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New Ceramics Listed

Posted by Michael Polsinelli on

New Ceramics Listed
A couple of orders ago, I had the last of the ceramic handles finished. I have two versions of synthetic, a horse, and another of the original blue silvertip. You can see them here.

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Care for Chromed Metal Handle Brush

Posted by Michael Polsinelli on

Care for Chromed Metal Handle Brush

I recently got this from Eric, Good day, I bought this particular brush from you about a year ago through eBay. The brush is fantastic and has exceeded my expectations! I have noticed though over the last few months that the metal is starting to show a lot of tarnish marks on the handle around the area closest to the knot. Is this normal? If so, is there a way to remove these marks? Thank you and God bless! After a follow up question, I found that the tarnish was below the ring on the handle. It is below the...

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Throwing Down The Gauntlet: Luxury Ceramic Boar Brush

Posted by Michael Polsinelli on

Most boar brushes are inexpensive, but they represent a different kind of investment. They are an investment in your daily use over time to fully break in. These brushes truly get better with age. While I believe that Zenith's brushes are softer than any other manufacturer out of the box, a fully mature brush that has been broken in for years will be greatly more pleasurable than one that has "only" been used for 6 months. So many boar lovers have fallen in love with their knots, but not the handle. Many times they are cheap plastic affairs. Today I offer to...

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Some Affordable Silvertips

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Some Affordable Silvertips

With this last order, I wanted to bring in some affordable high quality silvertip brushes. I played around with different materials and sizes. 2004/T/EXTRA/NIC: This has a plastic tortoiseshell handle and small knot. This would be a great travel brush. I expect that the knot will outlast the handle (3-4 years of daily use), but it will be easy to transplant it. 21mm Premium Silvertip Badger Knot. Loft is set at 51mm. Effective loft is 44-47mm from glue bump.Total weight is 54 grams for the brush.         I went with a black plastic handle and medium knot on this one.  Again, I...

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Large hands? Carpal Tunnel? Arthritis? Big Pro Handle Silvertip Brush by Zenith

Posted by Michael Polsinelli on

One of the things that I love about the large professional boar brushes is the big handle. I work with my hands and have had some injuries to my wrist. When my wrist hurt I avoid small handled brushes. I don't care how nice of a knot is on it, the Pro handles just feel much better in my hand. I noticed that Zenith had made a version of this and decided to special order these in. Here are 2 versions with premium silvertip knots in them.  This will be great for those with large hands, arthritis, or carpal tunnel...

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