10-30-2012, 06:18 AM
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So I received my 3 Vie Longs.
The Fan in Oilve Wood is with a Flat Top in 3-Band Silvertip in 45 mm loft and 23 mm knot
The Red and clear plexiglas is a 2-Bander Silvertip in 54 mm loft and 24 mm knot
The Red and white plexiglas is a 3-bander Silvertip in 50 mm loft and 24 mm knot - the reason it looks like a 2-Bander is because Giftsandcare.com made a special order with a 7 mm shorter loft, thus Vie Long cut the lower half of the knot before they insert them in the handle and a 3-Bander now looks like a 2-Bander, ingenious right Cool

Remember I face lather exclusively.......higher loft than 54 mm is a NO go for me !

Hope you like the pics Smile

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They are all pretty darn dense......let me tell you that:

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 10-30-2012, 06:22 AM
  • Johnny
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Very nice Claus. For my use I would choose the one on the right, but for pure looks, I would take the one on the left.

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 10-30-2012, 06:34 AM
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Nice looking brushes! I like that Olive wood.

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 10-30-2012, 06:40 AM
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Hello Claus, Now they are a nice trio of Vie-Long, Enjoy.

Charles U.K

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 10-30-2012, 06:45 AM
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The one on the right is just sexy, damn. Sisi

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 10-30-2012, 06:52 AM
  • VT_Hokie
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  • Charleston, SC
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I want that one in the middle! Very unique handle and the knot looks very nice as well.

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 10-30-2012, 07:09 AM
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Thanks for sharing even more pictures of your amazing (and growing) collection of high quality brushes. I am looking forward to hearing your thoughts on the flat-top knot since I also face lather exclusively.

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 10-30-2012, 07:12 AM
  • DoubleB
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Wow Claus, those are some nice brushes to the eye!
Please let us know how they perform!

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 10-30-2012, 07:38 AM
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The olivewood handle is beautiful. I don't have any brushes with wood handles but if I were to get one it would be olivewood. I do have 2 straights with olivewood scales and the wood has remained in nice condition despite the exposure to water. I give them an occasional light coat of mineral oil and this preserves the wood well.

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 10-30-2012, 08:08 AM
  • beartrap
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Flat top looks surprisingly good, I never found them to be lookers but this one is sexxxy!

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 10-30-2012, 08:17 AM
  • JaDo
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I need to stop looking at these pictures.

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 10-30-2012, 08:44 AM
  • J_fro
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Those are some NICE brushes. This is just feeding my SBAD. Low loft Vie Long are prob. a great deal.

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 10-30-2012, 10:12 AM
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(10-30-2012, 08:08 AM)beartrap Wrote: Flat top looks surprisingly good, I never found them to bee lookers but this one is sexxxy!

I too did not like flat tops, or even fans for that matter, but this may just go on my Christmas list!

Review ASAP, please Cool

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 10-30-2012, 07:12 PM
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Great looking brushes Claus, the flat top looks tempting.

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 10-30-2012, 07:15 PM
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Good golly, Claus! When will you stop?! Biggrin

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 10-30-2012, 09:32 PM
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Great brushes my friend! Congrats and use in good health.

I am looking forward to your review of the ugly flat top Smile

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 10-30-2012, 11:18 PM
  • Elbe
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All very nice looking brushes! Even the Flat top looks nice. Usually they don't turn me on at all.

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