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    What's Your Brush Today?

    Yes, it was a tallow based soap, I have no clue who made it. I was offered 12 pucks, but I took only one....lesson learned....
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    Anyone ever use dog hair for a shaving brush?

    Me too, guess the most famous one would be the Garry Dog....
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    Is there any aftershave you stock up on?

    Floris ASB when I get it on sale
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    Anyone ever use dog hair for a shaving brush?

    good advise here
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    Has anyone used a muhle Silvertip fiber brush? Would you recommend it?

    I use a 19 mm Muehle exclusively as my travel brush, before this crisis, I traveled very frequently weekly and this brush gets most of use of all my many brushes.
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    What characteristics do you favor in a brush?

    I prefer a handle that is good to hold. For me, these are shapes like PJ, AS3M, Tulip, Keyhole, Beehive etc. Have a hard time with short and stubby handles like the Chubby, which reflects back to the times I had severe carpal tunnel syndrome. As far a knots go, I like anything around 24/25 mm in...
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    Fragrance / Scent of the day.

    Creed Vetiver (1948)
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    What Aftershave did you use today?

    Floris after shave balm
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    What's your soap for today?

    GD Molten, bald spot is getting bigger and bigger
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    What's Your Brush Today?

    My Ivory beehive with Shavemac D01 three band - the one on the left.
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    OK Gents, the order was placed earlier this morning. Now the wait begins....
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    got it!
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    Non China made brushes?

    You got to clarify how you define "China made Brushes". A lot of brushes are made in Europe (companies like Simpson, Shavemac, Thaeter, Plisson). And many are made in other countries, like Spain, Portugal, Germany and Italy. However, most of these companies using badger hair sourced from China...
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    European Shipping Woes

    I just posted this in another thread here: My last Shavemac order was shipped in the end of March, and it took a couple days shy of seven weeks to get here. This was with mail. I also ordered some resin rods for brush handles from the UK, they were shipped DHL overnight and arrived with three...