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Cleaning Oster 78004-011 Clippers and blades

How do I clean my clippers and what is the proper way to clean blades for it. Some co workers take the whole blade and soak it in blade wash, I was taught to immerse the cutting edge of the blade while attached to the clippers in blade wash and turn it on. Once I do that I blow them dry with a velocity dryer. I am very confused on the right way to do it because my blades (where the blade slides) seem to get rusty and now the inside of my clippers where the blade attaches has rust dust on it and I don't know how to clean that either. Please help!!!

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OK compressed air is perfect for your clipper, thats all it needs! Take the filters off (at the bottome of the clipper, either side of the cable) periodically and clear from excess fur. Replace. As far as the blades are concerened, Brush the excess furr off with a toothbrush or similar. Slide the cutter (smaller of the 2 blades) to one side (past half way but not all the way off!) clean exposed teeth on both blades with a bit of oil and a toothbrush, push the cutter the other way and repeat. Blade wash's tend to rust the blades, you need a big pot of WD-40. Get a 5 litre tub from the internet, only thing is there, postage will be a killer. I work for a clipper repair, blade sharpening company and we have it delivered by the truckload! Do what you do with the blade wash, but do it in WD-40. Wipe off excess afterwards and dont soak the clipper in any liquid because of electrc shock.
Thats all you can do! When your blades go blunt or clipper needs service repair: www.sheareaseltd.com If I have helped you please tell your friends about our website! Thank you!

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