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I bought the WAHL PRO series Pet Clipper kit at Walmart, and I can't
wait to try it out! I mean it's not the best pair of clippers, but I'm hoping
they will do a good job and give a closer shave when coming to the face
and other places.

It also came with a step-by-step home grooming "How To" DVD, so
maybe I can pick up a few good tips.:)
 

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I don't care for WAHL, its great for horses but I find they dull to quickly and run hot.

Let me know how they do for you though. :)
 

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I don't care for WAHL, its great for horses but I find they dull to quickly and run hot.

Let me know how they do for you though. :)
The one I'm using I'm satisfied with so far, no dullness and I haven't
noticed it getting too hot yet. I think it is a good clipper to start
out with though, I don't need anything to terribly expensive until
I get GREAT at grooming, LOL!:p
 

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You may already know but bathe your dog before clipping. If you clip first that will dull the blade faster. I had to clip that nasty Pekingese with my blade and everytime it touched that dirty dog it about killed me. Errrrrr!

Im so grossed out about it I think Im going to buy a new blade. Yes, I can be dramatic but that was nasty. lol
 

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You may already know but bathe your dog before clipping. If you clip first that will dull the blade faster. I had to clip that nasty Pekingese with my blade and everytime it touched that dirty dog it about killed me. Errrrrr!

Im so grossed out about it I think Im going to buy a new blade. Yes, I can be dramatic but that was nasty. lol
Yeah I always bathe before I groom.

You did a good thing clipping the nasty pekingese though, It's so sad
when dog owners don't take care of their dogs who need special care
such as daily grooming like poodles. It ticks me off!
 

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I will bath before clipping but the majority of the time I do not. I use a ceramic blade and they will cut very well on a clean or dirty dog. I would rather do an hour grooming and dull the blade then do a 2-4 hour grooming trying to save clippers. I buy new blades about twice a year.

Glad the clippers are working for ya.
 

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I think we have that brand or andys? I forget we have a couple.

Like anything they make NICE and NOT SO NICE quality.
 

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I love my Oster, they get a bit hot but they just keep going forever :D That would be the only downfall to them.

Wahl pro is excellent also. Much quieter, dont overheat. But I dont think they last as long, especially the amount I do.
 

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We have a set of Whal clippers that my husband bought to do his hair. I've been using them on Max. I'll probably get a set just for him sometime. I'd like to get a cordless clipper.
 

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I will bath before clipping but the majority of the time I do not. I use a ceramic blade and they will cut very well on a clean or dirty dog. I would rather do an hour grooming and dull the blade then do a 2-4 hour grooming trying to save clippers. I buy new blades about twice a year.

Glad the clippers are working for ya.

See now I wouldn't want to clip then bathe, dry, then clip/scizzor again. Of course Im no groomer either.... lol It seems like more of a ordeal to me. Must work if you do it though. Any additional grooming tips you want to share PP would be great. Im all ears :)
 

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Yep 9 out of 10 times I will clip before the bath. It saves a great deal of time. I totally refuse to wash hair I am cutting off :banghead: The dog has to be so nasty that I can't get my clippers thru them for me to not cut then bath. I don't have a problem with my blades dulling out---Just have a good sharpening guy.
 

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Yep 9 out of 10 times I will clip before the bath. It saves a great deal of time. I totally refuse to wash hair I am cutting off :banghead: The dog has to be so nasty that I can't get my clippers thru them for me to not cut then bath. I don't have a problem with my blades dulling out---Just have a good sharpening guy.

Well if everyone keeps saying the same thing then I just may try that. Im clipping Mikey today if things go as planned. I will clip first and bathe after this time.

Thanks for the info everyone.
 
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