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I have an Oster Golden A5 2 Speed animal clipper and don't know how to change the blades. I live in Australia so can't go to Oster. How do I do it please and is there a comprehensive Oster Manual? Thanks, Wendy

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Hi, if you look at the blade while its attatched to your clipper, at the back edge of the blade there is a black metal peice called a Latch push this towards the blade and pull the front edge away from the clipper it will hinge away then you can pull it straight off.
As for an instruction manual if you have no luck contact us and we can send one to you.

Posted on Jan 29, 2011

  • jsdogmom Jun 05, 2011

    I cannot get my Blade back on my Oster A5 clipper (single Speed)..what am I doing wrong?? They need to make these things much easier for people..Thanks

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Changing Blades
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