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Gary Hodgin
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In my limited experience I’ve used only one BU bench plane, a #5 Jack plane.  I use it more than any other plane I own.  I also own and use several BD planes.  No strong preference, but the size and easy adjustments on the BU make it my most used.

I don’t think I’d want to own one style exclusively but it I really don’t think it’d be a big deal.  They each work well if properly adjusted, sharp, and used appropriately.  .