New Life for an Old Rubberset 153

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  1. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    I got this brush back in October 2018 in a lot. I was after the Old Spice mug mostly, but I got the brush and the AutoStrop as bonuses. It appears to be a Rubberset 153. The knot was worn out. It was not what I was after, but I set it aside thinking I would one day restore it. Today was that day.

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    I removed the knot and drilled out the hole. I resized it for a 24mm synthetic horse from Maggard Razors. I am happy that it will have a new life in my den.

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  2. cliffb599

    cliffb599 Well-Known Member

    Great work. One of my Favorite Brushes.


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  3. 9nein9

    9nein9 Well-Known Member

    Wow! Nice job.
     
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  4. Jrdelgado

    Jrdelgado Well-Known Member

    Beautiful work!
     
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  5. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Very nice work, Jim.
     
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  6. stingraysrock

    stingraysrock PIF'd away his custom title

    Very nice! I have had a few of those handles.
     
  7. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    Nice choice of knot! :happy088:

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  8. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    very nice..
     
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  9. mvd

    mvd Well-Known Member

    I love the colour of this model. Nice choice of knot!
     
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  10. johnnyflake

    johnnyflake Well-Known Member

    Great Job, looks fantastic!
     
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  11. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Great work....love seeing these vintage brushes come back to life!
     
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  12. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    Nice restore. It looks Ike you polished it up quite a bit. How did you polish it?
     
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  13. AlfredoT

    AlfredoT Well-Known Member

    I like when things are brought to a new life!
    Congrats.
     
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  14. Rhody

    Rhody Well-Known Member

    Amazing!
     
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  15. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    I used my Dremel to clean it and polish and them I added a coat of polycrylic for the shine.
     
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  16. AlfredoT

    AlfredoT Well-Known Member

    Slow speed?
    I ruined my Pal handle for too high peripheral speed... :(
     
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  17. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    I'd like to see vintage RISE SHAVE CREAM come back to life.
     
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  18. BlueShaver

    BlueShaver Well-Known Member

    fantastic.

    Reduce, reuse,recycle.
     
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  19. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    Yep, slow speed.
     
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  20. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    What attachment to the Dremel did you use?
     

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