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Started by: TerryW (6964)

Does anyone else cut their own hair, I do with my trusty Wahl clippers and a little help from my Mrs to straighten the back. Done and dusted now though, I do like to look my best with my highly polished shoes and slick suits. There's nothing wrong in maintaining ones personal appearance and cleanliness, and when you look as good as do it's a necessity. No need to pay overpriced Barbers for a good crop. DIY is the way to go

Narcissist moi?

No need to pay overpriced Barbers for a good crop. DIY is the way to go chaps, these foreign Johnnies are charging £18.00 plus don't fall for it.

Started: 4th Nov 2021 at 13:36

Posted by: GOLDEN BEAR (4449) 

SEND them back deport them that's better .......GB

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 14:18

Posted by: tomplum (8289) 

And those Wahl cutters are the best Terry, I Too am a diy hair trimmer, Number one then take the comb off flip it over to shave the neck, easy peasy and must have saved Farsands over the years, My last viit to a barbers was when they did, Lad n Dad £6, must be at least 20 years ago.

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 14:18

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

Me too Tom, better in my pocket those pennies, plus it's done how I like it.

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 14:25

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

Me too Tom, better in my pocket those pennies, plus it's done how I like it.

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 14:25

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

A bit drastic that GB, they do seem to be very popular with the youngsters though, just not for me at that price.

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 14:26

Posted by: nanajacqui (3920) 

Have always done my hubbys hair ,beard & moustache ( love a nice moustache) and when my girls were growing up I cut their hair as well,but mine is a Remington for men & been brilliant.Also at the age of 12 I started perming ,cutting & styling my Mums hair until she passed away aged 80 & she never went to a Salon

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 14:46

Posted by: Billinge Biker (1069) 

Her indoors scalps me regular with the "Dubbers"

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 14:58

Posted by: momac (11918) 

NJ..I too always cut my hubbys hair and. moustache,plus the three children growing up with Wahl clippers and Sanguine scissors.
My Mam always went to the hairdressers every week but when I looked after her in her last couple of years of course I permed colored and styled her hair...so nearly snap LOL.

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 14:59

Posted by: TerryW (6964)



Remember these.

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 15:01

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (8705)

I haven't got any hair left to cut

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 15:01

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

Get some rabbits tattooed on yer bonce, TTS.

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 15:03

Posted by: whups (7559) 

iv,e got those wahl cutters & had them yonks but got some new 1s & they are the best cutters iv,e ever had & i paid over the odds but they are well worth it & rechargable at that .

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 17:01

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1787)

I've done my own for 20 odd year and Iam always being told I look like Robert redford

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 18:43

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

The owd lads used to call a haircut a 'pow'.

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 18:55

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

Had a few types of clippers over the years but always gone back to Wahl, I like the crispness of the close cut and the others don't seem to come up to that standard.

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 19:00

Posted by: Domin0 (238)


The owd lads used to call a haircut a 'pow'.
When you had had a pow, the next thing you could get, was a "powslap"

Replied: 4th Nov 2021 at 23:20

Posted by: whups (7559) 

iv,e always had wahl in the past but these i have now are the best cut iv,e had & considering their size they are powerful but quiet .

Replied: 5th Nov 2021 at 00:04

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

What make are they Whups.

Replied: 5th Nov 2021 at 07:31

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

Early seventies I used to use Kingston's on King Street, long hair in those days that needed special attention.

I think Kingston's moved down the Bank Chambers later on.

Replied: 5th Nov 2021 at 07:43

Posted by: whups (7559) 

terry w i got them on amazon because i wanted to cut my hair with a flat blade & these are wot i bought - KEMEI Men’s Rechargeable & Cordless Hair Cutting Machine & Trimmer for Professional Stylists (Model: KM-1990). they are powerful & only take 2hrs to recharge & they sharpen themselves at every use .

Replied: 5th Nov 2021 at 16:04

Posted by: Joe Maplin (439) 

as an apprentice in the 70s,was sent to do a job at the barbers near Kays on Darlington St, was met with the smell of singed hair as the owd boys were having their neck hair "tapered"..never forgot that smell

Replied: 5th Nov 2021 at 16:13

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

Thanks Whups, I shall have a look for them. I like the sound self sharpening.

Replied: 5th Nov 2021 at 17:54

Posted by: tuddy (1184)

Terry, Didn't Kingston's end up in the market hall, then moved to the Galleries, re named the shop to Snips. There were two barbers, one called Barry, can't remember the other.

Replied: 5th Nov 2021 at 20:46

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

Tuddy, not sure where they went after and yes there were two of them, Barry Jackson and Ian Sharrock. I'm not even sure it was the Bank Chambers they moved to after King Street when I come to think about it. You are right about Snips though then they retired I think, I was told Ian had injured his back badly.

Good memories.

Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 10:15
Last edited by TerryW: 6th Nov 2021 at 22:41:29

Posted by: basil brush (17461)

these foreign Johnnies are charging £18.00 plus don't fall for it.

£8 Turkish barber near crofters.

Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 11:25

Posted by: jathbee (10970)

Rather racist that Baaazil.

Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 16:46

Posted by: First Mate (inactive)

Posted by: jathbee (10931)

Rather racist that Baaazil.

Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 16:46

I think you will find that Basil Brush is quoting TerryW

Just an observation

Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 17:02

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

Yes it was I Jathbee, but I don't think the term is offensive.

Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 17:06

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

Then again I'm not a foreigner and it may offend them so my apologies if anyone was offended.

Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 17:15

Posted by: lectriclegs (4519)

Said it before, it's not what's said its who says it.
Baz quotes a racist and gets jumped on for it.

Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 19:19

Posted by: Stardelta (8848)

Comical isn’t it?

No so blind!



Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 19:25

Posted by: TerryW (6964)

I remember that Ian was a master of the 'Feather Cut' at the time when they were all the fashion.

Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 19:37

Posted by: jathbee (10970)

I hadn't seen Terry's post as it happens. And I still stand by what was said.
However. Baaazil didn't make it clear that it was a quote.
Seems I not the only one to jump on someone though, does it boys.

Replied: 7th Nov 2021 at 09:24
Last edited by jathbee: 7th Nov 2021 at 09:26:04

 

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