vintage brush

Discussion in 'The Brush' started by Swampfox, Mar 8, 2019.

  1. Swampfox

    Swampfox Active Member

    What are some of the best vintage USA made brushes?
     
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  2. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    I like ever ready and made rite. But I have never had a bad one by other names.
     
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  3. PanChango

    PanChango Not Cute

    Only one here is a rubberset. I like it.
     
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  4. Jrdelgado

    Jrdelgado Well-Known Member

    I like rubberset and certifyd.
     
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  5. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    It depends on the model. There were many manufacturers of brushes; a few examples are ...

    Ever Ready
    Made Rite
    Rubberset
    Century
    Erskine
    Fuller
    Hardright
    Certifyd
    Opal
    Strongset
    Klenzo

    This is not a complete list and if you would like more detail PM me. Even in good manufacturers there and duds but we can give you pointers to good ones.:eatdrink013:
     
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  6. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    I only have two vintage brushes with their original boar knots left, Rex Barbershop style and Fuller. Everything else either had the knots replaced or sold. But I gotta say, the Rex has an awesome knot, large and soft.
     
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  7. Rev579

    Rev579 Well-Known Member

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  8. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

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  9. brit

    brit in a box

    the only real nos vintage brush i have that is usable is my canadian rubberset..works nice but no real greatness over a modern one..
     
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  10. Rev579

    Rev579 Well-Known Member

    If you find a handle you really like, whether it’s because of the design or size, remember that it can be re-knotted. The Star has been re-knotted with a 16mm Finest, as has the Ever Ready 1612. Behind that is a Century 4 that has a 24mm Best. Next to it is a Hess reknotted with a Mixed knot from Maggard Razors
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  11. brit

    brit in a box

    i have reknotted brushes..an eveready 150, and an opal, with another opal on the way..
     
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  12. brit

    brit in a box

    those are really nice brushes..
     
  13. Rev579

    Rev579 Well-Known Member

    Thanks. The Star was my first brush reknot and the ER will be my latest. I have sent it to someone to look at so they can make one.
     
  14. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

  15. Jorvaljr

    Jorvaljr Operation Daytona 8000

    There are tooooooons of brushes, different sizes, different materials, different colors and different types of hairs. It’s really a preference to the individual. Here are a few I have sitting in a box.
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  16. Rev579

    Rev579 Well-Known Member

    What about your latest 3 that are inbound or just arrived?
     
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  17. Jorvaljr

    Jorvaljr Operation Daytona 8000

    Lol I have no more brushes coming in and I honestly don’t by brushes they just so happen to come in the lots I buy for the razors.
     
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