How to Change Oster Classic 76 Blades

by Lea Miller ; Updated September 28, 2017

The Oster Classic 76 is a hair clipper designed for use by professional stylists. It's structured for an easy exchange of blades to facilitate a variety of hairstyles. It's sold with size 1 and size 000 blades, but an additional 11 blade sizes may be purchased separately for a wide range of cutting options. The blades slide onto a guide and latch into place against the body of the clipper.

Step 1

Turn off the clipper. Unplug the electrical cord for safety.

Step 2

Grasp the combed end of the blade. Pull it away from the head of the clipper until the latch releases.

Step 3

Hold the blade by the sides. Slide it off the guide to remove it completely.

Step 4

Brush any loose hairs off the head of the clipper.

Step 5

Install a new blade by sliding the blade onto the guide. Push it toward the head of the clipper until the latch is secured.

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