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Electric shaver.

Steve H

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I thought I'd post this in case someone was in need of a razor. I normally keep my Grizzly Adams thing going pretty much year round. At work you need to wear a beard net and hair net. When covid hit. I just wore a gaiter that took care of both issues. But a couple months ago the company decided that we had to wear a mask that they are supplying. And it is thick, restrictive, and if your doing hard work. It is a real PITA. And if you have a beard. You must wear the beard net. Which adds insult to injury. And I stubble quick. And hate shaving in the morning. So, after digging around in the closet. I found my shaver that I had in the service, 30 plus years ago.. Plugged it in. And it made a strange noise and popped the gfi. Into the trash it went.
So my quest began. After reading countless reviews on numerous brands of razors. I found this:

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The online reviews are really favorable on this one. I bought it on Amazon for 32.00 shipped

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Inside the box was the razor, usb cord, power brick, and cleaning brush.

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The razor is cordless. And claims to have a 60 minute run between charges. So, I charged it up some. And tried it out. I must say. I'm pretty impressed with it.
I got a smooth shave with it. It has a pop out trimmer that I haven't tried yet. Like other razors such as this. It will pull a longer hair if it gets a chance. On normal stubble it did very well.
Anyway, if you're in the market for a face scrapper. Here ya go!
 
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The lithium ion battery revolution has done great things for electric shavers!
 

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When my last one died I bought the cheapest thing I could find on amazon. Has been running for 2 years now with 0 problems!
 

Fueling Around

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Last I tried a lectric shaver it tore my neck up bad.
The lithium ion battery revolution has done great things for electric shavers!
Took about 10 years to perfect a lithium cell, but yes a great thing.
Similar to the LED evolution that finally replaced the CFL disaster.
 

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Thanks. I might have to try it. The worst part about my job is having to shave. I hate it
 

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I have been using Braun foil razors for about 15 years or more, on my 2nd 1 now, they are $$ to buy but work so well for so long its hard to change.
 

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I have been using Braun foil razors for about 15 years or more, on my 2nd 1 now, they are $$ to buy but work so well for so long its hard to change.
With around 60 years of shaving experience I never used an electric shaver until around 18 months ago following major surgery that called for, among many things, a deep neck incision running from ear to ear resulting in significant, though temporary, contours and depressions that prohibited the use of a traditional razor. In talking to the surgeon, he recommended an electric shaver and my wife got one on Amazon, a Braun Series 7 wet/dry foil shaver and it was, and still is, perfect. With no experience in buying an electric shaver my wife simply purchased the model with the best reviews and it wasn't cheap, around $200 if I remember correctly. As far as I'm concerned, it was worth it. I no longer need it as I previously did, but I doubt that I'll ever revert back to a traditional razor.
 

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With around 60 years of shaving experience I never used an electric shaver until around 18 months ago following major surgery that called for, among many things, a deep neck incision running from ear to ear resulting in significant, though temporary, contours and depressions that prohibited the use of a traditional razor. In talking to the surgeon, he recommended an electric shaver and my wife got one on Amazon, a Braun Series 7 wet/dry foil shaver and it was, and still is, perfect. With no experience in buying an electric shaver my wife simply purchased the model with the best reviews and it wasn't cheap, around $200 if I remember correctly. As far as I'm concerned, it was worth it. I no longer need it as I previously did, but I doubt that I'll ever revert back to a traditional razor.
I looked at those as well. And darn near pulled the trigger on it. But the price had me looking for other options.
 

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I looked at those as well. And darn near pulled the trigger on it. But the price had me looking for other options.
I understand. When my wife told me the price I was shocked, but never having purchased an electric shaver before, I didn't have any point of reference on what they cost and, at that point, I didn't care. Also, I figured that since my surgeon recommended an electric shaver, I declared the purchase price as a "Medically Necessary Equipment Expense" on my 2019 taxes. It all worked out well.
 

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Safety razor, badger hair brush, and shaving soap in a mug. No batteries required.
I have injured myself with the old time heavy "safety" razor. I could not imagine myself using a straight razor.
I have my father's badger hair brush. I used it back in the day when my facial hair was softer.

The urologist used a disposable and no soap. I thought he was going to complete the "procedure" with that disposable as fast as he cleared the target zone..
 

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I recently decided to try an electric razor because I have to wear a full face mask Cpap due to having sleep Apnea. I thought it would be handy to be able to just shave quickly around the mask area before I went to bed. I wanted to get the best one I could find, so after a lot of research, I bought the Braun series 9 9390cc razor. This thing was very expensive and for my beard and face it just didn't do the job. It was irritating to my neck and didn't give me really a close shave, like a blade, a few hours after a shave I would already have stubble forming. I gave it a good 3 weeks trial but ended up sending it back, thanks Amazon for your great return policy. I went back to my Gillette razor and blades.
 

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I recently decided to try an electric razor because I have to wear a full face mask Cpap due to having sleep Apnea. I thought it would be handy to be able to just shave quickly around the mask area before I went to bed. I wanted to get the best one I could find, so after a lot of research, I bought the Braun series 9 9390cc razor. This thing was very expensive and for my beard and face it just didn't do the job. It was irritating to my neck and didn't give me really a close shave, like a blade, a few hours after a shave I would already have stubble forming. I gave it a good 3 weeks trial but ended up sending it back, thanks Amazon for your great return policy. I went back to my Gillette razor and blades.
I know the feeling. Getting a decent seal with a beard is trying at times.
 

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Looks like an okay unit Steve but I also found electrics to kinda tear up my neck.
Easiest thing is to retire , shave when "you " want too. :emoji_laughing:
 

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