I HATE shaving… as such, I live with a constant shadow of sorts. To keep it at that, I’ve always used a trimmer and have gone through a number of them in the last decade. Typically, they last a year or so before the battery refuses to hold a charge or the cutters crap out. However, about four years ago I found one that actually withstands my abuse and seemingly asks for more.
At this point, it has paid for itself… as for the past year or so, it’s doubled as my barber.