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Need Expertise - buying electric clippers

Discussion in 'Everything Else Sheep' started by shepherdO, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. Jul 16, 2019
    shepherdO

    shepherdO Overrun with beasties

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    Hey folks,

    I'm looking into buying some electric clippers, if nothing else for crutching my ewes. I tried with the hand shears this spring and it was very hard. Took forever (like, 45 minutes per sheep) and in the end it barely did anything. I will typically have about a dozen ewes per year, by the way.

    Anyhoo, I'm thinking of purchasing an economy brand - I KNOW, I should just invest in something decent, but the funds aren't there. At the same time I don't want to buy something that's guaranteed to break and therefore be a complete waste of money.

    Seeing as I'm not looking for something to last for shearing an entire flock, do you think any of the models below might be okay? I don't know tons about wattage, volts, etc. beyond the basics.

    https://www.amazon.com/LCDCM-Electr...s&qid=1563315432&s=gateway&sr=8-2-spons&psc=1

    https://www.amazon.com/Missyee-Clip...+sheep+shears&qid=1563315432&s=gateway&sr=8-3

    https://www.amazon.com/PanelTech-El...+sheep+shears&qid=1563315432&s=gateway&sr=8-5

    Hopefully those links are allowed and give you an idea,
    Thanks,
    ShepherdO

    PS - can't wait to show you pics of my new Texel Ram which I'll be bringing home in a couple weeks!
     
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  2. Jul 16, 2019
    Alaskan

    Alaskan True BYH Addict

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    Huh....

    No idea.

    I would pick the one with the most stars and cross my fingers.
     
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    AmberLops

    AmberLops True BYH Addict

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    I would go with the 2nd or 3rd...the reviews on the 3rd one are really good! :)