One of the main items in every man’s arsenal has got to be his hair clipper. Admittedly, not every man out there has or can use a hair clipper by themselves. Yet, they would have to visit the barber’s shop to get a clean haircut every once in a while. The frequency of using these hair clippers would be largely determined by several factors. One of such would be how quickly the hair grows. There is absolutely nothing appealing in an unkempt hair. Even in a world with an ever changing fashion sense, an unkempt hair is yet to make a fashion Do’s.
When it comes to hair clippers, there are quite number of brands and more still springing up daily. With these numerous brands, it may become somewhat burdensome to know which to purchase. Although there are factors one would need to consider when buying such, in this article, we would only be focusing on one of the top brand’s products – Oster Brand.
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OSTER Classic 76 Universal Motor Clipper
OSTER Fast Feed Adjustable Pivot Motor Clipper
Combo New Oster Classic 76 Limited Edition Hair Clipper
Professional Famous Universal Motor Hair Clipper Oil Classic 76 Oster
Compatibility with Hair Types
It is one of the finest hair clipper products from Oster . The product is designed as a heavy duty clipper with a professional touch. It was designed and built to last long and maintain quality performance throughout its service life. It is an ideal tool for any professional that values quality and knows what style is truly all about.
The product has got a remarkable performance and power because of its heavy duty nature. It has got an incredible long service life and promises to serve any professional for a long time. It comes with a single speed universal motor. This is what propels its powerful, heavy duty use. The product comes with an ergonomic design made with highly durable, quality, break resistant materials. The product also allows for easy grip while in use, giving its users a professional feel. The product come with accessories that include a 9 feet power cord, cleaning brush, blade guard, clipper grease, and lubricating oil.
Being heavy duty sure does have its advantages but the product can only be used with ease if you have a large hand size and wrist to withstand the vibrations. It is not a quiet hair clipper as one would need to contend with the noise all through the cutting experience. The product is built for professionals as it is not suitable for amateurs or novice because it takes a whole lot of practice to be able to effectively fine tune it to one’s preference.
What sets the product apart is its power. In comparison with a magnetic motor powered clipper, this product has got twice the power. The product is a quiet running clipper that provides efficient cuts. The product is also lightweight and easy to maneuver. With its level of power, the product can be used for both wet and dry hair types. The blades can adjust from a size of 0000 to a medium length size of 1. The product doesn’t need extra blades to buy as accessories and comes with blade guard and other accessories.
Unlike the previous product, this runs quietly and wields the power, twice that of a magnetic motor. This means it provides a more efficient cut and can be used for both wet and dry hair types. In other words, the clipper is not selective of the hair texture. The product comes with an 8 feet cord that allows for proper movement of the product when in use.it comes with accessory features which includes a cleaning brush, blade guard, ½, ¼, ¾, oil, and guide combs. It is quite economical as it doesn’t require extra purchase of blades. It is lightweight and easy to carry and use without having strains on the wrists.
It comes with just one year manufacturer’s warranty. If you love a cordless clipper, you may find this one quite limiting as the cord is just a mere 8 feet and requires a closer power switch for use
Just like the name implies, this is a limited edition hair clipper from Oster. It comes with a remarkable power and performance. The product can be used for thick, wet hair and give a good cut. It is made from a strong Valox material which gives it its durability and long service life. Unlike other products, this was made in USA and also enjoys a quiet running operation. It comes with just a single size blade of 0000. It also comes with an 8 feet power cord.
If you are all about the looks, this product comes with a stylish and classic looks that speaks nothing less of its quality. It has a very strong motor and runs quietly when in operation as against some other clipper types. Made from quality materials, the housing and blades are durable enough to guarantee a long service life.It comes with a 10 piece comb set for different hair cutting experience. It comes with a single detachable blade of size 0000. It comes with features that include blade, cleaning brush, and lubricating oil, amongst other.
It is more expensive than other conventional hair clippers. It is bigger and heavier than other models and may not be suitable for users with small hands.
This is yet another heavy duty clipper with a professional touch to it. It is made from the Valox material which guarantees the products durability and long service life. It comes with a Pro-power motor that provides high performance during its operation. The switch is well located and allows for easy on and off of the product. It is also comfortable to handle and comes with two blade sizes of 0000 and 1.
For those heavy duty haircuts, this product comes with a heavy duty motor that provides all the power you would ever need. Made form strong materials for its housing and blades, the product has great durability properties and also guarantees long service life. It can be used for cutting thick, wet hair effortlessly. The product comes with two detachable blades that can easily be switched or changed with ease. The product also allows for the use of plastic blades in place of the metal ones. This is quite ideal if the user is a beginner but plastic blades would not give a clean cut as metal blades would.
Since it is a heavy duty clipper, it requires a lot of strength to operate it. This does not make it suitable for individuals with small hands. Unless plastic blades are to be used, the clipper is not recommended for beginners.
These aforementioned clippers have some similarities as well as differences. To better understand these, it is best we compare them using several factors.
The more powerful a motor is the more efficient and clean the haircut would be. A heavy duty motor would be more effective than a magnetically powered motor. In terms of motor power, the Professional Famous Universal Motor Hair Clipper would be the probable winner in this category.
The attachment guides can be categorized here as the features and accessories the products come with. The more options available for trimming and cutting to different sizes, the more versatile the hair clipper would be. For this reason, this category would have to go to the Combo New Oster Classic 76 Limited Edition Hair Clipper. It comes with 10 different comb pieces and offers a more varied hair trimming options
If you care much about the design of your clippers, then this would be a category that interests you. The aesthetics are not just the only thing designs are all about but also extend to its material type for its housing. For just design alone, the Combo New Oster Classic 76 Limited Edition Hair Clipper would take it but if we are to consider material quality, then the Professional Famous Universal Motor Hair Clipper would take it.
Not all hair clippers are compatible with all hair types. Some are unable to cut wet and thick hairs. Most of the products reviewed are able to cut neatly both thick and wet hair. In this category, it is ok to give it to the OSTER Fast Feed Adjustable Pivot Motor Clipper
Oster hair clippers are one of the world’s top clippers and have several products in the market. Most of the products are known for their ruggedness and heavy duty and are characterized with long service life. Whether one is a professional or a beginner, the performance and quality of hair cut a clipper can give is a major reason for making a purchase. A clipper that can serve universally for all hair types would also be ideal for use by a professional. Four products from the Oster brands were reviewed, with each having its peculiarity. Whether one is a professional or beginner, one product that would fit in into any type of haircuts would have to be OSTER Fast Feed Adjustable Pivot Motor Clipper. Not only that, it is also affordable and budget friendly.