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Sapwn

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I certainly do like them aab1!

I love big bars, I hate small ones.
 

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Cool, because I have molds for 3 bar sizes and would rather sell only 2 sizes. The small ones have the major advantage of costing up to 6 times less to ship than larger bars due to their smaller thickness.

I was hesitating between selling only small and medium or small and large, or even all three sizes. I think I'll go with small and large, especially since the medium ones are another brand and strange proportions.

Thanks
 
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Personally, I find that bars of 1.25 inches thick are too large for my smaller hands. I have a hard time holding them when they're lathered up, and I keep dropping them on my toes, ouch. I much prefer closer to an inch thick. No thinner than an inch, either. For me, the sweet spot is just slightly over one inch.
 

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You probably know your customer base best. Pass out some test bars and do a survey. Or do a search here. this has been asked before and you might find more answers. In my case I agree with Pailo.
 

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These are only slightly thicker than the standard 1x3.5x2.5 Many people prefer a slightly thicker bar as it feels like a good value for the money. Others find them difficult to handle as commented above.

Why not buy a couple of molds to try out and see what kind of reception you get? You could also not fill them to the very top and then you've got a standard sized bar.
 

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If you are shipping I highly rec the priority flat rate envelope. You can get serious bang for your buck with them and weight doesnt matter. Just a thought .
 

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There are a few people who like really big cakes of soap that the rest of us would find clumsy, and there are some people who show themselves on YouTube slicing fancy ordinary-size soaps into much smaller pieces than they were sold as.
 

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I like them. Better to big than to little.:grin:
 

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If you are shipping from home or office, look into getting regional rate A boxes. THey are as big as medium flat rates but ship for less. Depends some on the weight but even 8 pounds ships for $8 and change, I believe.
 
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