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Old 03-20-2013, 05:31 PM
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Is there an advantage from a 6" to. A 8" grinder for lawn mower blades ?
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Old 03-21-2013, 01:01 PM
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Anybody ?? What do you use
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Old 03-21-2013, 01:18 PM
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We use an RBG pro series blade grinder. We have had it since 1996 a still use it weekly throughout the season. Once you you a dedicated blade grinder it would be extremely hard to use anything else.
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A part from the bigger one grinding the blade faster and perhaps giving you a little extra wheel life. I suppose the bigger grinder could have a slightly larger motor but there is no rule that it has too.
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:02 AM
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I have used the same little el cheapo 6" bench grinder since I started this business. The wheels are wore down to about 4" or less. I got new ones but gonna run these till they don't function anymore.
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Just save up and buy a blade sharpener.They may cost more, but there's night and day difference. I use to use a 6" bench grinder and a 4" angle grinder and now I have a Mag-n-Matic.
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Old 03-24-2013, 11:20 AM
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The larger wheels should grind a flatter bevel on the blade. You can get ruby stones for grinders if you look for them. They cut faster than gray stones do.
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Old 03-24-2013, 06:25 PM
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Honestly, I've been using a 4 1/2" flap disc on my blades with my Dewalt angle grinder and it makes them razor sharp. I use a balancer too.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:39 PM
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Honestly, I've been using a 4 1/2" flap disc on my blades with my Dewalt angle grinder and it makes them razor sharp. I use a balancer too.
This is the right answer and this tool can be used for many other things unlike a bench grinder sitting around taking up space.
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Old 03-26-2013, 12:09 AM
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What type of flap disc. What grit?
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