blade sharpening

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by EMJ, May 20, 2007.

  1. EMJ

    EMJ LawnSite Member
    Posts: 200

    What do you use to sharpen your blades.
     
  2. mattfromNY

    mattfromNY LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,581

    bench grinder.
     
  3. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,613

    bench grinder
     
  4. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,024

    4 1/2" angle grinder on mulcher's 9" angle on standard. Can pump out three in less than 5 minutes without hot spots.
     
  5. BUCKEYE MOWING

    BUCKEYE MOWING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,169

    bench grinder.....
     
  6. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,281

    bench grinder or you could be old fashioned and do it with a file:dizzy:
     
  7. ranger350

    ranger350 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 103

    Try using an abrasive flap wheel on a angle grinder, fast and wont burn the steel. Dress the burr with a file to get a nice edge.
     
  8. Ironic

    Ironic LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 353

    I use a Dewalt 7" grinder, with the blade in a vise.
     
  9. Mic_bug

    Mic_bug LawnSite Member
    from N.B. MI
    Posts: 201

    a file.

    cheap effective and every one has one
     
  10. razor1

    razor1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,985

    4" or 4 1/2" heavy duty angle grinder, $17. from Harbor Freight. :weightlifter:
     

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