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March 27, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 119

Eventually after lots of grass cutting you will come into a situation where the blade comes blunt and is in need of a mower sharpening kit.

A whole range of lawn mower accessories can be bought from online retailers for very reasonable prices. The prices are usually around 20% of the shopping mall price. Sharpening of the blades should happen at regular intervals and not just when you notice the grass is not being cut efficiently. Every couple of years should be enough when sharpening your lawn mower, doing this maintenance anymore will only be a waste of time and resources.

American lawn mower sharpening kit

For around $15 you can buy a good blade maintenance kit on Amazon. This product is meant to be a do it yourself kit for anyone that owns a lawn mower or any related piece of machinery that operates with some kind of sharp blade. Using this product regularly will ensure that your grass cutting time is reduce which makes the job a lot more easier. some features of this mower sharpening kit are outlined below:

  • Cuts down the amount of time it takes to mow the lawn
  • Anyone can do it, even if they have very little DIY experience
  • Main components are a specialized brush, back lapping crank and grinder
  • Enough material for about 6 to 8 sharpening of the mower blade.

When to buy new blades

Some blades will not become much sharper no matter how much grinding you apply to them. When this happens you might need to buy a new blade. Applying more grinding will only be a waste of time. However if you feel you want to salvage your grass cutting blades try applying different kits such as those manufactured by Scotts Classics and Dremel.

Multiple abrasive pads

When searching for lawn mowers for sale you should check to see if some bonus items are included. For example have as many as 3 different abrasive pads to choose from when sharpening your mower blades would be a big practical advantage to you. Scott Classic do a good set of abrasive pads but can be relatively costly at $30. Therefore make sure when you go to buy a relatively expensive product you also get some extra accessories with it.

All blades are different and therefore need to be sharpened in different ways. Refer to your documentation for the best procedure for your particular lawn mower. However there are practices that are just proven such not to brush the toll straight on and at an angle. Also the number of strokes to each part of the blade should be consistent to ensure that the sharpness is also consistent throughout the length of the blade. With this type of activity practice makes perfect.

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