View Full Version : What is the difference between the 8000 and 9000?
03-03-2006, 05:59 PM
Hello, we are considering purchasing a blade sharpener/balancer but I cannot find a direct comparison of the two models you offer. Is there a page I can view for this?
03-06-2006, 12:22 PM
You are correct, we do not have a comparison between the two directly.
The main difference is function - the MAG-8000 can do the curved edge mulching & and conventional blades where the MAG-9000 will only do straight conventional cutting edges. The other major difference is the MAG-9000 has a 1/2 HP motor and the MAG-8000 a 1 HP motor. The HP increase on the MAG-8000 is there for "employee resistance" since the MAG-8000 is more often in a "servicing dealer" environment, in other words the extra torque is for rough employees.
If you would like more info for a comparison please call 800-328-1110.
Also check out the spec info here:
03-06-2006, 12:33 PM
Here is another resource for learning about our two sharpeners.
The full product manual is posted at that link, for your review.
03-17-2006, 10:44 PM
Thanks for the info! I think Ill pick up the 8000 combo with stand pretty soon. Seems like a pretty nice machine!
03-18-2006, 11:50 AM
Let me know if you have any other questions !!
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