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Old 10-07-08, 03:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Lamplight View Post
I have the wide Scott reel mower, but I haven't had to sharpen it yet. From what I can tell, Scott's sharpening kit involves a sort of sharpening paste and a hand crank. You apply the paste to the blades and bar, take one of the wheel covers off, insert the hand crank, and turn the blade reverse of the normal direction. Supposedly this sharpens it, and I assume a slight tweaking of the bar would be in order afterward.
lapping compound. Most reel mowers I know of are sharpened with this stuff and spinning the blade backwards. The adjusting the cutting bar till the mower can cut a piece of paper without binding.
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