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Old 01-27-2011, 04:03 PM   #221
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Hi Jon, I too am interested in this. I sent a 'contact us' message on your site to no response.

You have a PM.

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I tried to reply to your email but my note wouldn't go through.

Give me a note at jonjr@proformtech.com.... I have a distributor in Canada and I will give you their info so you can get a sample to try


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Jonniewyo, I have to say how nice it is that you're taking the time to reply and acknowledge the posts concerning the Picasso. The fact that you also designed it adds a little teeth to your posts. Very rarely have I ever read threads on brushes to where it piqued my curiousity enough to try one....darn tempted on this one. Thanks for taking the time to reply to the others.

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Thanks for the note.

Bounce me a email at jonjr@proformtech.com and we can work something out.

Thanks again for the interest.

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Old 01-29-2011, 06:13 AM   #223
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I am trying to get hold of the Proform Technologies Picasso PIC1-2.5” Angular Oval Brush is there a online store for buying them?
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Until the picasso posts began, it seemed everyone was recommending flat brushes. I like angle sashes for cutting-in. I know the flat ones can be reversed to reduce the "shaping" or memory of the bristles after using a while. I usually wash and start with a different one, mine gets gummy from the heat or from interruptions. Is there another reason for one over the other? I have both, but use the angle sash style more often.
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i like using alot of different brushes for different situations, but if i had to pick just one brush from my collection i would have to say my three inch Corona Excaliber. The chinex washes out clean every time with little effort, the angle is good for little stuff and corners, also it holds alot of paint.
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I like a Corona 2 1/2" sash........loads up nicely and I can cut a very fine line with it........
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Until the picasso posts began, it seemed everyone was recommending flat brushes. I like angle sashes for cutting-in. I know the flat ones can be reversed to reduce the "shaping" or memory of the bristles after using a while. I usually wash and start with a different one, mine gets gummy from the heat or from interruptions. Is there another reason for one over the other? I have both, but use the angle sash style more often.


watch my door video..............you couldn't do what I was doing with a sash brush. flats can go in any direction while a sash can only cut in one direction

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Has anybody used the Proform brushes yet? Any reviews? I'm always looking for good brushes, use a vareity of corona & purdy, with good results.
These new Proform look interesting & reasonable price. Any input would be great, down here in Aus, we dont get a lot of vareity, i get mine from Paintstore.com, great to deal with.
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Old 03-18-2011, 07:58 PM   #232
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My last video shows the proform. Not in action, but I can paint a louvered 48" shutter in under 3 minutes. All four exposed sides. This brush has been heavily used for almost a month, left in water, and is still in great shape.

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I have 4 proforms. Good brushes. I used 2 for exterior jobs, beat them up for 3 summers and they are still good. The 4" is awesome, holds a buttload of paint and is still precise. I had a Swan and mothballed it after getting the Proform. The interior brushes were used every day for 3 years, same deal. Only issue with the ones I got were they were a little soft, but they have stiffer ones now. Going to get a Picasso soon. Thinking about a 3", any thoughts from someone who has one?
By the way, when I had a question,the Paintstore CEO responded to my PM in like 2 hours. Very professional.
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Old 03-19-2011, 08:49 AM   #234
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Recently started using the Purdy Sprig.
Also picked up a 3" Purdy Pip.
Anyone else use either one?
The Sprig has become my #1 brush.
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I've been a long time user of the 3" Wooster firms and last year downsized to the 2.5" Wooster firm sable. Now after enjoying this brush for everything, they've been discontinued.

Anyone know what would be the closest match? Traditionally I haven't been crazy about Purdy brushes because of being too soft and lifeless for cutting sharp lines,etc (in my experience only, no offense!).

So I'm looking for something else if you guys have any suggestions...

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Wooster Alpha. Or maybe the Ben Moore extra firm, I think its #6551. Both very nice, the ben being maybe more precise.
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Had the Alpha the first month it was released....loved it but in the corners it seemed to stiff. It's like using an Extra Firm..it wasn't nearly as flexible as the Wooster firm. Plus I could only find it locally in 2.5" sash (which I still have) but the body of bristles seemed so thin. It didn't cover as much ground as the regular Firm 2.5"....

I may order a couple of different Coronas after doing more research and check out the Ben moore brushes...

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