Premier 4000c Clipping Machine
- Rarely slows down under load.
- Plows through fiber. Drives shear head with equal power.
- Motor is smaller in size, lighter in weight and shorter in length than any other large clipper.
- Slick shearing show sheep
- Clipping meat and dairy goats
- Shaving or peeling beef & dairy cattle
- Clipping llamas and alpacas
- Clipping horses
- Clipping show pigs
- Clipping ranch dogs
- They've also been used to cut imitation turf
Use with our large blade sets.
- 110 volt.
- Quieter. Less motor "whine", kind to your ears and less likely to upset animals.
- Permanent rare-earth magnet motor enable more torque (power) and require less space and weight than ordinary motors. Less heat is produced by the permanent magnet motor and the fan forces air forward through our heads—so the heads run 20° F cooler.
- Up to 20% shorter in length than other motors.
- Weighs up to 15% less than other motors.
- Smaller grip than other motors.
- Sleek, low-profile ribs makes it easier to grip the tension knob.
- Shorter tension bolt equals fewer turns needed to reset tension, so you spend less time changing and tensioning blades.
- Internal roller bearings instead of bushings (less heat, less wear and greater longevity).
- Stainless steel inserts that are riveted in reduce the possibility of the inserts becoming loose.
- Round steel drive in place of a plastic bushing makes fitting the top blade easier.
- Includes 2 screws for attaching to motor.
- Motor has a 16 ft electrical cord.
- Only 3 minutes to change a clipper head to shear head.
- Will drive Premier and Lister® clipper blades.
Preparing the Animal for Clipping
- Remove the dirt from the hair first. If this is not done, expect accelerated blade wear and a reduction in animals clipped between blade sharpenings in exact proportion to the amount of dirt present. The benefits of dirt removal prior to clipping cannot be over-emphasized. Example: Those who wash their lambs prior to clipping often clip 20–30 club lambs between sharpenings (if the blades have been sharpened properly on a lapping machine). Those who don’t and have lambs with sand and soil in the wool often clip less than two lambs between sharpenings.
- Washing the animal with soap and water removes the most dirt. If this is not practical, use a high power vacuum or blower to remove as much dirt as possible from the hair or wool.
- Restrain the animal. Few animals like the sound of a clipper or the feel of vibration on their skin. When they react to either without warning, accidents can and will happen. Therefore, for the sake of you, your animal and your clipper, restrain the animal properly prior to clipping.
Failure to oil as often as recommended may lead to excess heat and premature wear and tear.
Warning: Unlike some other clipper motors, this motor will neither slow down nor sound different when oil is needed. But failure to oil will quickly cause damage to the blades and drive head. So you MUST apply oil by time instead of sound. Apply a small amount of oil every 3 minutes to the tips of the teeth and each side of the blade by dipping them into a dish of oil or pouring oil directly onto the teeth with a small oil container and every 10 minutes drip oil into the small hole behind the tension knob assembly. Excessive wear can occur if not oiled properly!
Warning: Risk of electrical shock—Connect only to a branch circuit protected by a ground-fault circuit-interrupter (GFCI). Contact a qualified electrician if you cannot verify that the circuit is protected by a GFCI.
Listed below are recommended optional components or related items. Your particular situation may require alternative recommendations. Please call and talk to our consultants if there are any questions at 800-282-6631.
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Jamie B from Wyoming
I purchased these clippers to replace my Lister Stars. I use them to shear twenty head of ewes twice a year, as well as numerous show lambs. I absolutely love them and would recommend them to anyone who wants a smooth shearing clippers that do not overheat or need to be pampered throughout the shearing. They stayed cool to the touch throughout the shearing. I thought that they were very affordable and I appreciated the quality of the case that came with them. I would caution the buyer to make sure that they have a light oil to use on these clippers.
Charles H from South Dakota
We bought these as our two boys are just getting into showing many animals in 4-h. We trimmed pigs, sheep, & beef calves. We also plan on getting the shear head for our show lambs next year and would like to use it next spring to shear our old llama who has not ever been sheared. (this should be fun) We will have many more years of clipping and shearing comming up and they were awesome this year and did everything I needed it too! Thank you The product is pricey..but i've used other products when I showed in 4-h and they weren't anywhere as good as this. We could stop every 15 to 20 min to oil..and not because they were too hot to hold.
Marsha M from California
I have used Osters all my life for clipping horses but started looking for a new set of clippers when I inherited a filthy, matted alpaca. I went with the clippers because I still have horses that I clip and wanted a dual purpose machine. These clippers are great! They are much lighter than my Osters and after an hour of clipping through three years worth of dirt and matted hair, they were still very cool. If I had more than one sheep or alpaca, I would spring for the shear head but the coarse blades worked fine for the one (though because of the awful condition of his coat, it looks like the chipmunks have been chewing on him!) All in all, I am very impressed with these clippers and their performance. My only complaint is they are really loud, maybe more so than my Osters but I haven't done a side by side comparison. However, the lighter weight and cooler running motor are way nicer so I will never go back to the other brand.
Carla B from Florida
Quiet, smooth action, clipped our Alpaca using the coarse blade set with no problems. got the set with case, oil and fine blade set for a great price and the customer service is also the best.
I LOVE this product. There isn't anything else like it. Lightweight, low sound, and fantastic quality. Never had bad luck and are very satisfied with it. You cannot go wrong with these! Well worth the money!