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Wahl 79300-400 Color Pro 20 Piece Complete Haircutting Kit
The wahl color pro 20 piece complete haircutting kit is perfect for performing professional quality haircuts at home. the clipper includes a comfort grip for easy handling, adjustable taper control and wahl exclusive accessories. kit includes: mc clipper, blade guard, 11 colored guide combs, barber comb, styling comb, scissors, cleaning brush, blade oil, english/spanish instructions/styling guide. 6 inch handled storage case.
Color coded guide combs make it easy to remember everyone's favorite hair length, every time you cut
Color coded keys make it easy to correspond the correct comb to the right setting
Self-sharpening, high-carbon steel blades are precision ground to stay sharp longer
Ideal for head and total body grooming
Soft touch grip for comfort and control
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582 of 605 found the following review helpful:
Hefty, powerful motorMar 17, 2010
By Mark in Tempe
I bought this today after reading reviews that it has a powerful motor. I usually get a #2 on the side, and #5 on top. I haven't had a haircut in 4 months, so my hair was a long and thick. This clipper cut right through it, no problems. Only bogged down twice.
This is the first time I cut my own hair. It turned out as good as the barber. This comes with good instructions, and links to Wahl's website with videos showing how to give different haircuts. It says to start with a thick guide. But, since I knew I always get #2 and #5, I did that, using #3 & 4 to blend the side and top. Turned out fine.
I usually pay $15 (including tip), but save money by delaying haircuts for 3-4. If this thing lasts 2-3 years, I'm going to save $120-$180. Plus, I'll cut my hair more often.
For the price, I'm impressed with the quality of the clipper. It's heavy and the motor feels powerful. The plastic case leaves a little to be desired. Everything's loose in it. And, I worry the plastic guides won't last long. But, for $20, it almost paid for itself with the first cut.
I'm usually leery of cheap products. I was going to spend $120-$150 for a professional-grade Oster Classic 76. But, since I've never cut my own hair before, I was worried about making that kind of investment. Based on the positive reviews, I gambled on this Wahl. I'm glad I did. The quality is definitely worth more than the $20 price. And, the instructional materials were valuable for a first-timer like me.
I was thinking when this breaks (after the experience I would have obtained at a low price) I might invest in a professional clipper. But, I don't know. If it lasts 2-3 years it's probably a better value to pay $20 for that length of use compared to a more expensive pro model requiring blade sharpening, replaced motor brushes, etc.
451 of 468 found the following review helpful:
Nice for the price -- Updated: Still going strong after 4 yearsJun 25, 2008
By Josh Newman
I bought this kit to replace a Wahl "Designer" which developed a problem after about 10 years of home haircutting and would have cost more to fix than this kit cost as a replacement.
The clipper is quiet and works well. It gives the impression of a lot of power in reserve, and doesn't heat up in the hand. I was pleasantly surprised by the left and right angled guide combs used for the ears, which are included in the kit. They made that part of the haircut really easy. After years of cutting my hair with only the straight guide combs that came with my old clippers, I didn't think I would use them, but I tried them once and I'm very happy I did. They're great, and if you bought them separately, they would go for about half the price of the kit, making the kit a bargain.
The clipper itself is intended for home use and feels like it, unlike my old one, which felt a bit more heavy-duty. But this one does as good a job of cutting my hair, and costs about half as much. If it lasts half as long as the old ones did, I'll be more than satisfied.
Editing to update after a little over four years (probably about 40 haircuts, although I haven't kept an actual count): The clipper is still going strong, without any problem.
582 of 651 found the following review helpful:
Surprisingly well madeOct 22, 2011
By Robert Snodgrass
I expected this trimmer to be a low quality option for quick haircuts. I've purchased various hair trimmers previously from different manufacturers, and they are always light plastic cheap devices that break within a few months, even under moderate use. Puny. Puny! It's like they weren't designed to handle a man's glorious mane.
But this trimmer, THIS trimmer, however, is sturdy and solid, with a heavy metal casing that really gives it some weight. I feel like I could crack open walnuts with it, or defend the realm from invading armies. When you look at the packaging, you have an expectation of a glorified beard trimmer in a festive mood. That is to say, it's bright and colorful and curvy, which suggests it's going to be underpowered or fragile. But no - this thing has gravitas, and you know it from the moment you pick it up, and then proceed to hammer in nails through hardened steel.
I turned it on and was pleased with the roaring, powerful warcry it emitted. Yes, it is a little on the loud side, but lots of awesome things are. Like television, and LIONS. Lions are awesome. What do you people have against lions? Nothing, that's what.
I then ran it through the brutal obstacle course of my head, throwing endless armies of brambled follicles, the kind with mean streaks and meaner grins, who drink straight from the milk jug and don't wash their hands enough, and have tattoos with the names of all their enemies and ex-lovers. Hair with tattoos, you heard it here first. The trimmer took one look and mowed them down with relaxed fury, literally cutting them down to size (eight available with this set, create your own style today!) in crisp, uniform lengths. I was so impressed that I went out and trimmed the lawn and some tree branches (which work best with the 3/4" attachment). Note: Product not authorized for landscaping work, I playfully made that up. Doublenote: OR WAS I? Because you certainly wouldn't know once you fire this baby up and watch it bring on the POWER.
I would caution using this without an attachment/guard on it, as you are liable to cut yourself if you press it directly. So do use some caution. If you're a wimp, that is. Not me though, but I feel the need to warn all the other wimps out there. You wimps, you.
You can also pair this up with different attachments from Wahl, including Wahl #12 clipper guide comb, 1&1/2. for longer style cuts. They snap right on without issue, useful for those wanting heftier styles. This does lend some useful versatility to the product, which I appreciate. You will appreciate it too.
The case gets the job done, but it does lack any kind of internal organization - there's nothing to slot the attachments into, for example. Things will jumble around and get disorganized, but this is a minor complaint. There is enough room for another few attachments in addition to the included stock, as it is roomy enough to accommodate a few added accessories.
The cord could probably bit a tiny bit longer. Most things are better longer. Except for hair, which is why you are buying this thing in the first place.
In short: highly recommended. Manly recommended. Grab you one and unleash the wonderful mightiness. Hold it high above your newly clean-cut head and watch lighting bolts dance behind you as you part the heavens in your magnificence.
194 of 225 found the following review helpful:
A Product that works well and costs littleMar 30, 2007
By Braden Piper
I am a college student, and I bought these hair clippers so I wouldn't have to mess with finding a barber who I can trust to cut my own hair. I had no experience whatsoever with cutting hair, and I've found that it is really easy with these clippers. They come with a number of different attachments that makes the very easy to use without worrying about completely ruining my hair. They also have instructions which aid in learning how to cut, and a nice plastic cape so you don't get hair all over yourself.
Everything works properly, and it works well. Best of all, it is cheaper than most comperable products out there.
I highly recommend this.
22 of 23 found the following review helpful:
Very Nice Set that Could Be Improved with a Few ChangesNov 05, 2011
I wasn't paying close attention when I ordered this item, so I was surprised when it arrived that the "cleaning brush" included was so tiny. It's about 10 times smaller than the cleaning brush that was included with my last Wahl set. It's really more of a crevice tool, and it is virtually useless. Luckily, I hadn't gotten rod of my old set yet, so I just kept the old brush. It makes cleaning after a cut so much easier when you have a good brush with very long bristles that can clean inside, between the blades.
My other complaint is the numbering system. They've color-coded this system by size, so they've sort of just given up on actually making the numbers on the actual plastic guards uniform or readable. Some of the numbers appear on one side, and some appear on the other. The ones that appear on the back side are tiny and difficult to read. You can see two examples in the photos I've uploaded above.
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