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Robocut Model-r28 Vacuum Haircutter, Blue

Haircutter for easy family and pet haircuts, vacuum assisted for precision and mess-free. Do: 1. Oil blade before haircut and if audible slowing of blade 2. Cut ½ inch of hair at a time for best results 3. Run 5 seconds without vacuum after oiling to ensure spreading on the blades 4. Use your best judgment when haircutting, as with all devices that have cutting blades, powerful suction, electric power. 5. If haircutter is stuck (as on a hairpin), turn it off then switch briefly to Release (reverse) and pull haircutter away 6. Use Flat Adapter or Buzz Adapter or Angled Adapter for any length less than 1 inch 7. Use Buzz adapter only for humans 8. Do use only on standing pet 9. Use your warranty: 2 years, all inclusive 10. Read Instructions and Guide before use Don’t: 1. Do not leave plugged in outlet when not in use 2. Do not lubricate blade with other oil than provided 3. Do not leave within reach of children 4. Do not run longer than 5 seconds without vacuum. 5. Do not pass over ears, eyes, moles, pet teats, any places that can be damaged by air suction or can enter past the protective grid where cutting action happens 6. Do not use over loose skin. For pets, do not use at junction of leg and underside, do not use on belly 7. Do not use in vicinity of loose clothing, earrings or items that can be sucked in by the air flow 8. Do not handle wet 9. Do not use on pet in lap or lying pet 10. Do not use Buzz Adapter on pets

Key features

  • Easy, precise haircuts everytime (Vacuum is sold separately)
  • Free HairLine included
  • You break we replace 2year warranty
  • Laser Blades – operates on 110 volts or 220 volts and it comes with USA outlet prongs
  • Free Buzz adapter

Honest reviews

★★★★★

LOVE IT.

I used the Flowbee for about 5 years. It worked okay HOWEVER I get a much BETTER haircut with the ROBOCUT.So far I have had mine for THREE years and have had NO problems whatsoever.If you put oil on the blades before you use them, it should last a long time (the blades).You do have to watch the sliding plastic hair length cutting things as they can slip down.I have thick curly hair and this gives me a way better haircut then the haircuts I used to get at the hairstylists etc.I highly recommend this product. The one I bought has the vacuum attached.

Naomi Laurel Hill, FL
★★★★★

Nah

My mother wanted a simple summer cut and wanted to borrow my Flowbee. I had the Flowbee several years ago and it did an ok job. Think I gave it away a long time ago. Thought we could try out the Robocut and then let her take it home so she could do it herself.Noisier, designed with a hole in vacuum tube for electric cord, so less suction, adapter extenders do not "screw on" or fit on the robocut or atop other adapters. Put both 2 inch adapters together and taped it to the robocut because did not want hair cut 2 inches long. Not enough suction (using a Dyson), so taped the hole shut.Had to bounce it on the head to get the hair to enter the cutter. After 15 minutes, it was a choppy mess. Took it down to a single two inch adapter and started again. After 5 more minutes of the bounce method, it was as good as it would get. Not cut evenly, but better. Measured the hair and it was about 1 !/2 inches long. Maybe the 2 inch AND one of the other adapters would add up to 2 inch hair. But they do not fit together unless you tape them.What a mess. Definitely not something my mother could do for herself. And the hairstyle looks like….. there is no style.If you want to use it for buzz cuts, it would probably work.Also says you can groom animals, Could work on short fur, if they will put up with the motor noise and vacuum noise.

Rosanna Caddo Gap, AR
★★★★★

Depends on how neat you need the cut

I used Robocut for about four years before it died. The results were acceptable for children’s haircuts or quick touchups on the bangs. If you are a stickler or need a precise cut, this might not be the right product for you.This product is easiest to use if you need to cut only one length all around. It also works if you need to cut straight across, although that can be less precise. I could cut my then three year old daughter’s hair to shoulder length, but it would not work for longer hair. I guess I could buy more extension tubes.Boys cuts are not too bad, but getting that graduated look can take practice and my son’s hair was never perfect, since it sometimes did not graduate as nicely as I’d like. You have to extend the length of the tube as you move up the zones of the head and I must have not been great at that. The edges around the ears and neckline do not shave down neatly like they would with clippers.I originally bought it because I didn’t think my son would sit still for a haircut. I liked it because I could trim my bangs quickly, the children’s cuts were easy to do and hair didn’t go flying everywhere. Professionally cut hair still looks better, though.

Gayla Lanai City, HI
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Haircut Pro Vacuum Haircutter, Blue

Automatic vacuum haircutter with precision dial. includes all accessories for people haircuts and pet grooming. shortest hair is 1/4 inch, longest hair is 6 inches. blades are cartridge-style, easy to replace if even needed. easy to empty hair-clippings container. convenient travel box, can use without unpacking.

Key features

  • Easy, precise haircut everytime
  • Just plug and style hair, no setup
  • Hair style anytime, anywhere
  • You break we replace 2 year warranty

Honest reviews

★★★★★

The Best of the Vacuum “Stylists” So Far…

YES: Self contained unitDedicated On-Board VacuumSturdy “spacers”Easy to adjust length “on the fly”More intuitive feeling when cutting (than Flowbee)CONS FOR ME/MY FAMILY: Vacuum haircutting seems to be extra-challenging with very thick and wavy/curly hair.FINAL THOUGHT: If you are in the market for a vacuum haircutter, this would be my first choice. The price point it a little higher, but having a self-contained unit that is tuned for this job specifically, and keeps things organized are enough pluses to warrant the extra $30 or so (according to Amazon.com price on 2/22/2012 when shipping direct from Amazon) that this costs compared to the trailblazing, but less intuitive Flowbee (the package without the vacuum)The Longer Tale…I recently purchased a Flowbee (Flowbee Hair Cutterto help cut my son’s hair.Some background: I have severe arthritis (both systemic RA and Osteoarthritis) and my son and I both have autism (Asperger’s Syndrome). Both of us are sensitive to sound/noise. I have been cutting his hair since he was one year old and he is just getting squirmier, which results in epic attempts to even out his cut, resulting in hair that is way shorter than intended. Thankfully, the too short hair grows pretty quick and cutting it *that* short gives me a bit of a reprieve between cuts (around 6 months).So I purchased the Flowbee to make the haircut experience go faster for both of us and to avoid using the scissors, which can be challenging and on some days just impossible with my swollen and stiff hands. The Flowbee is fine. I attached it to our vacuum cleaner and tested it on my bangs first. Yes, I took that bullet. And thankfully my bangs look like they were precisely trimmed when they are pushed to one side and straight down? Looks like a toddler took pinking sheers to my fringe! I tried the Flowbee on him and it cut his hair, but with very thick hair I found the process very labor and time intensive and my son eventually started going into overload (he did have earplugs in) so we stopped and he had a 1980’s Mel Gibson sort of a mullet-y cut. Not great. Not even good. But passable for school the next day.He promised he would let me finish the cut with the Flowbee but both of us kept putting it off.I received the Haircut Pro from Amazon’s vine program. I chose it because I figured I could compare it to the Flowbee, and even if it was nearly the same experience as the Flowbee at least it was different enough that my kid would let me play mad scientist with his hair once again.My bangs had grown out enough by this point that I first cut them- much easier than the Flowbee. Why? The opening is round and the footprint is small so there is a greater likelihood of cutting mostly hair from one area to the same length, than with the flowbee which grabs hair from a great area, making a straight cut nearly impossible for the “vacuum haircutting” newbie. The Haircut Pro feels more intuitive… Well, at least as intuitive as cutting your hair with vacuum cleaner powered spinning blades!The Haircut Pro has the vacuum built in, comes with a spare filter, and plenty of attachments which lock together by turning instead of the Flowbee’s which snap together and are so flimsy feeling that I’m still amazed our one epic haircut attempt didn’t result in broken spacer bits all over the place.The vacuum is strong enough. With very thick hair it can be challenging to get all of the hair cut. I wound up giving myself a fairly basic and easy blunt cut to my very long hair by gathering hair into low hanging ponytails with the elastic band pulled just above the length I wanted (to make kind of a false-scalp/anchoring point. This worked fairly well, and while I wouldn’t say it looks like a salon cut or even a great home-cut, it is nice to get the back even this easily-even without buying more spacers to accommodate my very long and extremely thick hair. My bangs came out awesome.My son’s hair was another epic event- the Haircut Pro is gentler than the Flowbee. The Flowbee snagged his hair and pulled it on occasion which made his patience dwindle rapidly. The Haircut Pro didn’t jerk his scalp as much and the plastic spacers are finished a little nicer so he wasn’t as bothered by me bumping his head with them… Though I wish there was a way to make a “cap” for the end spacer with cushioning, but cannot imagine how that could be done without adding another place for hair to get snagged.I did have to use the scissors and a razor comb to shape and finish his cut. Still, I found the Haircut Pro at least reduced the length enough to make the detail work much quicker and more manageable for me and my painful hands.The Vacuum portion is around as loud as a regular household upright vac. It does hold lots of clippings but we had to empty it twice during our experimental cut as both of us have very thick hair.My son’s hair is also curly/very wavy and he has cowlicks all over his head which makes any cut challenging. I’m still surprised he let me cut his hair with both this and the Flowbee when he is terrified of our electric clippers (they make a weird loud sound when adjusting them)…My Haircut Pro kit came with a helpful haircut guide and a “hairline” gadget that is one of the coolest things I have ever seen. It’s a bendable “template” so folks with short hair can easily shape and trim and clean up the back nape of their cuts. I don’t know if it was supposed to be in the box, as the description here on Amazon didn’t mention it, and the little box that it was in (within the larger haircut pro kit box) said “Robocut”… But it is a pretty neat “why didn’t I think of that!” device and next time I trim my bangs, I’m going to give that handy little gadget a try (and then back to the Haircut Pro for my bang trims!)…

Nita Firth, ID
★★★★★

To strong suction (danger)

The size and design of this vacuum is intimidating and when you turn on this machine you really feel scare, the suction of this vacuum is so strong that you can be in danger if you are the one having the hair cut. Never use this for cutting a kids hair, maybe for dogs but with the noise of this machine the dog will get very scare.

Heather Haleyville, AL
★★★★★

Safety Warning in Review – vacuum suction is TOO strong, potential for serious injury

SAFETY WARNING – The vacuum is very powerful and literally sucked my husband’s scalp into the tube along with his hair. Had we been using the shortest attachment, the “buzz cutter”, he could have been seriously injured.We had hoped to love the Haircut Pro vacuum hair cutter as my husband has wanted aFlowbee Hair Cuttertype hair trimmer for many years. We had recently begun using thePhilips Norelco Qc5130/40 Hair Clipper, Silverwhich we have quickly grown to love. However, the longest setting on the Norelco is #12 – 1.5 inches. There are times when my husband likes his hair slightly longer so he continued to occasionally mention getting an untried but potentially beloved Flowbee. After reading the reviews of both the Flowbee and the Haircut Pro, we settled on the Haircut Pro. Unfortunately, this turned out to be a mistake… First we noticed the very uneven cut caused by the method the hair is sucked into the tube. However, along my husband’s neckline we discovered a serious problem. The vacuum is very powerful and literally sucked my husband’s scalp into the tube along with his hair. Had we been using the shortest attachment, the “buzz cutter”, he could have been seriously injured. Some household canister vacuums have an airflow adjustment on the vacuum hose. A simple modification of the hose with thorough instructions could help reduce this hazard.Another potential situation I quickly noticed – if the blades became dull over a period of use and someone then used this device to cut off any substantial length of hair it appears the device could cause the hair become wound up into the rapidly spinning cutting mechanism instead of being cut. This could become a very bad situation, very quickly. Again, we are very concerned with the potential hazards from using this device.After such a bad experience we are sticking with the Norelco Hair Clipper since it provides a much more even cut and does not have nearly the potential to cause serious harm or bodily injury. Since we purchased the Haircut Pro from Amazon we have returned it for a refund due to being defective / does not work properly. Any device with this much potential to cause serious harm or bodily injury is defective in our books.Full-disclosure: We do NOT have any financial involvement in any of the above companies. We are merely consumers who have experienced too many hazards in our society, perhaps we can assist others to make informed choices.

Mercedes Marcus, WA
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Remington HC5950 Touch Control Haircut Kit, Black

Get customized, modern looks and traditional hairstyles quickly and easily with the Remington Touch Control Haircut Clipper. This innovative 40 minute runtime cordless clipper offers digital touch screen technology and a quick and easy USB 90 minute reach.

Key features

  • Precision touch control screen for adjusting comb length and motor speed, also displays battery power
  • Three swappable combs included for 100+ length settings
  • Pro power motor with 40 minute runtime and 90 minute charge time

Honest reviews

★★★★★

Cordless trimmer with good power, but not sure how long it will last

Courtesy of Amazon Vine, I received this Remington HC5950 Touch Control Haircut Kit for review. Overall I like the trimmer and have used it to replace another Remington that I had for several years for my weekly use. Here are the pros and cons that I have used it in the last six weeks (so six times).Pros:- This is cordless, and it does make trimming quite a bit more natural when compared to my corded model.- Since it is brand new, the battery holds a very good amount of juice. Since my weekly trimming is only 5 minutes long each, I have yet to deplete the battery after a full charge since I received it. The claim of 40 minute runtime is likely to be true.- The blades are indeed very sharp. However, I have to note that many new trimmers on the market feature these so-called self-sharpening titanium coated blades.- I like the fact that there are three different motor speed, although so far I have always stayed on the lowest in my actual use. In terms of testing, I did notice that the higher speed seems to cut smoother. But of course, you trade run time since this is battery-powered.- One comb to do them all. Although this trimmer is shipped with three combs: fixed 1.5mm, variable 2-23mm, and 22-42mm, in my routine I only need the middle comb. That means I don’t need to change combs at all.Cons:- No tapered comb. The one thing I really miss from my old corded model is the pair of tapered combs. This makes cutting the side (around the ears) a bit difficult.- The touch buttons are a touch too touch-sensitive. :O The length of the comb is adjusted by a motorized clip, which in turn is controlled by two touch-sensitive buttons (like your laptop’s trackpad). I already had to reset the trimmer two times so far to reset the touch sensitivity, or else I can trigger those buttons in the air, as far as over a quarter inch.- The reason I am not sure this will last long is this: you still need to take out the comb to clean it. However, given the motorized design, there is only a very small clip of plastic (one on each side) to hold the comb to the trimmer. I am quite concerned that they will break easily. Only time can tell.Bottomline: I find this to be a high quality product. The construction is sturdy, and the rubberized surface adds to the grip. The cons I listed about are all either very minor (touch) or very common (no tapered combs). That’s why I think this is worth a solid 5/5.

Gladys Clayton, AL
★★★★★

Excellent Shaver

The Remington HC5950 has a great shape which lends itself to an ease of shaving all body areas quickly and sharply. While we didn’t use all the heads, the ones we did added to the overall ease of a clean even shade.

Betsy Lanoka Harbor, NJ
★★★★★

The features are a nuisance

I’m not a professional hair stylist but neither am I a novice. I’ve cut my husband’s hair for the last ten years and my son’s for the last four. Therefore, I was amazed at how difficult these clippers were to use.The worst: I put in the appropriate comb, adjusted it to the desired length and turned it on. But as I pressed the clippers to my husband’s head, the comb SLIPPED and went down to the closest setting. I almost completely shaved a swath out of my husband’s head. I gasped, which immediately worried my husband (You never want to hear a gasp from the person cutting your hair.) My husband looked in the mirror and thankfully, he kept a calm disposition and said, “Well, I guess you’ll have to make the whole head that length now…” In the end, with creative blending, the haircut turned out well and my husband was pleased but adjustable combs should not slip like that. From now on, I always test it by pressing down with my fingers before putting it up to my husband’s head.And really, the adjustable combs are a nuisance. The only time they are locked in place is when you are actively cutting. But the moment you turn the motor off, the combs are adjustable again. The controls are very sensitive and an accidental brush from my fingers would change the settings. When I put it on the counter, if I accidentally put it face down, the lengths would get screwy. It got exasperating very quickly.The combs themselves are also poorly designed. They wrap all the way around the clippers so that the excess hair gets stuck within the combs and jam things up. I had to stop periodically to remove great gobs of hair.Lastly, you would think turning something off would be a easy thing but not with this! You press the power button and wait. The display remains on for a bit longer and if accidentally touch one of the controls, it immediately comes back on! So you really have to sit there and wait for the darned thing to completely shut off before you put it back in its case.And of course, the case is too small. You have to be a master at Tetris to get the clippers and all the accessories in the case and be able to zip it up.Clearly, this product did not go through a rigorous testing process before being offered to the public.

Carmen College City, CA
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Conair Fast Cut Pro 20-Piece Professional Haircutting Kit

Conair’s most powerful clipper the HC1000 Fast Cut Pro comes with everything you need to do professional haircuts and trims right at home. The Fast Cut Pro features the most advanced blade technology ever produced by Conair. Professional high carbon steel blades are driven by the state of the art powerful DC motor providing more torque and giving it a competitive edge. When compared to other brands the Fast Cut Pro cuts 2x the hair in a single pass. Taper control makes it easier to achieve expert quality cuts, trims, and detailing. Kit inludes barber scissors, comb and cape, deluxe storage case, cleaning brush and oil, 2 styling clips and blade cover.

Key features

  • High-quality, self-sharpening stainless steel blades
  • High-performance DC motor
  • Taper control for customization
  • 10 guide combs: 1/8″, 1/4″, 3/8″, 1/2″, 5/8″, 3/4″, 7/8″, 1″, left and right ear
  • Includes: barber scissors, comb and cape, deluxe storage case, cleaning brush and oil, 2 styling clips and blade cover

Honest reviews

★★★★★

Wahl is better

Wahl is better – more sturdy feeling. This is definitely the plasticky lower cost version. You don’t need all the attachments, just one or two, right? I have never been impressed by any Conair product.

Denise Knowlesville, NY
★★★★★

Sharp hair clipper.

This kit has everything you need to give a good haircut. The blades on the this hair clipper are really sharp. It cuts faster and with less effort than any other clipper I’ve used. It comes with a ridiculous amount of comb attachments with no way to organize them. Ten combs is too many. It would be better to have fewer combs and be able to position each comb at different length on the clipper. They could do this just like they have made the blade retractable. If you are a stickler for fine adjustments the retractable blades and ten combs give you twenty different hair length settings. The clipper head is 1 3/4 inches wide. it will work in a pinch but you will probably want to get another clipper with a smaller head for close up work. Besides the clipper and 10 attachments this kit comes with a comb, two 3" hair clips, and a small scissors that works ok even though it looks like it came out of a kindergarten classroom. There is also a plastic apron made out of plastic thinner than a garbage bag. Lastly there is a small tube of machine oil and small brush, which is a good reminder that a tool will last longer if given regular maintenance. This clipper is sure to last many years. All this fits in an included zippered vinyl bag.

Joyce Chillicothe, IA
★★★★★

Disappointed in the Overall Quality of the Set

I had mixed feelings on using the Conair Fast Cut Pro clipper set. I liked some things but a few things bothered me about the set.I was a little nervous to try the set out. My husband always cuts his own hair using a clipper set but I had never used one. I cut my two boys’ hair but have always used scissors. When I got the clippers out, the boys were pretty scared. They thought I was going to make them bald. I worried too. They don’t wear their hair particularly short so I decided to try the largest comb first which was the size 8 or 1”. It worked fabulously. I couldn’t believe how easy and quick it was to cut their hair. That size just gave them a slight trim which they were thrilled with. It was very easy to use and had plenty of power.The negative that I found was that the combs were cheaply made and pretty flimsy. I guess gone are the days of a hard plastic comb. I will definitely have to be careful with these or I could see them tearing up after a little wear.Another issue that I had is that there is a piece of foam coming out of the clippers at the blade. It’s sticking half way out. I guess it’s some kind of spacer. Right now, it’s just in the way and I can’t push it back in nor do I want to rip it off. That with the cheapness of the combs makes me feel like there is quality lacking in the craftsmanship.The accessories included are nice but they were very cheap quality as well. The cape is nothing more than a thin piece of plastic like a trash bag. I don’t see it lasting long.Having a bag included is very nice. I found that was a nicer and easier way to store the clipper set than other sets that do not have any type of case and I liked it better than the hard cases.What’s included:Clippers10 combs, 8 different sizes plus a left ear and a right earCombScissorsBlade CoverBarber capeCaseCleaning brush and oilTwo clipsThe clippers worked well but was disappointed in the quality overall.

Edwina Calvert, AL
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CreaClip

Get balanced cuts and trims every time with the CreaClip Professional Hair-Cutting Tool. You get one small straight CreaClip and one large curved CreaClip, both with built-in rotating levels. They are great for cutting children’s hair, trimming bangs, creating layers or just maintaining a hairstyle between haircuts! -Rotating Level – switches at every 22 degrees making precise, accurate, and balanced cuts -Comfort glide combing teeth – combs and secures he hair in place while you cut with ease -Secure lock – locks hair in place while you cut -Flexible body – allow you to cut all textures and thicknesses of hair, even curly hair. -Smooth edge – easy to follow as a guide -Curved-edge clip – creates a curved cut for softer, more professional style and creates layers -Straight edge – great for trimming all types of bangs and short hair -Small size – great for traveling ; easy to store -Convenient – cut your hair any time or any place -Simple and easy to use, clean and store- no assembly or attachments; no maintenance or noise; -multiple uses; no batteries or electricity needed; create your own custom styles -Rid yourself of split ends, keep your hair healthy and shiny -Durable will last for years -One time investment- save money on haircuts for the whole family -Large CreaClip measures approx. 11″ L x 1″ W x 3/4″ H -Small CreaClip measures approx. 6 1/4 ” L x 1″ W x 3/4″ H -Made of polypropylene -Written Instructions included and warranty sheet -Made in China, Patent Pending

Key features

  • Professional Home Haircutting Tool
  • Cut Children’s Hair at Home
  • Trim your Bangs
  • Create Layers
  • Save Time and Money on Haircuts at Home!

Honest reviews

★★★★★

it is okay

i believe that it is an okay product and it does it’s job alright but it isn’t for me. I have always cut my own hair and i do a great job! This didn’t make my results any better, just the same and i find it easier to cut my hair the way i did it before. Also, it is made of cheap crappy plastic that will break easily. i have very thick hair and the little snap on the end broke the very first time that i used ti. It is low quality and a waste of money. I will be sharing my view of this crappy product with my friends.

Gail Scott Bar, CA
★★★★★

Brilliant!

I am living on a broke student salary AND I always ask for long textured layers AND I never like the way it comes out. I was an ideal candidate for this product. I eagerly awaited its arrival and it came REALLY quickly (3 days!). I have very long hair that I am not particularly attached to so I wasn’t particularly nervous to start cutting it off. I ordered the cheapest possible Sally Hansen hair scissors to use.To deal with the hair I sat in my bathtub. I opted for the layered cut rather than single layer. I have curly 3a hair that I have been wearing straight half the time. I straightened my hair for this process. I decided to cut the smallest possible amount to start with. It was SO EASY. I cannot believe I didn’t know about this before! I cut at a 45 degree angle for texture, followed the guide, watched the hair fall, and then when I sat up again my hair was in perfect layers, like I had just come from the salon. I decided the shortest layer was short enough, but the long layer wasn’t, so after I did the layering I went back, flipped the thing into smiley face (rather than frowny face) and went back over it. I don’t know if I will ever get another hair cut again, this was just so unbelievably easy. I am in love.Not sure what others were talking about in terms of it being flimsy, mine feels much sturdier than I anticipated. I can’t even get the blue one to bend. Feels solid to me.

Clarissa Orange, TX
★★★★★

Hair clip

Hair must be quite long for this clip to be useful; my hair was not long enough for it. Looks like it works great on the right hair.

Sarah Pennsboro, WV
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