Archive for the 'Shaving Brush Knots' Category

Ace Shaving Finest 2-Band 24mm Brush Knot Review

After experiencing both the Ace Shaving Best Badger and the Extra density Silvertip knots, I thought it was time that I also tried out their two-band offering, the Ace Shaving Finest. The largest size they offer is the 24mm, which is sort of the perfect mid-sized brush for many. Its not too big, but not […]

Ace Shaving Best Badger 21.5mm Badger Knot Review

I had reviewed the Ace Shaving Extra Density Silvertip knot a couple months ago, and picked up a few of the Best Badgers in 21.5mm based on someone’s recommendation on a forum. Given that these knots are relatively inexpensive, I wasn’t expecting much, and to be honest, I didn’t get much. Yes, these are decent […]

The Golden Nib TGN Badger Brush Knot Comparison

[EDIT: Updated 10/3/2014 to Add new knots and separate hair types] Most shaving brush enthusiasts have heard of the (in)famous “TGN Finest” knot, and if they have not tried it, probably have some curiosity surrounding it since it is considered by many one of the best values in shaving brushes on the market. Given that […]

The Golden Nib TGN Super Silvertip Badger Knot Review

The TGN Super Silvertip was originally The Golden Nib’s Flagship Silvertip knot. This knot is not to be confused with the TGN Super Badger knot, which, while also uses Silvertip hair, does not have the word “Silvertip” in its name. This is a bit of a confusing naming convention, but I expect this happened due […]

The Golden Nib TGN Silvertip Badger Grade A Knot Review

EDIT (10/1/2014): I have received a newer version of the Grade A hair, and while Anthony at TGN says that they try their best to keep the hairs consistent, this one is noticeably different than previous grades. Its still a very good hair, but its not as soft, and the tips don’t hook. This hair […]