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.
- 2700 strokes per minute cutting speed
- 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
- Designed and assembled in USA from domestic and foreign parts
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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Mark & Kristin S from Oregon
We bought our Premier 4000 in September, 2009, and it is still going strong. We use it annually to clip our dairy and meat goats (about 20 head) for shows and cleanliness, and have also sheared several Icelandic sheep with the shearing attachment. It is lightweight, stays cool, and has been very reliable over the past 6+ years. It has been a worthwhile purchase for our farm.
Christie D from Maryland
First of many clips, done! Stayed cool and did a great job. Slightly louder, bigger and heavier than lister stars but stayed cool and did a great job. They feel more solid than lister's.
Kim H from Virginia
I bought these clippers to replace an older model I got from Premier years ago (they still work fine, I just sold them to my daughter to save her some money and I bought new) These clippers work as well as the old ones as far as I can tell, although they are loud. The design has changed a bit, but if they do as well as the old ones I will be very happy. Premier has always been great to do business with, I recommend these clippers to people all the time.
Tara F from Louisiana
Love them they work great easy to handle
Went through full blown Icelandic Horse winter coat like butter---not an easy thing to do. My 10 yr old Star Listers gave out and I decided to try Premiere's clippers...glad I did. The premier folks have worked to remove the Lister faults and provide a superior clipper for us all. When we first got our ranch we got all our fencing supplies from them. Over time I have been very impressed with their professionalism, their attention to customer service, and easy to follow instructions. They seem to know what we need, provide it, and are willing speak to us about it too. As other reviewers have said, do follow the oiling instructions for the clippers. Great company.