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Sharping the blades

How do I remove the fly wheel so I can get to the blades.

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I dont think you need to remove the fly wheel to sharpen blades. Remove the housing an the blades are visible an removed that way. Not a hard job at all.

Posted on Mar 24, 2014

Testimonial: "Thanks cwradio73 To remove the housing or hopper, seems rather hard. The housing is all one piece. The engine & flywheel are to heavy for one person to manhandle. But that may be the solution. I do remember the sales person at Harbor Freight wanting to sell me some kind of blade sharping insurance. Though it was a scam at the time."

  • cwradio73 Mar 25, 2014

    I checked an the blades can be sharpened without the flywheel removed. One shop says you can reach down in the housing, hopper, an take them off. You will need to hold the crank shaft but it is done without without it being removed

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