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Old 10-17-2011, 02:30 PM   #21
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I used to care about what the best brush was, but then found any one would do as long as I could get it to make a point.

That said, of the brushes i've tried over the years, I always had the hardest time with Masters Choice (too stiff, can't make a point) and Purdy's (too soft - even the ultra firms), while Woosters were always the easiest for me to use. I prefer 2 1/2 over the 3". I suppose it's subjective though.
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Im with rcon.

I prefer wooster. Ill use any decent pro brush. I'm pretty easy...
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I can paint a gnats ass with a broom stick so brand does not much matter to me. A pro can use any pos.
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I wouldn't mind to see a photo of that painted gnats ass.
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Jack p got me started , first the bm 125 for doors or the Picasso . I like the silver tips too. Coronas are nice too. For exteriors the 2.5 or 3 inch proform oval is hard to beat . Plus I still have the first picasso I bought last summer . Still cuts a straight line good . I just cut the handle off a purdy brush and made a dam nice duster .
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NOPE. wanna help?

well actually I do. I've set up a range in the basement for my airgun. 50 feet. I had to enlarge a hole in a concrete wall to get the greatest possible distance.
Mine is set at 50yds and it can drop crow on slight crossed wind. You shouldn't use it indoor unless you enjoy sniffing hot lead and oil fumes. It also call carcinogen.
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I once thought purdy was the gold standard of brushes until i pickd' up these bad boys. I bought a 3 1/2'' angle and a 2 1/2 '' angle. I got to the the job and was dismayed to see enamel paint instead of latex as i had no paint thinner on me. At any rate i painted the 3 store front of the house, cedar shing shakes, and siding with my 3'' brush. The whole front and side. My brush was trashed but the job looked great. When it came time for clean up i used some warm water and just hit the brush one time with the wire brush and BAM....perfectly clean looked brand new i couldn't believe it. I did the whole front with 1 gallon of paint as well so there is something to be said for that as well. Best brush i ever held. AWESOME
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