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Old 06-29-2014, 08:41 PM
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If I had a nickle for every time this topic comes up over the years. Usually by now somebody swears on a stack of bibles that if you don't have Magnamatico Super Sharper machine with matching balancer then you are ruining blades and grass and spindles.
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They are nice machines, but I'm too cheap to buy one. I get by with a 8" delta grinder.
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Old 06-29-2014, 10:57 PM
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What I do is clamp the blade on a table and place a bottle full of water with a hole on the cap and have the bottle spray water on the blade while I'm sharpening it with an angle grinder It does't even get warm
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Old 06-30-2014, 10:01 AM
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my blades were so dull it made me lose my temper!
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Old 07-02-2014, 12:22 AM
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Try cleaning your wheel with a stone.You could be plugging it up with crap from the blade causing you to apply more pressure which in turn makes heat.
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Old 07-02-2014, 12:33 AM
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You can use harden rods weld on the blade

There is a new Blade sharpener I can buy from my wholesaler The Wheel is in a bath of water sharpen blades with a wet grinder If I can find someone buy mine I'll buy a wet sharpener
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Old 07-02-2014, 01:04 AM
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Ditch the bench grinder for a flapper wheel on a angle grinder. I use a 60 grit and it's really hard to get it overheated. Also, it's a lot easier and faster for me than the bench grinder.
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