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Problem with fleshing blades

Discussion in 'Tanning' started by brady761, Jan 18, 2018.

  1. brady761

    brady761 New Member

    I have had problems with blades from McKanzie shaving blades not being sharp, or not holding their edge. Has anyone else had a problem this season? What other companys have you tried besides Research and H&H? Been screwed around by both them companys also.
  2. verne

    verne Well-Known Member

    Learning to keep them sharp takes a little practice . Check out some of the video`s and courses out there . ;)

  3. brady761

    brady761 New Member

    I mean im getting them brand new and the not staying sharp any longer then one elk hide
  4. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

    Do you use steels and touch it up throughout the process? I'm fairly new to using a fleshing machine and purchased a blade from McKenzie, if it seems dull after a while, I just touch it up, and it is good to go.
  5. Read this: https://fleshingmachines.com/tuning-fleshing-blade/