05-09-2016, 09:19 AM
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My only experience with synth so far is my travel brush for the last few years, the Kent silvertex .

I want to add a second brush so I can keep it in my mom's house as I frequently visit her.

My two contenders are the RR plissoft and the WD synthetic badger.
Perhaps from those who own both brushes can I please have a comparison of one vs the other to help me decide?

P.S my budget is very limited, $25 top

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 05-09-2016, 09:31 AM
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ASYLUM- You'd be mad to use anything else.

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 05-09-2016, 10:32 AM
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Plissoft will be considerably softer.  If you prefer a lot of backbone, go with an ubersoft knot (Whipped Dog or Asylum would both work).  If you like thinks on the softer side, then go with the Plissoft-style knot.  RR, Stirling, Maggards, and Fine all tend to use the same knot and fall into your price range nicely.

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 05-09-2016, 09:10 PM
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I would recommend Maggard. Buy two at the price. Well worth it.

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 05-10-2016, 09:21 AM
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muhle hjm has splay - daily driver for me and a nephew
muhle 39k297 little splay
stirling little brudder medium splay - least expensive of 3
maggards at $10 is quite nice

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 05-10-2016, 04:39 PM
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I would suggest the Maggard razor brush or one of the Razorock Plissoft brushes. The knots have similar feel but Razorocks have more backbone.

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 05-16-2016, 09:03 PM
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I use the plissoft regularly and enjoy out. Also check out the synthetics from shave revolution. Also supposed to be pretty nice.

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