvertip fibre
- Gibbs red, Muhle silvertip fibre
- Gibbs sterling silver, HMW from TGN

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- Dr Dittmar two-band silvertip
- Simpson Chubby 1 vintage, sterling silver handle, original knot
- Klenzo, original boar knot, don't know if I'll keep it as is
- Gibbs black, damaged so I don't know if I can finish restore :/
- Brian-made wooden handle, waiting for its TGN Finest !

And some other restore projects not yet started. And I see I forgot the Simpson Chubby 2 Synth...

There is also this one, but...

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 09-09-2016, 12:27 AM
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Enviable collection.

That last brush... Lol!

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 09-09-2016, 12:30 AM
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Omg the jauggernaut at the end! Wow! haha.

Nice collection sir, enjoy them in good health.

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 09-09-2016, 01:56 AM
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Very nice collection with some unique pieces

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 09-09-2016, 03:15 AM
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Simply amazing collection!!!!  Artwork!!!!

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 09-09-2016, 05:34 AM
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  • evnpar
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  • Portland, Oregon
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I love your collection. I much prefer your variety of shapes, sizes, and knots to a large grouping of Simpsons or Shavemac brushes that all look similar. Thanks for sharing.

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 09-09-2016, 05:38 AM
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  • gp569900
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  • Franklin, TN USA
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Wow, I love it.  Like evnpar, I love the wide variety and mix of styles, colors, knots, etc.  I would have a very difficult time choosing what to use.  So many great choices.  If you had to choose just one, what would it be?

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 09-09-2016, 05:56 AM
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Outstanding!

Have you used them all?

That Samson and the 76 and the Rubberset 200 are most impressive. 

The Gibbs white and red pair are especially nice as well.

Well all of them are very nice.

Thank you for sharing!!

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 09-09-2016, 06:31 AM
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Beautiful collection. Quite a few eye catchers. The 400 homage is very nice. Who is JO?

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 09-09-2016, 06:48 AM
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  • slr31
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  • Garden City, India
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Amazing Thomas. This is a beautiful collection and what a variety of handles. Cool

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 09-09-2016, 07:05 AM
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Thank you for the kind words, gents !

(09-09-2016, 05:38 AM)gp569900 Wrote: Wow, I love it.  Like evnpar, I love the wide variety and mix of styles, colors, knots, etc.  I would have a very difficult time choosing what to use.  So many great choices.  If you had to choose just one, what would it be?

Oh no, why should I chooooooooose ?! Maybe the silver Gibbs, or the butterscotch Simpson, or this, or that...

(09-09-2016, 05:56 AM)bakerbarber Wrote: Have you used them all? The Gibbs white and red pair are especially nice as well.

Yes, absolutely Wink Even the Samson. But, not the last Plisson, because... well...

Fun fact about the red and white Gibbs, they have two-part handles, so you can mix and match the colors ! Initially there was a soap stick inside the handle... 4 other colors exist, but I have yet to find them. I found the black one (in the last pic), but it's too used :/

(09-09-2016, 06:31 AM)lloydrm Wrote: Beautiful collection. Quite a few eye catchers. The 400 homage is very nice. Who is JO?

JO is a member from a French forum, whose hobby is wood turning. He does wonders with other materials as well, including ivory Wink

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 09-09-2016, 07:33 AM
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  • blzrfn
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  • Vancouver USA
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Beautiful collection there and a few brushes I would definitely not mind having myself!

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 09-09-2016, 07:42 AM
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  • Entasis
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A lot of esoteric oddball brushes...just my kind of brushes. There are some I'm seriously eyeing in your collection. How long did it take you to amass this magnificent collection? Thanks.

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 09-09-2016, 07:48 AM
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  • Coyote
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  • Hondo, TX USA
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Excellent collection/rotation! Thanks for sharing!

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 09-09-2016, 07:59 AM
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  • ben74
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  • Perth, Australia
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Superb collection, congratulations!

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 09-09-2016, 08:21 AM
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a lot of thought and work in this collection.  I just loved the variety and uniqueness of all.  you must really enjoy each shave individually.  well done sir!

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 09-09-2016, 09:39 AM
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Lovely collection! Thumbsup

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 09-09-2016, 11:36 AM
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Loving that Beehive !!!!!

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 09-09-2016, 11:41 AM
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Beautiful collection, thanks for sharing!

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 09-09-2016, 12:15 PM
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Very unique collection


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