Much as in the case of Tom Eltang, Former handily demonstrates that there is rustication, and then there’s RUSTICATION
. This is the latter, and what an amazing amount of impact those scintillating striations add to an already captivating form. Smaller, lightweight (28g/1oz) and featuring the subtlest of tapers to the shank, which flares nicely into a slightly wider saddle bit, this is one amiably active Apple.
--R. ‘Bear’ Graves