Part 2 Blade Sharpening Cost

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by snowjeep, Mar 10, 2007.

  1. snowjeep

    snowjeep LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 463

    Thanks all for the input. I have a 6" bench grider which I can now use since I changed the wire wheel to the other side. The new question, is there a stone type or grade better for sharpening blades?
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Yes. On all dedicated blade sharpeners, they use as rough and soft of a stone as possible. I'm sorry, but I can't recall the numbers. This is necessary to prevent overheating and glazing. Even then, these stones need to kept dressed.

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