How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades – Toro TimeCutter

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Learn how to sharpen lawn mower blades easily with these instructions for Toro TimeCutter zero-turn riding lawn mowers. Mower blade maintenance helps ensure a clean cut and reduces grass shredding or tearing. Prior to sharpening, make sure to review safety information in the operator’s manual.

To repair small dents in a Toro TimeCutter blade, safely remove the blade from the mower deck and secure the center of the blade, as shown. A two grade sharp file can be used to sharpen the cutting edge. Note each side of the mower blade should be sharpened an equal amount to ensure optimal results.

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