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I have purchased four Simpson badger brushes in the last 12 months (CH3, CH2 and 2 PL 10’s). Between all of them l have lost a total of maybe 5 hairs. These brushes, all Best, definitely have a break in period after which their performance is such that I have no interest in purchasing a brush...
Good man @sarimento1 for starting this thread. Looking good!
Pesto is a delight; fortunately my wife makes the best pesto I’ve ever had, including even those I’ve sampled in Liguria. Last week she made a pesto with ramps; with gnocchi, it was amazing! Sorry, no pics. 😢
For what it’s worth, when I saw this post I checked my Chubby 2 synth. Mine too is the same way. I don’t think my brush is defective; in fact it’s a stellar performer. I’m not sure I’d have ever noticed the fiber not fully filling the handle; it certainly has the backbone of a Chubby 2, but...
With you Jim, as always! I splay, but I don’t mash. Regardless of the instructions, I’m not sure how to generate lather without splaying. But only about a quarter of the way down, nowhere near a full mash. And then, side to side, never circular. Haven’t lost even a hair on my Chubby 2 Best...
Works for me in every blade and soap configuration. Level 3 for the general shave, 5 for clean up. In the bunker now and really missing it (only brought 2 razors with me: Blackbird OC edges it ever so slightly as my favorite and also had to bring the Progress for my son’s peach fuzz).
Some may be tempted to think fake news! But! The PL10 is awesome so no doubt accurate reporting on all fronts!! Though I admit, the PL10 hits the upper limit, even though the CH3 seems right sized to me. Must be the higher loft.