Thread: Blade sizes
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Old 02-18-2013, 02:02 AM
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Originally Posted by MOturkey View Post
Running different blades of different weights at the same time isn't going to effect the balance whatsoever. Each is operating independently on a separate spindle. I think common sense tells one to use the same blade all the time, but I also don't think it is something to stay up nights and worry about.
That's not what I said. I was pointing out that a heavier blade that becomes out of balance will definitely show up as a vibration and quicker beacuse of the rotating mass being greater. Maybe more so on a machine with spindles designed by the manu to use a lighter blade.
Originally Posted by Darryl G
I can also tell by looking back to see how they're hanging and often reach back and feel them to see how firm they are.
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