How to use a taper lever on a Wahl hair clipper.

How to Use a Taper Lever on Hair Clippers

The taper lever on your Wahl clippers is meant to help customize your haircut. You use the lever to adjust the cutting length between the guide comb lengths. The taper lever feature will help you give and get great haircuts at home.

How to Use and Clean a Taper Lever

  • 1

    The taper lever allows you to change the closeness of your cut between guide comb lengths. Move the lever up for the shortest cut, and down for a longer cut.

  • 2

    If your blades ever become jammed with hair, simply move the lever up and down several times. This action will help free the blades. 

  • 3

    Then brush the blades with the small brush accessory to remove hair.

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