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Clipper blades sharpened for Dog Groomer

Simon runs a busy dog grooming business and regularly send us his blades to sharpen. 31 of various A5 clipper blades to sharpen.

Cost is

  • sharpening 31 x 5 = £155
  • Postage 1st signed – £10
  • Total – £165

Thanks Simon we appreciate your custom 🙂


Dog Grooming Scissors Sharpened

Tracey wanted her grooming scissors sharpened quickly.
She posted them on Monday by Special Delivery, they arrived on Tuesday, were sharpened and returned on Wednesday and she will receive them back on Thursday.


  • 17 x sharpen hair scissors – £136
  • Return post Special Delivery (£750 cover) – £13

Thanks Tracey for sending your items to us. 🖐

Hauptner HE-07 clipper repair

Hauptner HE-07 Horse Clipper Repair

Olivia sent us her Hauptner HE-07 horse clipper which a friend had given to her. The HE-07 is really quite an old model of clipper, from the 1970’s I believe.

Although its an old model its very good quality and works as well as any current model. (Older models of clipper can be heavier and fiddly to repair).

  • Large clipper service – £25
  • Re wire power cable – £10
  • Drive block – £3
  • New head screw – £7
  • Supply Hauptner clipper blade (refurbished) – £20

Thanks Olivia for sending your clipper. Is great to see this model of clipper in good condition and still in regular use. 👍

wahl 5 star detailer repair

Wahl 5 Star Detailer Repair

Khalid a hairdresser in Sheffield sent us his much loved Wahl trimmer to repair which has damage so the blades can’t be fitted on.

  • The Wahl 5 star detailer is an excellent trimmer popular with hairdressers.
  • A common fault is the blade breaking off the trimmer and it can’t be re attached.
  • Cost to repair was £42 in total (£20 parts, £7 sharpen trimmer blade and £15 trimmer service) plus £4.30 postage.

Thanks Khalid for sending your trimmer, its working nicely after being repaired. 🖐

SL Service - Your Clipper Service and Sharpening Specialist

Customer Returned Scissors

We sharpened 5 scissors for Rosemary who uses them to cut various fabric. Rosemary returned 3 scissors to us as she believes them to not be sharpened correctly.

Having inspected the scissors we assess them to be sharpened to a high standard with sharp cutting edges and properly maintained inside faces. The scissors Rosemary sent are general purpose scissors which work fine for most purposes but can struggle on thicker fabric.

For reliably cutting thick fabric you do need sturdy scissors which don’t flex and ideally have slightly hollow blade faces.

We did refund Rosemary but as we assessed the work to have been done correctly we cannot accept any further orders from her. 😐

singer sewing scissors sharpening

Old Singer Sewing Scissors

Mike sent us his set of singer sewing scissors with sentimental value having belonged to his mother.

They were not in great condition having notched cutting edges, being tarnished and rusty in places and with a loose hinge screw that could not be unscrewed.

  • Drilled out the old screw, cleaned the screw threads and fitted a new screw with lock nut.
  • Cleaned and polished scissors to restore their shine.
  • Sharpened and polished the notched cutting edges and re established a nice ride line on the inside face.
  • Cost £20 + postage.

Thanks Mike for sending your scissors, they are working well now.  🖐

Andis Pulse ZR II Clipper repair

Faulty Andis ZRII Clipper

Amanda sent us her faulty ZR2 clipper which is not working after she dropped it.

Andis Pulse ZR and ZRII clipper are great clippers but the weak point is their battery.

The battery has a circuit board in it which when faulty will cut the power even when fully charged.

The battery can fail prematurely if the clipper is dropped, when the clipper is stored without charging, and also for no particular reason.

Cost to repair

  • Small clipper service – £20
  • Andis ZRII battery – £88
  • Andis drive lever – £5
  • Return post 1st signed – £5.50
  • Total – £118.50

Sorry Amanda the ZRII batteries are very expensive. We would recommend Heiniger Saphir as more reliable. 👍

Clippers Serviced for Wig Department

Clippers Serviced for Theatre Wig Department

Clippers sent in by the Royal National Theatre Wig Department. Includes Wahl Super Taper, Wahl 100, Wahl Balding, Wahl Pro Clip and Andis Outliner.

  • Clippers need cleaning, sharpening, setting up the blades & an electrical safety test.
  • As they are in such good condition we charged just £15 per clipper including sharpening.
  • And yes thats right Wigs have haircuts too.

Thanks Leanne for sending these lovely clippers 🖐

Clipper Blade Lost in Post

Clipper Blade Lost in Post

Cath’s clipper blades arrived today, with just one set of blades in the envelope when there should have been two.

The weight recorded on the label also confirms the package is too light.

  • Thin or paper packages can split open in the post so the contents can fall out.
  • Royal Mail sort post by tossing it into sacks held in frames which can cause delicate packaging to split.
  • Once an item has falling from its packaging postal workers cannot identify who sent it.
  • There is currently no system for claiming these lost items.

Sorry Cath its unlikely you will get your lost clipper blades back 🐤

Laube Mini Micro Service

Laube Mini Micro Clipper Re Wire

Sally sent us her non working Laube Mini Micro clipper. Laube make good clippers but they can be expensive to repair. A new power cord alone from Laube costs £120. Sally’s clipper had both a damaged power supply and a bad wiring connection into the clipper.

  • Small clipper service – £20
  • Fit new power supply – £25
  • Re wire cable into clipper – £10

Thanks Sally, hope you can enjoy this clipper for many more years to come. ✋

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