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OT haircuts

AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
edited 4:23AM in EggHead Forum
About 10 or 12 years ago, my parents bought a hair cutting device from an infomercial called a Flowbee. They never used it and gave it to me. I have been using it for at least 10 years and haven't been to a barber or salon since. It cuts my hair in less than 2 minutes and does as good a job as I've ever gotten from a barber. I recently bought a new one just in case this one ever dies. Saved me a whole lot of money over the years, just thought I'd share. -RP


  • thebtlsthebtls Posts: 2,300
    So YOU are the one that bought a flowbee...I thought that was just a fake commercial, ha. I shave my head and then there is NO issue with the quality of my hair cuts anymore.
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  • LFGEnergyLFGEnergy Posts: 618
    WHAT????!!!! REALLY???!!!

    OK, and my mom bought me...wait...I dont even have a clever response....

    A Flowbee?!~?!?!!! And cutting your hair!!! Are you lost tonight? I know that the 4th is traditionally saved for that top shelf bottle of bourbon, but starting at 2:00 PM in the afternoon and then spending evening on computer results in the post you left!!!

    Love the post!!!!!!!!! In the short time I have been a member, you DEFINITELY win the award for the most obtuse posting that has nothing to do with the egg!!!!! :woohoo: :lol:

    Still grinning in Texas....

    Dave in Keller, TX
  • FockerFocker Posts: 2,334
    Ah, the Flowbee. Mom used to cut our hair with one, worked pretty good. I recently bought a Wahl Professional kit at Sally's on sale for $70, comes with the Peanut(Wahl's mini clipper), regular clippers, and all of the attachments for both. I keep them in a bag, along with a cape and some oil. The Peanut works great when fading my 3 year old. It gets a little tricky fading my own in the mirror with a hand held mirror. The Wahl kit has easily paid for itself.
    Quad Cities
    "We say grace, and we say ma'am.  If you ain't into that, we don't give a damn."  Bocephus
  • I had to Google this as I've never heard of it and the whole vacuum-cutting system sounds pretty interesting.

    A few of my friends cut their hair and I always admired their bravery. It was mostly fades, with a clip job on top which probably isn't super hard once you've done it a few times, but I don't think I'd be confident enough to ever give it a try.
  • My # 2 son has used the Flowbee for years and loves it.

  • Wow, I hadn't thought about the Flowbee in years. All of those commercials from childhood (at least for me). Even further OT . . . does anybody remember these prodcuts?
    The pocket Fisherman
    Fix It Tape
    The grill daddy PRO
    OR The Bark Buster?
  • Randy - My SIL has been using one for years

    I thought it cut everything the same length and never thought of using one for that reason.
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 4,271
    Lora cuts my hair. Quality and pain level depends on her mood level and how much of an a** I have been.
    She drew blood on Friday and she was in a good mood. B) Can you send me a link for the Flowbee. :silly:
    Thank you,

    Galveston Texas
  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    Nope, it has a tapering attachment. -RP
  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    Here ya go. -RP
  • Talked me into it - one on the way.
  • My sister bought a flowbee about 20 years ago and she uses it all the time. She has 3 sons and she cuts their hair and her husbands so she has saved a lot of money over the years. 2 of the boys are married now, but they still come over to let mom "cut" their hair.
  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    It really is a shame that such a great product was lowered to pocket fisherman and mr. microphone status due to hokey commercials. -RP
  • FockerFocker Posts: 2,334
    Unkept necklines have always been a pet peeve. Alot of dudes let it go, out of sight out of mind I guess??? Everyone knocks a mullet, at least it covers a neglected neckline and it's straight :laugh:
    Quad Cities
    "We say grace, and we say ma'am.  If you ain't into that, we don't give a damn."  Bocephus
  • Bobby-QBobby-Q Posts: 1,993
    I haven't been to a barber in 10 years either and I've never even seen a flowbee, except on TV very late at night....and a long time ago.

  • Why did you take the pictures away?????
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