Bald(ing) guys: clippers or razor?

Discussion in 'General' started by sharkattack, Apr 15, 2018.

  1. pickled egg

    pickled egg There's a beverage here

    What vacuum do you recommend to clean up the trimmings?
  2. sharkattack

    sharkattack I love Trap Bar deadlifts!

    If only a Flo-Bee would work.
  3. Dan Dubeau

    Dan Dubeau Well-Known Member

    Old fashioned swirly comb over. I mean, I'm not balding.
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  4. britx303

    britx303 I H8

    Ive been shaving my head since around 10-11 years old...........sure do regret not having it around a little longer now that I want it there:crackup: Oh and clippers all the guard and loosen the blade screws and push the big blade further towards the small cutter blade and re-tighten the screws.You get a much tighter shave that way.
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  5. sharkattack

    sharkattack I love Trap Bar deadlifts!

    Adjusted mine last night just as you said. They worked great.
  6. condon66

    condon66 Member well known

    Why were you shaving your head at 11 yrs old?
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  7. SPL170db

    SPL170db Trackday winner

    Used to spend $20 (+$5 tip) every 2 weeks at my local barber until about 2013 when I started using clippers to buzz it to varying lengths depending on my mood. So thus far I've saved about $3600 with the investment of a $40 set of clippers :D
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  8. YamRZ350

    YamRZ350 Nicorette Dependent

    Clippers, no depth gauge. Trimmers for the few surviving stragglers left on top.
  9. Shenanigans

    Shenanigans in Mr.Rogers neighborhood

    Yes, don't you?
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  10. Mongo

    Mongo Sacko


    I'm with you. And I do actually feel slightly bad but.... :D
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  11. wrx_02

    wrx_02 Well-Known Member

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  12. sharkattack

    sharkattack I love Trap Bar deadlifts!

    If only...haha!
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  13. worthless

    worthless Well-Known Member

    Gillette Fusion every other day and no additional creams, lotions, or snake oil.
  14. shakazulu12

    shakazulu12 Well-Known Member

    Razor. Every day to every other day. I just do it in the shower, no mirror anymore. Been doing it that way since highschool.
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  15. In Your Corner

    In Your Corner It's a little-known fact...

    Some guys look okay shaved bald but there are a bunch that just look either odd, ugly or psychotic.
    I'm half bald but I just get a short haircut. I would look ridiculous with a shaved head, especially with all the scars, lumps and dents up there.
  16. Funkm05

    Funkm05 Dork

    Enough to cover a few Metallica concert tix. :D
  17. Phl218

    Phl218 Lemme ask my wife

    Well... wait
    Until MH Is done looking at texted junk and gets back to finish the story
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  18. BigBird

    BigBird blah

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  19. rk97

    rk97 Well-Known Member

    I haven't taken the plunge yet, but the enemy has set up a perimeter on the crown of my head, and is slowly advancing its position.

    I joke about losing hair, because it's funny, and it's easier than getting pissed off about it - plus that hair replacement treatment is expensive as hell. Like $12,000 for a patch the size of a coffee mug - and still have SOME hair left there. I'm vain. I am not $12,000 vain.

    If you're tall, fewer people than you think probably notice the top of your head.

    staying in shape helps me feel better about it too. We were on a group ski trip and someone walked in on a friend of mine and his wife during a, uh, moment of intimacy... He was wearing a t-shirt. So any time he brings up my hair loss, I just bring up his t-shirt sex. "buddy - you need a little sod on the fairway." "I know jack - not all of us can cover up the signs that we're aging by wearing a t-shirt during sex."

    I would do lowest buzzer setting tomorrow, but the wife doesn't want me to. She has to look at me more than I look at myself, so I've made it her call. /$.02
  20. Steeltoe

    Steeltoe Breaker of chains.

    I had dreds in the 90s then I shaved my head. Haven't stopped since. Prolly wouldn't be much there if I grew it out now. I don't get manicures or massages either but to each his own.

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