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Do You Know the Meaning of Numbers on Hair Clipper Combs?

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Most of men want to get a great haircut by the power of good-quality hair clippers. If you want to own an electric hair clipper to give yourself or someone else a haircut at home, you have to explore hair clipper parts and know the function of each part. Maybe it seems a little daunting when you hear that someone is trying to give himself a haircut at home. But after you understand each of these parts and practice several times, it will become a simple thing. In this article, we will discuss the meaning of numbers on hair clipper combs to help you in a better and more informed decision upon purchasing hair clipper kit.

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What does it mean for the numbers on combs?

Generally a good hair clipper comes with about 10 hair clipper combs for hairdressers or barbers to quickly cut different hair lengths accurately. If you have hair clipper set, you may see that each combs has a specific length labeled on the comb. When you cut different hair lengths, you may choose one to place it on the hair clipper blade to assist you to cut different lengths. Usually the standard lengths of attachment combs are 1.5mm, 3mm, 4.5mm, 6mm, 10mm, 13mm, 16mm, 19mm, 22mm, 25mm, 38mm etc. The numbers of some combs are #0.5, #1, #1.5, #2, #3, #4,#5, #6, #7, #8, #12 etc.

In order to help you to understand clipper cutting lengths and guide combs, here we take some examples for your easy reference. For example, if your hair clipper tool comes with #1-4 attachment combs, what does it mean? It refers to the hair lengths from 3mm to 13mm you can cut. According to the standard size, usually #1 clipper comb is 1/8 of an inch. # 2 is 1/4 of an inch and #3 is 3/8 of an inch. But #4 is only a half-inch long. Generally the blade can cut length to 0.8mm which is a much shorter length without the help of combs. When you cut hair, you may find the right combs to help you quick cut hair lengths. Of course, if you're not sure the numbers which represent the lengths, you may review the instruction of manual, or ask for help and guidance from your stylist.

How to use the hair clipper limit comb?

First of all, prepare the limit comb, and align the cutter head with the limit comb, and insert it along the edge until the cutter head is stuck to the end. And then hold the thumbs of both hands on the limit comb of the back of the cutter head. Next, press the two ends of the limit comb, and push it up slightly, and then press the index finger and middle finger lightly on the limit comb and lift it up. Now the limit comb is easily used. Please note that use the largest limit comb as much as possible, and make the haircut as long as possible, so that if the haircut is not good, there is still a chance to remedy it.

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