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  1. Codfish

    Love for Harry's and Defender razors?

    I have been using my Harry's razor for over one year with fantastic results. I just tried a Defender razor for the first time today, with almost the same results. What has been your experience with these razord? Will you use them in your rotation?
  2. Codfish

    Interview with David Richardson of Yaqi Shaving.au

    Based on my very positive experiences with several Yaqi brushes, I contacted David Richardson, an Agent of Yaqi Shaving in Australia. Here is what he had to say about the brushes-- "YAQI Brushes were and are the main focus of the company and their synthetic brushes in particular have won a...
  3. Codfish

    Yaqi brushes: a "candy store" for wet shavers.

    I just ordered a 26mm Yaqi Timberwolf Brush from AliExpress. Let's see how long it takes to get to Connecticut!
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    Yaqi synthetic shaving brushes - what's the difference among them?

    Knots available from Turn N Shave. Click on "Select an option"
  5. Codfish

    Yaqi synthetic shaving brushes - what's the difference among them?

    It's my understanding that the two Plisoft knots are the same. The Timberwolf brush is a fine choice. I have no experience with the Boss.
  6. Codfish

    Yaqi synthetic shaving brushes - what's the difference among them?

    Here is the best answer I found.
  7. Codfish

    Travel Shaving Brush Recommendation

    A synthetic for sure because of their quick-drying qualities--usually 4 hours or less. The Yaqi Sagranda Familia shown here was $11.00.
  8. Codfish

    What's Your Brush Today?

    Muhle 25mm Classic silvertip synthetic brush. 5 years old and still going strong!
  9. Codfish

    Break-in synthetic brushes?

    One of my Muhle synthetics is over 8 years old and has 100s of uses. It has not changed a bit in all that time.
  10. Codfish

    Most Luxurious Synthetics?

    Simpsons Chubby 2 with 27mm knot. Fantastic.
  11. Codfish

    What's Your Brush Today?

    Simpsons Chubby 2 Synthetic
  12. Codfish

    Best synthetic brushes ?

    The Yaqi Sagranda Familia Tuxedo 24mm brush is a very popular brush with an attractive handle and good backbone. It can be found at West Coast Shaving for $11.00.
  13. Codfish

    Yaqi brushes: a "candy store" for wet shavers.

    They offer brushes with Synthetic fibers or Silvertip, Two-band and Pure badger. There is also a category called Cashmere. You might have to hunt to find them all. West Coast Shaving, Yaqi Shaving.au and AliExpress are good places to start.
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    Yaqi brushes: a "candy store" for wet shavers.

    My recent polls to identify member's favorite shaving brushes identified Yaqi and Simpson as the two clear favorites. Based on that, I purchased one of each. I received my Yaqi Seguanda Familia 24mm synthetic two days ago. It is now one of my all-time favorite brushes. The brush is amazingly...
  15. Codfish

    Most Luxurious Synthetics?

    According to the Muhle USA catalog, the 25mm XL brush IS still available, at least in the Classic line.
  16. Codfish

    Who makes your favorite synthetic shaving brush?

    Excellent choices. I just received a Yaqi Segrada Familia Tuxedo 24mm in today's mail. Expecting a Simpsons Chubby 2 Synthetic later this week!
  17. Codfish

    Muhle vs Edwin Jaggar synthetic 25 mm photo comparison

    I just checked the Muhle USA catalog and the 25mm brush IS still available, at least in the Classic collection shown in this post.
  18. Codfish

    Who makes your favorite synthetic shaving brush?

    Several companies that provide raw source materials for knots. DuPont (USA), BASF (Germany), Dow Chemical (USA), Toray Industries (Japan), Eastman Chemical Company (USA), Sumitomo Chemical Co. (Japan), Celanese Chemicals Inc. (USA), Yixing Longrun Chemical Co., Ltd. (China), Guizhou Crystal...
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