"Sorry, I forgot to check back in on this post. At Supercuts, they used to use clippers on my hair, but it always cut too short, and I was using number 5 clippers. I asked the lady if she could go longer, but she said that clippers only went to…"
"@ B.A. thanks for the insight. I agree and I think you nailed it with the fact that it takes conversation. My barber does scissor over comb on top and clippers on the sides, with clippers over comb to blend it. "
"It appears that I am a bit tardy for this discussion, but I feel the need to reply. I am replying as a professional and barber.
1) All barbers, as well as hairstylists, should be trained in the art of using both shears and clippers. A barber will…"
It sounds like to me there are two problems here. *Disclaimer - this is based only on what your post stated.* Clippers are used as stated by the others to remove bulk this is true. You need to understand that scissors can…"
"Just out of curiosity, why were you so insistent he use scissors? I mean, the idea is to make your hair shorter than it is. Why does it matter, so much to you, which tool he uses to accomplish that?
Clippers are generally used to…"
I read the Art of Manliness article about reviving the barbershop. After I was done reading it, I went to the barbershop in my town, and the barber had me sit down and asked me what I wanted. I told him that I would like my hair scissored; the barber immediately grabbed his clippers and was about to run them through my my hair when I had him stop. I asked him that I wanted scissors, and his whole attitude changed toward me. He rudely told me that he only used clippers, and he grabbed me out of…See More
It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group. My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop. See More
"G.A. Henty has written a lot of historical fiction from all eras in history. His books are great, and I would suggest that you look into them. His books fall under the more adventurous category than detective side."
"Thanks everyone for the replies! Tons of very great advice in each and every comment. I have been trying to spend less and less time on the internet which is why I have not responded previously.
I have been doing a lot better as far as what I…"
"--please do not interpret any of this with sarcasm or as a jabs--
It seems as if have a bad taste in your mouth about military folks or perhaps your time in the military, seems a little jaded to me.
As for your description of what you percieve to be…"
"My point was that in 'English' English, there's so such thing as a 'rugby shirt'. I've never heard anybody use that phrase, and when I saw it hear, figured that it referred to what we in England call a rugby jersey.