How do I sharpen the hedge trimmer?

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how do I sharpen hedge trimmer
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Hi Gena, instructions on page 25 -of the manual should help.  Here's a link to the manual online:

1. Start and stop your hedge trimmer until the cutter blade and the guard are slightly offset. This will allow clearance for the file between cutter teeth and guard teeth.
2. Remove the battery pack from your hedge trimmer.
3. Clamp the blade assembly in a vise and file the exposed cutting surface of each blade tooth. Remove as little material as possible. Be sure to retain the original angle of each tooth when filing.
4. Remove the hedge trimmer from the vise; restart it and stop it to expose the unsharpened edges of the blade teeth.
5. Remove the battery pack and repeat the sharpening procedure above.