Summer is off to a good startFrom left to right in front, the 1460, 1800 and 1520 arrived - did I say that I love Semogue wooden handled brushes?
After one experience with a new painted brush peeling (not Semogue, BTW), I now take the brush out of it packaging, put my nose right up to the paint and sniff. If I can smell any paint smell, I let the paint cure for a few weeks until I cannot smell anything before using the brush, so I won't use the 1460 or 1520 for a couple of more weeks, but I do plan to use the 1800 this week. Can't wait!
They look so happy, right?
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So do I. The scrub of the 620 is special, but I do find I return to the 1250 and 1800 often.I just got a 1305 to go with the 1250 and 1800.
I do like these 55mm lofts and the handles.
I definitely love the 830.The 830 really is amazing. I can't believe I nearly sold it. It has finally broken in to the point where it just creates a huge volume of lather. The feel is unique - a silvertip of boar - and the plexi handle is slightly more comfortable due to its size than that of the 620 or 610. I still prefer the SOC-style handles, but the 830 would make an excellent daily driver in every respect, and because it is more dense than the otherwise identically-haired 1305, it's a totally unique brush in the lineup.