hedge trimmers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bridges, May 4, 2000.

  1. bridges

    bridges LawnSite Member
    from RI
    Messages: 196

    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>
  2. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,411

    I sharpen mine with a flat file and lots of patience. Takes about a half hour. Wear gloves.<p>Bill
  3. dfor

    dfor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 831

    I use a Dremel to sharpen my hedge trimmers. Works pretty well.<br>
  4. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,009

    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
  5. PLS

    PLS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 147

    Just had an thought. I wonder if the chainsaw chaps would work on stoping a hedge trimmer?
  6. southside

    southside LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 790

    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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