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Shavers - Brother.Wayne - 01-04-2019

I am moving into my car and am looking for a good men's shaver that I can plug into my cigarette lighter.
Question: does anyone know if such a shaver exists or do I need to get a dc to ac converte?

Wayne


Shavers - Moxadox - 01-04-2019

You might consider using an inverter to convert your cigarette lighter 12V to AC 115V. Shavers are one of those things that when you find the right one, you want to stick with it. Plus you will find all kinds of other uses for a decent inverter. Go for a pure sine wave 300W from a good company.

The Dire Wolfess


RE: Shavers - Dingfelder - 01-17-2019

Panasonics, in my experience, tend to be very solid at low to medium/medium-high price ranges. In other words, mostly. Just get an adapter.

That said, shavers these days tend to have many blades and fine screens, so you have to get used to using them in a way that doesn't rub you raw. It's not necessarily a quick one or two and done anymore. Take the time to learn your shaver, any shaver, and don't be impatient and grind it in.


RE: Shavers - Treknik - 01-18-2019

Reminds me of the time I dropped my electric razor while shaving one morning. Got to work and people were looking at me strangely. Felt some pain on my face. A look in the mirror showed tiny little cuts ALL over my face. When I dropped the razor the screen broke and left a tiny sharp edge...


RE: Shavers - Spaceman Spiff - 01-18-2019

(01-04-2019, 09:59 PM)Brother.Wayne Wrote:  I am moving into my car and am looking for a good men's shaver that I can plug into my cigarette lighter . . .

I have and use a Norelco rechargeable shaver and a cheap 'plug into the ciggy lighter socket' inverter.  I get over 2 weeks of shaving every other day on a charge and I am driving by then and get to recharge.  It has worked for 4 years so far with no problems.


Shavers - Iggy - 01-21-2019

Amazon does have several cordless shavers that recharge off of a USB outlet. You can plug them into an adapter for the cigarette lighter, into your laptop, the USB port found in newer vehicles, or a house USB outlet.
I've had one for the last 8 months and it's still working fine. Don't remember the brand off hand. Look at reviews before buying one.

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RE: Shavers - Dingfelder - 01-23-2019

(01-18-2019, 10:15 AM)Treknik Wrote:  Reminds me of the time I dropped my electric razor while shaving one morning. Got to work and people were looking at me strangely. Felt some pain on my face. A look in the mirror showed tiny little cuts ALL over my face. When I dropped the razor the screen broke and left a tiny sharp edge...

I've had something like that happen too.  I noticed it quickly, luckily.  You definitely don't want to be hasty with these things.  They're safer than regular razors by a huge margin, but that safety can make a person careless and tempt you to rush things.


RE: Shavers - introverting - 03-30-2019

I'm sure a quick search on Amazon can turn up some kind of adapter to allow charging a razor.  I had a Toyota Matrix that had a 120 outlet that could be used for such purposes.

Anyway, my vote for electric razors is Braun.  My father owned one and raved about it, so when my former Panasonic finally died, I bought a Braun at Costco for a nice price; $99.  I'm very happy with my Braun.  It's the best electric shaver I've used.

Word to the wise, you don't need the models with cleaners.  I've never cleaned my razor and if you do need to clean yours, then a few minute soak in a vinegar solution would probably work just as well.


RE: Shavers - StarliteRambler - 03-30-2019

The batteries in the Norelco are great and they last for many years without losing ability to hold a charge.


RE: Shavers - Weight - 03-31-2019

I have a hand held two blade Philips Norelco. Powered by two double-A batteries. If I use it every day, it keeps me presentable, looking like I probably shaved in the last two days. The thing about older whiskers is they are tougher than a young person's growths. Electric shavers do not work as well now as they did then. There is also something satisfying about boiling up hot water, a coat of castile on the old beard. And a careful scrape with a Gillette Mach3.