Brushcutter blades - Sharpening

krnuttleJune 26, 2013

The other day I was cutting brush. I found my weed eater with a brush cutting blade would not cut a a Metal "T" fence post.

Original blade that came with the Cub Cadet. BC-509

Can a brush cutting blade be sharpened to bring it back into balance?

Is there any thing I should look out for if I would try..

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tom_nwnj(z6 NJ)

I have one (an Echo). It's soft, easy to file (probably soft is a safety feature - not likely to chip off pieces).

When done, balance it on a nail, same as a lawn mower blade.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2013 at 4:27AM
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krnuttle

Thanks!

That's what I though but have never done it before, so I was looking for the voice of expedience.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2013 at 12:21PM
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