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Innovage benfini salons professional style clippers

These puppies do not work and I cannot find a way to contact the company... it seems to vibrate but the clippers are supposed to vibrate side-to-side quickly, thus clipping the hair. Not doing it... vibrating in place instead!

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  • jenantoniou Jul 11, 2008

    these are clippers and I could not get it to give me that option, then wanted to change it and couldn't... sorry for the confusion

  • Anonymous Aug 26, 2008

    We have the same clippers. They worked for a short period of time (a few trims) and then no longer would work.

  • kcloyd209 Oct 02, 2008

    I have had the same problem. I bought benfini-B-salons professional stlyle clippers and they vibrate but do not cut hair. I have tried to find company on internet with no success. When I bought the clippers the scissors were also missing from the package.

  • Anonymous Nov 14, 2008

    I have the same problem. this is pure **** straight from china!!

    This company should be reported to the BBB.

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    No Solutions YET? Who's The Geinus That Thought Of This SCAM? Spend your Money On something That only Works For A few days And Then It's NO GOOD??? I Shave My Head W/This and The Clippers DON'T Even Engage (SCAM SCAM SCAM )
    It's ALL About The Money!$$$$$$ And Not The Product.Also C.V.S. Should Know BETTER; They Are Also Highly Priced For Their Products Also!!! The DEPT.. Of Consumers Affairs Should Get Involved W/This SCAM, (Repeat,SCAM)

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    i have the same problem... my husband is in the bathroom cusing up a storm about the "damm clippers" they dont cut s---!

    cant find the company on the internet either

  • slammedsprir Dec 28, 2008

    same problem just bought them tried to cut my sons hair with them cut about two strips and they stopped.

  • mc_seem Jan 12, 2009

    I bought these crappy clippers from XS Cargo for 8 bucks.



    And I agree that these don't cut sh1t!!!!



    I had so much troubles with this product that I will definitely try to return it back to store today.

  • djf9 Mar 31, 2009

    These clippers ****. I tried adjusting the blades but it didn't help. No wonder they cost $5.

  • rmustangguy2 Apr 05, 2009

    i had the same thing with me they don't work for **** my girl friend got me them and cit for like 6 secends and i just thught it was that par so i went and got a nother one and same thing and i looked all on the box and the papper and no number or anything

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Return it back to store as fast as you can, show these complaints and request an immediate refund from a seller.

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Picked up a pair of these a week ago they didn't work, took them apart to see what the problem was - right now I'm thankful I didn't electrocute myself when I first tried to use them!
Here's why - The way these clippers are designed, the bottom blade is attached to a metal arm, adjacent to a coil. When alternating current is passed though this coil, it creates an alternating magnetic induction that attracts and repels the arm, hence moving the blade. The coil is a very fine gauge copper wire. The problem with these clippers is that when the copper wire meets the power wires from the switch (a thicker gauge aluminum wire) the connection is very poorly made - on mine, it wasn't soldered, the wires were just wrapped around each other and secured with (no joke) masking tape! On mine, this connection had separated - this meant no power to the coil, and thus no movement of the blade. However, more concerning, was the fact that this wire was in very close proximity to the negative wire leading back to the power supply - leaving a very good and very real possibility for a short circuit.
If your clipper is vibrating but the blade is not moving, either the connection has come loose or the copper wire has broken. You could try to fix it, but I would recommend returning it instead.
Either way, the design and craftsmanship of these clippers is so shoddy, I'm surprised they even passed UL testing. I only bought these because I lost my old clippers and this was the only brand the store near me carried. If you are looking for a pair of clippers, avoid benfini clippers like the plague....

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