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post #1 of 73 Old 02-09-2019, 10:52 PM Thread Starter
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Gotta grey? Get a Schimmel

Not tack, but equipment.

I was convinced by others reviews to buy a Haas Schimmel brush for my glorious grey horse. Today was my first time using it, and WOW I’m impressed.

This is what greeted me when I arrived today...

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So I set about it with my new Schimmel and with little effort on my part, and no objections from Mr Thinskin I got this.

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They aren’t the cheapest brushes around but today’s result convince me that I made a good choice...might have to invest in the final polish ‘brush’ they have as well.

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Just a bit of trivia: Schimmel is a German word that means two things: A grey horse, or mould. Aren't we glad we're not discussing horse colours in German? It also led to that famous German joke about a French exchange student asking, "What is a grey horse doing on top of the jam?"

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Thank you for the review! I read the brush discussion with much interest. Maybe next Christmas I will get some Haas brushes myself.
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Ill have to get one of those now that I have a Squishy!
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post #5 of 73 Old 02-10-2019, 08:50 AM
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Another one converted to a Haas believer

Are you thinking about the Diva (sheepskin with a border of bristles)? If yes, get one! You will not regret it!




Edit: somehow my grammar sounds off - but I am still lacking in the caffeine department, so I just let it be
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Your grammar is fine, @SwissMiss ! Thank you for caring. Ever seen how they write on some other Internet forums?
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Your grammar is fine, @SwissMiss ! Thank you for caring. Ever seen how they write on some other Internet forums?

Thank you. There are days I struggle more than others. "These" and "those" remain a perpetual mystery to me, though. In theory I know how to use them, but in real life my knowledge goes out the window
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Another one converted to a Haas believer

Are you thinking about the Diva (sheepskin with a border of bristles)? If yes, get one! You will not regret it!




Edit: somehow my grammar sounds off - but I am still lacking in the caffeine department, so I just let it be

Oh yes I’m thinking of it....lots, there’s a tack sale next month, if I sell a bunch of stuff I will treat myself to a Diva, among other things.


Nothing sounds off in your grammar, but I am reading while somewhat lacking in caffeine....so wouldn’t notice anyway.
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And then you have "Apfelschimmel" (dapple grey or apple mold). They do look a bit moldy.



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Oh yes I’m thinking of it....lots, there’s a tack sale next month, if I sell a bunch of stuff I will treat myself to a Diva, among other things.

Nothing sounds off in your grammar, but I am reading while somewhat lacking in caffeine....so wouldn’t notice anyway.
Re my writing - there are times where my German grammar comes through


And a tip regarding the Diva: I have the smaller blue one (Ladies model, thought I will test it out with the cheaper version) and I can barely get my hand in the strap (sz 8 gloves)... But it is amazing the kind of shine you get with it!
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