Excerpt: For most of my adult life, I have preferred electric razors to wet shaving. I have found them to be more convenient and faster; two things that are important to me with my busy life. I also found I like the fact the razors don’t need to be replaced weekly like safety razors do (I dull them out fast). About 6 months ago, I purchased a Philips Norelco Corded Razor; model 6940LC, thinking it would be yet another electric razor I would be happy with.
Pros: Batteries are expensive to replace on all rechargeable shavers. In the past I have thrown away most of my shavers because of dead batteries. If you don't have a special need for a rechargeable, and few of us do, stick with a corded model.
Cons: Hard to find this model in the retail stores.
Cons: Cord is too short and tightly coiled. It has pulled out of the razor more than once when not standing close to the wall. Plastic bubble package is murder to extricate razor. Previous NORELCO's had a leather pouch, this had a nylon pouch barely large enough to hold razor and cord.
Summary: I surprised myself figuring it would be at the back of the cabinet in the bathroom within 2 weeks. Had it now for probably a month plus now and use it just about everyday. Relatively quiet in use, the 3 rotary heads are by far better then those straight headed(?) electrics.