I have ordered twice from AP shave company and purchased 3 different brushes. Being new to wet shaving I was unsure what to use so I ordered a variety. All three were scratch and dent handles, but they all look perfect. All three brushes are very different, but I like the variety. I found the knot guide on the AP Shave website to be very useful. I would definitely buy from AP Shave Company again!
I bought this as part of a whole brush and am very pleased. It's soft but has nice backbone.
Bought a 26mm G5C and it's like lathering with a cloud, it's so soft it's unbelievable, plus it holds water super well which is a plus for me since I usually take a bit longer in some areas of my beard due to sensitivity, so no need to "refuel" it. Definitely recommend buying. Extra points for the note in the package from Andrew, telling me to enjoy the brush, it was so thoughtful that I decided to keep it.
This is a very fine knot, works up a great lather and is soft but has lots of backbone. I have a custom made 26mm handle that I set this knot in and I am very happy. It performs better than some Manchurian Silvertip knots that I have. I’m very pleased, I’ll definitely get another.
It's great. This is the second one of these I've purchased from AP, I bought the second one preemptively so my kid will never have to endure shaving-life without one when that downy, preteen 'stache inevitably arrives.
I'm not an internet shaving enthusiast (but I respect those who are) I was just looking to buy a quality knot/handle setup that also happened to be from a local business. This is important as I rub it on my face a lot. If you're like me, migrating from resenting shaving due to the gear you get from the pharmacy, succumbed to those Henson Shaving ads, and are suddenly leveling-up your shaving kit, this rando says it's 1000% than whatever you have now. It's great at building up a lather, comfortable and effective at blobbing soap onto my face, allowing itself to be rinsed clean, and at drying quickly. This is completely different from my experience with a cheap brush from Amazon I still regret.