Andis Professional Ceramic BGRC Hair Clipper Review

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The Andis Ceramic BGRC Detachable Blade Clipper is one of the leading, professional hair clippers on the market today.

A clipper that rivals the Oster Classic 76 has to be very unique or different in some way.

Andis 63965 Professional Ceramic Hair Clipper with Detachable Blade, Model BGRC, Silver

The Andis Ceramic BGRC offers this difference on 3 levels:

1. It’s smaller and lighter than you would expect – which can make it easier to handle.

2. It uses ultra strong and rust resistant ceramic edge blades.

3. If you want greater maneuverability, and prefer to work without a cord getting in the way, then you need the cordless Andis Ceramic BGRC with charging unit.

Features

Powerful Motor

The powerful, rotary motor that drives this hair clipper is as good as they come, and is designed for prolonged, heavy-duty use.

If you hate noisy clippers you’ll be delighted to know the Andis Ceramic BGRC is amazingly quiet.

The self-contained (and permanently lubricated) motor, is very well insulated and produces just a low humming sound.

This is a remarkable feat considering how much power the motor feeds to the blade.

Ceramic Edge Blades

Almost every hair clipper on the market uses regular, stainless steel blades.

Ceramic edge blades are an alternative type of clipper-blade that have certain advantages:

  • Resistant to corrosion
  • Extremely hard-wearing
  • Stay sharper for longer
  • Do not conduct heat

Ceramic is a tougher mineral than hardened steel, and is also non-metalic, which means it  does not conduct electricity or heat.

Clipper motors produce a great deal of heat that passes into the blade via conduction, and heats it up.

The ceramic edge blade is a major advantage of the Andis Ceramic BGRC. With these blades you will never have the worry of burning your skin – or someone else’s!

Probably not a problem for personal use, but certainly an advantage to hair salons or for anyone cutting hair for prolonged periods.

The Andis Ceramic BGRC comes supplied with a #1 ceramic edge blade and is easily interchanged with other Andis blades. It can also be interchanged with Oster blades.

Compact and Light Weight

The clipper is around 20% lighter and 10% smaller than earlier models, making it easier to handle and maneuver.

It weighs in at 2.3 pounds, measuring 2.5 x 8 x 10 inches.

Andis Ceramic BGRC Hair Clipper with Detachable Blade

Pros

  • Small and lightweight for ease of use.
  • Powerful motor.
  • Ceramic edge blades that stay cooler for longer.
  • One of the quietest, top-end hair clippers on the market.
  • Detachable blades.
  • Cordless for easy maneuverability.

Cons

  • Price. The top end of the market, but worth the investment.

Video

Here’s a short video that showcases the features of the Andis Ceramic BGRC

Conclusion

You will not be disappointed with this clipper.

The Andis Ceramic BGRC Clipper is without doubt one of the best clippers on the market and is used extensively by professional barbers.

However, it’s designed to be used by anyone picking up a pair of clippers for the first time.

There’s very little difference between the quality and performance of this clipper and the Oster Classic 76.

Peter

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