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    I received some knots in the mail.
    They are replacements for some of the brushes and handle I have that need reknotting. It seems I ordered them a little bigger than I need for a couple. The plus fits the opening but the knot won't push down. So I will either have to find someone to trade a couple knots with or expand the hole a little.
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    If you measured the hole in the brush and ordered that size knot you wind up having to ream the hole out a bit. Don't ask how I know. Seems you should order the knot a mm or two smaller than the hole size because of the bulge just ahead of the glue plug which I found out from the TGN site.

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    Make holes a bit bigger and go to town. Good luck. Id take a couple knots off of ya but i got nothing to put them in at the moment. Oh well.
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    Nice, that's fun stuff. I know what you mean about the plug fitting but there is a hard bulge in the knot above the plug that won't push down. That just happened to me on some that I re-knotted. I ended up making the hole slightly bigger and got a great fit that way.
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    Ya, I have gone around and around with a Dremel drum sander to make them fit before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sharptonn View Post
    Ya, I have gone around and around with a Dremel drum sander to make them fit before.
    ... where you just kinda let your hand go, relax the wrist and the rest happens as magic?

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    Fun times ahead Shaun! Those are going to be nice brushes when all is completed.
    Look forward to the results.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Srdjan View Post
    ... where you just kinda let your hand go, relax the wrist and the rest happens as magic?
    Exactly!

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    This one slipped by my balleyes some how. Yup, 2mm smaller than the hole is a rule of thumb for chinese knots. IME, some can be a lot worse than others too when it comes to "the bulge" above the plug. Shaun, if you want to trade some knots, I'd be in for that.
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    I have two done and two to go. I did trade a knot with B52 but sent him the wrong knot so it still have one know that is the wrong size for my handle. I will eventually PM you and we will discuss dealing with this last knot. Slowly I get through these things.
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