How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Ranwell1 Your Own Question
Ranwell1
Ranwell1, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 10304
Experience:  I Own a Lawn Mower Sales and service business (37years). Have 2-cycle and 4-cycle certification.
18770454
Type Your Small Engine Question Here...
Ranwell1 is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a sears /shredder and sharpened the blades this

Customer Question

I have a sears chipper/shredder and sharpened the blades this afternoon. After putting it back together it vibrates very wildly.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Ranwell1 replied 1 year ago.
The problem is that the unit is out of balance.
YEs one of the hammers being broken will cause it to be out of balance.
You will need to replace the hammers .
Also the blades are NOT designed to be sharpened the are designed to be replaced. This could also add to the imbalance some.