Look at this blade grinder!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by rvsuper, May 26, 2003.

  1. rvsuper

    rvsuper Senior Member
    Messages: 930

  2. hboyd_com

    hboyd_com LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 150

    The are "supposedly" holding the blade at the correct angle with the vice grips.... which are fastened to a slide that moves the blade across the grinder.

    In theory it is not a bad idea for those that don't want to spring for a dedicated grinder and it is better than doing it by hand.... HOWEVER, it is still not as good as using Magna-Matic or other quality tool.

    Just look at the cheap balancing cone beside the unit... that gives you an idea of how much they know about proper sharpening and balancing.

    Just another person trying to invent something that will sell. I wish them luck but it is not a tool for the professional.
  3. roscioli

    roscioli LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 749

    Finished product doesn't look too great.... probably get the bid cheaper than you could buy the ryobi though, maybe its worth it.
  4. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,979

    There was a company a few years back that advertised item similar to this in one of the local trade publications. It was called a mini-miller or something like that. It used a bench grinder as well. Probably isn't the best sharpening method out there, but it probably works.
  5. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    I saw this on eBay while searching yesterday. To me it's just a regular bench grinder.

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