Glad I bought this shaver
I haven't used an electric shaver in 40 years, but now that I am retired I thought I'd give it a go again.
I paid $79 at the Goodguys in Mandurah.
If you expect a quick shave that's as close as a razor then you'll be disappointed, but this shaver is really convenient and the result you get is OK shaving dry, and excellent with a wet shave using foam. It just saves so much time. I can sit watching TV and shave - no mess and the result is fine.
Really glad I bought it.
Better than my Panasonic ES4029
In comparison, even though this was on sale from Myer at Eastland Ringwood, I bought this because my ES4029 was dying and the built-in battery was losing its charge. This Braun was double the price of that of the Panasonic. Being a Braun, this as the Series 3 ProSkin 3010s, I had assumed its reputation to be better than the Panasonic version?... hmm.. yes and no.
What I like about it:
(1) The charging cable plugs directly into the back of the shaver... its too easy and the cord is quite long giving you a fair bit of leeway. By comparison...to the Panasonic where it has a docking station, was bad because it didn't stick onto the charging port properly and kept falling off... instead had to use a cup or another solid object to stop it from doing so. (2) The battery life lasts longer than my older shaver that only lasted a day if you were lucky. The Braun lasts at least 4+ days depending on its uses, even though Braun claims that a single charge lasts for a week. (3) Supposedly allows you to shave in wet and dry conditions... have not tried the wet yet
Ahhhh, back to the best
My old ...OLD Braun packed up a few years ago and I foolishly experimented with other brands, both foil and rotating blade (Philips).
Should have known better. Neither did a good job of shaving, esp the Philips and the battery life of the other (Panasonic) was hopeless.
Now I'm back to Braun and so very happy: shaves cleanly, thoroughly and quietly. Works cordless and as a plug-in.
Got it in HK so price was a bargain.
Good shaver at a good price
My 5-series Braun was dying, so I looked at what Braun had to offer. They have a bewildering (confusing?) range of shavers, some with model numbers that are unique to specific retailers. I looked at various reviews, and decided to "downgrade" to a series 3 340. It does everything I need at a very good price. It's a wet and dry shaver. Its dry performance is great. Wet performance is not so good. If you want a good wet shaver, then maybe this is not the model for you.
Price, good weight, good dry shave
Poor at wet shaving
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Questions & Answers
Why is it near impossible to get a decent shave with this shaver. I bought this shaver approximately 7 months ago and replaced the foil and cutters once and still cannot get a decent shave. I have tried all suggestions as regards getting a good shave a d nothing works, any suggestions
Yeh never by a Braun again. They totally ignored all correspondence when I complained.
my son said it is not shaving he has tried but hair remains?????
Sadly there's no solution. It's an extremely, badly-made, inferior device.
NOTHING you do or don't do can fix it. All I can suggest is get in quick (before your return/refund period expires) and see if you can get your money back.
In several decades of being a buyer and consumer I'd have to say this device comes in at the top of my list for "Worst Purchase Ever".
This is truly baffling. I have been using this shaver for several months and it is perfectly fine. Indeed, if you see hundreds of reviews everywhere everybody is happy. Perhaps it needs a bit of cleaning. Just remove the foil/cutter cassette, wash it in hot water and then reattach. Is there a visible vibration when you remove the cutter cassette? If not, there might be some damage and you should contact your supplier.
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