- Cannot be resharpened
- If dropped, they may break
- They will not fit Premier's old (silver/black) shear head or Oster/Sunbeam heads
- Remove blades/combs/cutters from clipper or shearing machine.
- Clean blades/combs/cutters immediately after use by using a small brush or blowing off any excess dirt or hair.
- Store clipper/shearer and blades away from solvents, chemicals and moisture. Never leave them where they can be damaged by accidental impact.
- Make sure the comb and cutter are on as described in the instructions above.
- Make sure the comb name can be read on outside when placed on head.
- Make sure to have 1/8" space from end of comb (bevel) to tip of cutter.
- Make sure the edge of the cutter does not go over the side of the comb.
- Make sure the tension is set correctly.
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.
Clipping and Shearing MachinesItem #829000 -
Sheep shearing machine for those new to shearing or with small to medium flocks.$324.00
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Benjamin K from PA
First time shearing sheep started with the metal cutter and felt that something didn’t work quite well. Changed the cutter to ceramic (ordered together with the main devise ), and all fell in place. If you are beginner, don’t even buy the metal one. You will end up with ceramic anyway.
Benjamin K from PA
I wouldn’t bother with any other cutter, especially if you are new to shearing. I read a few reviews where people said that they started with metal cutter and it was hard until they changed to ceramic. Same thing happened to us. We used metal first and then ceramic with a 13T and it went effortlessly, although I made a few cuts into sheep skin. After that ordered 21T and getting ready to try.
Michael A from Tx
The ceramic cutter is the way to go for me they last a lot longer cooler just keep oiled and I also use air to keep everything clean.
The only down fall is they don't resharpen them when that happens they will be the perfect cutter.
Windrush Alpaca from New Mexico
Only in an emergency will I use metal cutters again, I have three or four sharp ones, I keep in reserve. I started using the ceramic cutters last year. First time use I was able to shear 16 alpacas on one set (new cutter - resharpened comb) I was impressed. Follow up sets not quite as good but still better than metal. I was able to shear 53 alpacas laced with New Mexico sandy dirt with 4 ceramic cutters and 7 combs, (two machines helped to keep blades sets cooler. that's an average of over 13 per cutter. I'm good with that.
John from Wisconsin
Just an update: I have switched exclusively to using this cutter and resharpening I do on progressively finer diamond hones and with no loss in performance. Still getting over 20 alpaca on one cutter. Works fine with my old style LGS machine but not the new style due to the softer plastic drive gear. But I still love these cutters.