a long way off being as good as the old BK2
I purchased this as I thought my 21 year old BK2 was past it, as it seemed to not lather very well. This is even worse it does not hold water and makes poor foam. The benefit of it not holding water means it does dry quickly. It feels soft at the tip and is slightly less stiff then the BK2. It is smaller in width too.
I am very happy to try Vegan alternatives but this is certainly not in the same league as badger. I will continue with the old brush, the donating badger died 22 years ago so would be gone by now anyway.