Blade not sharp out of the box?

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I'm using a 21 inch self propelled mower - I've only had it a few weeks now, but I noticed it was not cutting very cleanly, it was leaving really ragged edges on the grass. 

Feeling of the blade, it is not sharp at all, very very dull. Is this common? Should I need to sharpen it right after purchasing the mower?
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Yep! :-)

The blades have a very average edge from the factory. Most people find big increases in cut quality with a sharpened blade vs how it comes out of the box.