10-05-2016, 03:11 PM
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We are currently visiting Asheville, North Carolina, which we usually do every year.  There is a store in downtown called Serenity & Scott.  The store carries its own line of women's cosmetic products.  However, a section of the store is dedicated to men's grooming products, including a modest selection of shaving goods.  It was here that I found what may be the world's largest Omega boar brush.  It's one of the display models made for retail vendors.  I looked at the brush carefully and a few of the hair tips were already split.  Interestingly, this brush has a quality resin handle which is much nicer that the handles on normal Omega boar brushes.  Here is the boar beast, next to a Parker synthetic brush:

[Image: QL5TU86.jpg]

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 10-05-2016, 03:24 PM
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 10-05-2016, 03:29 PM
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 10-05-2016, 03:41 PM
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  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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Now that's a shaving brush.  Hope the hurricane misses you.

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 10-05-2016, 03:45 PM
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  • Giorgio
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 10-05-2016, 04:53 PM
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Boy. That brush must be a handful! You could surely go through your soap collection, very quickly.  Biggrin

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 10-05-2016, 06:28 PM
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(10-05-2016, 03:41 PM)Johnny Wrote: Now that's a shaving brush.  Hope the hurricane misses you.

I just want to know if the knot size in mm has 2 or 3 digits? Smile I need to get over there and check out that brush (I'm 25 miles south of Asheville in the summer). The hurricane's probably not going to be a very big issue here but home is the Daytona Beach area. It's gonna be tough there for a while - 5 to 8 feet of storm surge and hurricane force winds for a long time. Friends are taking care of our place, thank goodness.

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 10-05-2016, 06:37 PM
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  • ben74
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Now that's a big pig!  Great find and thanks for sharing.

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 10-05-2016, 07:17 PM
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Good goobity-goob!
That's a huge brush. Cool!
Thanks for sharing.

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 10-05-2016, 07:21 PM
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I like it! I'd use it, but probably not more than once or twice just to say I did.

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 10-06-2016, 05:39 AM
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Need a whole case of soap to load it an one pass on your face to apply. Now that's an Omega! Thumbup

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 10-06-2016, 02:09 PM
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 10-06-2016, 02:16 PM
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Thats nice, but I think Ricardo's is bigger than yours ...

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 10-06-2016, 03:05 PM
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(10-06-2016, 02:16 PM)lloydrm Wrote: Thats nice, but I think Ricardo's is bigger than yours ...

This was butterscotch orange though....

Wink

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 10-06-2016, 03:41 PM
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 10-06-2016, 04:02 PM
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(10-05-2016, 03:11 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: [Image: QL5TU86.jpg]

(10-06-2016, 02:09 PM)zaclikestoshave Wrote: [Image: C2XhlqC.jpg]


YOWZA YOWZA!!

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 10-06-2016, 06:15 PM
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(10-06-2016, 04:02 PM)chazt Wrote:
(10-05-2016, 03:11 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: [Image: QL5TU86.jpg]

(10-06-2016, 02:09 PM)zaclikestoshave Wrote: [Image: C2XhlqC.jpg]


YOWZA YOWZA!!

I wish we could put these side by side.

zaclikestoshave, what's the story behind your brush?

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 11-06-2016, 12:48 AM
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(10-06-2016, 06:15 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: what's the story behind your brush?

The window display was something that I saw when I walked into a local shop. The first time I visited, the Omega was there right next to you when you first opened the door. It was really impressive. When I saw it, I didn't think that it was for sale because it was literally the stand alone wet shaving product in the store. So when I asked the owner of the store what the item was, he said it was for shaving. 

Lightbulb

Bingo.

I hit the jackpot. To put it simply, he didn't sell any traditional wet shaving items at the time I shopped at his store. But he did previously carry items from Italy and I told him I had some use with Omega brushes. But most importantly, he decided to keep the impressive display brush for the customers like me to enjoy while visiting his business.

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 11-06-2016, 01:12 AM
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I wonder where you could buy one.

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 11-06-2016, 10:48 AM
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The boar for the bristles must have looked like a grizzly bear. Eyepop

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