When the Andis Clipper company began in 1922, no one knew that Andis clippers and trimmers would make one of the most popular lines of men’s grooming products on the market 90 years later.
People could not have guessed that this company would still have a member of the Andis family at the helm.
So, it is understandable that this is one of the more popular outliners on the market today, which is why I wanted to give you a comprehensive Andis T Outliner Trimmer review.
This personal trimmer will be a fine addition to your arsenal of men’s grooming products, especially if you are looking for a good quality durable hair clipper.
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Features At A Glance
Here are some of the features of Andis 04710 T-Outline Hair Trimmer that make it so popular:
- Designed especially for outlining and fading that hair cut for a more professional well groomed look.
- The trimmer contours with a high speed motor for ease of holding and an efficient trim.
- Adjustable blades.
- Comes with a close cutting T-Blade.
- 8 Foot Cord.
What You Should Know About the Andis T-Outline Trimmer
If you are considering purchasing the Andis Professional 04710 T-Outliner Personal Trimmer to give yourself or members of your family a more professional looking cut or trim, then there are a few things you need to know it.
1. If you purchase this trimmer to use for keeping your beard or mustache looking great as well as for hair cutting, then you need to know that although the tool does have combs to do that job, they are not sold with the trimmer and need to be purchased separately. The good part is that these combs are available at a very reasonable price.
2. You also need to know that these trimmers are more functional when they are kept clean and well oiled.
The Andis T-Outline Trimmer 4710 is mostly suitable for outlining, fading and cleaning up hair around the ears and neck, mustache and beard.
It also makes a credible shaver for those men who want a clean shave without a razor as well as a great head shaver for keeping that bald look.
Hair Length Settings & Combs
The Andis T Outline trimmer 04710 does not come equipped with any combs, however you can buy a set of combs for this trimmer.
The combs can be bought separately and can give you a cutting length of 1/16”, 1/8”, ¼” and 3/8”.
These combs comes with a snap on metal clip which prevents them from breakage.
Blades, Cleaning & Maintenance
The fact that a lot of professional barbers use this trimmer is worthwhile mentioning. The Andis T-trimmer comes equipped with carbon steel blades which have a long cutting life. They do need to be oiled in order to keep them in top condition for as long as possible.
The blade can easily be adjusted. I have done that many times but to make it easier, this video takes you through those steps which may help.
Battery, Power & Cord
It comes with a long 8 foot cord for easy maneuverability and also has a hanger loop so that you can keep part of the cord safely out of the way.
This T-trimmer runs by cord only, so there are no batteries to replace or you don’t have to wait if you forgot to charge it.
The Andis T-Outliner 04710 operates on 120 volts, has a powerful motor, and is designed with a easy to hold contoured shape.
It has a powerful motor and yet very quiet.
What Do Customers Say About the T-Outliner Trimmer
Ratings and reviews for the Andis 04710 T-outliner trimmer are extremely positive with users having many good things to say about this trimmer.
Here are just a few of the comments customers have made regarding this trimmer.
Most users find the cutting quality of this trimmer to be exceptional. Several users state that it cuts almost as close as razor without the irritation or bumps often caused by razors. Credit for the cutting quality of this trimmer is given to the sharp adjustable blades.
Users find this trimmer works great for mustaches, beards, outlining and even for cutting or trimming hair.
Users state that the blades on this trimmer are exceptionally sharp and that they can be adjusted to get a closer cut.
While a handful of users do feel that this trimmer is not quite as durable as they would like it to be, most users do find it extremely durable even stating they they have owned this trimmer for several years.
Other comments from customers includes statements about the small size of this trimmer. They also state that this trimmer has no storage pouch suggesting that you may want to get one if you plan on traveling with this trimmer.
Users do like the 8 foot long cord and state that they like the fact that you don’t have to wait for a battery to charge.
Dimensions & Storage
It doesn’t come with a travel or storage case or pouch. If you are planning on taking it with you when you travel, it is advisable that you purchase a pouch to protect it while traveling.
This is a small trimmer measuring only 1.8” X 1.5” X 5.2”
The Andis Professional 04710 T-Outliner Personal Trimmer does everything it is supposed to do and according to most users, it does it exceptionally well.
This tool seems to be an extremely high quality trimmer in the mid-price range category. It also does a good job on beards when additional combs are purchased for trimming.