The Mack-Lite has less belly than the Fast-Lite or Mack-Belly. The shape is similar to the “Old Dominican,” which was discontinued several years ago. Made with kazan squirrel hair and bound with a brass ferrule. Length out is graduated from 1 5/8″ to 2″.
Available in sizes 00, 0, 1 & 2
(Grumbacher Replacement)The Grumbacher Company was sold several years ago and the company that purchased Grumbacher discontinued many of the quality brush products. When the two Grumbacher stripers were no longer offered we found the company who had been making these for Grumbacher and began offering the same brush, but with our name on the handle. Unfortunately, that manufacturing company went out of business in mid 2002 and we assume the assets were purchased by a company in India. We were concerned about quality, distance, exchange rates etc., so we worked with several "Grumbacher users" and developed our own version of the old Grumbacher 1010. We can not offer the 1020 black plastic handle, since we would have to buy too many handles to get a cost effective price. Stripers who worked with us to develop this new brush also suggested that it be a bit longer. From this research came the New "Mach-One". Available in sizes 00, 0, 1, & 2 (see chart below) | Wooden Lacquered Handle (#101)
A soft and snappy full synthetic ( Teijin ) long liner. Primarily intended for my own style of lettering, pictorials and pinstriping. This brush set flat-out performs superb for small lettering, script, outlining text and images. Create intricate design work with a brush that can get in the tight spaces and keep your line work as fine as possible. Works perfect with enamels, inks, urethanes, and water based colors. (adjust viscosity accordingly) Offered as a set at a reduced price. Available in sizes: 000, 00, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
- This brush was manufactured with the beginner in mind and has the quality for the seasoned vets.
- The brush is made with the classic dowel handle and the hair that is used is European dressed blue squirrel hair.
Glawson/Mack Extra Long StriperThis brush is shaped like a Fast-Lite Striper, but with a hair mixture of squirrel and brown taklon for more body and snap. Available in #00 with a hair length of 2 1/4. Also, good for water base paint or any other paint that is more dense than lettering enamel. Available in size 00 Series 1645
America's No.1 Automotive Touch-Up Brush
Used by all leading Body Shops for Paint Touch-Up and PinstripingFinest Quality Squirrel Hair Stripers Made
- Lacquer and enamel resistant
- The sword style is the best for all-around work
- Excellent for auto body touch-up and pinstriping
- Dark green thread ferrule
What makes the XCaliber special is it's short hair length. Only 1 1/2" vs. the average 2" and 2 1/4". This shorter length allows greater control for intricate designs, as well as long lines. Available in sizes 0000, 000, 00 & 0
"Once upon a time in Michigan, Texas, and California, lived a lazy pinstriper. He wanted to make a lot of money fast. This pinstriper was busy with dealer lots, asphalt, dirt, and gravel. He pinstriped 20-30 cars per day in sun, rain, and wind. He started with a Grumbacher 1010, but when the wind blew, the little brush was taken by the wind. He wanted a brush the wind would not bother. He called Grumbacher and they made him a brush with taklon bristles. All was well, but the lazy pinstriper was still not happy. He now wanted to pull longer lines. He called Grumbacher again, but they sent him too short of a brush. He was told they had been conquered by the evil Kohinoors. The lazy pinstriper contacted the Maine Brush Company, but the Maine Brush Company was also conquered. The search continued for the magic bristle, leading the lazy pinstriper to the Andrew Mack & Son's Brush Company. Other brush makers suggested a blend of natural and synthetic bristles. The blend was highly sought after, a rare commodity, and soon to be extinct. He called Chris at Andrew Mack & Son Brush Company and cried, "Woe is me! These other nitwits forgot the formula and can't find the hair (or their ferrules either). The mighty Chris said, “Have no fear, I have an idea!” There is a new taklon and we can do it! After much trial, the Longstriper 1111 was created, the homage to the Grumbacher 1010 as per Spinal Tap where their amps went to 11. If you do commercial work, you are going to love these. This is the best straight line brush I have ever used. Moisture has no effect on this brush and the wind's 20mph is no match for this brush." -Michael Menard Available in sizes 00, 0, & 1 (#1111)