Hey guys. This was 6 weeks ago I guess, I thought the post was lost in cyberspace, so I asked btb on the Q and A thread and got some helpful feedback already. Thanks!
I've stuck to the 531 concept for the main lift each day, but added volume to the second lift - rep targets of 8-12 for bench and 5-8 for squat. Btb's latest vid on the bbod vlog was helpful too, I.e. I'll stick to this and tweak things if needed as I go along.
On the low progression, I agree. I never expected to be able to add weight each week, but turns out I can! I skipped the first deload week and just keep pushing up the weights. So far so good!