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Georgetown Pottery Scuttle : simply GORGEOUS.
03-14-2012, 11:31 AM
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Georgetown Pottery Scuttle : simply GORGEOUS.
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I have received this scuttle from a great friend,Ed and Its simply GORGEOUS! very well done and with a nice,polished finish.

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This Scuttle is made by Geortown Pottery Georgetown Pottery: Shaving Scuttle Mug (G5) abnd its the"Green Oribe and Purple".

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As you can see,has ridges on the center,to make easier the building of lather.The Scuttle is a one piece set.

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A great scuttle,easy to handle,gorgeous looking and perfect to use!Thanks Ed!!!
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03-14-2012, 11:34 AM
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Teiste, that is very nice. Love that color combination.
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03-14-2012, 12:47 PM
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Its beautiful Teiste. Use it well. I have a G4 which is decorated with my cats on either end. I use it for display purposes only.
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03-14-2012, 01:23 PM
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very nice, but i don't believe it's a G5. the G5 has the round opening for water and a rubber stopper and lather webbed ridges

here is my G5...

the GT scuttles (regardless of generation) are great. i use mine for larger brushes as a brush scuttle and also as a bowl scuttle.

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03-14-2012, 01:30 PM
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Yes,you are right,its not a G5.Your scuttle looks great,by the way.
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03-14-2012, 01:42 PM
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It does resemble my GT G4 which was an earlier model.
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03-14-2012, 02:19 PM
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(03-14-2012 01:30 PM)Teiste Wrote:  Yes,you are right,its not a G5.Your scuttle looks great,by the way.

thanks...i have this and a DB1.5.

i actually like the look of the GT better, but the bowl scutlinging the DB. i did a side by side here somewhere.

ps...the pics from tieste are amazing. i think the G4 is better looking (without the stopper and the wide water opening) then the G5 Tongue
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03-14-2012, 02:24 PM
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I think GT has by far the best looking scuttles. I only wish they would make the clay walls a bit thicker, and hold a bit more hot water. JMHO

They are beautiful.
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03-14-2012, 03:16 PM
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(03-14-2012 02:24 PM)PanchoVilla Wrote:  I think GT has by far the best looking scuttles. I only wish they would make the clay walls a bit thicker, and hold a bit more hot water. JMHO

They are beautiful.

I totally agree with you Bob. My G4 is very heavy but holds a small amount of water. Not a very efficient design.
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03-15-2012, 06:59 AM
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I had one of the first GT scuttles ever sold to the public some years back. It was the most beautiful of all my scuttles , but as has been said it kept the lather warm more than hot. Lost among mentions is the Schwarzweisskeramik Scuttles. They have worked best for me keeps the lather hot. Price wise they are more expensive though.
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03-15-2012, 07:27 PM
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Wow, beautiful colours on that scuttle. Did you have to special order it?
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03-18-2012, 08:40 PM (This post was last modified: 03-18-2012 08:41 PM by Brent.)
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(03-14-2012 02:24 PM)PanchoVilla Wrote:  I think GT has by far the best looking scuttles. I only wish they would make the clay walls a bit thicker, and hold a bit more hot water. JMHO

They are beautiful.

Agreed - I think they're the most beautiful scuttles out there but for functionality I picked the DB after doing quite a bit of research.

Also, the DB is made by hand on a potters wheel (per the video in another thread). When I was researching I saw the GT were made in molds, which turned me off a bit.

One of those ymmv things.
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03-21-2012, 09:19 PM
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Wow that's nice
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03-24-2012, 01:47 PM
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I did a review of the Georgetown G5, Dirty Bird 1.5, Becker Small, Schwarzweisskeramik Small, and Moss Large in July 2010, and found they worked about the same.

Georgetown G5
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Reservoir capacity: 6 1/2 ounces
Heat retention (165-degree water initially introduced into scuttle):
* After 5 minutes: 130 degrees F
* After 10 minutes: 120 degrees F
* After 15 minutes: 120 degrees F
* After 20 minutes: 117 degrees F
* After 25 minutes: 115 degrees F
Dimensions of scuttle:
* Height: 3"
* Base width: 3"
* Width on top: 5 3/16" (5 3/4 with spout)
* Inside diameter of lathering area: 3 1/4"
* Depth of lathering area: 2 3/8"
* Texture of lathering surface: cross hatched

Dirty Bird 1.5
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Reservoir capacity: 13.5 ounces
Heat retention (165-degree water initially introduced into scuttle):
* After 5 minutes: 143 degrees F
* After 10 minutes: 138 degrees F
* After 15 minutes: 133 degrees F
* After 20 minutes: 130 degrees F
* After 25 minutes: 125 degrees F
Dimensions of scuttle:
* Height: 3 3/8"
* Base width: 4 7/16"
* Width on top: 5 9/16" (6 5/8" with spout)
* Inside diameter of lathering area: 4 5/16"
* Depth of lathering area: 2 1/2"
* Texture of lathering surface: an endless string starting at the bottom, winding its way to the top

Becker Small
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Reservoir capacity: 7 3/4 ounces
Heat retention (165-degree water initially introduced into scuttle):
* After 5 minutes: 145 degrees F
* After 10 minutes: 140 degrees F
* After 15 minutes: 134 degrees F
* After 20 minutes: 130 degrees F
* After 25 minutes: 130 degrees F
Dimensions of scuttle:
* Height: 4" (without lid)
* Base width: 2 1/8"
* Width on top: 3 1/2" (4 1/2 with spout)
* Inside diameter of lathering area: 2 13/16"
* Depth of lathering area: 3 1/8"
* Texture of lathering surface: cross hatched

Schwarzweisskeramik Small
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Reservoir capacity: 15 ounces
Heat retention (165-degree water initially introduced into scuttle):
* After 5 minutes: 145 degrees F
* After 10 minutes: 139 degrees F
* After 15 minutes: 133 degrees F
* After 20 minutes: 130 degrees F
* After 25 minutes: 125 degrees F
Dimensions of scuttle:
* Height: 4"
* Base width: 2 3/4"
* Width on top: 5 1/4" (7 1/2" with spout)
* Inside diameter of lathering area: 4"
* Depth of lathering area: 2 5/8"
* Texture of lathering surface: concentric circles at the bottom (smooth along the side).

Moss Large
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* Reservoir capacity: 11 3/4 ounces
Heat retention (165-degree water initially introduced into scuttle):
* After 5 minutes: 144 degrees F
* After 10 minutes: 135 degrees F
* After 15 minutes: 135 degrees F
* After 20 minutes: 130 degrees F
* After 25 minutes: 128 degrees F
Dimensions of scuttle:
* Height: 3 1/2"
* Base width: 3 7/16"
* Width on top: 4 1/2" (5" with spout)
* Inside diameter of lathering area: 3"
* Depth of lathering area: 2 1/2"
* Texture of lathering surface: none, other than the fact that the surface is somewhat rougher.
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03-24-2012, 02:10 PM
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Thanks John. I remember reading your review on all of these and it was because of your review, I bought the DB 1.5
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03-24-2012, 04:36 PM
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That scuttle is gorgeous.
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06-28-2012, 03:45 PM
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T.

This a G4. I was able to get it directly from Georgetown Pottery before sending it your way.

Happy to see you are enjoying this piece...it is pretty.Biggrin

Ed
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06-28-2012, 03:47 PM
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(06-28-2012 03:45 PM)LookingGlass Wrote:  T.

This a G4. I was able to get it directly from Georgetown Pottery before sending it your way.

Happy to see you are enjoying this piece...it is pretty.Biggrin

Ed

personally, i like the look of the G4 shape, style, more then the G4 and new G20.

it's sleak, clean and i'm not a fan of the cork in the new ones.
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06-29-2012, 03:51 AM
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Look at all these nice scuttle they are beautifulThumbup
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06-30-2012, 04:50 AM
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Excellent article gents! Wonderful looking scuttles!
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