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Remington HC4250 Shortcut Pro Self Haircut Kit Beard Trimmer Hair Clippers for Men 13 pieces

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
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Hair
 393
clippers, trimmer, clipper, beard, cut my hair
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Never cut my hair this short before very surprised work really good Highly recommend this Remington shaver  ...  "
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" ...  These clippers are awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Because the blade is so wide, it trims a wide swath of hair with each pass of the Shortcut, and it does so cleanly and smoothly. ... The curve of the blade nicely form fits against the curves of the neck, scalp and the areas  ...  "
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" ...  I use this trimmer for both my head and beard. ... there are plenty of attachment combs to get just the right cut.  ...  "
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" ...  I own two trimmers for giving my self a hair cut. ... It fits comfortably in my hand and cuts quickly and cleanly.  ...  "
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" ...  I trim the longer hair on top of my head with scissors, use the long to cut up the sides and back, and then switch to med and trip up over the ear and off the collar. ... Most people are amazed when I tell them I cut my own hair!  ...  "
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" ...  It keeps the hairs very short, but also comes clippers to pick the length you want. ... It is fast, cuts great, and love the curve in it, so it goes with the head. ... This is a must get if you cut your own hair.  ...  "
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" ...  I have never shaved my own head. ... Finally I figured I’d give it a shot so I bought these clippers. ... I couldnt believe how easy it was and got a perfect even cut all the way around.  ...  "
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Battery Life
 135
charge, hold a charge, battery life, charged, lasts
+55%
-45%
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" ...  I’ve had it for months and the battery holds strong.  ...  "
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" ...  Pro: Holds a charge and cuts well.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is great but can run plugged in at full power if needed.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s battery capacity is outstanding, lasting months between recharges.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for travels and battery last long.  ...  "
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" ...  The attchments fit snug and tight and my battery works fine.  ...  "
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" ...  I charged it when I got it and have not recharged it yet.  ...  "
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" ...  I just hope it lasts longer than that.  ...  "
Shave Quality
 115
razor, head, shave my head, shaving, shaves
+88%
-12%
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" ...  As someone that shaves his own head at least once a week or more, this has made the process dramatically faster and easier.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s easy to grab while shaving my head.  ...  "
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" ...  So smooth to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I shave my head once a week.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it with no attachment as I like my hair as short as possible without shaving.  ...  "
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" ...  INTRO: I purchased this razor for myself over two months ago. ... This razor fit the bill perfectly! ... The attached picture is from right after the first shave (I used the #2 comb). ... • Simple cleaning and maintenance with no worries about the razor getting wet – it’s supposed to!  ...  "
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" ...  I love this razor. ... I use it to shave my head daily and it's worked awesome over the past 6 months. ... It takes 1/5th the time to shave my head with this device as it takes me to shave with my standard safety razor, and this is one of the most affordable head style razors on the market. ... I highly recommend to anyone who shaves their head  ...  "
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" ...  If you shave your head you owe it to your self to buy this .  ...  "
Comfort
 115
hand, fits, palm, ergonomic, shaver
+87%
-13%
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" ...  I like to wear very short hair since it is convenient for me and (I think) it goes well with my look. ... It’s design helps gripping and holding easier to approach your own head from different angles.  ...  "
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" ...  The contour is fantastic, and it comes with a bunch of combs, so you can adjust the length and if you have a regular all-over cut the same length, you can probably cut your own hair even if you still have some.  ...  "
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" ...  The palm size feature is great for you to do it yourself.  ...  "
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" ...  As a person who is prone to ingrown hairs and irritation these are especially great, I think in part because of the curved shape of the blades.  ...  "
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" ...  Right off the bat this thing performs great and really gets into the curvature of a skull.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s close enough that it satisfies me and no one will ever give my head a second glance. ... It’s light, smaller than you would think and easy to grip.  ...  "
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" ...  • Easy-to-use ergonomic design. ... Fits comfortably in the palm of your hand and the curved blade facilitates maintenance of the hairline and back of the neck. ... But for amateur home-use, the Remington HC4250 wins – hands down!  ...  "
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" ...  Finally a clipper that fits a head.  ...  "
Charging
 102
charging, battery, charged, hold a charge, holds
+46%
-54%
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" ...  But only after a short time it will no longer hold a charge so can't use it.  ...  "
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" ...  It blinked blue for 5 hours as it charged yesterday, and it would not turn on.  ...  "
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" ...  Used a transformer due to 220v, but still not charged.  ...  "
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" ...  -does not hold a charge. ... States not to over charge so this means you shouldn’t leave plugged in between charges. ... But because it doesn’t hold a charge .  ...  "
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" ...  On a full charge it felt like it was about to die.  ...  "
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" ...  It sounds as if it were about to die, and felt the same, even on a full charge.  ...  "
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" ...  I received my product and have come to realize the charger was defective. ... Update and Additional notes: Less than a year of use, the clippers are now unable to maintain a charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately after 6 months it no longer charges.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 100
easy, easy to clean, use, easier, hold
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Easy to use and the best shaver ever,  ...  "
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" ...  So easy to use and some efficient  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use by ones self  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  soo easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, I di recommend a mirror if you don't have a SO, otherwise you can walk around with little patches of missed hair.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It's super easy to use.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 87
year, weeks, month, died, stopped working
+47%
-53%
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" ...  In my view, the usability when its working is great, but it stops working.  ...  "
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" ...  It stopped working 3 months after I purchased it.  ...  "
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" ...  Started acting up after 3 months, by month 3, it basically fell apart.  ...  "
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" ...  But it died after one year, and was pretty uncooperative in the year leading up to its death.  ...  "
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" ...  Stuff is made so poorly these days. ... I'll follow up if it dies within a couple of years.  ...  "
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" ...  These are junk.  ...  "
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" ...  Completely stopped working after 9 months of use. ... I used it about 4 times a month.  ...  "
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" ...  This quit working only a couple of weeks after I bought it. ... The product also will not work when plugged in.  ...  "
Cleaning
 84
easy to clean, cleaning, oil, easy to use, brush
+100%
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" ...  It’s easy to use, fits easily in his hand, and he has an evenly shaved head every time without me having to clean up missed spots.  ...  "
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" ...  They even include a cleaning and storage kit which is super helpful and gets the job done  ...  "
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" ...  Gets a really close cut and is easy to clean up.  ...  "
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" ...  That makes for a quick clean up.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is fantastic and cleaning is easy.  ...  "
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" ...  This stops the cutter from cutting well, but it’s easy to remove the two screws and clean the hairs out.)  ...  "
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" ...  I get a clean cut the first time, every time. ... These trimmers are easy to use, easy to figure out, and are super easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Does the job, doesn't cause any issues, cuts clean  ...  "
Water Resistance
 44
waterproof, water, clippers, hair, water proof
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Nice to use in the shower.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that it’s cordless and can be used in the shower.  ...  "
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" ...  5 minutes before the shower and I'm good. ... I''m going to add photos, but all the hair you see will be gone after a shower.  ...  "
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" ...  I clip my own hair about weekly during a shower.  ...  "
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" ...  Can use in shower but I prefer to use it before a shower.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that they are waterproof so that I can rinse the hair off the clippers as well as using the brush so that the clippers are cleaned.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s supposed to be waterproof but I have not tried running water over it.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is fantastic, you can easily take these in the shower, they're much quieter than you'd expect and have replaced several more expensive clippers.  ...  "
Price
 43
worth, save, worth the money, well worth, saved
+74%
-26%
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" ...  It works well and saves me money.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a good value.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely a great buy for the price!  ...  "
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" ...  The price was right.  ...  "
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" ...  I thought I had finally found the perfect product to save money on haircuts.  ...  "
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" ...  This tool will save you money, time, and hassle.  ...  "
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" ...  worth every penny.  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality for the price.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 43
clean, easy to use, use and clean, cleaning, oil
+100%
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" ...  It's easy to clean the blades under running water which makes it better than the standard shears.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to clean and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes it easy to clean up too.  ...  "
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" ...  That makes for a quick clean up.  ...  "
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" ...  This trims tight and clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as expected and cleans up really well.  ...  "
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" ...  - easy to clean  ...  "
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" ...  its easy to use, and clean!!!  ...  "
Fit
 40
hand, head, hold, curved, easy to hold
+83%
-18%
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" ...  This one is compact, fits in my hand, and is not awkward to manipulate.  ...  "
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" ...  The curved head is super nice and fits your hand like a glove.  ...  "
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" ...  The curve of the blade nicely form fits against the curves of the neck, scalp and the areas  ...  "
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" ...  I love the way this little shaver fits in your hand.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried another one that plugs in, found it difficult to handle, this fits the hand well and makes it a breeze to get this small job done.  ...  "
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" ...  The cordless design makes it easy to use and hold at different angles.  ...  "
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" ...  The whole unit fits in the palm of my hand and is so much less bulky than clippers that plug in.  ...  "
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" ...  Finally a clipper that fits a head.  ...  "
Size
 33
small, compact, traveling, travel, lightweight
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Its compact shape and size makes it much easier to use (especially on my head) than my old long, thinner shaver.  ...  "
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" ...  Low profile and portable  ...  "
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" ...  Handy Dandy Tool  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing for travel, given its compact size, but at this point I use these as my primary clippers.  ...  "
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" ...  Very lightweight and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to clean and compact.  ...  "
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" ...  He loves the size and all the attachments.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight and cordless, great buy.  ...  "
Design
 28
looks, look, curved, amazing, trim
+89%
-11%
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" ...  The design is amazing, a little weird holding it, but it was really well thought out.  ...  "
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" ...  It is perfect for a quick, detailed trim.  ...  "
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" ...  Helps me keep my look.  ...  "
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" ...  great product, so easy to give myself a quick and nice looking buzzcut  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the look off it.  ...  "
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" ...  Curved shape design and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Cute nice but loses power very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks beautiful but I doubt it’s durability.  ...  "
Build Quality
 27
broke, break, guard, grip, plastic
+44%
-56%
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" ...  Fell apart in 3 months. ... Started acting up after 3 months, by month 3, it basically fell apart. ... It is very light and flimsy.  ...  "
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" ...  This product broke after a few uses.  ...  "
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" ...  used it a total of 4 times, the attachment combs are very very weak. ... The top end of the attachment comb is fragile and suffers from stress fatigue, eventually breaking. ... Horrible product for this pricepoint, expected something more durable from Remington, guess not .  ...  "
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" ...  They don’t attach well and break off quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Connector for changing broke after 3 months.  ...  "
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" ...  The plastic guards scratch your skin.  ...  "
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" ...  What would have been a good produce failed when the guards, especially below 1/8 break easily. ... Design flaw that renders the break prone guards useless.  ...  "
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" ...  They are held on by plastic brackets that will break off very easily.  ...  "
Marketplace
 19
advertised, works, bought, today, thing
+84%
-16%
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" ...  Got this in the mail.  ...  "
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" ...  This one is one of my favorite purchases I’ve gotten from amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  For me, I settled on the 3/16".  ...  "
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" ...  I ended up ordering it from Amazon(USA) because it’s nowhere to be found in SEA.  ...  "
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" ...  I then ordered it on Christmas and received it today.  ...  "
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" ...  I dinged it one star as it doesn't come with a nice case, but I was able to buy one from another seller that fits everything that was shipped in a nice zippered case.  ...  "
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" ...  Coolest thing I have bought on Amazon so far.  ...  "
Overall performance
 18
fast, speed, performance, job done, gets
+78%
-22%
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" ...  It was quick and smooth. ... It was a lot less strokes to get the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  If short is what you’re after, this is the right tool for the job.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommended slowing down and actually taking your time.  ...  "
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" ...  well thought out design and great performance  ...  "
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" ...  It took about five minutes to do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Used it only couple of times and it was smooth to cut and the performance exceeded my expectations.  ...  "
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" ...  Really quiet, almost strangely so, like the motor is running really slow, but it still gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  After a little getting used to, I am pleased to say I'm quite happy with its performance.  ...  "
For Travel
 17
travel, trip, size, shaver, international
+76%
-24%
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" ...  real good for travel and the size is confortable  ...  "
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" ...  Every trip to the barber cost $14 plus $3 tip for a "trim" which took 5 minutes at best.  ...  "
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" ...  Wireless, waterproof, travel friendly!  ...  "
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" ...  Very convenient especially when traveling.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the perfect size for traveling.  ...  "
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" ...  It really helps when traveling, especially outside of the U.S.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to travel.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought theses for my husband for travel and he loves them!  ...  "
Cables
 17
cable, worry, run, much, months
+76%
-24%
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" ...  I like that it is battery powered so there's no cables snaking across my bathroom.  ...  "
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" ...  • Solid battery life – no cord required!  ...  "
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" ...  Much better than having to deal with a cord.  ...  "
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" ...  my husband can do his hair and I can then shear our wire-haired dachshund and it's still going.  ...  "
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" ...  It's also nice that it will run with the cord plugged in if you forget to charge it.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to use and more than enough length adapters.  ...  "
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" ...  It is much quicker to use because I don't have to plug it in and wrangle the cord around my face repeatedly - then go back and do it again because I missed spots.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to handle, and there are no wires to worry about.  ...  "
Returns
 15
replacement, would, unfortunately, time, right
+13%
-87%
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" ...  Now it is just trash!!  ...  "
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" ...  I should have tested it right away, now it's too late to return this garbage.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately it is a very poor replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Will likely return .  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately, we are just past the return date.  ...  "
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" ...  I live outside the USA so it is too expensive to return.  ...  "
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" ...  Didn’t even last a year and I can’t return it .  ...  "
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" ...  It's as though the manufactures intended to design a product that would die days after the return policy.  ...  "
As Gift
 8
husband, bought, family, one, loves
+100%
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" ...  Bought this as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  We gave this as a gift to a family member and they really like it very much.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift for my son.  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking for a gift, when I came across this one.  ...  "
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" ...  I've recommended it to many other people and bought it as a gift for a few family members.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this as a gift for a friend and he has had nothing but good experiences with it.  ...  "
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" ...  My husband loved this gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for my husband for Christmas and he loves it!  ...  "
Delivery
 6
item, box, today, product, bought
+67%
-33%
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" ...  As usual it came in a timely manner and in great.  ...  "
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" ...  I then ordered it on Christmas and received it today.  ...  "
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" ...  I used this right out of the box.  ...  "
For Kids
 5
husband, son
+100%
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" ...  Husband loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  Husband and son have both used this and it works great!  ...  "
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" ...  Bought one for son as well  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for my boyfriend, He absolutely loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  Husband loves it!  ...  "
Product As Described
 5
works
+100%
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" ...  It works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Performs exactly as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  works as advertised.  ...  "
Storage
 5
storage case, everything, bag, storage, small
+60%
-40%
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" ...  And making change in an offering tray at Church for a $5 bill is completely fine, as long as you leave a buck.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the small bag that comes with it.  ...  "
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" ...  The storage bag is ridiculous.  ...  "
Setup
 4
5, oil, clean
+100%
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" ...  The results look professional.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions- perfect and simple, 5 stars.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to use, I gave myself a haircut in 5 minutes for free where it took me half an hour and thirty bucks at the hairdressers to do the same!  ...  "
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" ...  As with any tool, just oil it, keep it clean and follow the instructions.  ...  "
Cable Length
 4
length, easy, cord, adapters, deal
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Easy to maneuver & no cord!  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to use and more than enough length adapters.  ...  "
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" ...  Much better than having to deal with a cord.  ...  "
Features
 4
design, blue
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The cordless feature is a plus.  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking forward to the design and features.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the most charming design features of this device is its ergonomics .  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 4
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I like going wireless.  ...  "
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" ...  Wired or wireless  ...  "
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" ...  Absolutely Great device!  ...  "
Weight
 4
duty, weight, grip, easy
+100%
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" ...  It’s light, smaller than you would think and easy to grip.  ...  "
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" ...  Cordless, light weight, one-handed operation, curved, all the guards you may need, sheer perfection!  ...  "
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" ...  I've assigned it light duty but it never gets a rest.  ...  "
For Running
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It's so nice to run across a product that really works.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no barber training.  ...  "
Capacity
 3
room, gift, bought
+100%
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" ...  The result was good-looking and garnered highly favorable comments from family and friends.  ...  "
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" ...  I've recommended it to many other people and bought it as a gift for a few family members.  ...  "
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" ...  Guys in the design room, what are you doing ?  ...  "
Cover
 3
easy to clean
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I took three stars off because there WAS NO TRAVEL pouch in the box, and the way it was packaged leads me to believe I was NOT SHIPPED A NEW PRODUCT.  ...  "
Drying
 3
oil, dry, blade, norelco, like
+100%
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" ...  the motor is more quiet than the Norelco wet/dry trimmer we had previously, but we've not had a single hair snag with this guy where the Norelco would grab occasionally.  ...  "
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" ...  A drop of oil (came with kit) after thoroughly dry will keep the blade good.  ...  "
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" ...  After cleaning off the excess hair I run it under the faucet, then remove the cutter making sure all is clean.  ...  "
Speed
 3
took, 5, unit, takes, mins
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Maybe a few minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Took less than 15 mins .  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  8 meters