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Old 11-27-2006, 12:34 AM
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How do you sharping hedger blades?

I already did a search on it, but I still think there is valuable information out there on how to it right and fast. I don't know thats why I'm asking. I will appreciate your information.
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Old 11-27-2006, 01:29 AM
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I have a pneumatic straight die grinder that does it fast. It takes a while to get through all the edges, doing both sides (double-sided saw), but it isn't to bad. The nice thing about it, is I kill the saw with the blades spaced evenly, and I don't even have to take the blades off the saw.
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Old 11-27-2006, 01:38 AM
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i use a dremmel tool it works a treat.i actually started a thread on this once and few guys answered with this ,i gave it a shot and not only does it work well but it saved me alot of money
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Old 11-27-2006, 07:43 AM
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4" disc grinder on a Makita angle grinder for me...fast and efficient.
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Old 11-27-2006, 09:13 AM
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dremmel with a grinding stone
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Old 11-27-2006, 06:03 PM
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4" disc grinder on a Makita angle grinder for me...fast and efficient.
I use the grinder also....couldn't get the dremel to keep a straight edge.
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Old 11-27-2006, 06:26 PM
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...and it takes only a few minutes!

...I use this 4" grinder for sooooo many other things too!

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Old 11-28-2006, 06:08 AM
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Old 11-28-2006, 06:22 AM
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i use a dremmel tool it works a treat.i actually started a thread on this once and few guys answered with this ,i gave it a shot and not only does it work well but it saved me alot of money
Same here. A dremel tool or something similar is great for sharpening stuff like trimmers.
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Old 11-28-2006, 10:11 AM
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So long that they cut good, I don't fix / maintain something that does not need it..
It's not out of laziness, but I THINK they're self-sharpening.
It is so that I have never in 5 years sharpened my Stihl hedge trimmer blades.
I would think it could ruin the spacing between the reciprocators and then you will have to sharpen them regularly.
I spray them lightly with wd-40 after every use, and they are still very sharp.
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