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      05-17-2010, 11:30 AM   #23
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What electric do you use?
Braun 7500 or something like that. I got it 5 years ago and just replace the screen/blade every 6-9 months. It says to replace after 18 months but those people must have some strong skin.

I've been thinking of getting a new one, but it still works and I like it.
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      04-10-2011, 04:35 PM   #24
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I'm gunna bump this for my question.


I don't like the look of my clean shaven face - I want to keep a trimmed look - very short stubble (maybe two days out).

My mustache grows faster than the rest of my face; I shave that alone the night after I clean shave, this sucks!


I have a trimmer that I use for the other "stuff", but it doesn't go on my face. (Yes, tried it and it sucks / gross)


Anyone know of an adjustable electric razor that I can use to keep my stubble at an even level whenever I use it?

$80-130 range
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I'm gunna bump this for my question.


I don't like the look of my clean shaven face - I want to keep a trimmed look - very short stubble (maybe two days out).

My mustache grows faster than the rest of my face; I shave that alone the night after I clean shave, this sucks!


I have a trimmer that I use for the other "stuff", but it doesn't go on my face. (Yes, tried it and it sucks / gross)


Anyone know of an adjustable electric razor that I can use to keep my stubble at an even level whenever I use it?

$80-130 range
For stubble maintenance I just have a Norelco trimmer I think it was like $50 at target or something...more than adequate
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Link me yours on Amazon?
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http://www.amazon.com/Philips-Norelc...2472863&sr=1-2

looks like they don't make it anymore but there a plenty like it...that one for sale at $90 is wayyy over priced
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I have a series 7 braun electric. Expensive but very nice. One day i'll grow a pair and use a true razor.
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trimmers are cheap...<$20 easily...

for maintenance, I use the trimmer side of my 8140xl norelco...bought it off of Ebay for like $50 a year a while back...works well
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http://www.amazon.com/Philips-Norelc...2472863&sr=1-2

looks like they don't make it anymore but there a plenty like it...that one for sale at $90 is wayyy over priced

This one looks great.. http://www.amazon.com/Philips-Norelc...f=pd_sbs_hpc_2


Half the price.


"18 secured
length settings" That's exactly what I'm looking for.


Plus when I need to go clean, I have my badger brush for my traditional wetshave. Shout out to Jay
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Yea that one should work totally fine
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Got my trimmer - http://www.amazon.com/Philips-Norelc...f=pd_sbs_hpc_2


I tried it today - did everything great, except I couldn't get as close on my mustache.


Do I need a foil trimmer? This one doesnt have changeable heads or I would purchase one...
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I typically have to go over the stache a bunch of times making weird faces to get an even length
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Anyone have recommendations for good single blade straight razor? like the picture dan linked. never tried before so am curious. i don't like to use electric, can't get a clean shave. i currently use a fusion.
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I tried with my machete once. Would not recommend. Hope this helps.
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Anyone have recommendations for good single blade straight razor? like the picture dan linked. never tried before so am curious. i don't like to use electric, can't get a clean shave. i currently use a fusion.


http://www.amazon.com/Merkur-Model-1...737814&sr=8-16


I would try a blade kit first to see which you like

http://www.amazon.com/Double-Safety-...=pd_sim_hpc_13

or

http://www.amazon.com/Blades-Sampler...f=pd_sbs_hpc_3
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^ what about the folding blade style? that looks cooler.
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^ what about the folding blade style? that looks cooler.
lol yea it does

get Jay in here to comment on the straight razor.

They take a lot of work / skill to get them honed and cared for correctly.
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Thanks for the info. I haven't bought a nice straight razor yet, I have a cheap one..Art of Shaving is close so I was looking at their stuff. I'll shop around and see what I come up with.
Sorry to thread jack but if you are looking into straight razors I would start at the straight razor place forums. http://straightrazor**********/forum.php Not sure why it keeps editing out this link. Just google the site name.

A few sites for equipment
http://www.classicshaving.com/Home.html
http://www.straightrazordesigns.com/
http://www.vintagebladesllc.com/

And when your ready to go Samurai
http://www.munemasa.co.jp/english/1707/1707-301.htm
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inb4jaytellseverythingyouneedtoknowaboutrazors
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lol he also loves fountain pens

Go Jay!!

http://www.theshaveden.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6988
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