4.1 – HOW TO

On this page you will find articles and videos on how to do everything relating to your BrushDestructor Blades and brush cutting.

4.1.1 – HOW TO – Fit a BrushDestructor Blade

On this page you will find information on how to fit a BrushDestructor Blade to your brush cutter, if you have not fitted a metal blade before. There are a number of videos showing you how to do this with different brands of brush cutters and details of some of the problems that can be encountered.

4.1.2 – HOW TO – Inspect your BrushDestructor Blade for Damage

This page will show you how to inspect your blade for damage and wear.

4.1.3 – HOW TO – Sharpen BrushDestructor Flail-Blades

While on the brush cutter and removed from the hubs to sharpen and rebalance.

4.1.4 – HOW TO – Remove and Replace BrushDestructor Flail-Blades

For both the new pivot bolt assembly and the old pivot bolt assembly. You will find details on the tools required and detailed videos showing you how replace them.

Following subject to come

4.1.5 – HOW TO – Safely Operate a Brush Cutter Fitted With a BrushDestructor Blade 

Although I have had a safe operating instructions in the legal page from the very start, I don’t think many people find and read this. So I will be expanding on this here, making it easier to read and adding photos for more clarity.

4.1.5.1 – To protect yourself from injury

Back Injury was a subject I had planned to write about, but a question from a customer made me write about this in the Question and Answer Page. Yes there is a right and wrong  way to use a brush cutter and doing it wrong can lead to serious back strain. I know because I have been there, done that.

Please link to this page for more about back injuries;

4.1.5.2 – To protect others from injury

4.1.5.3 – To Protect Property from Damage

4.1.6 – HOW TO – Get the longest life from your BrushDestructor Blades

How long does a BrushDestructor blade last, is probably the most common question I get and is a completely understandable question, considering the price of this blade. But this question is like asking how long is a piece of string, as it is possible to wear away a set of Flail-Blades in 5 minutes flat, or they could last years. So on this page, you will find out what causes wear and what you need to know to get the maximum life and value for money from your blade.

4.1.7 – HOW TO – Get the best results from your BrushDestructor Blade

4.1.7.1 – Clearing to Reduce Fire Hazard

The page above is active for viewing, and show you a walk through of what I have recently cleared on our property. Please click or touch the link above to view.

4.1.7.2 – Clearing thick wet grass

4.1.7.3 – Clearing Tall Stringy Grass

4.1.7.4 – Clearing Privet

4.1.7.5 – Clearing Lantana and Blackberries

4.1.7.6 – Clearing Up After a Fire

4.1.7.7 – Clearing Close to the Ground

4.1.8 – HOW TO – Safely Fell a Tree with a BrushDestructor Blade

Over the years, as the BrushDestructor blade has developed, I have continually cut down ever larger tree with a brush cutter. I now think nothing of cutting down saplings ranging in diameter from 50 to 150mm and occasionally up to 200mm. I have managed to survive this time, from past experience using a chain saw, researching the internet and sheer dumb luck. The information on this page, will give you all you need to fell trees safely with a brush cutter, so that sheer dumb luck, does not enter the equation.

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