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Old 05-04-2000, 08:18 PM
bridges bridges is offline
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So How does every one sharpen there hedge trimmers and how often?<br> I have an echo single blade that i take to get sharpen. <p>----------<br>Tony<br>
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Old 05-05-2000, 06:42 AM
thelawnguy thelawnguy is offline
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I sharpen mine with a flat file and lots of patience. Takes about a half hour. Wear gloves.<p>Bill
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Old 05-06-2000, 08:15 AM
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I use a Dremel to sharpen my hedge trimmers. Works pretty well.<br>
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Old 05-07-2000, 12:31 AM
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my echo-1500 needs sharpening. got my leg caught in the #$mn thing again last friday! I'm healing nicely, bandaids off, wife refuses to patch BDU's again!<p>GEO
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Old 05-07-2000, 01:19 AM
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Just had an thought. I wonder if the chainsaw chaps would work on stoping a hedge trimmer?
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Old 05-07-2000, 05:02 AM
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Stihl market a pair of trousers designed for<br>use with chainsaws,ect.They have some sort of kevlar fibre in it to jam up the chain<br>in an accident.<p>Karl<br>
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