Mower Blade Sharpening

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by Landscape89, May 21, 2005.

  1. Landscape89

    Landscape89 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 237

    Hello Again. Like I've said before, I'm only 16 years old and I am just starting out in the business. I currently own a 21" Hi-Vac Mower and I use it to mow about 8 Residential accounts weekly. I was wondering, in your guys opinion, How often do you think I need to sharpen the blades? :help:

  2. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,384

    i sharpen my blades about every 10-12 hrs of cutting. So thats about evry other day.
  3. surfisher211

    surfisher211 LawnSite Member
    from Jersey
    Messages: 141

    i change my blades once a week and put them on the grinder at the end of the month .
  4. GreenUtah

    GreenUtah LawnSite Senior Member
    from SLC, UT
    Messages: 866

    weekly. Don't forget to balance too.
  5. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 963

    8 yards, I would go every other week as long as you sharpen at the correct angle, they should last 16 cuttings. How many SF per yard?

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