Treyco Model 2000

Frequently Asked Questions about the
Treyco Model 2000 Clipper Blade Sharpener

  1. Where can I get instructions on how to use the Treyco Model 2000 Clipper Blade Sharpener?
    Right here!
  2. What is the speed of the disc?
    500 RPM (revolutions per minute)
  3. What is the diameter of the honing disc?
    16 inches
  4. What is the disc made of?
  5. What is the surface like on the disc?
    Fine grooves like on a phonograph record
  6. What is the life of the honing disc?
    300 to 500 sets of blades per side - there are 2 sides to each disc
  7. How can you tell when your disc is worn out?
    When fine grooves on surface of disc start to wear uneven or disappear
  8. How many times can a disc be resurfaced?
    Normally 6 to 10 times
  9. How are the blades held?
    By magnetic holders
  10. What clipper blades can be done on the holders that come with the unit?
    A-2, A-5 Oster and series 50-60-70 Oster barber blades on one side of the holders. Turn holder over and you can do the Stewart 83 & 84 AUs. Large Animal blades.
  11. What about the Andis & Wahl blades or sheep blades?
    Special holders are available for them
  12. How many clipper blades can you sharpen with 1 lb of honing powder?
    100 sets
  13. How many clipper blades can you sharpen with 16 oz of honing oil?
    250 sets
  14. Can we sharpen ceramic blades with your machine?
    No, you cannot sharpen ceramic blades on the aluminum honing disc that comes with the Treyco Machine.  Ceramic blades require a diamond type surface.
  15. What blades are hollow ground?
    All human hair and small animal blades
  16. What blades are flat ground?
    Large animal (horse, cow, sheep)
  17. Is the machine available in 220 volt?
  18. How should I order my honing disc?
    If you are mainly using small animal and human hair blades, use a hollow ground disc (HH).
    If you are only sharpening large animal (horse, cow, sheep), use a flat disc (FF).
    If you are going to do small animal, human hair and large animal (horse, cow, sheep), use a hollow flat ground disc (HF).
  19. What size generator do I need for a mobile service?
    We recommend a 1500 watt unit.