sharpening blades

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Dunn's, Mar 29, 2006.

  1. Dunn's

    Dunn's LawnSite Bronze Member
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    What do you guys use to sharpen your blades on mowers? Oh and i"m sorry for the stupid question.
     
  2. B&D Lawn Care

    B&D Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have a pneumatic right angle grinder and some 80 grit sanding pads.
     
  3. sunrise

    sunrise Banned
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    Lesco blade grinder with a ruby wheel, work quick and keep a good angle
     
  4. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Bench grinder - free hand
     
  5. CutInEdge Lawn Care

    CutInEdge Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    We use the R.P.G 21 Blade Grinder.
     
  6. Full throttle lawn care

    Full throttle lawn care LawnSite Member
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    Magna-matic with shop vac attachment. Keeps the shop looking good!
     
  7. K&L Landscaping

    K&L Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    4 1/2" angle grinder. Bought a blade sharpener and used it twice. I much prefer the "old fashion" way.
     
  8. chriscraft

    chriscraft LawnSite Senior Member
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    we use an r p g also
     
  9. Jay Ray

    Jay Ray LawnSite Fanatic
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    Rough them in with a handheld angle grinder with a 7" wheel. Finish on RBG 21 blade grinder, ruby wheel. Ball bearing blade balancer.
     
  10. FinerCutslawnCare

    FinerCutslawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    no such thing as a stupid question!!!:nono:
     

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