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Old 05-28-2013, 12:53 PM   #1
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Head Shaver Recommendations

Looking to keep the hair on my head shaved short so I was thinking of getting a head shaver (not a beard trimmer). any recommendations on what you guys use and where you got it? looking for something that the barbers use like this:



had one in the past many years ago but it was a cheap crappy one that pulled my hair a lot.

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Old 05-28-2013, 01:38 PM   #2
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1000000X the Costco kit they sell, I can't remember if its braun or what brand it is

It's a leather case with like 15 attachments a great razor like the one you posted and a bunch of other accessories. I've bought cheap ones in the past as well and never really wanted to go $100+ then I was given this Costco kit and its awesome
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i actually have the one posted in the pic, its black, company name is Andis, and it came with a beard trimmer also, i would suggest it because i have had many slipper sets and eventually they all failed. this one has a good sharp blade, can adjust the blade as well as many attachments and it was a good price iirc compared to others

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I got the Oster Fast Feed. Been using it for the past 3 years. Very reliable as its still working after multiple times of almost "over heating" it. Also a plus for me because there is a shop that specializes in sharpening Oster blades up the street (still no sign of needing to sharpen the blades).

Though if you wanted "barber-grade" stuff, check out the Oster Classic 76
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:37 PM   #5
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this is the one from costco, its actually a Conair



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^ got the exact same one
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winners also has WAHL ones. If you are just using it to shave your head, I don't think you need anything hardcore...
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to be honest it doesn't really matter. i've been using the one i bought from london drugs for $20 and i buzz cut my hair once a month for 2 years and still working. such a good investment.
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to be honest it doesn't really matter. i've been using the one i bought from london drugs for $20 and i buzz cut my hair once a month for 2 years and still working. such a good investment.
once a month? I get my hair cut every 2-3 weeks. When I had it buzzed it was every 1-2 weeks lol.
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winners also has WAHL ones. If you are just using it to shave your head, I don't think you need anything hardcore...
i'll never buy any trimmers from winners again

spent $20 two seperate times on hair and body hair trimmers, first one did not even work OUT OF THE BOX :@ :@

second the charging port broke off about 6 months into use

neither i even bothered to return

that costco set i posted sells for $65 i beleive, awsome quality and kit for the price imo
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i'll never buy any trimmers from winners again

spent $20 two seperate times on hair and body hair trimmers, first one did not even work OUT OF THE BOX :@ :@

second the charging port broke off about 6 months into use

neither i even bothered to return

that costco set i posted sells for $65 i beleive, awsome quality and kit for the price imo
I would've at least returned the first one that didn't work out of the box, lol
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that costco set i posted sells for $65 i beleive, awsome quality and kit for the price imo
thanks. i'll try to get that one. hopefully it's stocked as i couldn't find it on their website.
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don't buy trimmers or razors. Buy proper clippers. Also, don't cheap out and buy one with plastic casing. I've been cutting my own hair for the last 5 years and have been using the same clippers. Make sure you have oil and a good set of clippers should last you a while. I cut my hair every two weeks, sometimes once a week come summer time. Keep it looking fresh. I also have edgers to line it all up.

OP mentioned hair being pulled, a lot of times that happens due to dull blades or blades that need to be oiled.
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I would've at least returned the first one that didn't work out of the box, lol
I think I smashed it in an attempt to get it working lol
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I have a WAHL shaver that I bought from Canadian Tire. I've been using it 2-3 times/week for over a year now. Cheap too ($30-40).
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don't buy trimmers or razors. Buy proper clippers. Also, don't cheap out and buy one with plastic casing. I've been cutting my own hair for the last 5 years and have been using the same clippers. Make sure you have oil and a good set of clippers should last you a while. I cut my hair every two weeks, sometimes once a week come summer time. Keep it looking fresh. I also have edgers to line it all up.

OP mentioned hair being pulled, a lot of times that happens due to dull blades or blades that need to be oiled.
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Make sure you clean and oil it after use. My Wahl's lasted me the better part of the last 15 years and I use it once every 3-4 weeks. Every year or so, I'll completely disassemble it, clean it out and re-oil.
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Make sure you clean and oil it after use. My Wahl's lasted me the better part of the last 15 years and I use it once every 3-4 weeks. Every year or so, I'll completely disassemble it, clean it out and re-oil.
This is an important thing to remember in order for it to last a while.
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I've had my Wahl over 15 years as well. Key is to use oil. Keep in mind the blade can be sharpened with a stone after you take it apart.
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same using a wahl for abt 5 years now, I got the one with the 0.5 green clipper for a nice close shave
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ended up getting the costco conair kit. really cheap too only $35. i forgot to oil before using it so it was a little harder but i'll be sure to do it beforehand next time. thanks for the recommendations guys!
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How do you guys clean your clippers?

Disinfecting alcohol or is hot water+soap fine lol
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Because I'm the only one who uses them, I just brush out all the crevices and re-oil, normally.

When I fully dismantle it to give it a thorough cleaning, I wipe everything completely dry, clean out the entire casing, possibly sharpen the blade, reassemble and oil.
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