What is the difference between the 8000 and 9000?

Discussion in 'Magna-Matic' started by guntruck, Mar 3, 2006.

  1. guntruck

    guntruck LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 527

    Hello, we are considering purchasing a blade sharpener/balancer but I cannot find a direct comparison of the two models you offer. Is there a page I can view for this?

  2. Magna-Matic

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    You are correct, we do not have a comparison between the two directly.

    The main difference is function - the MAG-8000 can do the curved edge mulching & and conventional blades where the MAG-9000 will only do straight conventional cutting edges. The other major difference is the MAG-9000 has a 1/2 HP motor and the MAG-8000 a 1 HP motor. The HP increase on the MAG-8000 is there for "employee resistance" since the MAG-8000 is more often in a "servicing dealer" environment, in other words the extra torque is for rough employees.

    If you would like more info for a comparison please call 800-328-1110.

    Also check out the spec info here:



    Thank you,
  3. Magna-Matic

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  4. syzer

    syzer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,266

    Thanks for the info! I think Ill pick up the 8000 combo with stand pretty soon. Seems like a pretty nice machine!
  5. Magna-Matic

    Magna-Matic Sponsor
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    Let me know if you have any other questions !!

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