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Synths have one me over, and I have only kept one omega boar as a travel brush. My favorite brushes are below
My two favorite brushes: PAA Solar Flare and Stirling badger. Love the synthetic knot (dont know different knot types names) very soft and dense. The Stirling Badger feels very...
I’ve exhausted my RAD both vintage and modern, and explored many soaps and balms in my years here.
However, when it comes to brushes, I was mostly a boar/Synthetic guy. I do have a very nice Stirling Badger, but have decided its finally time to step into something thats not under $50.
Really nice, I’m really enjoying both. The vertigo handle on the other hand is little to off balance for me.
After many shaves I feel like the stainless is a tad more aggressive/less smooth than the copper or brass. (Head only doesn’t matter what handle I use)
I was in your shoes. The 6s was unbeatable, I tried Karve, ATT, Timeless, and others. The Rex was really close, on 2 it was almost as perfect as plate 5 on the 6s. Anything above that was too aggressive.
Eventually I tried a Charcoal Goods level 2, I actually sold my Rex and 6s(used both almost...
After many shaves I have decided to use some of the funds from selling my razors into a SS Level 2 with the Vertigo handle. I prefer using stainless when dealing with a daily driver(Metal hardness). I will now have one of Brian’s razors in every metal.
I really like the audible feedback on Gen 1, I also feel like it allows more buffing and is a tad more aggressive.
Gen 2 is ultra smooth and just as efficient. Hard to pick which I like better. Visually I prefer old style, but I think Gen 2 shaves perfect.
Out of all the razors I mentioned in my first post, I only kept the Gamechangers. Truly great razors at an incredible price(due to mass production). The Open Comb Gamechanger is my second favorite modern razor I’ve owned. I had a Karve with the A,B,C and C open comb plates. Similar in feeling to...