03-12-2018, 07:54 AM
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I prefer smaller brushes. Looking for a good 24mm synthetic.

I don’t like the Maggard’s handle.


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 03-12-2018, 08:58 AM
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If your will to spend a little more there is Wildwest Brushworks and That Darn Rob. Both make beautiful handles that would be one of a kind

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 03-12-2018, 11:30 PM
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Stirling Soap has a 24mm synthetic for $13.99 white/black handle, very nice brush

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 03-13-2018, 01:23 AM
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(03-12-2018, 11:30 PM)LuvWetShavin Wrote: Stirling Soap has a 24mm synthetic for $13.99 white/black handle, very nice brush

Signs011  Also Razorock has a great selection and the quality for the price is hard to beat.


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 03-13-2018, 02:22 AM
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  • chazt
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I picked up a burgundy Plisson 24 mm synth on the BST a while back. It’s very comfortable in hand.

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 03-13-2018, 05:09 AM
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The RazoRock brush in a 24mm knot is a great brush. You can get it on Amazon.

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 03-13-2018, 05:44 AM
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  • Nero
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I still prefer the Edwin Jagger/Muhle STF hair over the Plisson type synthetics.
More backbone and less prickly tips when wet.

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 03-13-2018, 09:00 AM
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(03-13-2018, 05:44 AM)Nero Wrote: I still prefer the Edwin Jagger/Muhle STF hair over the Plisson type synthetics.
More backbone and less prickly tips when wet.

The STF brushes are nice. I have 2 Muhles and 1 Edwin Jagger. I don't think anyone is selling the Edwin Jagger STF anymore and the Muhle STF cost at least twice the price of the RazoRock brushes.
He can't go wrong either way.

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 03-13-2018, 10:06 AM
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Check out AP Shave Co., an Etsy shop.

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 03-13-2018, 12:28 PM
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  • shaveR41
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Google "Yaqi Factory Store". It was about $14.00 Shipped to CA. It took 10 days to arrive from China. It's a fantastic brush.

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 03-13-2018, 01:22 PM
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(03-13-2018, 12:28 PM)shaveR41 Wrote: Google "Yaqi Factory Store". It was about $14.00 Shipped to CA. It took 10 days to arrive from China. It's a fantastic brush.

I just Googled "Yaqi Factory Store" and they do have some very nice brushes at nice prices.

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 03-15-2018, 08:51 PM
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I had a Muhle Kosmo Silivertip Fibre (v2) and sold it. There was something "not right" about the way it splayed. Also the handle was nice to look at by terrible to hold.

Handle ergonomics is a big priority for me due to hand fatigue. I usually prefer handles like the Omega Pro brushes. Simpson style handles I really cannot stand.
I don't care how wonderful the knot is, if the handle is not comfortable I almost never use it.

I usually do not care for larger brushes because they splay too much and are hard to control.
However curiosity got the better of me and I ordered a Maggard 30mm Synthetic (Black and White). 

yup - got it wrong on full two points of your question... but!

Even though the handle resembles a Simpson handle, it is large enough and massive enough that it is actually very nice to hold.
The knot itself is a lot of fun, because of the diameter and the way it was set, the splay with very little pressure feels "proper" and even, it reminds me a 24mm badger that is pressed  against the face.

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 03-15-2018, 11:27 PM
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  • DannyZ
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I have several synthetics and would recommend all of them.

My Epsilon 24mm silvertip fibre synthetic has silky soft tips.  Flow through isn't the greatest; I would consider this a lather hog but worth the effort.  The handle is on the smaller side but I have small hands so no issue for me.

As noted above, the Stirling tuxedo knot synthetic is an awesome brush.  I would consider this my favorite synthetic.  And for the price it, cant be beat.

I too prefer smaller brushes; 24mm is normally the largest brush I would consider.  However, the Maggard's 26mm granite handle synthetic is an amazing brush with a fantastic handle.

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