Well after watching my step daughter saw through the cable of our Black and Decker hedge cutters last week I thought I ought to finish the job with my friends Spear and Jackson set and promptly sawed through the cable of them too. Sooooo, can they be repaired or am I consigned to buying two new sets of trimmers? Where would I take them? Any help much appreciated. BTW was really impressed that neither of us got an electric shock particularly as I went all the way through the cable, is this an urban myth then?