Jig for sharping blades

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Mowmyyard, May 27, 2002.

  1. Mowmyyard

    Mowmyyard LawnSite Member
    Messages: 28

    Have bench grinder, need info on Jig or whatever methods used to PROPERLY sharping the blades on our DC's.

    Thanks, BTW love this forum have probably read 80% of posts in the last three nights. Lots of good information you fellas are putting out. I know it has me rethinking the way we do things in Ohio.
  2. TJLC

    TJLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,308

    If you want to sharpen your blades accurately (correct angle) get a dedicated blade grinder. There are some real nice ones out there. Try a search on blade grinders. Good luck.
  3. P&J Lawncare

    P&J Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 531

    Where in northwest ohio are you and who sells DC'S in the area because I didn't know of anyone around here who sells them. We use a r.b.g grinder and love it. If you are anywhere near Oregon I would be glad to show you this grinder and how easy it is to operate.
  4. Mowmyyard

    Mowmyyard LawnSite Member
    Messages: 28

    Thanks for the Info.

    Lima to be specific and Cut Right Equipment says and services our equipment.
  5. hubb

    hubb LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    I just bought an R.B.G. 121 off of a fellow lawnsite member and I love it. It really makes a difference. Just do a search on them and you can find out how to purchase one. I used to handgrind all my blades but I found out when I got a dedicated grinder for my blades that I wasn't holding a very accurate angle at all. Hope this helps:)
  6. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    No chance. I've spent countless hours here over the last YEAR and I probably still haven't read 80% of everything!

    But to answer your question, as others have mentioned a dedicated blade grinder is best.
    However, since you asked about a "jig" to give you the right angle on your bench grinder, check e-Bay under blade sharpener.
    There is a guy there that advertises a "jig" just as you mentioned.
    I couldn't tell you whether it works or not, but it fits your question. Good luck.
  7. Vibe Ray

    Vibe Ray LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 785

    Ditto on what gogetter said!

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