I purchased a pair of Forfex Magnetic Motor Clippers (FX684XW), sku #763358 and a mini-trimmer clipper (FX785NW) had them for about 3 months. I have had nothing but problems with them. They have pulled...
Have you tried removing the 2 screws holding the comb plate down against the moving blade?
Often cut hair residue will build up under the comb plate to the point where the blade does not cut properly and even seizes against this plate.
Just remove the screws, the comb plate and the cutting blade, clean everything thoroughly with some rubbing alcohol. Make sure to scoop / vacuum out any hair that hair that has fallen into the clipper body through the hole under the blade.
Once the parts are cleaned, reassemble the unit and apply a liberal coat of light mineral oil (available at any drug store) to the blade and to the underside of the comb plate. Don't be stingy, you can always wipe off the excess later before using it.
Now screw down the the comb plate onto the blade and body and tighten the screws just enough that it holds the plate securely but doesn't bind the blades in place.
Turn on the clippers and check that they reciprocate properly. Turn off clippers and adjust the tightness of the screws as required. If the clippers don't start when you switch them on then you probably have the screws too tight.
Now turn on the clippers and hold them blade end down over the sink and pour some mineral oil (at least a spoonful or two) directly on the blade / plate interface so the oil washes over and under the moving blade and in between the blade and the plate. Do this while the clippers are running, there will be a little spatter but that's why you are doing it over the sink.
You can do this oil wash every few haircuts cuts if you like, it's just an easy way to wash out the tiny hair particles and keep the blade well lubricated at the same time. Just wipe off the excess with a paper towel and its good to go. Hope this works for you and helps out a bit.
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Feb 23, 2011 |
Forfex FX 690