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Longer Life For Your Hoof Nippers

A little careful file work and scheduling rebuilds will help you get more horses out of this important hoof-care tool
When hoof nippers lose their sharp edge and develop small nicks, the blades are showing signs of wear. A widened gap between the blades and rounded corners are from normal wear. It’s natural for farriers to look for a way to resharpen their nippers.
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Getting More Out of Your Hoof Nippers

This tool is a mainstay of hoof-care work so be sure to find a pair that will suit your needs
Hoof nippers may get more use than any other single tool in the average farrier’s toolbox. For Chris Gregory, that’s reason enough to make sure that you pick the right pair for the job and develop a good system for using them.
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Get The Most Out Of Your Nippers

Stay Sharp

No matter what steps you take or whether your nippers are top of the line, they are going to dull from normal use.
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Get The Most Out of Your Nippers

Several farriers and tool experts weigh in on how to best care for and maintain this tool
Very few topics have the potential to stir up a hornet's nest like hoof-trim theories. Among these, you'll find approaches that have years of use, while other theories have emerged in recent years, stressing different landmarks or stress points as the purpose of the method.
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Common Sense, Regular Care Lengthen Tool Life

Farriers depend on their tools to help them make a living so keeping them on the job as long as possible makes good economic sense
To get longer life from your horseshoeing tools, you don't have to be an expert tool craftsman says Dan Bradley. The farrier from Lucerne, Miss., — who is such an expert craftsman — says extending tool life is largely a matter of paying attention to small details and following manufacturer's suggestions.
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