Sharpening Blades

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Culleng, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. Culleng

    Culleng LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    How do you lift your mower in order to take the blades off to sharpen them?
  2. SimonCX

    SimonCX LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 731

    I've used ramps, jacks but the fastest I've found is to put a metal pipe under the front casters and deadlift while someone else puts something under the front wheel to keep it up.
  3. theheisk

    theheisk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    Floor jack or run the mower off the side of my trailer ramp.
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  4. Mike Blevins

    Mike Blevins LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,390

    just got through changing mine. I use a set of metal car ramps. I'm like an Indy pit crew i've done it so much.
  5. MrRob

    MrRob LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176

    just lift the front end of a walk behind & set a jack under it or use a floor jack to lift a ztr....
  6. Hoy landscaping

    Hoy landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 836

    Mo-Jack. best mower jack. very effective and safe
  7. djflats

    djflats LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 460

    I just installed a Bulldog Jack. Works good for me.
  8. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 42,024

    Floor jack or drive up the trailer gate. If it's a WB, I have the jack stands ready, pick up the mower, and slide the stands under.
  9. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    I just lift it with one hand while I use my other to twist off the bolt. :rolleyes:
  10. dplawn

    dplawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 382

    :weightlifter: :laugh::laughing:

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