Help. How to sharpen lawnmower blades?

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    So, I don't have a file, well I do, but I can't find it in the garage. Any of you know any tricks, tactics, or what have you sharpen my lawnmower blades?

    I have sandpaper, and I doubt it will work even with elbow grease.

    Ideas? Thanks.
     
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    They cost about $10 just buy one. Or three.
     
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    Do you have access to a thermo-nuclear device?

    Just kidding....try the grinder.
     
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    I use a grinder........works well...................tried the thermo nuclear device once...........and died................this is ghost posting to you.

    :abgg2q.jpg:
     
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    Ok back to getting screwed....................grrrrr........gonna see how many more of those dang things I can get out.
     
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    Use a grinder and take very short strokes....focus only on the cutting part. The blade comes off easy. Good luck. Ensure the number of strokes on each side is close to the same.
     
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    Always take the spark plug wire off the spark plug before removing the blade.

    Just a safety precaution. .... :cool:
     
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    Try cleaning you garage so you can find your tools.
     
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    Take it to a professional......because I was gonna suggest taking off the blades and putting it in a vise and filing it.
     

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