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Replacing Viking GB455 Mulcher Blades

Disclaimer This is an informational blog on how I personally sharpened my Viking GB455 mulcher blades, do this at your own risk. These are not instructions. Always remove the spark plug lead from the spark plug prior to doing any work on garden equipment. Do not put your fingers in rotating parts of the machine. There is enough mass in the chipper drum to take a finger off. Viking GB455 Flail Mulcher Chipper with side chute Below you can see the blade for larger sticks and branches. Tools Needed (with amazon links) Socket Set Spanner Set 10mm 13mm 16mm 17mm Allen Key Set Whetstone 180 Grit WD-40 Process Firstly I unplugged the spark plug and then took off the hopper off, I did this buy removing four bolts at the base. I then had to dig out some of the chips from the allen key bolt heads. I was then able to get the 10mm socket onto the inside of the bolt, holding it in place with the Allen key while being very careful not to put my fingers or hands anywhere that the chipper barrel would