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Understanding Dryer Lingo

Gary talks about common terms that are often used to describe how powerful a dryer is. Terms addressed include CFM, FPM, RPM and HP. Gary explains what each term means and how each term describes the power of the dryer.

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How to protect your blades

In this Gary’s Tips video, Gary demonstrates how to properly pack and ship your clipper blades. Proper packing protects your blades and ensures they don’t arrive damaged. Damaged blades are often unrepairable and you’ll likely need to buy new blades

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Are You Prepared?

In this edition of Gary’s Tips, Gary discusses the importance of having your grooming equipment prepared for the busy Holiday season.

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Beveled Edge and Convex Edge Shears: What’s the Difference?

In this Gary’s Tips video, Gary discusses the difference between beveled edge, non-honed shears and convex edge, honed shears.  He addresses the common question of why there is a difference in sharpening costs for each type of shear.   Beveled

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Clipper Blades: Common Questions

Over the years, we have received a lot of questions regarding clipper blades and sharpening. One such question is “How long does a blade stay sharp?” As Gary points out in this video, how long a blade stays sharp depends

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Changing Carbon Brushes

When you notice that your clipper is running hot or if it has suddenly stopped, it is important to check and change the carbon brushes. In this installment of Gary’s Tips, Gary demonstrates how to locate and replace the carbon

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My Blades Wobble!

You may have experienced blades that shake, wobble and chatter when attached to your clipper. When this happens, check to be sure that the hinge screws have not come loose. If they have, tighten them down as needed. If the

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Clipper Maintenance

The clipper part referred to as the lever, blade drive, or swing arm is by far the most important part of any clipper. A worn out drive part can cause new and re-sharpened blades to seem dull. As a drive

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Get your drying equipment ready for the Holidays

Be prepared!  Make sure you are ready for the Holiday season.  Don’t be caught during the rush with drying equipment failing due to poor maintenance.  Force dryers should have the carbon brushes checked twice a year for maximum performance and

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