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Sharpening Laser ice auger blades

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Stickjiggler

Has anyone had any success sharpening their own Laser blades?

Any tips, tricks?

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Rick

Welcome FM @Stickjiggler.

 

Hopefully someone will be along shortly to help out.

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papadarv

Did a post back in 2016 - author used smooth blades lazers are smooth with small notches cut in the blade. You may get some tips out of this sharpen process.

 

Sharpen Auger Blades at Home

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Sculpin

Is there anyplace near you that swaps out blades ? That can be the most economical way to do it.

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Rick

You can check with @Surface Tension. Message him.

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Stickjiggler

Thanks for the link Rick.

Very informative

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IceHawk

I take mine all the time to Too Sharp Sharpening service In St Cloud he does a great job sharpening them I have about 6 sets and I always alternate them out when they get a little dull.  

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rundrave

I just buy an extra set and then drop them off at a bait shop that swaps them out to get sharpened Its been a while since I have needed it so not sure who even does that any more.

 

Always make sure you get the ones made from sweden and not some cheap chinese knockoffs:

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Hoey

Thank you Papa and retriever Rick.  I am going to try this on my 9" x 3 Laser (hard to find replacements any more) blades tonight.  We used to be able to do the blade swap, but I can not find that available any more.  I have tried sharpening with a bench grinder and metal files before with no real success. 

 

I have also shipped the blades to a sharpening place.  When I got them back, I wrote to them asking if they missed the final step or two, since it looked like cave-man type work.  They would cut late-season, honey comb ice, but not solid clear ice.  This was a true waste of money and time.    

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